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Taverna Knossos

Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 025582
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fresh fish” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely experience! Beautiful outlook over the marina and incredible home cooked food - also try the house wine served by the jug. Maria is delightful and made our evening so special.. don’t miss out on this gem!

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had lunch here. The lasted home made bread with a grated tomato and olive oil topping and the seafood spaghetti were superb. The wait staff were excellent and we had a wonderful time.

Thank DCreighton
Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt in love from the first sight. We have been welcomed by Maria and Stavros that lead this little restaurant placed next to marina. We received the best service and attention that you can imagine. We didn’t order dishes from the menu but we...More

Thank Malgodro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on some good reviews we choose the Knossos restaurant for one of our last nights in Rethymno. We asked for the one table on the balcony that happen to be free and offers beautiful views over the old venetian harbour. Knossos is specialised in...More

Thank Albert-Ludmilla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had miracle evening in this place. First of all - food, it was one of the most delicious fish I had in my life. Very fast service, very friendly and welcome owners, several compliments. But I will remember the taste of fish I had....More

Thank Dilenciya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and incredibly kind and caring staff. We booked in advance and were given the private balcony overlooking the harbor, which was a really nice surprise. We had such a memorable experience.

Thank Jesse V
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This family run eatery is very authentic and unpretentious. The vegetables are home grown and the fish is fresh. The food was tasty but unfortunately the fish was way overdone - we had salmon and seabream. The vegetables are in need of more seasoning. The...More

Thank Ivona_Kolo
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here today - everything was excellent and in abundance. The fish, Greek salad, calamari, served with very nice hospitality. Would come here again...

Thank Edgardo Y
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Great meal , great atmosphere and the old man clown entertainment. Good sea food and served by lovely people, this is a smaller family restaurant on the old town harbour visit it if you can you won’t be disappointed. We had mussels to start and...More

Thank Footprints809878
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The smallest tavern in the port, still the best food we ate during our two week stay in Crete. Superb starters, amazing spaghetti with seafood, awesome grilled prawn and ultra tasty sea beam for our kids. Surprisingly , not really expensive at all! All served...More

Thank Krzysztof F
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September 17, 2016|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Menu is limited - but the food is fab - not sure they had a veggie option.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 025582
Knossos Tavern - 50 years family Cretan Tavern. The oldest in Rethimno's Old Harbor. Manager Maria Stavroulaki
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