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Taverna Mouragio Maria

Nearchou 4 | Venetian Harbour, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 026644
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good9%
  • Average11%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible47%
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“fresh seafood” (11 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (8 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Nearchou 4 | Venetian Harbour, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat down because of the nice location. The calamari was excellent but the rest of the sea food was not worth the price. The wine was nothing special and the service needs a little work!We really enjoyed the view!

Thank Panos K
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived to resturant for family diner in the port. We were told that all fish are fresh "Catch of the day" The service was o.k We ordered some fish . The fish we got was from pool not sea and not so fresh! The...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had a lovely meal here but please BEWARE. Don't select anything that is priced by its' weight. We were advised to go for the catch of the day which was sea bass. We actually went for one portion between the two of us, with...More

1  Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were "persuaded" to eat there by a high pressure waiter/greeter. He offered a free aperitif and dessert which were not forthcoming (he had disappeared after we sat down). Another thing he did to persuade us to eat there was show us the restaurant in...More

1  Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were lured into eating here by a “greeter” who told a pack of lies in offering free aperitif and dessert. He also claimed it was praised in the guide book - not at all! No aperitif and our main courses had been heated in...More

1  Thank Clare S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Only stopped for a drink after reading some of the reviews about the food.was very busy. Had a lovely cup of coffee and cold drinks .just sat at gazed at the lovely harbour.

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I know there are heaps of bad reviews but my husband and I stopped to try the calamari and it was the best I have had. It was a huge generous plate for 8.50€ . No idea what the other food I'd like but the...More

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The food was ok. Mussels are nice! Prawns are ok but nothing special. The view is nice. And food is little bit in the upper aide of the price range. The house wine is terrible so stay away from it! If you can ignore the...More

Thank Plagerberg
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Just visited this place this evening. Was persuaded by one of the owners, shown the unheard of listing in a book as one of the best authentic places to eat. We were starving so decided to give it a try. I asked the owner again...More

2  Thank lindadO6259TK
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Please read all reviews and make your own mind up. We did'nt, if we had we would not have eaten there. Having said that we did enjoy our evening there and the food was good. But we did feel that they are extremely persuasive at...More

2  Thank Anne P
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19 April 2015|
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Response from JAY G | Reviewed this property |
These people are the scum of Crete who have no conscience at ripping people off !!! They are not typical Cretan people, they are normally the salt of the Earth !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 4 | Venetian Harbour, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 026644
Restaurant Taverna Mouragio Maria is in a privileged position in Rethymnon Venetian harbor waiting to treat you tastefully as well as with magnificent views of the castle and the harbor. Traditional Cretan products, fresh and pure ingredients,an emphasis on fresh fish and seafood, irresistible seafood dishes and homemade food awaits you in Restaurant Mouragio Maria. The menu includes fresh seafood and fish from the Aegean Sea, grilled, choice of meat and traditional Cretan recipes. The staff of the tavern Mouragio Maria promises immediate and fast service, properly informed and above all, friendly and hospitable environment. The pleasant and family atmosphere, with tasty culinary delights and great views make the perfect combination for lovers of good food and wine, who want to combine a stroll in the beautiful port of Rethymno, with a romantic lunch or dinner by the sea .
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