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Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine

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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
CUISINES
Greek, Mediterranean, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was amazing, everything they serve is from Crete it self. The people from the restaurant were very nice and we never experienced any troubles or problems. Food was served within a few minutes and it was a very cosy place itself, definitely would...recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service and one of the best cuisine at the area. Very clean place and a beautifully designed restaurant. Thank you

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

thanks for the great meal and the great service from ANGELA - come back anytime Fam. Gashi say faleminderit

Date of visit: August 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review We are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us, hope we see you again soon Kind regards,

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a quick lunch with my mum and dad - all of us loved the food and how creative it was! The setting was also so beautiful. The portions were generous and delicious 😋 They offered complimentary dessert also!! Point of improvement: Everything was excellent...and I think it would’ve been better for us and for the planet if the restaurant used paper straws instead of plastic ones!!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely words We hope to see you again soon Kind regards,

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love This place Joanna and her team do an amazing job. Stunning restaurant Stunning food Great little play area for the kids Always nice and friendly with great service will be back again on next visit Thank you all 🙌

Date of visit: June 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We appreciate the time that you took to share your experience to our restaurant. Thank you for your compliments and your lovely words. We hope to see you again in your next trip to Crete. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waitress is so thankfully and nice. Thank you for the nice food and experience. We order the Seabass and the fisherman dropped the fishes 1 minute ago. We had a view from the chef with the seabass. REALY GOOD SERVICE!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review We hope to see you again soon Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable experience in Crete. Everything is extraordinary delicious. Unfortunately we spend our days and can not taste the rest of the menu

Date of visit: August 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review We looking forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my family ate here this evening for my husbands 30th Birthday The food was amazing, staff were really friendly and the restaurant itself is an absolutely beautiful place inside and out We loved reading about the history of the place on the menu...too The BEST restaurant we have been to while visiting malia Try the fresh lemonade it's lush!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us, hope we see you again soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best restaurant from Malia. Staff is really friendly! The food? Amazing! Would highly recommend this place 👌

Date of visit: July 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We hope to see you again soon Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super charming place with history, the waiters are cutest and what about their dishes…… From the starter to the dessert it was just incredible! Amazing! We have never eaten as well as in this restaurant! A really good time. Thanks a lot🙏🏼

Date of visit: July 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your compliments, It is always a pleasure to know that our guests depart with a sense of satisfaction. We looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night after reviewing on T/A and the reviews were 100% correct! We had a fantastic meal and Joanna and her staff were so very friendly and helpful- we will definitely be back 👍👍🙏

Date of visit: July 2022
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Ioanna G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review We are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us, hope we see you again soon Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and staff are amazing! Great service and the atmosphere is perfect for summer nights with beautiful decor. The restaurant contains a mini museum of the historic building is very fascinating I highly recommend visiting :)

Date of visit: July 2022
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Stefanos P, Μάρκετινγκ at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review We are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us, hope we see you again soon Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, unique tradition atmosphere, best quality products and the most friendly, positive and helpful staff. I highly recommend it. B E S T F O O D I N C R E T E

Date of visit: July 2022
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Stefanos P, Μάρκετινγκ at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your compliments and for recommending us, we appreciate your lovely words and we looking forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing restaurant in the whole of Malia, no exaggeration. It was the only place where we ate twice, because we were so impressed with the flavours, the dishes, the freshness, the atmosphere. Everything creates a wholesome experience that you must not miss. The...location is perfect, the place is cozy and family friendly, with traditional music and staff that welcomes you into a food experience you will not forget. Both times we had appetizers and main course and, although full beyond belief, we could not stop eating the amazing food. I strongly recommend their appetizers, the fresh wood oven bread, the fava and the snails. For main course we had both the shrimp orzo as well as the kleftiko, and both were spotless. The shrimp was extremely fresh and you could taste it from the first bite. Now on a personal note, the staff is amazing. So friendly, welcoming, kind and giving. We were not left waiting for a second, everyone is checking on you to make sure you are well attended, food service is fast and it does not hinder on the great quality of the dishes. Our tables were not ever empty, and the staff was always there to advise us on dishes and choices. Definitely a place to check out in Crete.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Stefanos P, Μάρκετινγκ at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. Thank you for your compliments and for recommending us, we appreciate your lovely words, and we looking forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here twice in our 7 day trip in Malia, because the food was absolutely amazing. We had various starters and main courses and everything was delicious both times. The service is impeccable and Joanna especially is really lovely. Definitely must eat here.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Stefanos P, Μάρκετινγκ at Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review We are happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us and that you visited us twice, thank you for your loyalty. We hope to see you again soon Kind regards

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Geitonia Malia - Cretan Creative Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5