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33 Kefalogiannidon | Fortezza, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 052569
10:00 - 03:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at this restaurant following a recommendation from the owner of our hotel. Its location (just next to the Rethymnon Venetian fortress) and above the coastal road is indeed fantastic and one can enjoy superb views during sunset. Unfortunately, the dishes were indifferent, although of good quality. The service was friendly and efficient. Fruits and raki with honey... More 

1 Thank Konstantin F
Belgrade, Serbia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

When you visit Crete and city Rethymnon, please go to nice restaurant Thalassographia. Restaurant have a wonderful view on old harbor and have a position near the fortezza. Also, you will enjoy in romantic atmosphere, especially at night. In menu, you can order nice meal with sea food and of course Greek cuisine. The prices are affordable and staff is... More 

2 Thank tatjana t
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch after a tour of the fortress. Although we only had a light meal the quality of the food was very good, and my smoked salmon bruschetta comprised 4 slices of bread all thickly covered in sliced smoked salmon - tremendous value for under 7 euros. We needed to eat quickly to catch the open top... More 

1 Thank Bagabargain
Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This restaurant provides a magnificent sea view, amazing traditional cretan cuisine and very good prices.

1 Thank antouaneta
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks straight across the bay in one direction, and at the fortezza in the other direction- so you'll always get a good view! Went for late afternoon/early evening drinks several times. Reasonable prices (actually very reasonable when you consider the location), a good selection, and good service. Haven't eaten here but have heard good things.

1 Thank Victoria C
Devon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Wonderful view from up top and a great welcome and service. Nothing too much trouble. Many people eating here and also just popped in from drinks.

Thank Lew512
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The restorant with very pleasant and nostalgic atmosphere,with nice view to older harbour and to fort of rethymno.meals are very delicious and crevice is also good. Higley recommend to people, who want to spend great evening with special people.

Thank Milan H
Timisoara, Romania
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've been here with the kids. The location is magnificent. Up on the hill, next to the fortress, having a beautiful view over the sea and the town. We had fresh fish and pasta with shrimp. It was very good. They brought it quite quickly and they also serviced the fish. They were very polite and helpful. In the end... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Ate here as a couple on the last night of our 2 week break - if we had gone any earlier we would have returned. Set with in the steps to the Fortezza the view is lovely. I had a Ristotto and my husband had the fantastic Lamb Ragu. What a dish - a credit to the chef. Lamb, aubergines... More 

Thank Vici W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant for couples with romantic atmosphere, especially at night. wonderful views around restaurant. everything was almost perfect Just one old waiter was little bit rude.

Thank Lasha A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Kefalogiannidon | Fortezza, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 052569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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