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“Great restaurant in the old town....”

Elizabeth & Stablos
Ranked #23 of 82 Restaurants in Malia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $21
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Ate here earlier this evening, lovely meal, good cheap local wine, good service.

Only complaint lacking the Lamb Kleftiko due to a fault with oven, had the Lamb Chops which was a very good replacement.

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Thank Gate02
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Located in a small square in the Old Town. Run by the owner, very friendly, good service, wonderful food and good prices. Open late. Would strongly recommend eating here, we did 3 times!

Thank Barri H
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Spyros was the perfect host. The restaurant is in the centre of the old town and looked very inviting. We ate several tasty starters followed by superb fresh fish. We were given complementary sweets and raki which was the icing on the cake.

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Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

I love the setting and the atmosphere of this gorgeous and charming restaurant in the old town in Malia. I have eaten here many times now, so here's my opinion.
The service is always amazing, and the food meets the same high standard.

Try a traditional greek meze here, by ordering a few different small dishes / starters. And if you're unsure, the staff will help you decide what to have, and how much. Beware though, before you start eating, you're served the most amazing bread with olive oil and sundried tomatoes, which is filling but oh so lovely.

Spiros, the owner,welcomes every diner with the same enthusiastic smile, inviting you into his Greek dining experience.
The house wines, white and rose, are both lovely. In my opinion, the medium is rather sweet, so personally I opt for the dry, but its all down to taste! I've never tried the red.

After the meal, you generally get raki, which is a clear spirit, a bit like grappa from italy, or schnapps. If you've never tried it, here is the place to do so! Take a sip of raki, and a little bit of fruit to finish, and you've got a great finish to a great meal out. OK, so the Raki's not for everyone, but you should at least try!! The greeks swear it's actually good for you! Another way to finnish, in a very greek way, is a desert of greek yoghurt and honey... different to yoghurt from the UK, and definitely worth a try.

Great food, Great value, great service. An amazing all round friendly greek dining experience.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

A warm welcome from your friendly and funny host. Take his advice for fresh seafood such as octopus or calamari to start and sea bream, sea bass or red mullet to follow. The local wine from the barrel is excellent and there is a good selection of local meat and fresh vegetables. There is a great atmosphere and your host will do all he can to ensure a great night out. We went back several times.

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Thank peter v
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