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The Wave Restaurant

Beach Front, Maleme, Crete 730 14, Greece
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Front, Maleme, Crete 730 14, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have just returned from staying nearby this restaurant. We stumbled upon it and thought we would give it a try! 4 adults and a 3yr old. Food choice was really good! Staff were excellent, especially when we got caught out in a rain storm...More

1  Thank Rachael6699
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a good restaurant, in a beautiful setting on the beach front. We ordered fried calamari, tzatziki and a Margarita pizza. This we had with 2 Colas, and paid 33Euros. My calamari was overcooked and very chewy, and I couldn't eat it, but the...More

1  Thank LFerdy72
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been two weeks ago, great restaurant, great food, beautiful place and great "manus".... See u soon

1  Thank Fulvio C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurant in perfect setting. Andonis and Valentinos perfect hosts and waiting staff helpful and friendly, especially our hard working friend Manos. Lovely food - ate here more often than any other restaurant/taverna although most were really good. We'll be back. Andrew and Patsy.

1  Thank AndrewMc2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous meal at this lovely restaurant. Waited a while for starters but worth it, steak and sea bass were to die for. I picked my own fish and asked if they would fillet it, no problem. Husbands fillet steak was one of the...More

1  Thank tracy8623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here once on our recent trip to Maleme food was very good however we also like to have a bottle of wine with our meal and the wine here was the most expensive of all the restaurants.

1  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wave restaurant is by far the best place to visit while you are in crete it is open all day untill late in the evening so you can go and enjoy any meal of the day - The food is so beautifully presented and tastes...More

2  Thank Cristina o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel near by and ate here one night, sat right on the beach front with an amazing view for sunset. We had starters and main and both were amazing. food and drink very reasonably priced and if we returned to the...More

1  Thank Grovelr1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wave is a really nice restaurant. It is lovely to look at and is very clean. All staff greeted us with a smile and the owner shook our hands as we left and both him and our waiter remembered us the next night we visited...More

1  Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wish we had found this place earlier on..lovely setting..attentive and friendly staff. Food was absolutely superb, and reasonably priced. Always have Lovely music playing softly in the background . Seating inside, on the covered veranda, or down by the shore..all fantastic. Highly recommend this restaurant...More

Thank UkIslander
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Pauline S
Hi do they still let rooms ,made good friends with the owners 20 years ago ,when they were having the Rome built ,fantastic family ,made us very welcome ,but lost contact over the years ,
18 March 2016|
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Response from YorkshireSpangle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.
Sue S
do you do accomidation
27 January 2015|
Response from MEHOLMANMA | Reviewed this property |
Cannot remember if they did accommodation as we only ate there,we stayed at Mikes hotel just along the the road but in the main hotel on the upper road, which was a bit dated but typically greek and friendly. Best place to... More
Sue S
do you do accomidation
27 January 2015|
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Response from IntrepidMike | Reviewed this property |
That was meant to say staying in chania!!! Good old predicted text
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front, Maleme, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: 6976673669
  • E-mail
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