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Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041888
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (5 reviews)
“souvlaki” (7 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having just had a blustery walk to the island with the ever keen Molly Moo, I was ready for lunch and was tempted into Melissos. I sat on the deck outside, which is built out over the water. It was very soothing to hear the...More

Thank VanessaTravelling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this great place out walking stopping for light lunch turns out to be the best food we have had for some time with great service and staff that cannot be more helpful we went back later that night for dinner if you are in...More

Thank Antony K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Family Taverna has some fantastic original dishes. Also a range of regular dishes for the less adventurous. The best shell fish pasta I have ever eaten. Thanks

Thank Phil187069
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped her on the way back from the beach. Sat on the pontoon right on the water. The views are just stunning! Both our meals were really great. Sardines were yummy! Great prices 2! Highly recommend!

Thank Hatterl123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eat your meal on the pontoon out over the sea and watch the fish swim by, or sit in the shade of the main restaurant, whichever you will be served by a hospitable local family. The food is prepared and cooked to local family recipes...More

Thank Dissen12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in June and had an excellent lunch so returned for dinner last night. The visual impact is not the same at night, and unfortunately the food was nowhere near as good as earlier in the year. All the sides, vegetables and rice were served...More

1  Thank Rilla45
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Brilliant food and service and reasonable price!! Lovely views from all tables lots to choose from for all tastes!

Thank Lincolnshire1998
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Can't beat a long lazy lunch on the jetty of this friendly family run restaurant. Lovely food and excellent service!

Thank DiJase
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had a evening meal at Melissa recently food was good and price was reasonable. location is amazing on a platoon in the bay. only let down was we received somebody else's more expensive bill when leaving the restaurant. However all good still worth a...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great food - halloumi salad and hummus are top quality. Really peaceful location too, with great hosts

Thank Chris W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041888
Keep the Sea to your left from Elounda main Square, we are about 500 meters down on left towards the causeway
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