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The Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 041451
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish platter” (11 reviews)
“greek meze” (5 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice waiters, nice wine, delicious seafood, a lot of free compliments at the moments you don't expect it at all - raki, wine, beer, and desserts. The view is amazing, cozy atmosphere, hand-painted menu book, romantic candles on the table in the night. a...More

Thank Олюшка М
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We knew we wanted to have lunch here at this lovely waterside restaurant, but the problem was deciding what to have. My friend and I asked Harris (?) the very congenial owner about swordfish, which neither of us had ever tasted, and he suggested we...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and service... lovely location. The menu had an amazing choice and when the food came it was awesome. The service and value was great. They even brought a huge pudding for the kids we didn't order.. :-)

Thank Dicey151
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved eating at Poulis - went there twice during our week - including the last evening in Elounda. Food is traditional Greek, very tasty and the portions are generous. So much so that after having eaten my Pork Chop (and shared some with my...More

2  Thank agatha692016
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting by the water. We found staring into the light and seeing the fish swimming around quite memorizing. The food was also very tasty. Mussels in a lemon sauce and halloumi to start were both tasty. My wife had the mixed slouvaki which she...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

After reading a few reviews on various places to eat in the area we decided to pick this one and we were not disappointed. The food amazing from traditional Greek down to the seafood risotto. The staff extremely friendly and couldn't do enough for you....More

1  Thank KarlB346
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Like many of the restaurants in elounda.this restaurant is a beautiful place to eat right by the water and even feed the fish if your feeling too full! Which you just might after eating the wonderful food they serve... and then keep serving. The people...More

Thank AmyBayes
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Guys, I already miss your delicious food and hospitality! You are the best! I would recommend this place to anyone. I ate there many times, after starving and paying a fortune for a very average food at a 5-star hotel I was staying. Excellent food,...More

1  Thank yuliaprivet
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a really friendly sea harbour restaurant serving great food. Lovely authentic atmosphere where the staff are very helpful . Would definatly recommend

1  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We came here as the gentleman outside the restaurant is so nice. He always says hello when we walk past but is very non pushy. Last night was cold so we both ordered soups followed by kleftico and meatballs. Delicious and huge portions. Nice free...More

1  Thank Sarah T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041451
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