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Elia Traditional Cretan Taverna

Plakias Sellia, Sellia, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 697 244 5583
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plakias Sellia, Sellia, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elia dosen't look like much from the outside. But don't let that fool you. Step inside and be amazed; by the view, the decoration, the professional staff and not least their great food. A MUST experience!! We drove from Rethymnon 1 hr just for this!

Thank martinscanmar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nikos and team do it again . Our holidays to Crete always become a gourmet experience for our family , focussed around where we are going to eat. Elia has to be done twice as it is the best in or opinion - this has...More

Thank RebeccaNell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite restaurant in Sellia! Lovingly run by Nikos and Nina. In addition, Yannis looks after the welfare of the guests and welcomes us every time with a magnificent pitcher of cold, clear water from Sellia. In this restaurant you can experience lucullian delights of...More

Thank bettina s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Service was incredible nothing was to much to ask for. Very accommodating. Made a very enjoyable and relaxing meal. Well worth a visit.

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on the last night of our holiday in plakias! It was recommended by the barman at the beach bar. Staff and food were excellent, and price was the cheapest we'd known! Wish we'd found earlier!

Thank Graham826
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best restaurant in Plakias. A tucked away gem, well worth a visit. The food is exquisite, the setting is breathtaking. Never fails to impress.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to visit this place! !! Unique delicious food! Lamp chops . Spicy sausages. Ntakos. All the plates was excellent! !!

Thank Stella C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tastefully decorated with Cretan artwork - all of which I liked very much - the food is well cooked and presented with lovely hosts to make your visit memorable. Our best Cretan meal yet. We will be returning again before our holiday ends.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Selia and found this restaurant, the food, was incredible, so much so, we returned 3 times during our stay. All the produce on the menu is locally sourced from small farms in the area and it's so evident in just...More

Thank CharlieBR3
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

It was not a difficult decision to return for Elia for a 2nd lunch after our first experience there. Located in the centre of Sellia, with a beautiful view on the Plakias bay and Myrthios, we enjoyed the fabulous cooking of Maria (?) and the...More

Thank D Z
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Nearby Attractions
Skinaria Beach
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3.56 miles away
Damnoni Beach
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2.86 miles away
Kourtaliotiko Gorge
226 reviews
4.83 miles away
Plakias Beach
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2.01 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plakias Sellia, Sellia, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias  >  Sellia
  • Phone Number: +30 697 244 5583
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Our restaurant is a small one in Sellia,with nice view from the terrace.Our cuisine is Cretan,Greek and meditteranean,and we cook only with olive oil and products from our region.
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