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Malia, Crete, Greece
The complete guide to Malia, Crete, Greece

Malia Restaurants & Cafe's

We have something for everyone, gluten free greek, vegerterian,

We recommend trying difference places each night in different locations. You can eat by the port and enjoy traditional sea food. Why not try the old village where you can feel the history of Malia while you eat in Malia's famous old Village. Try the main road for a many different options, such as Indian, Mexican, West Indian, Chinese, Greek and Modern European as well as famous chains, such as Mcdonalds, Subway. If you have any special diet needs, we have a number of restaurants with qualified chefs to meet you needs, for Vegetarian and Gluten Free meals

Thalassa Beach Bar / Restaurant - 'Perfect location for lunch and drinks by the sea'


Thalassa Beach Bar / Restaurant located directed at the end of Beach road. Sitting here, you can see Malia and Stalis beaches. Top class food and drinks with high trained chefs to make you experience by the Malia sea unforgettable

Potamos Beach Restaurant - 'Come to paradise, we are waiting for you'


Potamos Beach Restaurant is the perfect location, for food and drinks all day long. We have top class chefs and seating at our restaurant as well as seating on the beach. Come and see Vangelis and Illas and the rest of the team in 2022. We are the perfect spot for lunch

Toto Lotto Taverna - 'One of the best in the old Village'


Toto Lotto, a traditional family run greek restaurant in Malia's old village. Well worth a visit, the food is fantastic, the staff are great. Situated next to the church in the old village in Malia. Toto lotto is decorated in items from all over the world, including a rather unique north american Indian.

Ilios Cafe - 'Great place to start the day'


Ilios cafe is centrally located on the main Beach Road, between the Ilios Hotels and the Beach. Over the last 20 years we have served many thousands of customers, our experienced staff can serve you with sensational ice creams, a wide variety of coffee's and fresh delicious croissants.

SFC Fast Food - 'A Simple Lip Licking Flavor'


SFC Express ~ Southern Fried Chicken ~ Lip Licking Flavour ~ We are the best take away chicken in Malia, find us on Beach Road.

Red Lion Restaurant - 'The Friendly English Pub in the Sun'


We are now the biggest Bar & Restaurant on the Beach Road. We are located one minutes walk from the beach. We serve food all day from 9:00 till Late. You can enjoy traditional British food here, come early because we are always packed.

Malia Port Fish Taverna - 'The perfect place to experience Malia sea food'


Malia Port Taverna - Sit and eat with the best views of the old and new port. Near the tiny Church. The staff are friendly, and you can sit inside or outside. Nice food, and great drinks, a lovely place to watch the sun set.

Brasserie Restaurant Malia - 'Simply top class'


The Brasserie is located at the lower crossroads of Beach Road, next to Hermes. We run a Greek kitchen with international flavours of both Greek and European tastes. If you are planning a nice meal or a night out we are without doubt the place to visit. We hope to see you soon

Eva Taverna - 'Traditional Greek food cooked by one of the best..'


Eva a family restaurant, with home made food, located just far enough away from Malia's hustle & bustle to be peaceful, but close enough to walk to. With a wide selection of international and Greek food, we are the place to try Greek food without the commercial influence.

Queens Cafe - 'Just of the main road, the perfect place day and night'


Queen cafe is a breath of fresh air in Malia. A clean stylish cafe, located just of the main road. Ideal if you are on the way to the beach or for a great meal before a big night out. The food is fantastic, with experanced chef and waitress staff. Come and join Sarah and Vangelis in Malia's classy and newest Cafe

San Giorgio Restaurant - 'For the full Malia Dining Experience'


San Giorgios is located in the old village divided into two buildings on either side of the lane, both have an up and down stairs. Well worth a visit, with traditional greek fire, dancing and plate smashing most nights. Nice staff and very good food.

Mirage Restaurant - 'Traditional Greek Cafe / Restaurant in Malia old town'


Mirage Restaurant can be found in the old village opposite 4 Seasons Hotel, its a really nice place with good wholesome food, this family run business will make you welcome from early in the morning until late at night. We have all the New Films on DVD and you can watch them whilst eating your meal.

Mr Dish - 'Fun Staff and fun times at Mr dish with Maria and Mathew'


Mr Dish is an existing restaurant with a new name and new look. Remember DR, well now it is Mr Dish, still serving the most amazing food. Check out Mr Dish not only for the food but for the fantastic staff as well, who will ensure you have a lovely meal.

Drossia Café - 'Drossia Bar Restaurant since 1974'


A lovely relaxing place to enjoy a refreshing drink or coffee while watching the world go by.

