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Yiorgos Hatziparaskos

30 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 029488
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  • Average2%
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“baklava” (11 reviews)
“filo pastry” (6 reviews)
“kataifi” (5 reviews)
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30 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

What could I add to the other reviews: nothing, the sweets here were unbelievable. And the woman who served us was too nice!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aragorn983
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This man is a legend. At a high age still making the best Baklava and kataifi there is. Together with his wife and son who learned all there is to learn from his dad. Worth a visit and take some sweets home. It will be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 173astridm
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

It is easy to walk past this workshop as it is not obvious that you’re welcome to browse. Venture inside to see a lovely couple making filo pastry using the traditional techniques and then converting it into the best baklava and kataïfi (‘angel hair’ pastry)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Aussie_enigma
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we went to Rethymno and searched for the shop. We bought a set for 6 euros of pasta fillo sweets. They were delicious!!! We asked for the demonstration of the master, but unfortunately there wasn’t...they said that it should be today at 11. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gaia P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We (i and my husband) went to buy kadayif and baklava from there as it was ranked with 5 stars and they still produce the raw materials by themself. Indeed the pastry we bought were delicious and fresh. We strongly suggest this place.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FrancescoCigdem
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Step into this shop to watch Papou Yiorgos in action making filo pastry. He throws the pastry out onto a large table and slowly stretches it until it is wafer think. Assisted by Yeya Katerina. They encourage visitors. Their son and two grandsons were in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MacyMurmur
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place, fantastic sweets... Something you absolutelly don't have to miss when going in Rethymno...

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michele B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I heard many things the first time I arrived in Rethymno, about one of the few and maybe the oldest places in Greece that still make handmade filo pastry for all our sweets like baklava, kadaifi, etc !! The minute I walked into the old...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Γιώργος Κ
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A look into the world of traditional filo pastry making. This old chap was teaching a younger member of the family when we visited. He even has a video so you can watch the process regardless of where he is in the process. There is...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank KeithW1821
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the Old Town, walk down the street with the Mosque on your left, zigzag past the Folk Museum, and on your left you'll find the imposing doors behind which Georgos and his wife have been making filo pastry and kadaifa for...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Cretamania
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  • Address: 30 Vernardou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 029488
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