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We stayed in plaka for 3 weeks on our honeymoon last year. We had an amazing time, made so special by Maria's taverna. Yanis is a star and they always looked after us. The food is authentic and so tasty and fresh. The best place...More
If you are in a area this is the restaurant you should visit. I had my first meeting with Greek food here and we are still talking about it. This restaurant is open an about all year long.
We have been traveling many times to...More
We have been visiting Maria's taverna for several years now, run these days by her son Georgios, as Maria is in her 90's. We have nevertheless chatted to her several times. The food is quite fabulous and the atmosphere is so relaxing, you finally feel...More
Maria's, in juxtaposition to all the other restaurants in Plaka, is a little odd. It's small, it's rustic and it doesn't scream "TOURIST" at you!
Whilst our waitress wasn't having the greatest time (a permanent facial expression of sadness), and the kitchen didn't have a...More
If you want some of the best traditional Greek food, this is the place to go. The stifado is absolutely melt in the mouth (we tried the rabbit and the beef on more than one occasion!!) and the moussaka is divine. Natasia is a lovely...More
with this restaurant not only do you get a fantastic meal you also get sea views my wife and myself spent every evening at marias the staff were warming and friendly they could nt do enough for you well done guys
We hired a car for the day to take a trip to Plaka from our hotel in Gouves and once there, we wanted to stay for the rest of our holiday; Maria's little restaurant was fabulous, a real family run place, we shared a salad...More
Found this place by pure chance on a trip to Plaka, whilst visiting Spinalonga. Chose it because it looked the most authentic.
Turns out the restaurant has been operating since 1930, and we arrived just in time to see Maria herself being taken out for...More