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Taverna Kyria Maria

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20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 029078
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Proper home cooked Cretan food. Away from the crowds, very welcoming, family owned for 30 years! Just what we wanted away from the crowds and busy tourist restaurants on the harbour. Very traditional little place, good value.

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Brisbane, Australia
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624 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We were trying to avoid the obvious tourist traps and whilst escaping the rain wandered down a side lane and stopped by some French customers who were saying how wonderful the food is. Yes, it is. The lamb in lemon sauce and the special local octopus with orzo are both very special. Great hospitality at very reasonable prices. Very cheery... More 

Thank Pauline K
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went during April. A bit off season and off eating rush ours. We were alone in the restaurant, 2 adults and to adolescents. We ordered fish (which I saw before it was grilled), a musaka meal for 2 and a steak. The Musaka was enjoyable, the steak was juicy, and the fish which I ate was grilled just so... More 

Thank Shiri G
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Do not be put off by the fact this a small tavern down a side street. The food is superb. My wife and I ate there twice and were not disappointed on either visit. Try the lamb in lemon sauce or the smoked pork; both excellent. Service could not be friendlier.

Thank StephenSW19
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Lovely, lovely little place. Would highly recommend. We went for lunch and tried a few dishes. Everything is fresh and tasty. The stuffed peppers and Tomatoes were supberb! waiter is a little grumpy but who cares when the food is great?!

Thank mistermoots
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Kyra Maria is a wonderful cook, the food is excellent and she knows it! In a back street lovely little location. Well worth a visit.

Thank VanClomp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely place with birds :) we ordered Cold Plate mezes 👍; Seafood Spaghetti 👍 ; lamb in Lemon sauce👏 .. Prices are Also good. Come & eat 😉

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
La Coruna, Spain
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61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We had dinner here as a recommendation both from our travel guide and from the staff of our acommodation. We couldnt choose better!! We had Greek salad, baked vegetables and wild mushrooms with yoghurt sauce. The last of the dishes was simply wonderful! I still remember its tastiness! Totally recommended, if we ever return to Rethymno we will come bakc... More 

Thank donperico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

We went to this lovely, authentic restaurant last Wednesday whilst stumbling through the beautiful streets of Rethymnon. Tucked into a little alley, surrounded by hibiscus flowers and unique indoor decor, it is a delight. We were attracted to the varied and interesting menu with a great selection of dishes for our group's varied requirements (vegans, vegetarians, wheat allergies and wine... More 

Thank Dancing0Amaya
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Visited for an evening meal ordered the Maria plate for 2 which was 2 plates of Cretan meat and veg. Very tasty and good service. Highly recommended.

Thank jimmy9784

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 029078

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?