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Restaurant Socrates

Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 2897 031016
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (4 reviews)
“stifado” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Adonis and his team work very hard to make sure each and every customer has the best experience. The food is delicious (thank you Manthos and the girls) We like to try different places in Stalis every time we visit but we go to Sokrates...More

Thank _angelamcauley87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal at this place, and service was great! You won’t be able to leave without having a shot or two with the main man there!! Enjoy

Thank Trebor2406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant having just arrived in the resort. Very friendly welcoming staff. I had the lamb kleftico and my husband had the beef stifado. Mine dish looked nothing like the picture on the menu but was still very nice. My hubby beef...More

Thank Alioddjob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The friendliness and service here is of a very high standard. We both had giros pitta one with chicken and the other with pork. They were served piping hot and tasted delicious. We washed them down with a cool large Mythos each and finished with...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful taverna, waiter is so lovely and best gyros I’ve ever had. Will be back for an evening meal.

Thank Carley86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place to be and to eat. Very tasteful arranged with pictures and wise sayings of Socrates. Excellent food, friendly service.

1  Thank Aniko F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving late at our hotel we just wanted a quick snack before bed. This lovely family run restaurant was only 3 doors down from our apartments and was just what we needed. We were welcomed by the larger than life patron and tucked into Mousaka...More

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We came with other family and we enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The host and service very kind and welcoming. They also offered us fruit and raki at the end. Very good value for money.

1  Thank NuovaTerra9
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Good food, music and nice staff! The prices are fine and it's near the beach, not far from Alexander Beach Hotel! I will go there again tomorrow!🇬🇷

1  Thank Luke99992728
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Four of us decided to have a spur of the moment lunch. We were made welcome by the owner who was really funny with his banter. Drinks were served promptly. Our food was nice and tasty, good sized portions. Would have dined here more often...More

1  Thank Peter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 031016
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