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Lemonokipos Restaurant (Lemon Tree Garden)

100 Ethnikis Antistaseos Street | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 057087
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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100 Ethnikis Antistaseos Street | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. A lovely setting & great food
"You sit beneath the lemon trees and it is quite picturesque."
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2. Superb food; great service
"Based on our visit, a strong five out of five recommendation"
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3. Beautiful garden & atmosphere
"I loooooved the garden with lemon trees! It is very unique!"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to this restaurant on our last night out on the basis of tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. The setting is lovely, very busy but that's because it's so nice. We sat in the garden under lemon amd pomegranate trees. The food...More

Thank kathy b
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here. Food was great as was the wine recommended by waiter. Well priced with friendly and attentive staff. Great garden setting under shade of lemon trees.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My experience is very bad in this place. I wouldn’t recommend to anybody visiting Crete and I will try to be objective. We were 6 people and after a common evaluation we shared the same bad experience and feelings. == Pros == - French fries...More

Thank emanueled611
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful restaurant. The staff look incredibly miserable and they are not attentive to anything you might need. The service is incredibly slow. We had the cretan gastronomy menu. I'm unsure whether they know how to make cretan food! Avoid this restaurant it you can,...More

Thank EpicTravelChangesYou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lemonokipos Restaurant (Lemon Tree Garden). Excellent atmosphere and wonderful food, |The staff were very friendly and the staff were plenty of extras to the main meal We visited a least three times during ur stay in Rethmymon. It is out favourite restaurant in the town...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tables are scattered throughout a lemon tree garden, grapevines and pomegranate trees too. The service was outstanding, all staff were very sincere in making sure you had the best possible experience. We tried a local Cretan wine and found their recommendation was absolutely spot on....More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The backyard is just great. Food is simple and good (even if I found it used to be better -not our first visit!) Service is nice and efficient

Thank edpi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lemonokipos is a lovely restaurant and fantastic value. We stopped off for lunch and sat in the garden overlooking the square. It felt very calm and relaxed with a nice atmosphere. The staff were all very warm and welcoming. Would go again.

Thank brichards90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed dining at Lemonokipos. The patio where we sat was beautifully decorated and quiet, even though the restaurant is located in one of the busiest streets of Rhetymnon‘s old town. The staff were very attentive, and helped my sister choose a tasty meal...More

Thank Katanja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We fell in love with this welcoming and cosy restaurant in the heart of the Old Town. Not only were the staff more than friendly and service-minded, but the food and wine was just delicious in a way that made us revisit them two more...More

Thank samirossi
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Questions & Answers
23 June 2017|
Response from Lemonokipos | Property representative |
Dear moy34, Thank you for your interest. Yes, you can visit us at the end of October. We are open until the first days of November. Kind Regards, Marios Portalios
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Ethnikis Antistaseos Street | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 057087
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‘Lemonokipos’ (Greek word for lemon-tree garden) is a family oriented restaurant with cuisine inspired by the glorious Greek culinary tradition. Established back in 2000, the restaurant is set in a gorgeous garden located right on the central square of the picturesque old town of Rethymno, amidst important historic building monuments. The food menu is full of flavorful, sensibly priced dishes and meze that celebrate the freshest natural ingredients and locally sourced produce our region has on offer. The menu is complemented by hot beverages and refreshing cold drink and cocktail proposals as well as a selection of Greek and Cretan wines. With an elegant but friendly atmosphere ‘Lemonokipos’ is the ideal destination for each occasion.
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