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Melissinou Ioannou, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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+30 2831 029660
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307 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

One shouldn’t be demoralized by the low budget, fast food, tourist stuff establishments that fill the narrow streets of Rethymnon old quarter. A classy, elegantly decorated and nicely lit modern restaurant on multiple levels can be found that offers good quality and inventive, tasty dishes for moderate prices. We had dinner there and were not disappointed. A creative dessert and... More 

Thank Konstantin F
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Other restaurants proved more alluring to those with me so it was a while before I could persuade them to give Erofili a try. Glad I made that effort because the outdoor seating, with views of old stone walls and their large Bougainvillea, was calm and atmospheric. It was also pleasantly secluded away from the bustle of the multitude of... More 

Thank alto f
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Nice looking garden restaurant, food was fine, but let down by the staff who looked as though they didn't want to be there, service was very slow, trying to catch their eye for another drink was very difficult. If you go to the restaurant two doors down (think its called Caterina) very different story, great food and lovely friendly staff.

Thank Gladi54
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice restaurant with a decent menu. Service was OK. Had to ask for the vodka to be replaced as it tasted very weak but it was no problem and they changed it happily. Lovely setting and nice and cool away from the heat of old town.

Thank KentishLady_12
Wigan, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Last year we walked by this taverna almost every night but never visited. This year we decided to give it a try and glad we did. I chose one of my favourite dishes, Kleftiko and believe me when I say it was the best and tastiest kleftiko I had eaten anywhere in my opinion and my husband had the lamb... More 

Thank greeky08
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Every thing is perfect! The food, the service, the wine and the personal! It is easy to come back! Do not miss this!

Thank Alar R
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I were looking for a place to eat some pasta we came across this restaurant and it looks nice from the outside. Andwe got sat down and got handed the menus we made our decisions on what we were going to get and it cook about 20 minutes till I wait actually came and we were ready... More 

Thank Seb M
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered feta in pastry - seems like it was frozen and then baked, doesn't have any taste. Octopus was tough + ropey. Moussaka tasteless. Staff clearly couldn't care less once they took your order. Pasta with a shrimps was tasteless too, shrimps were badly cleaned. Avoid this place.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Despite staying in Retymno on five previous occasions we had not visited Erofili before. How we now regret this. A wonderful taverna with mood lighting, excelleny service and gorgeous food. My wife and I went on the forst occasion and then we took the rest of our family back on another occasion. Highly recommended, especially the lamb kleftiko.

Thank robhjones
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner in Erofili tonight after coming here last summer. Little has changed, the food was excellent, the waiters were nice as ever and the restaurant was clean and nice. A very nice place for a family or even a romantic meal. Close to the seafront and the town centre a must if you come to Rhetimno.

Thank Sandy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 39
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melissinou Ioannou, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 029660

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?