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31 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
12:00 - 03:15
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New York City, New York
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156 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Old Town of Rethymnon is full of small streets with restaurants and vendors. The stores sell a mixture of paintings, clothing/shoes, spices, olive oil, postcards, etc. Most of the restaurants have tables on the cobblestone streets. It seems to be a pedestrian zone with few cars/motorcycles. You should be aware that most of the stores close in the afternoon... More 

Thank wanderingnomad111
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Good food, warm welcome in this Cretan taverna. Good value for money too. A nice place to wind down after a day's sightseeing.

Thank Linda T
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Loved this place. It was very quiet when we visited but the menu ticked all our boxes. All our order was made fresh to order. Nothing to fault. Wish more people would sample the delights here. Inexpensive too.

1 Thank LizzzzyZ
Weesp, The Netherlands
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2011

Taverna Old Town is in the center of Rethymno, near the Minaret and the Folk art museum. Here I eat always different mezes with a good glass of wine and finish with raki. Giannis has local sausages, Eggplant and Zuchini oies, feta cheese, salads, Apaki smoked pork and home made stuffed potatoes with cheese or other filling. Open all year... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
12:00 - 03:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?