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Mentor Cafe

Main Road, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2841 042827
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
15 Nov 2016
“Proper local cafe”
25 Sep 2016
“Great breakfast ”
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek
Main Road, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a lovely meal here on a quiet night. Fresh fish with lots to accompany and a good chat to the owners.

Thank yerominas
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly owner and a great breakfast on a very very windy day in Plaka. We would also have loved to have tried the traditional plates but we were restricted by time. The cafe had lovely decor that reflected the sea and a lot of...More

Thank podraigh
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We loved this place. We went to the place next door our first night in Elounda, and it was fine but packed with tourists and service was mediocre. We saw Mentor next door with locals and decided we would try it the next night. So...More

Thank Daija P
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We have eaten many times at Cafe Mentor during our stay in Plaka. It is a beautiful location at the water's edge and we were lucky enough on one night to see the full moon rising up behind Spinalonga whilst we had dinner. The food...More

Thank 2014als
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My wife Mairi and I stumbled upon this cafe in Plaka when we stopped for a drink after a 5 kilometre walk from Elounda. What a wee gem it is!! It is a family run cafe and the food is prepared fresh and tasted wonderful!...More

Thank IAN080651
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Beautiful location overlooking harbour, complimentary meze with drinks is almost a meal in itself!!!!! very relaxing never seen a man walk so slow with drinks. during the day sit by the bar front and order drinks, you wont eat till late as little plates keep...More

Thank N-I-G-E123456765432
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Small cafe (just a few tables) with excellent service, very tastfull fresh home made food and wonderful cappuccino!! We loved it :)

Thank DigitalDana
Reviewed 18 August 2014

My husband and I visited the Plaka when we were in Crete last month. We were extremely early for the Spinalonga tour so decided to walk the beautiful roads there while we waited. In typical Greek fashion absolutely no cafes were open at 8.45am in...More

Thank greekgoddess123456
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We spend two weeks holiday with one big family (12 people) in Plaka, and liked very much the good service and kindness we got in this little cafe. We enjoyed especially the very delicious meat- and vegetableballs (in greek courette balls) and some other greek...More

Thank FamilyHukkanen
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Myself and my two children stayed in Plaka for one week we would've stayed longer to enjoy Vanda's cooking more. Her family are so friendly and helpful her Lovely husband gave me some delicious home made wine. My children are addicted to Vanda's spinach pies...More

Thank Joselle T
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Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: Main Road, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042827
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