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Zefyros Family Fish Taverna

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Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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+30 2831 028206
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are some really wonderful restaurants in Rethymno, but Zefyros tops them all! We visited early in our week's hol as we'd been (several times) last year and couldn't wait to go back. Called again for a lazy lunch on our last day and just had such an amazing time we booked for dinner too. You don't have to book,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a business trip to Greece that extended into the week, a co worker and stumbled upon Zefyros due to the great reviews it received on trip advisor. The waitor was very informative as far as telling us his favorite items on the menu, what he thought we would like, etc. He recommended the Seafood Pasta, and it was crazy... More 

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Thank B10887
Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited many restaurants in Rethymnon and can confirm that this place is the best! Prawns, calamari, sole fish, sea bream, pasta... Everything is fresh and excellent! The service is perfect! The views is on the harbor After eating here it is not possible to eat in others restaurants.

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Thank Alis544321
Gothenburg, Sweden
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We came to here for lunch. We ordered lobster spaghetti and fishermen's spaghetti (mixed sea food). The taste of food is excellent and the service is also nice. Highly recommend to here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Might have been the best meal on our trip. The halloumi was amazing, Greek salad tasty and well spiced... fish fresh and cooked to perfection. They also gave you dessert on the house which was nice (a sober). It is not the cheapest place (on the expensive side) but it was worth the money.

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Thank KeenDav
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

More expensive than the average tourist joint on the waterfront (mains start from 15 euros) but for good reason. The hosts were welcoming and subtle (unlike the almost thuggish hard-sell from neighbouring restaurants). The restaurant was very clean and decorated to a much higher standard than similar tavernas, modern and classy. Menu purely fish - but simple and very well... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good but it was expensive and not the best seafood I've had at restaurant but the location and the owner were nice...just a bit expensive for the food in my opinion.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ate here on our 2nd night in Rethymnon, was so good we returned for our last meal during our week long stay. Owner is so warm and genuinely welcoming, this is a restaurant we will remember.. The waterside location is beautiful and seafood and fish on both nights were excellent. The honey and cinnamon raki he brought to us on... More 

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Thank NadiaADaveH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Got it recommended by another danish guest, and she was so right. Great family place who gives time to see the menu and ask questions. Great place. The challenge is to get past the two neighboring restaurants whom are really pushy. Not doubt in my Zefyros is worth the battle

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ate here on two evenings and both meals were a delight. The waterfront location is fantastic and our food was served by the charming owner who made us feel very welcome. All dishes were delicious and accompanied by good local wine. You realise how good this place is when you had to walk past a number of near-empty establishments... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 028206

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?