Chicken Hut - 'Chicken by night, located in the main nightlife area'


Chicken Hut Malia - Best Chicken in Malia - in the middle of Malia. We have various menu options for our chicken dishes. We are open until very late. Opposite the help bar, we are easy to find. Eat our chicken at night and feel better in the morning

Odas Traditional Taverna - 'The perfect dining experience next to the church'


Odas Taverna located in the old village, we are a truely traditional taverna, with a lovely decorarated building, with traditional wooden tables and chairs, just like a Taverna should be. We have a great traditional menu, and real Greek chefs.

Sport Cafe


Watch all the sports live on 3 big TV's whilst enjoying wonderful food - fresh Baguettes, Meals, Grills & breakfast served all day with Good Music and atmosphere, 2 mins walk from Malia main road.

Kalyva Taverna - 'Located on Potomas beach, the perfect place for food and drinks'


Kalyva taverna is a little restaurant situated on Potamos Beach a huge expanse of sand on the outskirts of Malia on the road towards the Malia Archaeological Site, this lovely taverna services wonderful Greek dishes along with cool drinks and perfect views over the sea and the mountains.

Elisabeth and Stablos - 'In the main square of Malia's old village'


Elisabeth and Stablos Greek Restaurant is in the perfect location right in the heart of Malia Old Village. This lovely restaurant has it all - traditional food served from early evening, amazing service and the atmosphere is fantastic.



Situated in the centre of Malia, next to Apollo.

Napolitana Italian Restaurant


The Napolitana is situated on Beach Road, close to Zig Zags. We are the place to eat if you would like to try the real taste of Italian food while in Malia. We have friendly staff and a great chef. Come and see us soon

Cretan Family Taverna


The Cretan Family Taverna is a lovely place to have a meal or a drink, situated on the road between McDonald's cross roads and Tropical beach. At the restaurant we serve the most finest traditional Greek dishes of the region. Each evening during the holiday season our restaurant is open and is filled with many people who have already found us.



Burgerland is in the middle of club land, and is easy to get to after a hard night clubbing. Come and see Manos and have some nice FAST FAST food. We can be found opposite the Exodus Club, with seats for everybody.

Zorba's Family Taverna & Pizza Take Away


A wonderful taverna in Malia old dishes which serves traditional Cretan dishes with a twist. The food is amazing, the atmosphere brilliant and the service second to none.

Kreta Taverna - 'Perfect food and drink, on the entrance to Malia'


Kreta Taverna is located on Malia main road just a few meters out of the town. A very good place to try REAL Greek food and come highly recommended by the local Greek community. Very good food & setting with amazing veiws over the mountains & coast.

House Steak House - 'Welcome to the House of Steak'


The House, Steak House Malia. We offer every steak with the best service in Malia. With seats both up stairs and down, you have the chance to sit and eat with some nice views of the mountains. Very nice staff, and great food - come and see us this year

McDonald's - 'I'm Lovin' It'


McDonald's franchise fast food restaurant.

Kalesma Taverna - 'Perfect food nestled in the Malia old village'


Enjoy the Greek and International cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere. We will give you the opportunity to enjoy delicate meditteranean tastes in an old stone family house. For about 20 years quality has been our number one priority.

The Bull Restaurant - 'The best steak in town, we do one thing very well'


The Bull Restaurant is the Steak Master of Malia, in fact, not just of Malia of the whole of Crete.

Drossia Mediterranean Restaurant


The Drossia Restaurant is a wonderful serene restaurant decorated to a high standard in a shabby chic style, the service is impeccable and the food amazing.

Candia Taverna


Candia Taverna can be found on Grammatikaki Street, in Malia, a beautiful family run Greek Taverna, serving traditional greek food.

Sirtaki Restaurant


Sirtaki Restaurant is a Restaurant, Grill, Pizza, Pasta & Steak house and an absolute must on your visit to Malia. We have been in Malia since 1969, and have 40 years experience in tourism, people and our restaurant, you can find us in the centre of town just 3 mins walk from the beach.

Camelot Restaurant


Camelot Restaurant, Malia. We are located on the border between Stalis and Malia and have one of the most amazing menus on the north coast of Crete. Nothing is too much trouble for us to make you stay with us an enjoyable one. See you soon

Blue Sea Taverna


Blue Sea Taverna, is on the road between the town center and the old Malia Port. This is a top place to watch the sun set. There is nothing else like it in Malia - top food, top drinks, and a location on the coast that cant be beaten.

Kaza Pub - 'Live Music, DJs, great food, drinks and fun staff'


Kaza Pub cannot be missed it is huge! this pub is a sports bar, diner, cafe and pub all rolled into one. A really lovely place to eat from breakfast right through to dinner, or just to have a drink whilst watching the live sports, or having a game of pool.

