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Acropolis Taverna

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$$ - $$$
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17 Aystralon Polemiston Street, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 695 558 0563
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

An amazing place, very comfortable, friendly and great prices. Owner and family really take care of guests of all ages. Music by owner and his son was absolutely brilliant and a little different to what you may consider 'greek music'. After the meal the owner keeps offering complimentary wine, raki, brandy and everything. Great time we ate here several times.

Thank TZoono
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This restaurant was just around the corner from our villa and was something that we stumbled across. Great food, excellent value for money and definitely a good place to eat!

Thank AngiePetkovic
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of my favourite places to eat in Rethymnon, the service was great and the owner was exceptionally generous with our large group. The food was good and very reasonably priced, and the restaurant was a lovely place to sit in. Particularly enjoyed the live music from the owner and his son on our last night in Crete.... More 

Thank Ca B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Exelent food and sensetive service. Big portions of very tasty food. Very fast service and live music. Noone will leave hangry )

Thank Serge S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We've been here twice on our holiday and will return again before we leave. The swordfish is fresh and cooked to perfection and so is the calamari. The lamb slouvaki is divine. I'm writing this in the restaurant having just finished our main course. Don't hesitate try it - you won't be disappointed. Excuse the photos taken half way through... More 

Thank Linda M
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We visited this taverna 6 years ago on a previous holiday to Crete and returned last week as a party of eight.. Andreas the owner recognised us and we were treated like family. It was a pleasure to see the taverna full on the nights we ate there and everyone had smiles on their faces.. Trip Adviser reviews have put... More 

Thank skiholidayers
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Service was ok, but regulars got preferential treatment. Starter was nice, however main courses undercooked and lacked flavour. Reasonably priced, however would not visit again.

Thank Matthiltz
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The best place we ate in Rethymnon. The food was absolutely amazing (get the seafood platter for 2 - come with an empty stomach!) and make sure you have a chance to chat with the owner. Him and his son play the guitar and sing sometimes and the place has a great atmosphere with friendly staff and great food. Really... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Papa Andreas is holding a plank of quality at a very high level for many many years. We were there in 2011 dining at least 10 times and now in Aug 2016 we were warmly welcomed again. Real authentic taste of Crete traditional dishes, all fresh and tasty, quickly served. Highly recommend! NB! Might need to book a table if... More 

Thank Natalie S
Jersey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We found this restaurant near the end of our holiday and ended up returning 3 times. Large portions of well cooked food at a good price with a characterful owner. If you are lucky, the owner and his son will get out their guitars, play and sing stunning music. Complementary starter, pudding and Raki every meal... as well as a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Aystralon Polemiston Street, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 695 558 0563

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?