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Avli

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$$$
Café, 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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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 356
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  • 157
    Very good
  • 80
    Average
  • 47
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Outstanding Service and Food

The food and wine our absolute perfection. The best food in Greece is here! The ambiance is wonderful ... You will not be disappointed! The staff here is very knowledgable about Greek wine and food. Listen to their recommendations.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
TravelLux2000
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The food and wine our absolute perfection. The best food in Greece is here! The ambiance is wonderful ... You will not be disappointed! The staff here is very knowledgable about Greek wine and food. Listen to their recommendations.

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Reinholds, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Lovely Courtyard dining with wonderful food, the outdoor dining is a wonderful way to end your day. the food was beyond description and the service was outstanding.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The people from the service was very gentle and friendly. One minor issue is that the menu was only in Greek so the waiter needed to explain it. The food was excellent, they also provided complimentary desert 😊. Don't forget to visit the wine cellar that is on the building besides the restaurant.

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Chesham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Modern presentation of good food in rather small portions. This restaurant was one of the few open in early November. It was very clean with sparkling wine glasses and cutlery with a nod towards fine dining. Sadly we were the only diners sitting in a large empty restaurant which isn't ideal at any time. We had a glass of white... More 

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It is difficult to choose from the menu, all look very special. We ordered some of the popular seafood and Greek dishes, and they were served in an attractive way and dishes, plus the taste was really good, service was very nice, and you have to go around the premise to see all the details hanging on the walls and... More 

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Vantaa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We have eaten here two times, the first time (couple)the experience was ok(not special), the second time really bad. We were 5 adults and 2 children, getting the food took so long that the children were not able to wait any longer, and when the food finally arrived, it was really bad, cold and the wrong foods, nothing is going... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I expected much more from this restaurant... reading the reviews... no inspiration on the dishes... and diffidently very expensive for what they offer...

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

So happy we came across the restaurant roaming around. we waited about an hour until they opened for dinner. It was beyond worth it. Great and creative food, wonderful service, great value, a garden that was so welcoming, and designed so beautifully. don't miss miss it if you are in Rethymno.

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great setting, wonderfully prepared food. local ingredients, very fresh and very delicious. We ate here for breakfast and dinner more than once and were always very happy.

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Milatos, Greece
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We popped in on the off chance they had a spare table, we were early so once sat, the menu was explained it was a festive tasting menu at 35 euro a head, from the first starter we knew we were in for some amazing food. Each course was lovely and I was so stuffed couldn't finish dessert. House Wine... More 

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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 0 - 38
  • Cuisine: Café, Greek, Fusion, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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