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Maria's Restaurant

| East Beach Promenade, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
+30 2823 041521
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| East Beach Promenade, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Come in and enjoy the delicious food! Traditional and a little bit innovative, that’s Maria´s kitchen, simply the best to spend the evening with the real taste of Crete! And you have to come every night, because you have to check out the whole menu!...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Good food and excellent atmosphere directly to the sea. In particular we enjoyed the friendly and very personal service. It was great fun.

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manos22, Owner at Maria's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

thank you frank we hope to see you next year again.

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Paleohora and ate several meals at Maria's. The setting was beautiful, the food outstanding and the service was friendly and responsive. My favorites were beef stiffado, chicken souvlaki and pastitzio. We intend to visit again and will certainly look...More

Thank katmikequinn
Reviewed 24 October 2017

On a new holiday in Paleochora we ate at Maria's Restaurant several times. We have done that in many years. Maria's food is still fantastic good. Excellent. In my review of 15. december 2014 you can read about many of Maria's dishes. I can strongly...More

Thank LN1946
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We just spent a week in Paleohora and ate many meals at Maria's Restaurant, all of which were exceptional! It is a family restaurant and you feel like family when you eat there. Excellent Moussaka, chicken souvlaki and stifado. Maria also had a special salad...More

Thank KMFQ
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Have been here on previous Crete holidays. Food is good but not quite at the standard it has been before. I was looking forward to the battered aubergines which were stunning before. This time they were very greasy. Greek food is tasty but portions way...More

Thank Pagey69
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Maria is a wonderful host who serves reliably good food at a very reasonable price. You always get a friendly welcome from the whole family. The moussaka is fantastic. The atmosphere is unhurried with local musicians playing music. A great evening

Thank Clive W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Maria's restaurant in Paleochora. What an excellent choice. Friendly family restaurant with the best food you can eat. Don't miss to order Maria's excellent specialty the dish soup one of the best.

Thank ge0rgia318
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious home cooking and lovely friendly service in family run restaurant. Recommend the oven baked lamb dishes and the Greek salad was a very good one. Lovely sea views and quiet spot at the end of the seafront near the stony beach.

Thank Isabel B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Can't beat the location. Right on the water... spectacular views while having dinner... amazing! Home style cooking and the family vibe was the best part of the dining experience. Maria's food is delicious and her kids were serving. Met their adorable dog who was hanging...More

Thank chloe_johnson5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | East Beach Promenade, Palaiochora, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 041521
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