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“Still Excellent”
Review of Cafe Del Mar

Cafe Del Mar
Ranked #2 of 4 Dessert in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

It's always a worry returning to a favourite spot in case it's gone downhill. Not in the least here with Popi continuing to provide genuinely friendly service and good food and drinks. Situated right next to the water's edge so great environment. Looking forward to more visits in future years

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Lovely little cafe, very friendly service, lovely ice cream, perfect for that quick snack and drink along the causeway area of Elounda

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Reviewed 7 August 2013

Cafe Del Mar is the perfect place in Elounda for a quick lunchtime snack, or for your after dinner drinks. It is situated right by, and just above, the sea side with gorgeous views towards Spinalonga, and there are always a few fish swimming by to keep you amused whilst you are sitting watching the world go by thinking "does life get much better than this?" to yourself.
Poppy, your hostess, is a delightful lady who always makes you feel welcome with her big beaming smile.
(I know that that is true of most bars and tavernas but here it feels genuine)

Try Del Mar once and I'll wager you'll go back many, many times. Superb.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Kind, cheerful service. Great drinks, snacks available though we didn't have any this time. Good value, right next to sea, in fact you can lean over and touch it. Absolutely perfect my whole hearted recommendation

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

We spent three nights in Elounda just as the season was beginning. It was still quiet with few tourists around which suited us fine. Cafe del Mar was a couple of paces from the Aristea Hotel where we were staying, so we dropped by several times during our long weekend for drinks, snacks and coffee.

Poppi, the proprietor, is an accomplished hostess - just as well given the popularity of her cafe-bar. The art of hospitality runs in Poppi's family. Like her mother Maria who runs the Aristea, Poppi and her husband Harris know exactly how to make their guests feel special.

Cafe Del Mar was rarely empty; the locals, being in the know, detour along the harbour for coffee on the way to work, beer on the way back, a sandwich to keep them going until the next meal...

Whole families throng together during the evenings and over the weekend, kids clamouring for ice-cream and Nutella pancakes, super-cool texting teenagers gathering to gossip...

It goes without saying that any visitors lucky enough to find their way to this special seaside spot will be warmly welcomed by Poppi and Harris and experience first-hand their assured hospitality.

The Cafe del Mar is definitely worth a detour!

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