Anemone Taverna


Excellent tavenra in the old village. Well worth a visit while in Malia. Very good food and recommended by many locals. Anemone offers Greek and International menu, with friendly staff and a nice location this is the perfect place to eat.

Gregory's Coffee - 'One of the famous Greek Café Chains '


Gregory's is a great coffee chain in Greece with possible the best café of all of them in Malia. We have a wide range of drinks, cold and hot coffee and snakes with seating inside and outside site. We have some unique seats in our garden, come and check them out with a coffee

Malia Star Taverna - 'The Star by the sea'


Choose from various types of breakfast, tasty lunches and delicious dinners, the atmosphere within the taverna is of a Cretan family's friendly hospitality and is decorated in a typical Greek style.

Petrinos Inn Restaurant


Petrino's Inn is a restaurant which can be found in Malia Old Village,

Symposium Restaurant - 'We are the BBQ restaurant'


The Symposium Restaurant Taverna is situated on the beach road between Malia and Stalis, near to the McDonalds cross roads. This lovely taverna serves a wide variety of Greek dishes, all cooked to perfection.

Kalypso Taverna


The Kalypso Taverna can be found on Grammatikaki St, the road that runs from Malia to Stalis parallel to the beach. This atmospheric taverna serves traditionally cooked Cretan food, that is a delight to eat.

Sofra Restaurant - 'Traditional Family Restaurant'


Sofra Family Restaurant, a great location with amazing food. Sofra has a traditional feel, with amazing tasty and well presented food, this is a taverna you must not miss on your visit or Malia or Stalis. We have high quality chefs and lots of tables to sit and eat. You can be outside or in the shade. We have a safe child play area at the rear of our restaurant.

Pittas - 'Meat and More'


Pittas is a band new classy Greek fast food shop on the main road, in the centre of Malia. The food is great and served quickly. We have wide range of traditional Greek and European fast food including burgers and gyros and many different items on the menu. Come and visit us in 2022, we look forward to seeing you - Yannis & Maria

Wasabi Sushi & Noodles - 'Sushi & Noodles Bar'


Wasabi is the latest high class restaurant in Malia. The Restaurant, the food the staff are a class offering to Malia. The food is delicious, with take away and eat in options. You will be welcomed by our beautiful front of house staff who can help you with the menu. We are a super healthy option for a oriental meal in the sunshine of Crete.

Oliva Cretan Restaurant


Oliva Cretan Restaurant

Mezen - 'Mezen - Greek Restaurant'



Paradise Family Taverna - 'Quiet location and Quality'


Paradise Cafe:- We are located on the Road between Stalis and Malia, we are bout 7-8 mins walk from the Malia Cross Roads. We have a very nice cafe decorated with the flags of Europe. We have a nice bar, and great menu

Chicken Grill - 'Always Fresh, Greek Traditional'


Chicken Grill is on the main road, very close to the centre of Malia. We do all sorts of traditional Greek food, including chicken. You can sit inside or outside or we deliver to your room.

Chilli Bites


Chilli Bites

Geitonia Traditional Taverna


Geitonia Traditional Taverna

Vafrano - 'Pasta | Pizza'


We are an Italian fast food outlet in the centre of Malia. Our products and our restaurant are classy with large menus of many different types of Italian food. You can sit inside or outside our restaurant or we do take away and delivery. We can delivery where ever you are, or take away back to the room. We are open until late

Sunset Cafe


Sun Set Apartments - Close to Malia, on the Stalis Road

Angelo Family Restaurant


Angelo Family Restaurant

The House


The House

Stone House - 'Mediterranean Mezes Taverna'


The Stone Hose Taverna is located at the entrance to the old village. A perfect location to find tradition food and helpful staff. Serving Mediterranean mezes style dished as well as tradition Greek food. With a roof garden overlooking the main church of Malia and great staff this is a must for your holiday this year.

Karma Bar and Cafe - 'Karma is like a 69, you get what you give'


We are located just outside the main part of Malia, just 3 or 4 mins walk away from the Malia cross roads. Come and have a drink with us and watch the world walk by. We have some inspiration quotes for you on our walls as decoration

Savoidakis Bakery


Savoidakis Bakery

Coffee Island - 'Changing your brain with coffee'


Coffee Island - One of the main coffee shops in Malia. Fun staff, great atmosphere and music and most of all great Coffee. We have many different blends of coffee and many snacks and Ice Cream. We are easy to find, we are the centre Malia. Come and find us and find great coffee

Bee Refreshments


Bee Refreshments

Lap Net Cafe


Lap Net Cafe

Bakery Shops 1


Bakery Shops 1

Anemi Taverna - 'Traditional Greek Food'


We are Anemi Taverna, we have a large Taverna with seats inside and outside. With a traditional menu and experienced chef, we offer a great night out. People come here for dinner and end up staying the whole night.

