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Taverna Fantastiko

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Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rethymnon, Greece
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was fantastic , the people there was fantastic and the view was also fantastic. Then i understood why the name of the taverna is fanatastic. If you will go to Crete you must go there.....

1 Thank Konstantinos G
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our villa so decided to try it on our first night. We drove up the mountain which is fairly easy as the restaurant is quite well signposted. The view is amazing, we decided to sit outside even though it was a bit chilly (late september) but glad we did as we... More 

Thank Rob S
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing views - you must be there for sun set! Great food (lemon chicken was delish!) Home made wine is a definite winner! Don't try and walk it - get a taxi or car hire! Service was warm & prompt. Prices were extremely reasonable! We will be back.

Thank bubblynutta
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Set at the top of the hill above the lovely village of Maroulas this is a great place to catch the sunset and enjoy the panoramic views over Rethymnon and the surrounding areas. The mixed vegetable starter was lovely which included five or six fresh dishes. The mains were not on the same level as the starter but were ok.

1 Thank jammiedlee
Ravensburg, Germany
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super delicious meat. We were eating the dich of the day, which was lamp traditional and chicken with lemon sauce. The meat was so soft and tasty. Also the starters plate for two was amazing! Great view!

Thank Einoel
Potos, Greece
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the restaurant on a rather windy evening and were forced to go inside from the pictoresque terrace. The inside was not so pictoresque, prams, beer crates, bicycles, children. Not a romantic setting. We had zucchini balls, traditional pork and chicken in lemon. The food was great authentic Greek home food (or at least I think so), really good.... More 

1 Thank paivihaarla2016
Kendal, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful service in a 'real' taverna up in the hills. On the way up you could smell the thyme. Home made food at very, very reasonable prices. The sweet, yoghurt, honey and home made raisins was absolutely delicious.

Thank CrystaLNatland
Westerlo, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant with new outside terrace with magnificent hill top view on Rethymnon deserves the first place ,since next to the setting also the food deserves a reward. It serves traditional greek cuisine but on a higher more refined level than most of the tavernas or restaurants. You have to start with the "argos" plate That offers a combination of... More 

Thank fambroers
Essex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This taverna is an absolute find. We were lucky enough to be taken there. Everything is home made, including the cheese and the bread. The food was really good, especially the array of starters. Go in time to see the sun set - stunning.

Thank Lesley H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there on the last night of our holiday, the restaurant is situated high on the hills (10min drive from Platanes/Rethymno) We had the tip from our hotelmanager to eat there if we wanted something special en romantic for the last night out. The food and service were sublime, and the view is really stunning. Make sure to come here... More 

Thank Martijn F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon  >  Maroulas
  • Phone Number: 2831072369
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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