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Taverna Knossos

) #38 of 302 Restaurants in Rethymnon ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 025582
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“fresh fish” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the middle of the old harbour this restaurant feels like home. I recommend the fish of the day that is served with fresh and very tasty vegetables. Very good.

Thank rose m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here as the place we intended to eat at was full. As we walked by the owner asked if we would like her only open table, thankfully we said yes. She told us her food was made with love and it showed...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us ate here (three generations) and we enjoyed parts of the meal. We selected this restaurant as we wanted to dine in the Venitian Harbour & this was the only restaurant without the tedious hawkers ushering us in. The service was nauseatingly obsequious....More

Thank Rognvald S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Rethymno's old harbour, this small and familiar place is the perfect spot to have dinner either for two or with friends. The menu is mainly based on fresh seafood dishes made with the supervision of a true Greek Mama. The food is delicious...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think the thing that I liked the most , the thing that "touched" me was the hospitality of the owners . The restaurant is a family business whose owners are brothers . The atmosphere there was great and the food was very good but...More

Thank PaulGold03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at this small taverna by the harbor after visiting the La Fortezza last night at 9:30. After we were seated, I sought out to meet mama Anna who we read about in travel books. And sure enough, I found her still working...More

Thank M D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family resaurant is great...very pleasant and a lovely hospitality. Food is fresh and just as good.

Thank lana g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taverna Knossos is a traditional seafood restaurant run by a lovely if somewhat quirky family. There were no tables available when we arrived but the staff quickly made room for us while we enjoyed a complimentary glass of white wine. We shared a couple of...More

Thank GGelsomina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maria and her family exude the Greek passion for hospitality and serve every meal with love, warmth and affection. The Octopus is tender and tasty (her mother's secret recipe) , the fish fresh and complimentary Ouzo as we sat at the water's edge personified this...More

Thank MSAsia28
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 11 ppl to celebrate our friend birthday. We couldn't have choosen a better place!Maria welcomed us as part of the family. Her husband played music for us (and let us played as well) the fish and wine were delicious, and...More

Thank kimmasw
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Menu is limited - but the food is fab - not sure they had a veggie option.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 40 | Enetiko Limani, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 025582
Description
Knossos Tavern - 50 years family Cretan Tavern. The oldest in Rethimno's Old Harbor. Manager Maria Stavroulaki
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