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Kefalogiannidon 15, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
2831050070
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our area has a tradition in taverns with history. Since 1992 we hold the...
Our area has a tradition in taverns with history. Since 1992 we hold the frontier in taste.
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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Nice place on the sea

This is a really nice place to come during the day because of its location, a few metres above the sea. Its so relaxing having a snack and a beer or wine, whilst watching the waves bashing the sea walls further down the road. With great service, this is an excellent place to chill out on your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
JAY G
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is a really nice place to come during the day because of its location, a few metres above the sea. Its so relaxing having a snack and a beer or wine, whilst watching the waves bashing the sea walls further down the road. With great service, this is an excellent place to chill out on your holidays watching coach... More 

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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Situated by the edge of the sea, on the opposite side of the road to the Ideon Hotel. We had a special offer of meze dishes & wine for two. My Mrs thought the price was for each of us so she was delighted when the bill came. Food was good & plentiful. Wine was nice & for the prices,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We went twice to Fanari and were delighted with food and the lovely attentive service.Everything we had was delicious;the prawns in ouzo,the aubergine bake and yummy salads and pizza!I highly recommend this restaurant the food is lovely and so reasonably priced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What a great find this is! We ate here 3 times during our stay and food was amazing! The fried calamari was delicious! Staff was very friendly.You are made feel as the only guest with Kleantis giving great advice and engaging with each guest!

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Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We walked into this resto by pure coincidence and boy are we ever glad we did! I had the tzatziki dip and the grilled lamb and hubby had the grilled octopus preceded by the mushroom. A liter of the very good white housewine kept us nice and happy. First off, the two wait staff, Clement and Catarina were just lovely...... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was a very nice place to sit and eat as you are right on the edge of the sea just a few metres above. The food is very good, the only problem I have ever had was in 2012 when I ordered a T bone steak. When it came it wasn't actually a T bone, but like a chop... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Good food, inexpensive and friendly staff. We have eaten here 3 times and Angelo prepared us a lovely meal when we arrived at almost midnight. How grateful were we! Such a lovely start to our wonderful holiday. Genuine kindness here!

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Kaluga, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This place was made for those who can really enjoy good cuisine. Here we have found the best quality - price balance in whole Rethymno - all food we've tried in this restaurant was fresh, plentiful and delicious.The menu included not only Greek food but also many Italian dishes for those who miss them in Greece :). Also the place... More 

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rethimnon, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Vangeli prepared some wonderful dishes for us. They were all delicious. The most tender succulent octopus and calamari. The best Cretan Greek salad and absolutely the best fava I had while in Crete. The views were spectacular. It is a great experience overall and I highly recommend lunch or dinner. Get the table overlooking the sea for the best and... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

Back again with the boys who know good food. Had a fabulous meal. Freshly grilled fish,green salad,chicken nuggets and a Carbonara for the boys, calamari and not to forget the best Hellenic beer Mythos. Thank you once again Vangeli and the two waitresses which were quick and very friendly. Great afternoon

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kefalogiannidon 15, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: 2831050070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Our area has a tradition in taverns with history. Since 1992 we hold the frontier in taste.

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