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Manolis Taverna Restaurant

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| Agia Marina Square, Old Village, Agia Marina, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 697 481 4737
17:45 - 23:45
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a beautiful restaurant, up the hill from the beaches of Agia Marina. Ask to sit on the terrace - you'll have wonderful views of the olive groves. Try the Rabbit Stifado - a Greek braised rabbit stew - it is fantastic!

Thank Jdgiannis
Arlandastad, Sweden
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service! We had nothing to complain about. The atmosphere is nice and authentic greek.

Thank Jacob B
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Away from the bustling restaurants on the main road & near the beach, Manolis is located in the old village square. We had a pleasant walk to reach it but it may be dark going back so take a torch. Very good meal and service here & the family who run it are very friendly. It has a nice atmosphere.&... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best here. Really good food. A cosy little tavern that has an open terrace behind it which opens a nice view over the valley. Absolutely well worth a visit. We've been here twice and there will be a third. Understandably popular so a reservation is a sensible approach.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

At Manolis you can totally depend on receiving great service, excellent food and a good wine. The menu is extensive with many local dishes and there is always the daily special which Yannis will explain to you before you order. It is very popular despite the walk up into the old town. New diners and returners are welcomed alike. We... More 

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Walton on Thames
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very good food and generous helpings, pleasant staff make you feel very welcome. Very reasonable prices. Would recommend booking a table or leaving it later to eat as this place is very popular and that affects the waiting time for your meal. I just wish Greek restaurant owners would invest in chairs more comfortable than the basic hard ones that... More 

Thank ChrisHersham
ykmr, Διευθυντής at Manolis Taverna Restaurant, responded to this review

We thank you for visiting us and for your kind comments about the food and service, for all other remaining comments see your own comment.''Authentic Greek Food''alsow AUTHENTIK GREEK ATMOSPHERE.My regards. More 

Kirton in Lindsey, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Visited for the first time in probably 5 years, the last time we were in the area, and its not changed. Yani still runs it under the careful supervision of his dad who still greets you as you arrive. The place is still as popular as ever and the beautiful dark haired waitress still keeps everything ticking over like a... More 

Thank pgalpin
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We were first introduced to the delights of Manolis by the tour rep. for the now defunct Travel Club of Upminster. She said that wherever you choose to eat whilst in Agia Marina, you MUST give Manolis a try. Well, we did...that first year we ate there about three times, the next year I think it was 7 and since... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a visit to the Ancient Harbour Very nice pizza & in a lovely position to people watch. Happy friendly staff

Thank Lesley C
Chicago, IL
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Our party of 4 adults and 4 kids enjoyed a wonderful meal on the patio of Manolis during our trip in July 2016. The patio overlooks an olive grove, which provides a very serene setting. The location is a few blocks off of the main road, but very easily walkable. All of the food was lovely, but the most memorable... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
17:45 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Agia Marina Square, Old Village, Agia Marina, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Agia Marina
  • Phone Number: +30 697 481 4737
Restaurant-tavern with authentik- traditional Greek and Cretan tastes. Away from noise, in a traditional and natural environment for those who want to enjoy a relaxing dinner and taste authentic LOCAL products.Our thirty and our most experienced years, guarantee the result.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?