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“Best place to chill!”
Review of Dolphin Beach Bar

Dolphin Beach Bar
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Malia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$18
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We are a beach bar & restaurant located on the main Malia beach, opposite of the famous little island with its white church!Dolphin is the place to be for exotic cocktails, cool tunes & international cuisine!There's also water sports for the adventurous & plenty of sun loungers for those who simply want to relax!
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best place to chill!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Chilling in the hammocks with a raspberry vodka cocktail or soaking up the sun and munching on gyros...YUM! perfect! staff are fabulous and very friendly!!

Visited July 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Bar”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Visited for a light lunch and a drink.
The food was lovely and the fresh fruit cocktails were very tasty and refreshing.
They have sun beds on the beach that we can rent for 4 euros each.

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Nicholas S
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Vevey, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great relaxing beach area”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Dolphin Bar was absolutely excellent for what we were looking for. A day after arriving to Malia we were spent the morning wondering around the beach looking for a comfy and cosy place to spend our day with sunbeds and good cocktails. Dolphin satisfied entirely our needs. With the friendliest bar tenders and PRs you will ever meet in the island (local greek workers) we spent an entire week socializing under the beautiful sun having very tasty fishbowls, playing darts, and swimming in the sea. Food was high quality and very reasonably priced. Definitely recommended for those travelers looking to spend an afternoon chilling with your friends. 2 minutes away from a water sports rental (get special deals as well) and 3 minutes away from a beach volleyball court.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank Franco M
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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Dolphin in the sun”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We found this gem on a walk along the beach, fabulous cocktails, food and service. Great views of the sea and beach with access to plenty of sun loungers and shaded seats, would absolutely recommend this place to anyone who comes to malia!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Josh F
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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best cocktails and food in Malia!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Dolphin bar has the best cocktails and food in Malia! If you want the biggest and the best cocktails make sure you get stopped by Ben on your walk on Malia beach! The only place where staff remember you and want you there for the company not only the custom. Best staff and regulars and the chef is fantastic. Don't just go somewhere that advertises a meal for 5 euros with skimpy proportions and looks nothing like the picture, go to the dolphin where a meal for 9 euros feeds you for a week and every mouthful gets a wow! We are members and won't go anywhere else on our two week holiday in Crete. The cleanest, friendliest bar and beach in Malia and the cocktails will not be matched anywhere!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Roisin H
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