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Melina Restaurant Cafe

22 Chimarras, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 021580
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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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 1 week ago 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

Thank Pete R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank Lemi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Frita Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

Thank Per Olav S
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Overcooked, overpriced food. Fantastic location and view, though. Hopefully more inspired owners will take over the place in the future.

Thank Voyager433020
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The overlook and terrace are just awesome. However the food is no value for the price. Appetizer was good (Koukouvagia) Lamb in yogurt was dry, over cooked almost burnt and too salty Wine was hot and poor taste (advice from the waiter!) Disappointing choice.

Thank edpi
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for our final night in Crete after reading reviews, but were disappointed, possibly as we’d had excellent food and experiences at other restaurants during our holiday. The staff are friendly and the view is beautiful. The menu is ok - it...More

Thank Sarah H
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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, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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