Barber Shop Patisserie


Barber Shop Patisserie

Golden Fass - 'Original Taverna'


Golden Fass - Original Taverna - Grill House

Malia Hut - ' Pizza Fast Food'


At Malia Hut we done one thing, but we do it the best in Malia. We do fast food clubbers and party goers. We are right in the middle of the clubbing area of Malia, and we get serve you a delicious pizza/burger or gyros, before you go back clubbing. Our pizzas are the bet in town - we do Mexican, Hawaii, Tri Colour, Old Dress, Veggy, and many more

The Lab Coffee Shop


The Lab Coffee Shop

China Royal - 'Come for a Chindian'


China Royal is a top Chinese restaurant in Malia with a twist. This Chinese restaurant also has a full Indian Menu as well. At China Royal we call this a 'chindian', where one can eat Chinese and your friend or partner can eat Indian. If you feel adventurous you can have a half Chinese and half Indian dinner with us. It is like a food cocktail and food contentment mash up. Come for a 'Chindian', we are the best in town

Taverna Meltemi - 'Totally Traditional, Totally Greek Food'


Taverna Meltemi

Knossos Taverna


Knossos Taverna

Grill House - 'To Steki Tou Nikola - Since 1988'


A very traditional fast food Taverna, doing deliveries. The staff are great fun and the food is delicious, with 35 years experience of cooking fast food in Malia we are the best on the main road.

Sofi Restaurant / Cafe


Sofi Restaurant / Cafe - quality food day and night

Mezes - 'Traditional Greek Garden Restaurant'


Come and sit in the Mezes Garden and eat the best food in Malia. We are a Traditional Greek Garden Restaurant with some of the bets food in Malia.

Alexis Taverna


Alexis Taverna

i Fratelli Italian Restaurant


i Fratelli Italian Restaurant

Central Spot


Central Spot

Volta Cafe - 'Life Begins After Coffee'


Here at Volta, we believe that our coffee will make you life better. So we say "Life begins After Coffee". Come and try our coffee and you will see we might be right. We also do Ice Creams that are great with our coffee. We have a wide range of coffee and snacks, and some great seating to sit and watch the world go by. We do deliveries and takeaways

Kosta Kosta - '....make the perfect blend'


Kosta Kosta. The perfect blend of Coffee for any time of day

Avli Taverna & Grill


Avli Taverna is located in the central part of Malia tucked behind Sugar. Open in the early evening this is a quite spot to sample traditional Greek food. Well worth a visit and comes with a GreeceMonkey recommendation. See you soon

Magirio - 'Delicious Local Dishes - call 0030 28970 32755'


Great Food, Great Location and fantastic staff. If you want to try great local food without the wait of a traditional taverna, we are the place for you. We also do Local Deliveries to hotels and houses. Come and check our menu, we re opposite "Telis Phone Repair" shop

Johnny Bites - 'Authentic Foods with Authentic Tastes'


All our food can be take away including Gyros (Chicken or Port) Kebabs, Salads, Club Sandwiches, Burgers and Fried Chicken, and Hotdogs. We have a special section on our menu called Bits and Bites and also we do set meals to make it easier to choose when you had a few beers. We are open until late, come and see Maria and the rest of the team in Johnny Bites 2022. You dont need a silver fork to eat well, you just need to come to Johnny Bites

George Bistro 33 - 'Coffee Bar - Restaurant'


We are on the main road, we are restaurant doing a wide range of food, drinks including many types of coffee. We do sandwiches, burgers, fish dishes, traditional Greek food, as well a Ice Cream for the warm summer days in Malia. We have great atmosphere inside, with out artistic walls, clocks and big TVs. We look forward to seeing you in 2022

Peppers - 'Street Food Bar'



The Hub


The Hub

No Name - 'The Greek Meat Pita House'


The No Name Grill Meat Pita House, is very popular with all the locals and the tourists. Open until very late, so drop in on the way out or the way home for the nights out

Burger House - 'Hotdogs, Pizzas and Burgers'


We are a perfect anytime of the day, and a great stop before the big night out or on the way back to the hotel. We can serve you quickly with high quality fast food from Malia. We cook everything in front of you and have loads of seating and drinks, including beer and wine.

Piatsa Kebab


We are a perfect kebab and fast food shop at the top of beach road. We have many outside tables and inside as well. We do a wide range of Greek and European take away food. We are perfect place to stop on the way out or back from a night out in Malia. We have every type of kebab, we sell soft drinks and beer