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Odas Taverna

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Old Town | saint Ioannis square, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033257
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located in the old town of Malia, away from the noises and crowds from main street is a very fine restaurant with some very nice friendly people who are ready to make an excellent Greek dinner Choice of indoor or outdoor seating We ate here 3 times altogether, fantastic! My favourite was the chicken suvlaki. Heartily recommended!

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Thank bjvink
Wales, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The food and surroundings are beautiful at this restaurant set right in the centre of Old Town Malia excellent service very polite staff still as good as the last time we eat there we always go to this restaurant whenever we're in Old Town Malia which is very often

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Thank David J
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and environment - the last but not least a very quiet place in a very crowded season

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Gibraltar
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Food was nice, but staff was not very attentive, especially the young men. Location was nice and the restaurant looks very picturesque.

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Thank ChelseaGeezer99
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Reasonable food at reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Nobody at entrance trying to persuade you to go in. A bonus

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Thank Kyle H
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

good selection, good taste, good portions, good pricing. the place itself is lovely, sitting under that blooming tree, very peaceful.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It took 11/2 hours for food to arrive, very small portions. Service was terrible, no communication between staff.

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Machynlleth, Wales, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely pretty place up the old town, one of the best we visited in malia, lovely food and good service

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1 Thank Elin T
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Few tourists will find this place as majority head to Malia for the 'party' life. Set back in the Old Town this was a great little find. Amazing food, friendly staff and beautiful setting and backdrop. Can recommended the baked Feta. probably the best we had all holiday. Dakos bread also. In fact everything was amazing.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant itself is beautiful and the food matched! The staff were very friendly it was busy so we did wait a long time which I don't mind at all but probably not the best of your in any kind of rush! We had lots to eat a variety of starters and I had the swordfish steak which was perfect.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town | saint Ioannis square, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033257

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?