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Acropolis Taverna

17 Aystralon Polemiston Street, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 053390
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snitzel” (2 reviews)
“kleftiko” (7 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
17 Aystralon Polemiston Street, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very welcoming Tavern with a great family atmosphere, good food and some local music. Always a welcome plate of bread and dips and a farewell drink.

Thank Andy K
Δήμητρης Γ, Ιδιοκτήτης at Acropolis Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Andy, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us, we very happy you had a great time here with us, and we really hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A traditional Taverna - where you least expect it. Tucked down a side road on way to beach. Service is amazing - I could sit there all night but you arent bothered at all. Food is fantastic, great value for money and brings back the...More

Thank Paula S
Δήμητρης Γ, Ιδιοκτήτης at Acropolis Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paula, Thank you so much for this beautiful comment, we can't express how happy we are to read this. We really hope and wish to see you again in the future. Thank you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food, service, staff, choice, prices all excellent. 4 of us, all different meals, no complaints. Well one complaint, no Strongbow!More

Thank t0nysawyer
Δήμητρης Γ, Ιδιοκτήτης at Acropolis Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey t0ny! Hope you are doing okey, many thanks for your 5 star review we are very happy you had a pleasant experience, Thanks for your feedback, unfortunately we did not have many people ask for the Strongbow, but we will consider adding it! Thank...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Prawn and avocado good and generous helping though a muddle over the order one time when they did realise that one of us was having just a starter at the same time as another's main course so they hadn't started cooking the main course when...More

Thank Colliered
Δήμητρης Γ, Ιδιοκτήτης at Acropolis Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Colliered, Thank you for your review, we are very happy your meal was as you expected, and generally that you had a pleasant experience here.

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this place twice with my wife and daughter for dinner. The menu have the biggest selection I have seen, we had traditional dishes, moussaki, gyros, pastichio etc. All dishes tasted good without being exceptional, the staff is very friendly and prices are very...More

Thank Claus C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a couple of occasions in mid to late September and especially enjoyed the beef pastitsio. Not everywhere does it so was pleased as I really fancied it. Very good.

Thank 392Linda_P392
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Young lady entices you in to eat. However once in the taverna there is no atmosphere or interaction with staff. Mousaka was very nice but evening lacked any sense if being welcome. We are used to some conversation with the staff rather than jyst taking...More

Thank jackie m
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Over 12 days I eat out every night. In those 12 days I had some amazing food but only two stood out which I will never forget - this being one of them. The atmosphere is electric with friendly staff that take it in turn...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here this evening and had a lovely dining experience. Me and my partner both had the kleftiko, it was so good and a massive portion - I was still eating long past being full. Everyone was super friendly and made us feel very welcome....More

Thank Faye_alice
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Over our two week holiday we - comprising of 4 adults ranging from 39-70 years old and our 3 year old little girl ate here at least 6 times.... don't get me wrong there are numerous great restaurants nearby - but this had that little...More

Thank Marko3182
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Aystralon Polemiston Street, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 053390
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Bringing the Cretan Live Music Experience to your Table. We combine ingredients from local farms and Fishermans to offer you a unique delicious plate.
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