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“Fantastic” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of To Pigadi

To Pigadi
Ranked #16 of 338 Restaurants in Rethymnon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$32
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The restaurant is on the site where once stood a Venetian building which was linked to the residence on the south side through a doorway. It is believed that where the covered dining area stands was once a large storeroom and animal stable. The dining courtyard was indeed a courtyard and animal feeding area. In 2003 the chef and owner Harris Pavlakis decided to open the restaurant. The restaurant serves traditional local and greek dishes with local products and provides a friendly and romantic atmosphere. Our restaurant is certificated for Cretan Cuisine from The Greek Academy Of Taste and has won 2 gold medals one in the 9th contest of Cretan Traditional Cooking and the other in the 6th contest of Cretan Traditional Cooking.
Mauchline Ayrshire
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2011

What can you say about this place,well one word "FANTASTIC", great food,staff were excellent, nothing too much bother for them,Lamb was excellent(a must),as is the chicken dishes,dolmades great, i can't praise this enough,local wines are great at fantastic prices,

  • Visited October 2011
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6 Thank Gordon S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Authentic cretan cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

Excellent food in a cretan traditional restaurant where locals eat. Staff very friendly. With low budget you will eat good quality food.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Traditional food in a beautiful setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2011

Dined here once great traditional food in a beautiful setting ... the owner and her husband are very hands on offering lots of advice regarding food choice...the Cretan Lamb was delicious!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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“Such a romantic setting and GREAT food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2011

If like us after 10 days, the thought of another chicken Gyros was enough to make you weep, do your palate a favour and go here :) Yes they had all the "usuals" but also a large and tempting menu of classic dishes with a twist, i had a wonderful baked feta and tomato starter and my boyfriend had chicken in dark chocolate and orange sauce which was SO good! The free home baked moist and delicious coconut cake for dessert literally was the icing on the cake! Go - you wont be disappointed!!

Visited October 2011
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6 Thank MrsJen1310
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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“True Cretan food & hospitality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2011

The food is as good as it was the first time we ate at this restaurant a few years ago, in fact even better. The menue is kept fresh with even more traditional dishes each time. This is a true Cretan establishment, not just open for the tourist season, unlike many of the others included in the reviews but throughout the winter for the locals.
The whole experience is very Cretan, the decor, both inside and out, the hospitality, the service and the food is great. If you want pre-prepared fast food, keep walking.
The owners should be very proud of this gem within a beautiful venetian town.

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