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Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 024561
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Armeni, Greece
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Zampia's is an traditional Cretan taverna by the sea on the Chania side of Rethymno. It's much frequented by the local people, which just goes to show its quality, as well as its reasonable prices. All dishes are freshly cooked from local produce, tasty and delicious! If you go up to the pass, the owner Andreas or one of his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food is amazing. Staff are very attentive. Very reasonable priced. Ate here on our 1st day august 2015 & again this august 2016. Will eat here again...the octopus is amazing.

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Thank Fred C
Radlett, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to dine here on a friends recommendation. Glad we did. We ordered only fish dishes and i can honestly say it was delicious and so fresh you can taste and smell the sea.... The setting is amazing overlooking the sea on one side and the having a little church on the other just made the whole experience as authenticated... More 

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Thank Jay S
Watford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a traditional Taverna ,located by a church, behind a fruit and veg shop , near the bus station, with a sea view. He has quite a menu , the food is good quality and is normally packed with locals and tourists. The one annoying thing is ,that the menu shows loads of things on it . But every... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

An extensive menu of authentic traditional dishes and a lovely setting by the sea, gave us the perfect evening. We had lamb chops. meatballs in tomato sauce, courgette fritters, house wine and salad. As this restaurant is not in the centre and on the quieter side of town, it is less busy than it could be. Having said that, it... More 

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Thank Caoimhin T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

From Bifteki to dolmades to xoriatiki all home prepared, all extremely well presented and cooked but more importantly, delicious. Actually, if you holidaying on shoe string, then you would not baulk at the cost. Excellent value for money. The bread is locally baked too and you will not get enough of it. Brilliant for mopping up the sauces. The only... More 

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Thank TonythemadRussian
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

We were guests of Rethymnon friends who favored this restaurant over most others. The first five seafood appetizers made their choice of this place our favorite. The weather, the view of the sea, the kindness of the waiting staff-----unforgettable!!

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Thank 7011Cypress
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Opposite the bus station, and by a beautiful church. We called in one lunchtime and, after looking at the menu, we were led across to the dishes available. One of them was an attractive looking bean salad, which I ordered. It's not the sort of thing I'd order from a menu, but it turned out to be delicious. This, together... More 

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Thank 336johns336
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

Near the Rethymnon bus station is the Zampia Restaurant (Ζαμπία Εστιατόριο) run by Apostolis Zampia. It has a good ambiance, and I received a friendly welcome even though I got confused and, in Greek, asked for the bill rather than the menu! Instead of giving me this, however, Mr. Zampia led me to a buffet-style array of dishes from which... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 024561

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