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Melina Restaurant Cafe

22 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 021580
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“chicken” (21 reviews)
“tzatziki” (4 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I had a nice rest with coffee and cookies at the terrace just under the Venetian fortress wall with nice view to the town.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dan_sofia
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A simple restaurant, just beyond the entrance to the fortress. Just stopped for a drink and a snack which was ok the crisps were soggy, past their sell by date. The view over the town of Rethymno is good. Friendly people. Might return at some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SkipBrian
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We all had the Moussaka which was lovely. The view is amazing and the staff really friendly. We were given a complimentary pudding and two shots of raki each.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lymingemum
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Dinner for four. Overpriced and not great food or service. Starters ok. Main of mixed special meats well cooked but came with spaghetti in pool of water! No coffee as machine off No atmosphere and service ok but just seemed like flogging a dead horse...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pete R
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try famous "antikristo", lamb prepared in a special way, we got chicken, pork, and lamb all in one serving. We were disappointed with food and service and price.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Lemi N
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We went to the restaurant because we were greeted by a very friendly staff. Apparently the service was not very fast, and there was only 1 friendly staff there, the other was not, but not rude either. The food was great, the view was satisfying....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frita Y
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Balcony seating over looking the old town looks good and the staff then up-sell a 'unique' grill to lure you in - but don't be ! We had chicken and lamb (from said grill) and they were both very disappointing - the lamb was just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Geoff C
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited one evening & had one of our better meals here. Lovely views efficient staff good service & great food. Can't understand people saying it's was overpriced - we had bread & dips 2 drinks & 2 lovely main courses for €24.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Neil J
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We were also on Saturday 12 August and we had great experience. We had the roast face up the fire and the set for 2 was more than enough for 3 of us. The mix of meet, lamp, pork belly and chicken was deliciously done....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MajaPetrusevska
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited this resturant on a saturday. Our party was 6 adults and 5 children (the oldest 7 years). We waited for over 1h and 40 min to get the food, and it was mainly pasta dishes for the kids. One of the kids got...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Per Olav S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 021580
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