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15 Kefalogiannidon, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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224 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the walk round from the Venetian harbour to experience this delightful sea view restaurant. The location is very scenic and tranquil overlooking the coast. It was easy to get a table closest to the sea and soak in the atmosphere while eating and drinking at a leisurely pace. The food was really delightful and representing great value for... More 

Thank NHAnorak
Camberley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is fresh and tasty friendly service with lovely views overlooking the sea.The prices are very reasonable with really good special deals. My wife is vegetarian and there were some really good options.

Thank alan g
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant as it seemed to be the only one that did not have touts to pull you in. This town seemed to exist to fleece tourists! Food was good and reasonably priced, but they charged far too much for waters and coffees. The terrace overlooks the sea and was very pleasant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Not many places are so romantic as this one! We enjoyed delicious traditional Greek food with a background that was breathtaking. We enjoyed a beautiful sunset overlooking the sea. Our waiter Clement was also a service minded and talented person as he spoke 5 languages and in addition to his knowledge about the food.

Thank leneanne
Oxford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We visited this restaurant on recommendation of friends and were pleasantly surprised by the wide choice of dishes available, plus the excellent service. We knew the view was amazing as had visited other restaurants along this road before. We chose 10 dishes between the 5 of us from fried courgettes, to chicken in wine to Cretan salad. All were tasty... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Meal took forever to arrive, despite being noon and not many customers around. Prices mid to high. Taste was nothing special either. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank iaberis
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is a very nice restaurant overlooking the Port, on the road to the Fortezza. We ate here a few weeks ago and decided to come back in the hope of some cooling breezes from the sea on a very hot & humid day. Well there was little in the way of a breeze but the excellent food more than... More 

Thank ellemm47
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Situated next to the sea on the main road between the fortress and harbour Fanari doesn't look much but the service and food were good. Very reasonable prices make this place well worth visiting.

Thank mdz63
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a good lunch here at the sea edge. Good selection of main and small dishes from the kitchen across the busy road which makes the servers job all the more difficult. So lovely to sit by the water and enjoy lunch without paying the huge prices charged at the inner harbour restaurants.

Thank Evie9933
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lovely taverna overlooking the sea near the Fortezza. Local dishes, freshly cooked. Very reasonable prices. A lovely place to sit and watch the sun go down.

Thank irene135

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kefalogiannidon, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: 302831050070
Our area has a tradition in taverns with history. Since 1992 we hold the frontier in taste.

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