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The Wave Restaurant

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Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 062555
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good menu variety and tasty food located on seafront. Attentive staff without being overpowering. Nice to be able to sit for a leisurely meal with a great outlook, yet not too noisy.

Thank Cape29
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

we ate hear many times the restaurant has a large varied menu. The food was fantastic very good prices and the service was very efficient and friendly would definately recommend this restaurant to anyone staying in Maleme

Thank everhopeful82
bognor regis
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

excellent food well cooked and presented; friendly efficient staff. nice position on sea front with sea views etc

Thank brian b
Romford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very nice waiter, loved the food and couldn't have asked for a better service either. Would definitely go back to this sort of restaurant

Thank mattlyne25
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely midday lunch by the beach. Service excellent, food is very good and price is reasonable. Fantastic view whilst eating and having a cold glass of something!

Thank LorraineCamp
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Lovely taverna on the beach in Maleme. You can lie out on the sun beds sipping fresh orange enjoying the view and then take the few steps to find a table for a delicious lunch. The service is excellent, the food great and the setting just perfect. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Helen J
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

In the first evening food was good (stuffed vegetables) but second time not so good (lamb). The Lamb was dry and not good quality. Vegetables was ok. The staff was nice even they was little bit hurry. The restaurant was full of people

Thank tuula_R451
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Looked forward to eating at this restaurant after all the good reviews but we were very disappointed. Starters were good but the main very bland in flavour. I had the stuffed tomatoes and peppers and they were tasteless and not presented very good. Free desert was nice but would not return.

Thank grava
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Ordered what we thought was rack of lamb or as close as, what appeared on the plate was a crematorium for bones. The waiter was standing 3 meters away smoking, paid no attention to us and did NOT wash his hands. Give this place a miss if you like good fresh ingredients, if you like Frankie and Bennies this is... More 

Thank Marc W
Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

At the beach, you can come barefoot. Traditional Cretan kitchen. Very nice and helpful staff - Greetings to Elvis :-)

Thank Anna K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 062555

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