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£6 - £30
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Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 30 October 2023

This is a really great family run restaurant! The food is always really excellent, and the service is great! The staff are always friendly and helpful! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023 via mobile

You will be disappointed trying to find good food and wine at reasonable prices on the main drag through Agia Marina so get up on the tops and find this family ran fantastic traditional Greek restaurant!! Lovely friendly people serving food out of this world...the wind was 10 euros a litre. Well worth a visit and more. When we found this place it was late on, on our holiday but went 3 times in as many days.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2023

Excellent food, service and wine all at good prices. Traditional food at its’ best. Well worth the walk up to the old village.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 4 October 2023

Excellent food, the best I have had in Crete so far. The portions were really big and service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

Beautiful food, service and a very friendly traditional restaurant serving the very best cuisine in this area. Highly recommend. They serve the fantastic Charma beer too ! 🍻

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 September 2023 via mobile

Superb food in a traditional taverna which is off the beaten track. Very popular so i would advise booking. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2023 via mobile

Can I take you back to the year 2000 when we were first introduced to Manolis taverna in the old town of Agia Marina. It was our first visit to Crete and we had only eaten in tavernas on the main road. A family we...had been talking to said “why don’t you try Manolis?” Well, we did! We were impressed with the quality and quantity of the food, the friendly ambience of the taverna and the amazing hospitality of the owners. That year we ate there several times. Fast forward to 2023…we have been coming to Agia Marina now for 23 years (if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!!) and our first choice from all tavernas is Manolis…in fact we eat there most nights as in the words of Tina Turner they are ‘SIMPLY THE BEST!’ Owners who care passionately about their business who welcome everyone first timers or like us regulars, an ambience that cannot be surpassed and daily Special dishes that many top chefs would be proud to have on their menu! Don’t take our word for it, take the short walk into the old town and we promise you will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 September 2023

Back again to Crete with first stop Manolis Taverna in Agia Marina. Always a warm welcome and excellent food nothing is ever too much trouble for this friendly family run taverna. You haven’t been to Agia Marina if you haven’t been to Manolis but you...won’t stop at one visit I can guarantee.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 18 September 2023

This is the best Taverna in Agia marina and the owner is so friendly..everyone should go there and enjoy good food and atmosphere..and try Melomeno . Thank you Yanni.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 12 September 2023 via mobile

Excellent service excellent food very friendly lovely atmosphere highly recommended can't wait to go back next year, well worth a visit

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 11 September 2023

Been to agia marina before , but not been to manolis restaurant we were told about it on our second to last day (wish we had been told sooner ,or we wish we had found it sooner ) could not fault the meal or the...ambience just perfect whether a couple or a group Think people just go as far as olivers or roka around that area like we did but if you just carry on past olivers up the road another few minutes you will not be disappointed The owner is a lovely man really friendly and funnyMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 1 September 2023 via mobile

Thank you for looking after us Manolis and team! We had yet another wonderful evening dining with you! This restaurant has been one of our favourite spots in Agia Marina since we started coming here 9 years ago and we visit without fail every year!...You will not be disappointed with this restaurant, from it’s welcoming, knowledgeable staff, delicious menu, beautiful setting all rounded off with a delightful owner, Manolis, who truly cares about the restaurant and each and every customer. Off the beaten track away from the main hustle and bustle, tucked away up a little side street, this restaurant is a gem and you really get to experience proper Greek culture and cuisine! We would heartily recommend visiting this excellent taverna and we will be back once again for sure! Thank you and see you next time!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 25 August 2023 via mobile

We’ve Been to alot of different restaurants this year, but this is without a doubt the best place we have been. It’s cheap and affordable and the food is delicious, they have large proportions and probably the best steak I’ve ever eaten. Love this place

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023 via mobile

Nice service good hospitality and warm welcome from the staff. They food is also delicious especially the mixed grill platter and Manolis salad. Also the prices are decent. I recommended it for sure

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023 via mobile

Fabulous meal in the old town of the area . Lovely attentive staff . Food very tasty and plentiful . Will definitely return . One of the best imo

Date of visit: August 2023
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Theadamsfamily1200
18 September 2022|
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Response from nat_p_reviews | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve good steaks. It's a small restaurant so perhaps call ahead to ensure they have steaks.
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Response from ΝΕΚΤΑΡΙΟΣ Β | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go with the children.the taverna is not expensive the main dishes cost 8-10E. The meat and vegetables are very fresh.You can try it
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Manolis Taverna Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5