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SOFI Family Restaurant

Nikolaou Grammatikaki, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
+30 694 468 3005
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“stifado” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Nikolaou Grammatikaki, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered two dishes. Got two wrong dishes. We even pointed at the menu while telling the italian waiter/cook. Food was okay, nothing special. Wine was good.

Thank VLancer
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff is lovely and the food is ok, but it's nothing to write home about. We had much better in Malia.

Thank fatmax1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having compared the food and service here to restaurants on the same road, I would recommend one of the others. Disinterested and impolite service sets this restaurant apart.

Thank Oakey1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly host that welcomed us, I think his name was Nikon? The guy is so friendly and enthusiastic that we thought to give it a shot. And we were very surprised by the food (in a positive way). It tasted really well and was...More

Thank Willard v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 minutes after leaving this restaurant I signed up to TripAdvisor just to write this. I've not felt such a desire to leave a stinging review in my 20 years on this planet, so well done to Sofi Restaurant for changing that. There was a...More

Thank amberlou987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unpleasant atmosphere, mostly due to angry owner and uniterested staff. Furthermore, poorly prepared fish left my daughter feeling quite unwell. Definitely one to avoid.

1  Thank foodiefoodie97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been invited in by a friendly promoter promising "free cocktails and ice cream" we proceeded to order our food and two cocktails. After dinner we had an ice cream to share, only to find out after the meal that the two free items were...More

1  Thank foodtourist619
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Was greeted by Niko's on arrival, he made me and my friends feel like we were at home. I was then sat down by the owner Sofi who was very hospitable. The range of food is excellent and very well priced. I am so incredibly...More

1  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Alas I only dined once though sat with friends one evening wishing I was dinning with them rater than the Chinese I have just visited. The restaurant is run by a rather 'classy' forgive me and most wonderfully polite Sofi and her family. The surroundings...More

Thank N9049QBdavidl
Reviewed 25 May 2018

From the moment me and my wife were greeted by Nikos and his family and to our table the service was excellent from start to finish. We started our meal with two excellent starters of Tzatziki garlic bread and meatballs which were really lovely. To...More

Thank Evan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikolaou Grammatikaki, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 694 468 3005
Welcome to "SOFI" - a traditional family Greek restaurant! All our dishes are made from only with natural Cretan products. Fresh local fish and seafood, traditional Greek cuisine, home made virgin oil, home made vines and world known Greek hospitality! Every day we do our best for making your visit to our restaurant unforgettable!
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