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31 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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12:00 - 03:15
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:15
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edmond ok
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Old Town in Rethymnon is very special. There are lots of restaurants and shops; yet everything is slow paced and serene.

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Trøgstad, Norway
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Lots of good restaurants, Nice place to shop or just walk for relax Old buildings and small calm streets

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Thank toraar1860
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Great place!! Offers everything - harbour, old town with traditional greek cobbled streets, beautiful venecian architecture and bustling. Also a strip on sea front with modern, lively, trendy bars

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Thank G12MGM
Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

We had a very good dinner here. They even prepared a special dish for my husband who wanted something they no longer had on the menu. The food was tasty and the wine really easy to drink.

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Thank Corina V
Moscow, Russia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The centre of the town is a treasure trove - look out for curiousities at evry step, Rethymnon has plenty to offer!

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Thank Katherine A
Newport
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

What can I say? So nice that we didn't leave it for a whole week,except for a brief boat trip.There are all sorts of shops,from designer clothes shops,to ones with fish in a tank,in which you place your bare feet,and the fish nibble off the dead flesh!

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Thank ClouddancerNewport
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

Well worth a visit, strolling around the cobbled traffic free streets lined with numerous shops, restaurants, ice cream parlours etc.

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Thank cambo2910
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

We visited this Taverna because of it's extensive menu and beautiful location. The prices were a little bit higher than some other Taverna's in the town but the location is very nice so we gave it a go. The meat I ordered was basically just a load of fat in a very salty sauce. The wine was so sweet we... More 

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1 Thank JKS159
Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

The streets are cute and narrow, which I love. Also, there are some nice cool landmarks like the fountain of Rimondi, the gate to the old town, and the fortress. I specially liked the outdoor theatre on the main road. Seriously - there is an outdoor theatre here. It is a must go. I absolutely loved it!

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Toronto
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

There are a lot traditional things to do in Rethymno old town. You will enjoy the good life and old Venetian medieval environment. Try the local tavernas for Cretian recipes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 03:15
Monday
12:00 - 03:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 03:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 03:15
Thursday
12:00 - 03:15
Friday
12:00 - 03:15
Saturday
12:00 - 03:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon

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