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Taverna Fantastiko

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Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
2831072369
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Traditonal Taverna with local food only.Homemade cheese and homemade bread...
Traditonal Taverna with local food only.Homemade cheese and homemade bread as well as meat from our farm...Enjoy the best view and wonderfull sunsets of the island...
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A unique experience

Authentique people, authentique Crete, tasty food and a view that you will never forget. You are in the middle of a mountain area having Rethymno beaches on your sight view. The family that is running the place are so nice and everything to have a very nice experience. Leaving from the busy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Chrystalla H
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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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Nicosia District, Cyprus
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Authentique people, authentique Crete, tasty food and a view that you will never forget. You are in the middle of a mountain area having Rethymno beaches on your sight view. The family that is running the place are so nice and everything to have a very nice experience. Leaving from the busy touristical area of Platanias, Fantastico is a place... More 

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We didnt order from the menu.We asked what had been cooked on the day.We had a wonderful selection of dishes.which were so tasty, To watch the sunset is absolutely amazing .The owners of this restaurant are so lovely and helpful and phoned for a taxi to take us back down the mountain.We will be going there again this August .Hope... More 

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London
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

In every sense this was fantastic! Our first meal was delicious accompanied with home made lemonade and then we discovered they didn't take cards! 'No problem when you come back you can pay

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The family prepared the most wonderful birthday lunch for me, made from their local produce, and cooked in their wood ovens. Breath taking views and close up sightings of the massive vultures. The band of local young musicians played authentic Cretan music. Nothing was too much trouble for this lovely family.

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Market Drayton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was recommended to us by the rep at the Leoniki residence so as a group we had expectations of great home cooked Cretan food as per all other reviews. The food was cafe food at a truck stop in the uk level! Not worth the time or taxi fair up there! It felt like we were in a living... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Proper cretan home cooked food!!!! Local produce and ingredients. Be open to suggestions if you want to taste real food and not "tourist menu" And on top of that fantastic view overlooking Rethymno. I don't know which of the two (food or view) to score first in my review. Top marks. It's only 5 min drive up (literally up) from... More 

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Spijkenisse, Nederland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were taken here by the owners of the complex we were staying at and wow, what a place! The views are to die for, the sunset is as well and even after dark it still amazes you. The food is (as my husband put it) 'Greek without any bull****'! Simple dishes with great taste...

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Risca, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely spot at the top of a mountain to see the sun set. Owners were lovely. Food was fine. Roads were windy to get to it but worth it.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a very special place, away from the mass tourism in the city, with a spectacular view over the Rethymno bay. A family restaurant with homemade very good greek food, and sweet people. Nice and windy on warm days, perfect sunsets in the evenings. Make sure to bring your camera!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Brilliant service, nice local food served. And a view to kill for. We enjoyed this place a'lot and also the local village Maroulas.

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Additional Information about Taverna Fantastiko

Address: Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Phone Number: 2831072369
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon  >  Maroulas
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon  >  Maroulas
  • Phone Number: 2831072369

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Traditonal Taverna with local food only.Homemade cheese and homemade bread as well as meat from our farm...Enjoy the best view and wonderfull sunsets of the island...
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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