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“Thank you Thanos and the brothers,Vote Samarras?”

Marilena Restaurant
Ranked #53 of 122 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Traditional, family run, Greek/Cypriot restaurant. Facilities include a front terrace, indoor seating and a large, private vine covered garden in the rear. We can cater for large groups, special occassions such as wedding receptions, baptisms birthday celebrations as well as individual A La Carte diners.Famous for our Greek Mezze, join us and discover why we have welcomed so many as guests who have left as friends.Kopiaste!
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We have been visiting Elounda for four years now, twice a year and have made the mistake of never having visited this fantastic restuarant.

This has now been rectified and in style, three visits in a week!

The welcome from Thanos and the brothers was lovely and they help make your night.

The premises are located, just slightly behind the harbour front, adjacent nearly to the newly re-furbished playground.

The interior is pleasant and typically taverna in appearance. Indeed at the back is a massive dining area used for weddings which is most impressive.

We started our first meal with village susages followed by a beef stifardo, fantastic. The onions were sweet and the beef delicious.

For Easter, I had the Easter soup. Now, this has some odd ingredients for the faint hearted but I can report it was gorgeous. All lemons and dill, fantastic. The medley of lamb that followed was truly lovely.

For our third visit the large Meze was tackled.This was brilliant, with a starter course. a fish course and a meat course.Everything was cooked to perfection, from the octopus to the kebabs.Historic, as the late Mr Winner would say.

All three meals were finished off with Gratis Raki,[ Greek water] and dessert.

The value for money,variety and quality of food was just exceptional. It is rare to get three good meals in a row but this is what we had.

We would like to thank everyone at the restuarant, especially the cook for our experiences. We will see you in June.

Clean toilets.

Highly recommended.

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Reviewed March 13, 2014

went in there july 2013..not impresed.loud and careless waiters.
food wise nothing special. Prices are in a high side,
if you like good food avoid this place.
we will never return

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Thank john m
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

So many different items from the norm. The Spinach and eggs was to die for! Staff very helpful and cheerful even if you are the only one in the restaurant.

Thank Antoinette B
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

My husband had his steak cooked in the middle of the restaurant and said it was the best in town. I am a vegetarian and had a tasty pasta dish. We were celebrating a birthday with some Danish friends who like it so much they return every year. Ready smiles accompany the good food and contribute to an enjoyable dining experience.

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We declined the packed lunch provided for our day tour, having decided we wanted to savour local far and we were Quite Right to alight on the Marilena Restaurant!
I'm not usually a beer drinker but such was the heat that we all went for the Mythos Ale! Another good choice.
The service was impeccable; the food delicious, and the ambience friendly and memorable.
Top marks!

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Thank Busybee888
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