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Cental Square Virgin Mary, Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 693 765 1186
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese pie” (2 reviews)
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
“ate here” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Cental Square Virgin Mary, Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic night, yesterday whilst visiting Maroulas we were invited to join Vavara and her team team to pilot a village cookery school. Unfortunately we were a little delayed but we're soon escorted in to the kitchen to prepare our own food with the...More

1  Thank Travelstudios
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Ate here in the evening when staying in Maroulas. Service was great and very friendly, nice food and good value.

Thank Ed E
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Visited this little restaurant in the centre of the village three weeks ago. Beautiful peaceful setting, full of charm and character. Friendly people.

Thank BJMartin263
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived here after a very early start from the UK. Very pretty restaurant with in a tiny unspoilt village - amazing food, friendly staff and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. A perfect welcome to Crete!

Thank CathyY
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Mylopetra is an excellent cafe- restaurant to visit.Furthermore, it combines the quality with the beautiful view of Maroulas village and the sea.Somebody who visits the place feels like he is at his home. Last but not least, the owners of Mylopetra were very friendly and...More

1  Thank EleniA494
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Even on a cool late October evening Vavara and her friend preparing fresh cheese pies for the visitors tomorrow !! Bravo girls and the village wine and Meze were perfect

Thank Travelstudios
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view, great local food, friendly owners - everything went great in this nice family restaurant above Rethymno.

1  Thank Hrvoje G
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were hungry, tired, and it was waay too late (and at the end of the tourist season). Most restaurants would have turned us away but at Milopetra, though the only people at the taverna were the owners and family having a late night drink,...More

1  Thank Bram C
ilias_kop, Ιδιοκτήτης at Mylopetra, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Hello our friends! Thank you very very much for a so interesting, lovely and literary review!! We are happy you have enjoyed your stay and food at Mylopetra taverna, the central taverna in the traditional village of Maroulas! In our family taverna Mylopetra every one...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited Mylopetra on a number of occasions during our visit to Maroula. The staff were very friendly and hospitable (they even gifted us some eggs when we forgot to buy them at the supermarket). The food is fresh and tasty! The family running the...More

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ilias_kop, Ιδιοκτήτης at Mylopetra, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Hello my friend Cleo! I would like thank you for your so nice and lovely and very detailed review and your many times you came to our family taverna Mylopetra :) ! We are happy you have enjoyed your stay and food at Mylopetra taverna,...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Mylopetra gave us a warm welcome to the beautiful old village of Maroulas. The atmosphere was very relaxing and the view lovely. This traditional teverna has a seasonal menu with classic Greek dishes. All dishes were delicious and freshly cooked, especially the lamb. You will...More

Thank indeEDIEitsme .
ilias_kop, Ιδιοκτήτης at Mylopetra, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Hello my dear friend! I would like thank you for your so nice review! We are happy you have enjoyed your stay and food at traditional Cretan taverna "Mylopetra", especially our lamb. We all here hope to see you soon again! Take care...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cental Square Virgin Mary, Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon  >  Maroulas
  • Phone Number: +30 693 765 1186
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Mylopetra is a traditional coffee house - tavern and a mini market of traditional products. It is situated in the village of Maroulas, just 9 km from the town of Rethimno. Maroulas village has a long history. Its buildings have a very interesting architecture, as the Venetian towers and the Turkish houses.
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