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“Excellent food for good value” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Taverna tou Zisis

Taverna tou Zisis
Ranked #23 of 338 Restaurants in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Malta
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent food for good value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

This is a typical Cretan restaurant aimed mainly at locals therefore the food is good and prices are comparitvely lower, much lower than you would find them a few kilometres further to the west in the old part of the city.

Zisis Restaurant may be a bit difficult finding since you would need to know the proper name of the street in Greek! :)

Nevertheless, these are the coordinates if you are driving a car (35.36621, 24.51719) or you can also take a taxi. I am sure everyone knows of the place because its always full of locals.

They have a wide variety of Cretan food and although the waiters do not speak very good english, they will nevertheless help you out with choosing your food.

A meze of Cretan food is always suggested as starters whilst Raki is a truly good digestive - even if it is quite strong! :)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Absolutelty great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

Hotel sent us and it was by far the best dinner we had in Crete!Big portions,food variety and cheap,cheap,cheap.This was our last dinner before leaving rethimno and left happy and full.Thank you tzisi!

  • Visited July 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice place just out of town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

We walked passed this restaurant on our way to Rethymnon and thought it looked like a great place for our 1yo daughter because of the playground.
But it turned out to be even a better place because of the delicious and relatively cheap food!

Seems like the locals are also like this restaurant.


Visited September 2013
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Zisis, Cretian food for the soul”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

Big portions, great food, nice place and not expensive at all.
We paid 38€ for 5 dishes and soft drinks and got at the end Raki and plate of fruits for free.
One of a kind.
Go there you'll like the place and food.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Movtal
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plymouth
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“Fantastic, what a place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

A must when your in the area, the atmosphere, food and wine, its worth goining on holiday for. Even the local priests eat here!

Visited August 2013
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