We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Muses Restaurant

€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
| Άγιος Βασίλειος, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
+30 2832 031469
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 43: English reviews
Eloúnda, Lasithi, Greece
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Having tried the food on our first night, there was no reason not to return, our 14 yr old son had Rabbit stifado two nights running. Food was excellent, piping hot and most obviously home made. Having lived in Crete for the last 10.5 years and sampled many dishes, we were not disappointed on any of our returning evening visits.... More 

Thank Tracy R
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for our lunch having looked at what seemed a good menu. Decided on the meze for 2... It looked as if the packaging the food came out of had been battered on the back of a van! Worst lunch by far all week. It's not far from the crepe stall though.....

Thank ChrisV578
Athens, Greece
Level Contributor
265 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited Muses restaurant the first day of our vacations there. Panagiotis - the waiter - was really fast and very helpful. He told us which were the restaurant's best dishes, we trusted him, and we ahad a really good dinner! The prices are also very good! Certainly try fresh kalamari (either baked or fried), both were delicious! Do not... More 

Thank touristas97
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Pushy and stroppy waiting staff who were clearly in the middle of having an argument (which they continued throughout the evening), half the menu being "sorry that's off", three quarters of an hour to bring food, Lobster which wasn't (it was Langoustine), overcooked Sword fish, no replenishment of drinks, empty table next to ours covered with uncleared plates of food... More 

Thank Unevenshifty
Prague, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Food in this tavern is very good but not the best :) Server is very friendly and polite man, but he´s greek, so you have to count it takes a little bit longer time, but you´re on holida, so relax!! :) We have mousaka and we can recommend :)

Thank Kristin_Betulla
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If you are on holiday in Crete and want to eat pizza, spaghetti or grilled chicken then this is probably not a place for you. If you want real greek, home cooked versions of the greek classics then this is aplace for you. Salads are great and creative with ingredients. Classics like stiffado, sakas, saganakis, pies are real home made.... More 

Thank Piotr F
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This is an ok restaurant. Does lack quick service though. So be prepared to wait. Ok food and some nice staff shame about others though that spoil it. Could offer better customer service and service with a smile.

Thank Alice W
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I had a meal at this restaurant and it was great. We were shown to our table which was right on the front of the restaurant, and to be honest if you dropped your napkin it would have landed on the beach. The service was not too rushed, but with a setting that this place has it... More 

Thank Gary T
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great value for quality and price. The food is fresh and the menu offers a big variety of dishes, including Cretan cuisine. The service is very good and the staff is very friendly and welcoming!

Thank kumasan77
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

The seating is right on the beach front at Plakias but the served from a kitchen that resembles a takeaway on the other side of the road. We were tempted by the delicious looking local dishes on display in the food counter. We waited for an hour and 20 minutes for our order to be taken. When the food arrived... More 

Thank Watsontraveller

Travellers who viewed Muses Restaurant also viewed

Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture
Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture
Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture
Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture
Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture
Plakias, Rethymnon Prefecture

Been to Muses Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Άγιος Βασίλειος, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 031469

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Muses Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?