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Restaurant Samaria

Eleftheriou Venizelou 39-40, Rethymnon, Crete 73011, Greece
+30 2831 024681
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“sea front” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
££ - £££
Eleftheriou Venizelou 39-40, Rethymnon, Crete 73011, Greece
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Good food, and especially chicken was tasty. Nice and friendly service. Reasonable price for quality.

Thank Alexiina A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I am glad we didn't read the reviews before we went as we would have gone elsewhere! We ordered grilled pork chops that came with homemade chunky chips. We couldn't fault it, it was all cooked to perfection. The service was good. We were given...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

OK, the waiters were friendly, also granddad, but he has to change clothes more often during the day. Grrrrrr. We ordered the spaghetti bolognaise and a seefood salad. Grrrrr. Not expensive, but please a sp. bol. without any tom.sauce is not done. I asked for...More

Thank harry_puts
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This has been one of our few favourites in Rethymnon. Went again with family and though not quite disappointed, I felt that they have cut corners. The service has gone down. The food is great in quantity but not as good as it used to...More

Thank gourmetathens
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this place on a recommendation of a local Cretan. Once we arrived, we ordered wine leaves with Tzatziki, a Greek Salad, Chicken Gyros and the local fresh fish (on the waiter's recommendation). 2 min after being recommended the "must try" fish, we...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great service unfortunately food was a let down usual completely fruit and raki can't say much more than that sorry

Thank MR M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for dinner on recommendation that they had good local food. The staff were uninterested and lacked all ability to be helpful. I ordered the kleftiko, which I always thought was lamb, but the waiter said they had no lamb and would...More

Thank Suzanne L
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Having run the gauntlet of pleading restaurateurs to 'just try theirs', the Samaria sits quietly on the front a little further round than the prime location lighthouse view and without anyone hassling when pausing for a look at the menu. It had a mixture guests,...More

Thank Swansong2013
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy BUT the food quality and taste is great ! Local meat and flavours , good prices and home made meals !

Thank Evangelos P
Reviewed 31 August 2016

On the street following the beach in old town of Rethymno you can count more than one hundred restaurants, most of them are identical, tourist attraction and basic food only. If you want to taste something different try Samaria Restaurant, the best presentation is that...More

Thank Viottolo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eleftheriou Venizelou 39-40, Rethymnon, Crete 73011, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 024681
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