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Castelvecchio

29 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 055163
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“walnut cake” (46 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
“avocado salad” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
29 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here in october. Soon the season ends, but I hope you ceep the safran sauce on the menue for the next season.

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the old town of Rethymon just down the path from the fortress you will find this small family run taverna. The night we went they had a large group in but despite being very busy they found us a table and service was welcoming...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The location, the staff and above all the food was top top. I went with my family. Great welcome. Free mineral water served. We had salads and calamari to start with, followed by veal steak , and few chicken cream and chicken shnitzel meals. All...More

Thank Nojan B
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We went for a evening meal . Away from the maddening crowds of the old town . Very warn service excellent wine and very flavoursome tasty food . The sumptuous meal was followed by a beautiful complimentary dessert and raki . Try enjoyed the evening...More

Thank Hemant S
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

After eating here, it will be hard going back to other places to eat. The food is excellent and the service is the same. Good advice from waitors of what you need of whine and food, instead of what they might earn money on.

1  Thank Øyvind M
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Fresh flowers on table, cold water, friendly host, soft music playing and a romantic atmosphere and view. And then the food... The best creamy mushrooms I ever tasted! Everything fresh and homemade. It simply was great!

1  Thank Ryanne v
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Sit on the balcony and enjoy the view. While eating fantastic cooked special lamb with perfect house red wine. Just wounderfull. Great romantic quiet place, just loved it.

Thank Trip798779
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Al fresco dining below Fortezza walls. View of city lights and fortress walls. Restaurant is on cobbled lane leading up to Fortezza. Locally grown produce ripened on the bush - both the aubergine and also the avocado salad were delicious. Olive oil out of this...More

Thank MacyMurmur
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Peppered steak - perfect Sea bass - fantastic Do try this place, it’s loverly and the staff are really friendly. Best meal in Rethymnon by far.

1  Thank Dibden
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is one of Rethymno's best restaurants! Castelvecchio has a really nice location and a cozy atmosphere. The food is delicious, especially the lamb and beef dishes. The waiters are dedicated and very service minded.

Thank elo_andersson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 055163
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