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To Pigadi

31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 027522
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coconut cake” (27 reviews)
“moussaka” (57 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

We went here for our last night in Crete to celebrate a wonderful holiday. We went based on the reviews in TA but were bitterly disappointed. The main feature of Crete is that the Cretans appear to like us Brits. If they don't the hide...More

Thank barhillbob
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Everything was very good...Different from regular greek food....well prépared...very good service., Nice environment....Nicely decorated...We were very please.

Thank gaston111
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We got recommended several restaurants by our hotel, among others To Pigadi and Avli (opposed of this restaurant). The ambience of this place is beyond. The food is brilliantly greek creative. The service is great as it feels like they are part owner of the...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Walking through the old town looking for somewhere for lunch came across this restaurant also know as 'The Well'. From the outside its looks expensive but it wasn't, the family run business provides excellent Cretan dishes in an outdoor setting.

Thank ValDenYateley
Reviewed October 12, 2013

We ate as a party of 4 - two were locals involved in the hospitality trade whose principal concern was the lack of locals eating, and the fact that the salad was smaller than they were used to - but they are generally critical anyway....More

Thank brendan o
Reviewed October 11, 2013

The meal was quite good not overly priced again they charge too much for wine, staff were lovely and the setting was great, set back in a court yard

Thank Ewanmichelle
Reviewed October 8, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. There was a good atmosphere, service, food excellent and very well priced. Booking recommended.

Thank Gill1955
Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was the only restaurant that we dined at more than once during our week's stay in Rethymno and we would have dined here more had we discovered it earlier. Other restaurants were generally ok, but we felt more comfortable here than elsewhere. It was...More

Thank retiredrocker
Reviewed October 5, 2013

We followed our noses to this restaurant! The smells coming from the courtyard as we walked to our hotel were delicious and the food matched it! Theork and fish were both delicious and we enjoyed organic craft beer from the local brewery. This is a...More

Thank TravellingPlatypus
Reviewed October 3, 2013

In 7 days we came back here twice but just because we discovered it a bit late in our stay. The atmosphere is really lovely and the people working there are extremely kind and nice .the food is really tasty and I think it was...More

Thank BiancaLau
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $35
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 027522
Description
The restaurant is on the site where once stood a Venetian building which was linked to the residence on the south side through a doorway. It is believed that where the covered dining area stands was once a large storeroom and animal stable. The dining courtyard was indeed a courtyard and animal feeding area. In 2003 the chef and owner Harris Pavlakis decided to open the restaurant. The restaurant serves traditional local and greek dishes with local products and provides a friendly and romantic atmosphere. Our restaurant is certificated for Cretan Cuisine from The Greek Academy Of Taste and has won 2 gold medals one in the 9th contest of Cretan Traditional Cooking and the other in the 6th contest of Cretan Traditional Cooking.
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