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taverna maria's

Main Road | plaka creta, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 042115
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“stifado” (9 reviews)
“rabbit” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road | plaka creta, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and will definitely be returning for another meal it was lovely food in a friendly environment one of the best meals we have had since being in Crete!

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from Beach Plaka for Sunday lunch.the man at the front enticed us with the offerings and they didn't disappoint. Fresh local dishes in huge portions that the prawn spaghetti was not completed due to the sheer size of the...More

Thank greekmercury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here after our boat trip to Spinnalonga. Large portions and very nice. Greek salad was huge for one. Fried calamari was really tasty. Oldest restaurant in Plaka and highly recommended. Take a look at their enormous cat

Thank 857louise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real touch of the Cretan cuisine. Lovely meal, excellent warm service. Would go back again. I would rate this restaurant higher than the looks.

Thank Ola-Funsho S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small place on the land side of the main road so don't expect sea views. The host was very attentive and the menu was wide ranging but there were several items that were not available the day we went. Portions are massive (even sporty teenage...More

Thank Traveller_Ian333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely little restaurant. Wonderful host. Great food. The garlic potatoes are out of this world!

Thank Ciaran F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little taverna with excellent authentic Cretan food. We had the stuffed peppers and meatballs for starters followed by oven cooked lamb and potatoes and pork steak and fries. All were perfect!

Thank cleslie2108
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Tasty and rustic Cretan food. Very welcoming hosts. Beautiful view. Our 3 yo son loved the seafood spaghetti. I enjoyed baked eggplant with mince beef and my gluten-free husband has a piece of oven made lamb with potatoes. Loved it !!!

Thank Anna A
Reviewed July 4, 2017

A beautiful small place to eat. Great service and delicious, fresh food. Good prices, very attentive

Thank noavosco
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We had been told to pay a visit here as it was very good. So glad we did. Great "little dishes" for lunch. Also given water melon and cherries on the house despite us not having room for a desert. Better than the beach side...More

Thank David M
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from ArisVra | Property representative |
hi. I'm the grandson of Maria. my grandmother died before 3 years!!!! 96 year old!!!! thanks for the interest!!!!
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from cleslie2108 | Reviewed this property |
We asked about Maria. She's no longer there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | plaka creta, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042115
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