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Taverna Alexis

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Eikostis Ogdois Oktouriou, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant after stumbling across it a few days before and boy am I glad that we visited. The two most adorable young boys, yes they did appear tired and a little reluctant but I think the father has plans to keep it in the family and was teaching the boys the trade. I had... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had lunch here one day and the food was very good. It is a typical traditional Greek taverna with quite an extensive menu. Portions are good size and reasonably priced. I would recommend it.

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Thank Terry G W
Glasgow, Scotland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Dinner was gorgeous, the lad and his sons who run the place were fantastic and very friendly. Lovely wee restaurant at the start of the Malia Old Town. Enjoyed the Ouzo at the end! Really nice experience and well enjoyed. Trip advisor rating doesn't do it justice, lack of recent reviews perhaps??

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Thank Richard D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

ambiente genuino, otima qualità best restaurant we found in Malia, REAL family greek. affordable prices

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times in the week we were here and each time was no a disappointment very friendly service and food was amazing,you would never leave here hungery for sure, when we return hopefully next year this will be first on the list , well done this taverna proper Greek food.

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Thank Michelle M
Milborne Saint Andrew, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this jem after a walk around the old town. We have fish & chips. Greek style. Which was a oven cooked sea bass & real chips. €10.50 the drinks were average. We were served by the restaurant's owners son who was very polite.

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Thank daveb533
Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

nice traverna was quiet when we was eating nice food but took ages to get the food after ordering the food was good valie for money run by husband and wife

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Thank kathryn1959
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

This restaurant is located at the very edge where the old town meets the new, but appeared to be a traditional Greek restaurant. I knew from the moment we were seated, that we had made a bad decision. The place seemed to be family ran, with three generations there. We were served by one of the children (two young boys... More 

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Thank Bev E
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

We were served by a young lad who didn't really have a clue. The food was not great, and not hot, and it was not good value for money

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Thank Simon C
Bury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Well me an my partner knew from when the drinks arriving the meal was going to be terrible as the wine tasted of vinegar. I ordered the lamb kleftico which came in tin foil on a plate which had a lamb bone with very little meat and some overdone potatoes an lumps of garlic in water.. My partner had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eikostis Ogdois Oktouriou, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?