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Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food

| Near Maroulas village., Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 697 766 0743
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (24 reviews)
“homemade wine” (4 reviews)
“meatballs” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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| Near Maroulas village., Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we had the pleasure to visit this amazing place up in the hills above Rethymno.😊 Food was great, the view and the surroundings is spectacular ! All prepared and served with the love and warm kindness of Maria and her wonderful crew. She...More

Thank Vidar J
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you liked so much our food and place ! Thank you for saying that "All prepared and served with the love and warm kindness" Hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have decided to visit Thavma based on positive reviews. It was our last evening in Rethymno and we are now so glad we went there. The trip up the hill is not the easiest one but totally worth it! The food and reception are...More

Thank Magdalena P
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you liked so much our food ! Hope to see you soon again, to taste also our Rabbit Grandma's stifado ! Take care...

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by mentioning the car journey from Platanes. Google said 12 minutes and offered three different routes. I urge you to not follow these routes and follow the signs which are attached to various lamposts on route. We nearly came a cropper on...More

Thank nigelfirth
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Hello! Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are so glad to hear that you liked so much our food and that your "whole experience of Thavma was a delight" ... Hope to see you soon again ! Take care...

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Couldn't have been made more welcome here and food was delicious, as a bonus the view off the sunset is breathtaking

Thank Ed E
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hello! Thank you very much for this wonderful review! It was so nice to have you with us ! We are so glad to hear that you liked so much our food and the place ! Hope to see you soon again ! Take care...

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

From the moment you book Maria makes you feel welcomed. When our party of 6 arrived we were all greeted like old friends, the view takes your breath away the sunset is the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. The food is excellent my partner had...More

Thank tinkerfaff
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hello! Thank you very much for this wonderful review! It was so nice to have you with us ! We are so glad to hear that you liked so much our food and the place and you know what? This is our goal to make...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service and an amazing location. We enjoyd a lovely dinner that was local. Very helpful staff.

Thank magnus b
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad that you really enjoyed everything here at Thavma's :) Hope to see you soon again! Take care..

Reviewed August 11, 2018

The wonderfully situated, the family run Thavma continues to delight us with its delicious food and views. All our friends and family who visit can't wait to go there.More

Thank kevin g
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate it for coming again and again to our restaurant! That is what most of the time happens here at Thavma's... nice customers, become eventually good friends :))) We are sure that we'll see...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A stunning view while you are eating great cretan food served by very friendly staff ! Instead of eating in Rethymnon itself, we chose this tavern to drive to and we were very glad we made that choice !!

Thank su78ba74
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad to hear you saying that you are glad you made the choice to visit us! Hope to see you soon again! Take care..

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful find. Views and sunset spectacular, food delicious and Maria a wonderful host. Celebrated 21st wedding anniversary with family. Maria had made the occasion perfect with a few personall touches to our table and the surprise celebratory cake topped it all off. A...More

Thank Gareth J
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! It was a great pleasure and honour to have you with us ! We really appreciate it that you've chosen our restaurant to celebrate your 21st wedding anniversary with your family...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I had to write another review on this beautiful taverna Thavma ! I’ve spent many times in Thavma over the years and can only say the food is wonderful, Greek authentic food and the setting is out of this world !! Your in the stunning...More

Thank Alaana
Maria-Bounialetou, Owner at Thavma Coffee Drinks & Cretan food, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We really thank you for your kind words about us ! It was so nice to see you again and be sure, we are so happy whenever you visit us! Can't...More

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Naomi J
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Maria-Bounialetou | Property representative |
Hello ! Thank you so much for choosing our restaurant to enjoy cretan food! On our website there are very detailed instructions of how to visit us :) If you like to come on foot, it is better to take the ''Route B'' as it is... More
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DoronN8
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Maria-Bounialetou | Property representative |
Hello! Yes we serve seafood for main course :) We have dorado fish , and sea bass on the grill as you can see in the photo gallery here on tripadvisor :) You are more than welcome!
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DoronN8
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Maria-Bounialetou | Property representative |
Hello! Yes we serve seafood for main course :) We have dorado fish , and sea bass on the grill as you can see in the photo gallery here on tripadvisor :) You are more than welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Near Maroulas village., Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 697 766 0743
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Description
WE ARE CLOSED FOR THE WINTER . STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST NEWS AND EVENT ALERTS, ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE! Welcome ! Choosing THAVMA for a short getaway, or for your holiday, you will discover a fantastic destination of stunning natural beauty that combines all the elements that will fulfill your dreams. Maroulas, is one of the finest historical villages in the majestic prefecture of Rethymnon , where our place is located. Thavma, is characterized by its stunning views, offering visitors the unique opportunity to escape from their daily routine and experience happy moments with their family and their friends. Enjoy your food and drink and "feel" the relaxing peace that surrounds our place. Our place THAVMA is only 15 minutes away from Rethymnon on the way to Maroulas from the western side. You are more than welcome ! Maria Bounialetou.
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