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Sokaki Lemon Garden

6 F. Portou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 023967
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (3 reviews)
“octopus” (6 reviews)
“lamb dish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 F. Portou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Set in a garden full of lemon trees, we have lunch in the shade. We ordered a couple of starters to share, a Cretan omelette and a Sokaki salad. We had a nice feast, the dishes were copious and very tasty. As luck would have...More

Thank Florence C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Found this little restaurant in a lemontree courtyard whilst wandering old town so decided to give it a try for dinner. Had the octopus in orange sauce delightful with avacado shrimps as starters. Both excellent. Followed by stuffed tomatoes and perka fish baked. Stuffed toms...More

Thank JBG1
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were on our first day in Rethymno and thought we are in the other Lemon Garden. I'd say that was silly but it was a great mistake. This quiet restaurant is set beneath lemon trees and tucked into a tiny alley. It looks a...More

Thank Molehole123
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A very nice and quiet place in the center of the old city. Great hosts and delicious food for small money.

Thank Ollie W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This was the last evening of our holiday and we had a lovely time. The owner/proprietor served us personally and was most attentive. The starters, seafood and lamb were all well executed based on classic local dishes. OInce again if you are willing to poay...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Delightful courtyard setting in the shade, under some wonderful lemon trees. Great spot for a bit of lunch, and to escape the bustle and the heat of the town. Friendly service and good value for money - definitely worth seeking out.

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Well,shaded courtyard in a family run taverna. Family style food.We enjoyed the calamari and also the meatballs in tomato sauce.Good place to retire when the touist hype of Old Town gets too much.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We ate here on our last night and loved it. Had traditional Greek dishes - vine leaves best we ever tasted and cheese pies for starters. For mains we had a Lamb dish that is unique to this restaurant that I would highly recommend. Staff...More

Thank Avolpe623
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had lunch here only so far. The setting under a fully loaded lemon tree and fun and peaceful. The service was good but don't think the food matched the setting.

Thank cbw643
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Very friendly service. We knew little more than the basics of Greek language but the waitress was very accommodating. Affordable local food. Perfect :)

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Average prices
USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 F. Portou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 023967
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