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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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Wales, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 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

Thank David J
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4 reviews
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

Thank Didier D
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9 reviews
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.

Thank ChelseaGeezer99
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10 reviews
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

Thank Kyle H
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11 reviews
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.

1 Thank felix b
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

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

Thank lindseyjfrost
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

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.

Thank Jessiehunter
Farnham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 

Thank rachelwillis93
Chorley, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Aug 16 Having been here for the first time last year and having had a brilliant meal it was inevitable that we would return again and we were not disappointed.The location of this resturant is superb set in the old town and very open .The food is all home cooked and does not disappoint.The staff are all family and are... More 

1 Thank Paul C

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?