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“Extreme experience for a first Crete visit”
Review of Medousa Restaurant

Medousa Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 51 Restaurants in Plakias
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $14
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Medousa is a Greek authentic restaurant established in 1991, located just a few steps from Plakias seaside. Medousa, offers traditional greek cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients from local suppliers. The restaurant has a frequently changing menu, revolving around the freshest, seasonal ingredients of Cretan production. The restaurant offers a great variety of special wines originated from Crete and all over Greece. Executive Chef, Michalis Chasikos, combines classical Hellenic food preparation methods with Mediterranean flourishes to create a dining experience guaranteed to please. Fresh salads, pasta dishes, seafood and meat will accompany you through your journey of taste . A glass of wine from our extensive wine list, will be the last component to complete your gastronomic journey. All of the above are available at a friendly price rate. Enjoy the Cretan sea and sun and after come dine with us. Everyday from 18:00 o’clock.
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Extremely nice place to stay at the south coast of Crete.
Very nice and vriendly hosts.
Good food and beverages.
Nice rooms.
A place to return to.

3  Thank Trips042
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Wow - what a great foodie experience we had at Medusa. It's tucked away from the main street (but only 2min walk) and absolutely lovely.
The food was excellent, served with a smile and attentivness on beautiful, hand made (by a Cretan workshop) plates. Everyting was thought out really well and portions were generous.

I'd definitely go back!!!

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3  Thank Evissima
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

We have been to Medusa many times before and eagerly returned after a break from Plakias of a year. If anything the place has improved. In addition to the absolutely outstanding food the younger generation of the family are taking the lead and have added some glass paneling, some very attractive turquoise pottery and have upped the levels of service to a much friendlier level.

We ate at Medusa 4 times during our 7 night stay and tried different starters and main courses at each visit all were absolutely delicious (the Greek salad was excellent, the beef giouvesti was sublime and the chicken and bacon souvalakis to die for. The fresh tuna with accompanying potato salad and grilled vegetables was superb, the chicken in lemon sauce homely and tasty and the meatballs were gorgeous. Several others have mentioned the Pork Meze which is tender pork cooked in a delicious spicy mushroom sauce-food heaven!). The food here really is a cut above anything else we've eaten in Crete,Skiathos Santorini and Corfu. In fact we're foodies who enjoy good quality, tasty food and I would rate the food at Medusa as some of the best I've eaten anywhere!

The taverna provide complimentary appetisers,desserts and raki and again all are superb and not just good because they're free. Again each night the tasters and sweets changed so it would be easy to eat here every night and not get tired of the menu. The food is also amazing value for money.

I really can't sing the praises of this place enough and we wish the family every success in the future. We will visit Plakias again and Medusa will be top of the list for us.

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3  Thank BusinessguestDorset
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

We had dinner here 3 times in 10 days. The food, wine, ambience and service are all great. If you are in need of a bit of spice, the baked feta starter has a good chilli kick and the pork meze is dusted in cayenne. Both are delicious. It is one street back from the seafront so you probably won't walk past it but worth looking for. It was obvious that a lot of the other diners had been here many many times over the course of several years.

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1  Thank GeorgeM1974
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Great place to eat and relax, family run and very friendly. All the traditional Cretan food you want and specials every night which are all worth trying.

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