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Em. Vernadou 13 | Plateia Mikrasiaton, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 042496
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Em. Vernadou 13 | Plateia Mikrasiaton, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service is quite fast and friendly. Prices are reasonable and food was very tasty.Interesting menu will not disappoint you. Salads is a must to try out!

Thank ManHio
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best vine leaves ever. Moussaka to die for. Well done Asikiko! Lovely food in a lovely outdoor setting.

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is situated right next to the Neratz mosque in the old town,providing excellent views of the towering minaret.The food was the best I had in 7 nights on Crete, stuffed chicken; superb. However... don't come if you want a relaxing,quiet night.The place is...More

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there a lot. Never been disappointed. The service are fast and friendly. The food excellent. I have about tasted the entire menu and I can recommend it all! Good value for the money and a fantastic atmosphere. Bravo

Thank Tovemidwife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very good service and food! We can recommend the veal steak which was nicely baked and very big(450 gr or so). we've been here 2 times now and will come back for sure! :)

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were 11 persons and had dinner outside. Great food and prices very reasonable. Greta people watching! Although we had a prime seating and there were people waiting, we never felt rushed! Excellent all around experience!

Thank THE_Tasso
Reviewed 17 August 2018

3 times a year we go to Crete and every evening we have dinner in Asikiko. We organize our mezés ourselves with garlic bread, fried féta, green salad, delicous octopus in red wine, fresh fish, grilled shrimps and so much more. In Asikiko they always...More

1  Thank ingridczech
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and service. The meat (veel steak and chicken) was great. For us as meat lovers it is always the question what quality they will provide in the foreign countries. The mix of herbs and quality of cooking made it great. Ps lots of...More

Thank Jurgen S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Asikiko is just off the main drag of the Old Town - easy to miss the street, but hard to miss the swarm of diners enjoying their meals outside once you're on it. We visited twice during our stay in Rethymno- the food was that...More

Thank TravellingDudeMan
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We went here on recommendation, but we were not impressed. Honestly, it is a bit of a tourist trap, of which there are many in Rethymno. Still, the food wasn’t bad, certainly not… but it is just nothing special.

Thank Lotsofpeppers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Em. Vernadou 13 | Plateia Mikrasiaton, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 042496
Walking through the narrow streets of old town Rethymnon you will see one of the oldest places called "Asikiko". Here you can feel the eastern taste of the local Cretan food, as well as experience the journey of oriental rhythms and aroma of shisha. We are now open every morning from 12AM when you can begin your wonderful journey...
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