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Medousa Restaurant

Behind Seafront, Eastern End, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 693 713 3234
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (8 reviews)
“moussaka” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Behind Seafront, Eastern End, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To a foreigner, it appears the most authentically Greek restaurant I found in Plakias, if a bit up-market. Excellent food. And crowded every night.

Thank GraysonDublin
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Medousa is off the main street, away from the neon lit noisy competitors on the beach front. And it’s why we picked it up. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the atmosphere is really peaceful. The service was perfect and the food was amazing. I...More

Thank X5185OMthomasm
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Beautifully decorated place behind the promenade of Plakias. The menu was well structured and had enough but not too many choices for each selected category of meal. The meals were delicious with the traditional cuisine being displayed in an elegant and tasteful way. It is...More

Thank Chris X
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We last visited the Medousa five years ago. Since then, it has been refurbished and now looks more upmarket. However, the food and service remain of high quality. We always tried the nightly special main courses which were delicious.

Thank Pat_from_Preston
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is our favourite taverna in Plakias but sadly tonight was dreadful. We waited 20 minutes to place our order and another 10 for the wine to arrive. We shared a starter and had drunk our wine before we walked out. Clearly there was a...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Plakias has many good tavernas, but this restaurant stands out. I had the best grilled veal liver outside Paris, pink and tender, in a delicious lemon-rosemary sauce, and my wife had a lovely seafood risotto. House wine was also top notch.

Thank axelhelg
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Great food,great desserts, beautiful ambient, friendly staff! Highly recommended! Reasonable prices.

Thank Mateja M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

An amazingly nice family restaurant with a equally nice interior, they've put the traditional Greek cuisine on a higher level. The food is clearly prepared by a talented chef, and the service is personal and friendly even though a busy Saturday evening. We had to...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Excellent food Staff really friendly and family run. Great selection on menu. Food lovely meatball with sauce Excellent.

Thank Crispy2smith
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Definitely the best restaurant we discovered in Plakias - a bit off the beaten track but well worth finding. Not your typical Greek taverna but more classy and upmarket. Good ambience, background music and stylish interior. Liked everything on the menu and the specials changed...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Seafront, Eastern End, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 693 713 3234
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