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Malia Star Family Tavern

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Emm. Tsagaraki, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 033178
09:00 - 00:00
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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

lovely friendly family run restaurant. Great breakfasts and evening meals. only about 3 minutes walk from Cretan family

Thank CCleverley
Lund, Sweden
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a sweet little cosy family restaurant with traditional greek food and international food as well. We went there for breakfast and we ordered one greek breakfast and one international breakfast. And unfortunately, none of them were a success.. The omelette were filled with big pieces of boiled eggs and the other vegetables were not fried before so it... More 

Thank Nina A
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you're looking for a place to try some of the real greek cuisine in an atmosphere of the famous Greek hospitality, this should be your first choice.The Malia Star is a true family ran restaurant and it won't disappoint you. The food is excellent, the staff is friendly and helpful and the marine-themed decoration is great. If you aren't... More 

1 Thank Janusz P
Oss, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant with great choice of menu. Great chef, also every time you eat there you get some extras you didn't ask for 😀 but show the appreciation the staff has for it's guests. Just super.

Thank Hans H
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

WOW! great Food With great portions, friendly prices, good wine and Cold beer, but most of all this Family restaurant had Authentic greek Hospitality, it's so Nice to see a Whole Family working together and helping eachother. The friendly help, smiles and generocity was absolutelly the best on this vacation and it was thanx to malia star tavern, each time... More 

Thank suntoucher07
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Was a great meal - roast beef - hardly greek but awesome anyway and the missus had a greek lamb stew thing that was equally smashing.

Thank Tim S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If you want domestic atmosphere, you must come to this Family Taverna. Very tasty fish and beef steak, domestic wine , music, also very kind and friendly family . It was the best evening!!!!!!

Thank Алена Б
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This year we chose the Crete Island for our summer holiday. Being so close to the sea was a nice opportunity to eat fresh fish and sea food. Our hotel was in Malia, not very far from this tavern, so we decided to taste the food here. He order a plate for two with all kind of fishes, squid, shrimp...... More 

1 Thank Florin M
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Friendly atmosphere - for us was kind of going in a place where you know the owner since long time! The service was great - they are used to the tourists and they know how to behave so really the do very professional and good customer service :) It's family restaurant - the son is the waiter, the mother the... More 

Thank Jacopo A
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Out of all the Taverns in Malia this looked and promised ( both with the out door signs and the owners son telling us) to provide TRADITIONALLY cooked food. We went there on our first night excited we had found such a place... placed our orders including starters and waited eagerly... Soup comes - chicken for me and tomatoes for... More 

Thank Dale B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
International, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emm. Tsagaraki, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 033178
Our 30year experience guarantys you a perfect meal. Here you will find the Greek hospitality and Homemade tastes in good prices.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?