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Armeni, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 041185
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (12 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“pastitsio” (2 reviews)
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Armeni, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband read about Alekos in a blog about Crete and we decided to try it. We loved it so much that we ate here twice in a week. The hosts are really proud of what they do and work hard to keep their standards....More

Thank Travelfreak X
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This is one of those few restaurants that does not have a menu. The daily fare is served up in meze fashion. You do select your drinks however and you may well be asked if you like some of the more controversial foods such as...More

Thank Alister J
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

They have a unique system: you don't order anything; you just sit in a table and lots of different plates come in front of you. Everything is fresh and well made. Traditional homely cretan cuisine. We were a big group of people, a great variety...More

Thank mariannalol
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Amazing food!! The best I have had in Crete. Their recipies are out of this world! the best part is that you sit and get served the day's freshly prepared dishes, no menu....

Thank eltriantopoulos
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The first thing you learn on entering this great local restaurant is that there is no menu. They serve up a set meal of local Cretan dishes. It was superb and plenty of it. I lost count of the number of dishes that were brought...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Alekos restaurant. Authentic Greece food and more than you can eat. Quality is TOP and also good wines. Price quality + 100%. The waitress Rania was very customer friendly. In Holland we say: a topper! The owner myst be...More

Thank Roelof54
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Alekos was recommended by our villa owner and other reviews were also very positive so we drove the 15 minutes from Prines for lunch. Unfortunately we missed the snail season but the numerous other dishes which came unannounced were delicious and filling. We already understood...More

Thank NeilAB
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We randomly choose Alekos for our lunch on our way back from Plakias. They informed us that we didnt have to order from the menu but they will bring us a variety of dishes. I found that interesting so we agree for a menu for...More

Thank Manouhl G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were luckily suggested this restaurant by our villa owner and how fantastic it was. Well we were not disappointed. The restaurant is unique by offering excellent quality Cretan cooking. You are not given a menu but instead you are presented with varied and tasty...More

Thank gr53
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by some Greek locals and what a great meal it was. Some of the best food I have had in Crete was delivered here. As other reviewers note, you don't get a menu- just a number of dishes that...More

Thank Dancing_Zorbas
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13 May 2015|
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in Armenoi (ca 15 km from Retymno , sud direction )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Armeni, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Armeni
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 041185
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