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| Elountas, Plaka, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 042671
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Essex, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had our wedding meal here this summer, there were just 4 of us but Nikos made it as special as if we were a wedding party of 100. Our meal was beautiful, tasty, well cooked and well presented, plus we just loved the mezze starter. Nikos the elder and Nikos the younger were wonderful hosts, making sure we had... More 

Thank HarryPuddle
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289 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great place for lunch. The setting absolutely beautiful - large terrace overlooking the sea with views to Spinalonga. Service was so friendly and food was excellent.

Thank Mid-Kate
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here - honestly food wasn't too bad, but we had a better meal and almost half the price at George's a few doors down. Fish was slightly over cooked, nothing was really seasoned and the lemon juice was a horrific fluoro yellow that didn't taste like lemon at all. Not bad but too pricey for what we got.

Thank Anna H
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had starters Greek style, very good. Then we asked if we should eat a main course but it was all too much. We ordered dorado but 60€ only for a fish for two is really too much. Friendly staff but honestly we felt ripped-off

Thank Michiel v
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for coffee ,beautiful setting on the water , very polite and friendly staff , would be a great restaurant for romantic dinner due to its place on water

Thank Mickyl67
Dallas, TX
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We left our hotel for a lunch and dinner at Thalassa and are so happy we did. Both meals were perfect. The setting is beautiful. The sea and simple, colorful furniture are all you need. Nothing fancy. Nikos and the staff are welcoming without the pushiness of the restaurants in the village. We enjoyed wonderful eggplant salad, crispy calamari, grilled... More 

Thank dallas75208
Stavanger, Norway
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

In October this is a better place for lunch than dinner, simply because of the fantastic view over the island of Spinalonga, on a beautiful terrace with very comfortable seats. The food was great, with very fresh fish. Sorry they did not have the sea urchin on that day.

Thank Gianluca M
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Ate here three nights - leaving our 5 star hotel to enjoy the better food served her. The service and food could not have been better! Thank you for such enjoyable evenings and for making us so welcome.

Thank HilaryGU25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Best fish( sea bass) and rose wine in all restaurants we went to in Plaka and Elounda (10 day stay). Everything was good,dolmades, zucchini, lamb- as you can see we became regulars!! Nikos, our host, helped us through the menu with recommendations.Just wonderful.

Thank Joy H
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here after our visit at Spinalonga. Other restaurants pushed to show us the menu, but at Thalassa we could look at the menu in peace. When we decided to enter, we had a warm welcome. The service was very helpful and the food where excellent! Highly recommended.

Thank Ole - J

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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
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Elountas, Plaka, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042671

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?