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Dolphin Beach Bar

The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033775
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“seafood” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“greek salad” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Stopped in on a couple of occasions for a nice pre-dinner cocktail, although didn't actually eat here. Nice range of cocktails, and a lovely view over the beach to the small church on the island.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graeme F
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service the food and drink was very nice it has a lovely seaview where you can listen to the waves by the sea my girls also loved the hammocks and loved seeing the parrot the staff were friendly no faults at all excellent all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 58victoriaj
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The dolphin bar is one of the best bars on the beach. The music is always good, they have 2 food menus and 3 drinks and ice cream menus, so plenty of choice. The staff are always welcoming and happy. If it gets a little...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bonster85
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited after a trip over to Spinalonga to get a drink and decided to sample a few small plates from the starters and pasta menu. The seafood is direct from the sea caught from their ow n boat - it doesn’t get fresher and it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jpeterr2017
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Good food, nice people! Nice place to eat and relax. Clean, good music, nice staff. A place to come again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alina G
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We spent seven lovely days relaxing on Dolphin Beach while on holiday in Malia, Crete. It is the best clean sandy beach to relax all day long. There are plenty of good sun beds on the beach. If you buy sun beds for a few...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Татьяна Е
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The beach is lovely, the sand is smooth and the view ia great. The Dolphin Beach Bar staff ia extremely friendly and nice. The food here ia really good, and the tavern is coasy and relaxing. Definitely one of the best beaches and taverns in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cristi B
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Excellent beach bar with superb service, the waiters ask your names & remember them each time you go! Really good food & not bad price... excellent cocktails & beer in a frozen glass which I love... I would highly recommend 👍

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The food was really nice and wasn’t too expensive. The cocktails were lovely and cheap. However someone of the staff members were a bit rude when me and my friends didn’t want to order straight away.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aimeelauraa
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We spent 10 days in Malia, 5 days of them right on the beach of Dolphin Beach Bar. We always decided for this place, because maybe 200 meters opposite is a small island, where you can swim. So the place was ideal for me and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank janci_janci
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I find this very surprising as the waiter at dolphin bar is very pleasant and efficient
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $18
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033775
  • E-mail
We are a beach bar & restaurant located on the main Malia beach, opposite of the famous little island with its white church!Dolphin is the place to be for exotic cocktails, cool tunes & international cuisine!There's also water sports for the adventurous & plenty of sun loungers for those who simply want to relax!
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