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Avli

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Cafe, Greek, Fusion, Wine Bar
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22 Xanthoudidou & Radamathyos Str | Old Town of Rethymno, Crete, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 058250
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great service and good food

Went there with a group of six people and we were very satisfied with the wine, the food and the service. A beautiful garden in the middle of the restaurant. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Skovde, Sweden
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

When we are in Rethymnon we make sure to take a trip or two Avli - they have great food and a great backyard to eat in- make sure to ask for a seating the ruins :)

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Langenthal, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful setting and amazing food! Very unique atmosphere! We spent over 2 hours there on a lunch date without our 3 kids and it was perfect! We loved everything about it!

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Chania Town, Greece
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Probably the best restaurant in Retthymnon! I rarely write down my impressions on places but we visited Avli twice with friends and it's a first-class venue. Note also the extensive wine list - without doubt, one of the best wine lists in Crete.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We sat outside in a beautiful courtyard surrounded by hand made chandeliers and amongst stunning table settings. The food was delicious, all Crete specialists but made and presented in a creative way. The ingredients were of very high quality and the service was excellent.

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Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful restaurant, with a lot of care put into its decoration. Authentic, well looked after, with a wonderful selection of Cretan dishes, presented with a modern edge. We went twice and tried several different dishes - good quality of food, great selection of local wines, and we particularly appreciated the organic aspects of some dishes. Keep up the good work!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The basics (essentials) were great: setting, service, bread, coffee/tea, yogurt, honey, butter. The atmosphere is a beautiful garden. The local products are fantastic. It's been a real treat to do breakfast in their restaurant. When it comes to their specified breakfasts, we recommend the omelets, fruits and meats/cheeses. Thank you Avli crew!

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Skovde, Sweden
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went there with a group of six people and we were very satisfied with the wine, the food and the service. A beautiful garden in the middle of the restaurant. Well worth a visit.

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Oslo, Norway
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We liked the location, the resturant was charming and we got a good impression of the menju. The service was very good, but two different waiters served us, can feel a bit unpersonal but it is after all high season. We got everything we needed. We were a bit dissapointed of the wild goat and the pork that was long... More 

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Copenhagen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We ate at AVLI, as we do every year during our holidays in Crete. The food and wine was great as usual ! Unfortunately we felt that there were too few waiters. We missed the experienced older waiters who were so good in giving us attention the earlier years. We have been used to waiters who had time to come... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

fantastic location food surperb , the staff were are very helpful. we will return next year cant wait x

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Additional Information about Avli

Address: 22 Xanthoudidou & Radamathyos Str | Old Town of Rethymno, Crete, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2831 058250
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
Average Prices: USD 38
Cuisine: Cafe, Greek, Fusion, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Xanthoudidou & Radamathyos Str | Old Town of Rethymno, Crete, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 058250

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Greek, Fusion, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions

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