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The Wave Restaurant

Maleme, Maleme, Crete, Greece
+30 697 667 3669
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Maleme, Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I ate here several times while staying at Maleme. Fresh, homemade food! Recommend the spinach and cheese pie, stuffed grape leaves, Greek salad, meatballs and fried calamari. Wonderful family serving great food waterfront!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank deannief
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

As always the Wave never fails...the food is of a really high quality and the atmosphere of the restaurant is fantastic. Its in the perfect location for both couples and families! Its great both in the day and in the evening! Can't wait to be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous location, good food and ample portions. Service was however at best indifferent despite the place being very quiet. Waiters seemed more interested in standing around smoking than engaging with the customers. This was also the only restaurant in Maleme where we were not offered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank annb15
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcome to this venue we had a birthday celebration there and they couldn’t have done more. The fireworks make it 🍾🍾🎉🎉

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant 4 times during our 2 week stay. Food was alway delicious and plentiful. Service was good and fast, we was always made to feel welcome. Nice to have the option to sit on the beach, inside the restaurant or outside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sassyf78
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I shared delicious food with friends familiar with their menu. We arrived in daytime and were about the last to leave. The salads, as were the entrees we ordered, were generous portions easily shared by 4 people. Everything was delicious. The service was impeccable. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank finallysingle2
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had lunch here, enjoyed the free sunbeds and had a really good day. Staff were friendly and the food was fabulous.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 133marge
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

The Wave has a great location the vista is spectacular especially when the sea obliges and waves are crashing on the shore affirming that the restaurant is aptly named. Service was. not that welcoming waiters seem somewhat disinterested. Maybe they are just complacent as it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Doraexplorah
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The Wave excels in its interesting menu, great service and superbly presented interesting food. The starters zucchini balls, spinach pies, whiteboard and mixed vegetables were all excellent. The mains included beef cheek Ragu, bream fillets with an excellent bean salad plus all the normal taverna...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We have been using this restaurant for the past 20 years it’s this year the food was outstanding along with great service beachfront location hard to beat

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank A D P
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“Hi, I’m the manager of the wave restaurant. Thank you for choosing us for your birthday party!! I would love to help you but I can’t send my email on TripAdvisor please send me on fb wave restaurant maleme to give you my... More
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27 January 2015|
Response from Melvyn H | Reviewed this property |
Cannot remember if they did accommodation as we only ate there,we stayed at Mikes hotel just along the the road but in the main hotel on the upper road, which was a bit dated but typically greek and friendly. Best place to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maleme, Maleme, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: +30 697 667 3669
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