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Marilena Restaurant

Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041322
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had to review the Marilena restaurant after our meal this evening. It was excellent, freshly cooked, great portion size, and very reasonable pricing. Th

Thank enjayes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I confess that at first I was a little sceptical about trying one of the what appeared to be ‘up market’ harbour side taverns, which I thought would be jam packed with the yachting and flotilla types. I couldn’t have been more wrong. When we...More

Thank Convo
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Fantastic traditional Cretan cuisine with warm friendly service. Great views across the bay and also a good venue for a large event, as well as intimate dining.

1  Thank JAK1911
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The staff at Marilenas are just fabulous they recognise somehow every customer they've ever had!!! They make it extra special and in the meantime the food is second to none. I highly recommend the flambé steak which they cook in front of you and also...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

As ever we have to visit the Marilena on our latest trip Staff are first class and food is top notch ! A visit to this restaurant is a must

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal in a traditional taverna enhanced by great service from the two very friendly waiters. The menu gives plenty of choice of traditional Greek dishes as well as good pasta dishes

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we had while in Crete. The prawns were absolutely delicious, we had prawn saganaki and prawns cooked in garlic. Very big prawns and very tasty. The lamb dishes were also good. Well worth a visit.

Thank Lynsey S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal at Marilena in August this year and was the best of the holiday! If you love hummus you need to try their hummus, literally the best I have ever tried. All of the food was of an exceptional standard and the service...More

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Deco and setting are not really spectacular here but the great food makes up for it. They have all sorts of traditional Greek dishes. My favourite was Lamb Kleftiko- lamb wrapped in alu foil and slowly baked for at least 2,5 hours...it ends up so...More

1  Thank Reggy_71
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Good friendly service supported by good food, try the fish. Followed by Raki on the house, this place is well worth a visit. Not expensive either

1  Thank Chuck M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041322
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Traditional, family run, Greek/Cypriot restaurant. Facilities include a front terrace, indoor seating and a large, private vine covered garden in the rear. We can cater for large groups, special occassions such as wedding receptions, baptisms birthday celebrations as well as individual A La Carte diners.Famous for our Greek Mezze, join us and discover why we have welcomed so many as guests who have left as friends.Kopiaste!
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