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Cretan Family FISH AND GRILL

Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
+30 693 721 6275
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A real taste of Crete stunning dishes and hospitality. This a family run taverna and you are made too like one of the family . We will be back next year thanks to Eddie, Yurgos ,Yaris , yurgus for looking after us .

Thank Beerman63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So far the best fish ever! I've been in many restaurants around the Island and I totally will stay with the Cretan's family fish! Highly recomended!

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

15 Jahre Crete Malia. Best vacation! Friendly lovely people and best traditional food and drinks! Yamas!

Thank Asgrim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a family run restaurant and serves up some lovely grub with a smile. I would definitely recommend trying fish at this restaurant as they take a lot of pride in it, they will fillet it at your table for you and they...More

Thank Baz1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the meat, although it was a bit much. The meat is really tasty and soft with nice herbs. Good drink afterwards (dont know what it was but not raki). Recommend this if you want to eat on a quiet place outside the busy...More

Thank Wiebe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicken kleftiko superb! Pork chop large! Good red wine! Friendly service! We love going there at least twice in our one week holiday. Found it by accident!

Thank Pierre86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, I spent 4 days in Malia and ate 4 times at this restaurant. Fresh fish and octopus were amazing and the service quality provided by Aris and Iorgos was outstanding. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough and if you want some real Greek atmosphere...More

Thank Sebastian_SSS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing friendly restaurant, with authentic Greek food, very customer services with very friendly staff who will go that extra mile to make your make an experience Would recommend this place if your in the area.

Thank vickihearn
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Walked 3km from Hersonissos to Malia to confirm all these excelent reviews. Service - excelent, helpful easy going and so on, until you tell them that you did not like the food very much Food - ordered mixed plate of sea food. 4 big prawns...More

Thank Jonas Z
cretan1234, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Family FISH AND GRILL, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear guests, We are very sorry for not being able to satisfy you especially after walking so far to visit us. I sat myself with you before ordering and I explained exactly how much the dish would cost.As for the sepia,I think you misunderstood me.The...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

I went to Malia in 1992, 93 and 95, and Cretan Family was the best restaurant in town back then. I went back last week, and was pleasantly surprised to see the restaurant was still there, being run by the same family. And it's even...More

1  Thank drag0n62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 693 721 6275
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