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Mystical View

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Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
+30 28920 45072
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County Wicklow, Ireland
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On leaving Matala take the new road to the first roundabout, turn left, follow the road to the end, for a magnificent view along the coast line. You can see all the way to Agia Galini, along the beach of Komos. The Mystical View occupies this great vantage point, and we were very lucky to get a Lovely night, which... More 

Thank TWRyan.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try this for the genuinely fantastic view, especially at sunset and wonderful hopsitality and service. I went in 1988, the year it opened, and returned this year. It has only got better and you wll receive a warm welcome from Nikos and Stelios the owners. Tell them I sent you! The mad englishman who nearly drove off the cliff!

Thank ricsuth
Charleston, West Virginia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place, because we saw it from the Komos beach, and were curious as to what it was. Located of the road from Komos to Matala, this place has an amazing view!! The food was good, the owner very accommodating, spoke English pretty well, and he gave us way too much food! We also noticed locals stopping... More 

Thank Nik J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing view especially for the the sunset. Janis is a perfect companion with funny Greek-style services. The fishes were delicious!

Thank Mateusz H
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mystical view sounded a little cheap for me, but when I visited the taverna for the first time many years ago, I had to admit that the reality is even better than the name. From the top of the cliff above Kommos beach you can see Gulf of Messara, Mt. Psiloritis, Mt. Kedros, Paximadia Islands and even Lefka Ori far... More 

Thank AlesKminek
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

A stunning view to have lunch, relax, good sea food, nice, nice atmosfere. Too many things to select, go for the octpus or sward fish.

Thank Hans P
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came here primarily for the view. We thought we might eat some light food, not a whole meal. The owner was apologetic about many things not being in season. It was nice he was honest about the quality and origin. What he said about the Greek economy was also interesting!

Thank hannoodle
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Came upon this restaurant by accident. A lucky accident from where we viewed a stunning sunset and ate a great supper. Shown into the kitchen where we chose our fish. Started the meal with some tsadsiki and a huge salad. The bream was fresh and simply grilled, a squeeze of lemon and a carafe of wine to wash it all... More 

Thank Simon W
Liguria, Italy
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We would like to come back again and again... We had a nice dinner in a romantic table with an incredible seaview. The food was good: fresh tuna fillet and mixed grilled fish.

Thank Lucia M
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants EVER. Fantastic views (go for an early dinner so you catch the sunset over Komos beach from the cliff top) and lovely fresh fish. The owner is absolutely charming and I was amazed at their fluency in a number of European languages.

Thank BrixtonGardener

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Matala
  • Phone Number: +30 28920 45072

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?