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Erotokritos Restaurant

Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 051512
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As you enter the harbour from the taxi square, you run the gauntlet of a row of restaurants pushing you towards their seats. Our advise is ignore them and head for the restaurants at the end of the harbour were most of the locals eat....More

Thank StaffordshireTrebs
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here late one evening. It was very quiet as were all the other restaurants. The staff were very friendly and our food was excellent. I had a very tasty risotto with prawns and ouzo and my husband had fish. We were given yogurt...More

Thank Anne470
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Just stopped here for a couple of beers and to sit overlooking the harbour. Nice place, good service, nice staff and reasonably priced for the location. Only downside was it felt very hemmed in - the tables were very close together and the whole strip...More

Thank Alfa F
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The staff are very friendly and make you feel very welcome. The menu is mainly fish but they do have some meat dishes. The fresh fish is superb and very well cooked and presented. Highly recommended

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We don't usually stop at the first option when eating out on holiday. The welcome was warm and genuine - even a shawl as the weather was cool! The service was excellent with very good recommendations and the food and atmosphere were perfect. Highly recommend

Thank kimbtg
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were a family of six and everybody ate delicious seafood. The staff was friendly and patient. Beautiful location by the harbour. We would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Stine S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Marvellous food, marvellous service, marvellous setting, marvellous..... What can I say more..... Our thanks to Sarbotage, Billy Boy, Mr Doberman, Anna and colleagues for all our pleasent encounters. :) Wil come again!

Thank cpcundy
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Fantastic food, very friendly, efficient service in a cosy and picturescque atmosphere. Top marks for everything. Will definitely come again. Many thanks to Sarbotage Billy Boy, Mr Doberman, Anna and colleagues.

Thank Lollo C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Nice restaurant, friendly waiting staff, average waiting times between courses. Family visit with my parents, we had a Greek salad, very tasty, pork chops, pork tenderloin and the chicken dish. We all enjoyed the food and ambiance. Restaurant is by the old town overlooking a...More

Thank Tuppence58
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This restaurant is located in the Venetian harbour. The tables ar at the seafront. After a friendly invitation, we got fresh, tasty fish meals. The staff is polite and friendly.

Thank Marcell K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearxou 44 | Old Port, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 051512
  • E-mail
In the old port of Rethymno, just by the sea, with a view to the vast blue, the picturesque fish boats and the diachronic lighthouse, lies the fish restaurant Erotokritos. Since 1967 up today remains faithful to the Greek cuisine and stands out as one of the most flavorsome places of the island. In a beautiful place with main characteristic luxury and elegance, enjoy different kinds and dainties accompanied with wine and juices made of fresh fruits, coffees, cocktails. Taste the delicious salads and fish salads, various appetizers, seafood of all kinds. Specialties: lobster spaghetti, rise with different kinds of seafood and fillets served with delicious sauces. Enjoy your food accompanied with one of the most brilliant wines included in the wine cellar of Erotokritos.
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