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S.Venizelou 7, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent location, right in the middle of the Old Town. A wide variety of flavors, good ice cream quality and friendly service.

Thank BlackMumbaX
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in a couple of times walking between Rethymno beach and the old town. You can sit in a shady terrace out front and have coffees, ice creams and other sweets while the beechgoers stomp up and down across the road. Very good gelato (plenty of choice), Illy coffee, and friendly service. A welcome refuge from the heat! They also... More 

1 Thank tom f
Preston, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bigger of the two shops is on the sea front and serves sundaes and desserts. All are excellent and very addictive! Excellent service and lovely, cool cafe.

1 Thank justanothergir1
Milan, Italy
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379 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made with goat milk from their farms, flavour is intense (a must try: banana), quality is excellent. Best choice when there

2 Thank Host29
Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique tastes of sweets. Try galaktompoureko, traditional greek sweet. Its the best in town. If you love ice cream, like I do. ....then you have a problem!!! So many choices. ..and beleive me...you can't make a mistake. ...everything is so delicious!!!!

1 Thank Stella C
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100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two shops, one on the outer western strip and one next to the Venetian fountain in old town. Succulent flavors, a must

1 Thank Marc L
rhos on sea
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such good ice-cream - tripping round Italy decided to always order the same flavour as a test of how good the pace was - pistachio. This was right up there! Perfect natural flavour - lots of crunchy nuts- smooth and perfect texture. Also tried the kafaif flavour - almost better than the pastries! If you eat nothing else in Rethymno... More 

1 Thank janehrhos
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly staff, lots of flavors to choose, nice quality of ice cream, great iced coffee, went there almost every day

1 Thank evagnk
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is magical. You can see the sea,enjoy a great place and have a rest. Until you decide to order; or rather, until the staff decides to notice you. The service was way too slow and quite unpleasant, at some point even rude and bored to death. For the price that you pay, the offered products are not that... More 

Thank CuteMagikarp
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The ice cream that you will never forget!!Meli is the place tha you must visit if you come to rethymno!is old time classic!!the ice cream is made from fresh goat milk and fruits!!!you can also drink you coffee there and eat your fruit salad and the delicius vavla!!!don't miss it!!!

1 Thank Innaki80

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S.Venizelou 7, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: 2831035630

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?