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Mediterranean, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed August 18, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful experience of food and views. You have to visit this place, it’s out of the way but fantastic. Located near the fort with great views looking down on the old town. We were greeted with free aperitif and bread and tapenade by friendly staff....The food cooked on the bbq was tasty and portions good. We watched the sun go down and the moon rise over a delightful meal all resulting in a wonderful evening that was excellent value at 60€ for 2. Recommended!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed October 16, 2019

We decided to do the Fortezza to catch the sun set which was stunning. We previously had a look at the menu outside for this restaurant but decided there wasn't enough choice, however when leaving the Fortezza had another look and were encouraged in by...the staff member. When we looked at the full menu, we were spoilt for choice, this restaurant doesn't have its full menu outside but the full menu is extensive. We both decided to have the pasta main, which was filling and very tasty, the house wine was good, no need to go for a brand. Waiting staff were very friendly and overall I couldn't fault the evening. The setting is lovely tooMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

The food was excellent. Specially the meat was amazing. The service was also excellent even though we were a company of 40+ people.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

Good food, meats done on fire a favourite - nice food, need to book unless you eat early. Lovely orange cake for pudding. Good views across rethymno

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2019

Lovely views and very attentive staff, just a real treat for families or friends. A must do if your in Rethimon

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 16, 2019

We went past this restaurant to visit the Fortrezz but when we came back we looked at the menu was told about some of the things they cook, it was only a five minute walk from our hotel so we arrange to go for a...meal that night. Well the views are amazing it is a nice peaceful location the staff are friendly helpful trying to crack jokes about the menu and what you would like some people who comment about this on trip advisor forget that english is self taught so allow for mistakes unless you can speak their language. The food was amazing we had the special cooked Chicken and Lamb, it is cooked in a oven but with a fire in the middle so it kept all its flavours, the added extras that they give are lovely. the prices are reasonable compared to other restaurants, I wish we had found earlier as for location it is better than sitting in the noise old town in alleyways with people pushing past.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

The best antikristo in Rethimno. Warm welcome, idyllic location and panoramic view to the hole town of Rethymno

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 25, 2019

It was the day when it rained in Rethymno. We came to Melina wet and cold. But it took too long for the waiters to bring us tea. Ee waited for 40 minutes to get our order, but they didn’t bring what we ordered. Very...slow, unprofessional, unfriendly.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 17, 2019

we should never have gone here & usually would not but rushed. They advertise fresh juice - I had the worst kiwi ever - more water than juice. Ice cream - available everywhere else in town - but not here. Poor service - no smiles...- Basil Faulty? just bad - location - we should know better, Fool me once - but never again, Terrible place!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 13, 2019

Very Good cretan food. Very nice terrasse area, especially In the sunset. Service was OK. Moderate prising.

Date of visit: July 2019
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