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To Pigadi

31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 027522
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (52 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Your able to fine good quality fresh food in most of the restaurants in and around Rethymno, Pigadi delivers fine food, prepared in kitchen that understands cooking at a level above most of their competitors. Sent in a open courtyard, with gas heating of the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and huge amount of food! Very tasty and nice atmosphere. Super friendly staff. Totaly worth visiting!

Thank Steffi W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting and delicious food, you can't go wrong here ! we shared some dishes between us and our kids, it was amazing food and great service.

Thank EmmySB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Putting it short and sweet: This restaurant makes the best lamb chops and moussaka on the planet. Beautiful salads, too. Very affordable prices as well. Highly recommended!

Thank Kalle K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Cretan style food. Everything is fresh and comes from the local market. Very good wine list. Try the lemon raki in the end with the mmmmm baked cheesecake created by chef Harris. I am sure that you will be very pleased at the end!!!

Thank etzetzou
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Delcious tastes, great variety of dishes, friendly/english speaking service, clean and friendly atmosphere in a quite court that recalls former times. Highly recommendable for the visitors of the old city of Rethymnon.

Thank jeanclaude20162016
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We arrived 10 people and the table was ready for us right on time at the peak of service. The service is great and the waiters seem to enjoy the work and have Raki shots with the costumers. We all shared the dishes and everything...More

Thank JonathanEastwood
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Perfect location, town centre, we ate under the stars, twice. Very professional waiters, most of them speaking at least 3 languages, they know how to serve you and know very well what they serve. Cretan cuisine with a modern twist, inventive and surprising combinations, served...More

Thank Vraag T
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was our second visit to Crete and we were desperate to return to this restaurant as we had such a ood experience the first time. Well, the second time did not disappoint us! If anything it was even better than the first time. Excellent...More

Thank Runold
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Private, outdoor courtyard is totally charming, lovely ambiance. We were told to sit where we wanted, then told we couldn't sit someplace, then directed to a reserved table, then told no to that...finally settled in to a private table. From the start the service was...More

Thank Cara1313
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 027522
The restaurant is on the site where once stood a Venetian building which was linked to the residence on the south side through a doorway. It is believed that where the covered dining area stands was once a large storeroom and animal stable. The dining courtyard was indeed a courtyard and animal feeding area. In 2003 the chef and owner Harris Pavlakis decided to open the restaurant. The restaurant serves traditional local and greek dishes with local products and provides a friendly and romantic atmosphere. Our restaurant is certificated for Cretan Cuisine from The Greek Academy Of Taste and has participated in three contests of Traditional Cretan Cuisine in the last three years and has won twice the golden and once the silver medal.
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