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Alekos

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rethymniou-spiliou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 041185
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

exceptional meal. try all local tastes. the salads are excellent. also the burgers. all made from fresh and tasty products at the end don't miss the sfakiani pie. the taste is out from this world. BRAVO!!!

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Thank mmmnena
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There is no menu. You just sit down, relax and enjoy all dishes coming one after the other with Cretan specialties. Superb in quality, taste and value for money.

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Thank Constantinos G
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have just stayed in a beautiful villa in the village of Armeni and wanted to eat at Alekos as all the previous guests recommended it. It was a really fun evening, there were 6 of us and the courses kept coming! The beef in tomato sauce, lamb with aubergines and the beef patties and steak were a highlight, as... More 

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Thank Linda W
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We were taken here by a friend. It was the best meal of our holiday. Great value for money, fantastic food and a good variety of dishes.

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Thank ShuttleTydirium
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Go there and just wait to be served. As there is no menue, you don't have a choice anyway. Alekos is serving what has been prepared during the day and it's always fresh, always delicious, and always too much. So don't be shy returning half of it, be intelligent and ask for an aluminium pack, it's as delicious the next... More 

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Thank Marc L
Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It's the 3rd consecutive year we visit Crete and eat at this great Tavern in Armeni village. I can easily reassure you that this is the best cretan taverna and most surprisingly for the Greek matters, it does keep the same high quality in product selection, cooking and serving the client! The focus of Sifis, the chef, is the multiple... More 

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Thank dimitris a
Pesaro, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

As I didn't study ancient Greek at school, I can only use this Latin sentence to introduce this delicious Taverna to people who are expert in food and beverage. I have been in Crete for two weeks and I can state this is the best quality (and quality for value) restaurant in which I' ve ever eatten! The quality of... More 

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Radlett, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I dont know where to start with expressing my sincere gratitude having dined in this establishment...all i will say is, Alekos, hands down beats some of the best restaurants in the world for quality, freshness of ingredients and the incredible tasting dishes served. Not to mention the value one receives for their money. A MUST visit fir all who wish... More 

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Thank Jay S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Alekos is the small village, cretan family dining that my girlfriend and I were searching for. After a long drive through central crete this was a nice relaxing place to rest and fill up. We were unaware - but pleasantly surprised - that there was a prefix menu. Warning this is a pretty good amount of food for 2. We... More 

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Thank Bradley S
Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Four of us stopped in for dinner. Our server told us there was no menu and asked of we liked snails. (We did.) She proceeded to bring out course after course of dishes for everyone to share, including the snails of course. Although not the very best food we had on Crete, it was of high quality and, along with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rethymniou-spiliou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 041185

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