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Erotokritos Restaurant

Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 051512
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek
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Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We weren't sure what to order, and the waiter suggested we select from plate of freshly caught fish, which we declined. We ordered both from the menu and off menu, and were charged a fair price for what we had. I found the seafood overdone,...More

Thank PollyBeeLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good mix fresh grilled ! First time they came to you with a tray with the fresh fish and you choose what you want to eat ! Nice location and friendly staff ! Highly recommend !

Thank Bogdan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my son decided to eat at this place, and what a great tie we had. The owner made us feel at ease from the start and the staff were very friendly. As for the food?..... It was amazing. I had the pork tenderloins...More

Thank Greyman1965
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend a visit . We had lunch here ... beckoned in by a very friendly patron . Service was wonderful with helpful tips . Our food was delicious and beautifully presented . As an added bonus our waiter even gave us clear...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had an amazing evening with delicious see food and fantastic atmosphere at this restaurang. Vasilis and the staff were very helpfull all evening, we are certainly coming back!

Thank TheMercanfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely taverna on the harbour. Fish can be chosen from the display, off the menu, or by weight (which works out expensive, but where in England could you get seafood as fresh). Beautifully presented and delicious

Thank SueWJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service with friendly staff and not aggressive like the rest of the restaurants on this strip. The waiter suggested plates that were absolutely fantastic including shrimp saganaki (shrimps with feta in a delicious tomato sauce), fava (local bean paste spread, not on the menu),...More

1  Thank Bacel Y
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and hubbie have just enjoyed a very tasty lunch in Erotokritos. He had a main course of prawns, and I had a Greek salad, mussels and fries. The service was excellent, the food delicious and the view over the old harbour lovely. Well worth...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

When all the restaurants look the same with similar menus, it is hard to choose but we were very happy with our choice. We shared a simple lunch of sardines, octopus and meze, which we enjoyed. Rokos was an amusing and efficient maitre d', ably...More

Thank 2Terrace
manolis P, Ιδιοκτήτης at Erotokritos Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review for our restaurant, Thank you for choosing our restaurant for your dinner, Hope...

Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Food OK but was overpriced for what we got all i can say we got robbed do not eat here. He tried so hard to make us order fish and prawns and charged nearly 90 Euros for two people.

Thank james b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 051512
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In the old port of Rethymno, just by the sea, with a view to the vast blue, the picturesque fish boats and the diachronic lighthouse, lies the fish restaurant Erotokritos. Since 1967 up today remains faithful to the Greek cuisine and stands out as one of the most flavorsome places of the island. In a beautiful place with main characteristic luxury and elegance, enjoy different kinds and dainties accompanied with wine and juices made of fresh fruits, coffees, cocktails. Taste the delicious salads and fish salads, various appetizers, seafood of all kinds. Specialties: lobster spaghetti, rise with different kinds of seafood and fillets served with delicious sauces. Enjoy your food accompanied with one of the most brilliant wines included in the wine cellar of Erotokritos.
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