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National Road Rethymnon - Heraklion, Bali, Crete 74057, Greece
+30 2834 094228
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Excellent local food, fresh and delicious. Great for small kids as well. Friendly and patient service. Had a dinner there and came again for more...

Thank Rayush
Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very close to Bali, just a few minutes drive from the town. It's worth the drive because you can stay away from the crowds and enjoy the breeze from the sea. Food was tasty and fresh. They have a big range of food options. Beautiful setting and nice atmosphere. In terms of service, there is space to... More 

Thank Coco_Ariel
Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This next to the road tavern serves tasty autenthic greek food at affordable prices. Most of the incredients are grown locally and you can see the sheep grazing around the place ;) The owners are very nice, you feel very welcome.

Thank Protztom
Lovell, Wyoming
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Driving the Rethymnon National Road and got hungry. The dining room had views of the ocean and hills. The food was authentic Greek and delicious! Coming from Athens, it was far less expensive than expected. The family gave us great service and wonderful food recommendations. They gave us a complimentary orange cake for dessert that our waitress told us she... More 

Thank DebB01
shefayim, israel
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110 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We came to this restaurant twice - first on our way to Kissamos, and we liked it so much , so we went ther on our way back to the airport. We were a party of 12 , with noisy children and they ecept us unbeleavable. the food was very good - traditional food that made just as it must... More 

Thank Amalia G
Aarhus, Denmark
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Don't miss it on your way either from Chania to Heraklion or vice verse. It is a great spot to stop have either cup of coffee or a food. Popular among cretans, we stopped there twice on our visit. We mainly had sea food and salad, greek salad as well as cesar salad was very good even only tomato and... More 

Thank Indruta
Prague, Czech Republic
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Ate at this restaurant already 4 times, while travelling between Heraklion and Chania. Family run business, always excellent, fresh, tasty and real "home made" food !

2 Thank Ronaldo12
Prague, Czech Republic
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

We stayed there after a small trip - 12 km and meals and drinks were delicious. Family service was excellent. View to the bay famous. Very close place to the small monastery Atalis with friendly monks taking care about garden with grown laurel leaves trees.

4 Thank DrKop
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

Taverna Synolakis is on the road between Heraklion and Chania, near Rethymno. Flying in to Chania and going to Heraklion, we stopped here by chance on our way there. Going back today, we made an effort to have another lunch exactly here. We had lamb, the today's specials, both times, the first time a lamb stew and the second time... More 

7 Thank Sverker J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: National Road Rethymnon - Heraklion, Bali, Crete 74057, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Bali
  • Phone Number: +30 2834 094228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?