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Dolphin Beach Bar

The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033775
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have recently returned from my trip to Malia and this is by far one of the best bars I visited! There is a wonderful view of the sea and the little church on the island, very peaceful and clean bar area too. The cocktails...More

Thank Student18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for both grown ups and kids! With good food and friendly staff. Lots of choices for vegetarians

Thank Kina S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

One of the most atmospheric places in Mália, Crete. The owners are absolutely lovely and the employees are always working hard with a smile on their faces. You will always feel welcome here. The food and the drinks are excellent. They also serve amazing drinks...More

1  Thank Roy Alexander L
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by another couple and we liked it so much that we came back the next day instead of going somewhere else as we had planned :) Next to the normal sunbeds they also have 2p-size-sunbeds which I loved! Also...More

1  Thank plieni1980
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We spent two whole days relaxing on Dolphin Beach, Malia, while on holiday in Crete. There is a lovely stretch of sandy beach just in front of the Dolphin Beach Bar, where we had snacks, milkshakes and ice cream. The beach was very clean and...More

10  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very good All Day English Breakfast! ... Right on the beach with water sport facilities too! ... I would Highly Recommend ! ;-)

Thank philo275
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The staff and owners are so friendly I booked another week in Malia so I could visit them again! The cocktails are so yummy and strong. The staff have fun and make you feel welcome. The bartender speaks many languages so it's perfect no matter...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The best place for a coffee in the morning and lunch with an amazing view of the beach and a church builded in the island. The service is happy and make us fill comfortable and the food was dalicius. It was a great experience It...More

Thank Κωνσταντίνα Κ
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Very good place... sandy and cleand beach It have an small island in the middle of the sea with a church.. The food is great and the cocktails as well

Thank Stelios P
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I've visited this place during my holidays and is the best place in Malia amazing cocktails the service was very fast and in a good mood every day The food is delicious and the prices are reasonable

Thank nakos n
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Abbie A
9 August 2016|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
I find this very surprising as the waiter at dolphin bar is very pleasant and efficient
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Beach | Main Beach of Malia, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033775
  • E-mail
We are a beach bar & restaurant located on the main Malia beach, opposite of the famous little island with its white church!Dolphin is the place to be for exotic cocktails, cool tunes & international cuisine!There's also water sports for the adventurous & plenty of sun loungers for those who simply want to relax!
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