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1 Gerakari Konstadinou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 029375
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
28 Jul 2017
12 Jun 2017
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Mediterranean, Greek
1 Gerakari Konstadinou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Locale tipico, non turistico, leggermente periferico rispetto al centro di Retimno, personale accogliente, pietanze buone, preparate un po' lentamente.. da provare. Typical not-touristic place close to the center of Retimno, service was pleasant, they are very relaxed and prepare slowly... but the good was food,...More

Thank Vito M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Called in on after seeing it recommended in Sunday Times. Empty at about 8pm with woman at bar on phone. We waited but she had no interest in us and, very rudely, stayed on the phone without any acknowledgement towards us. Eventually we left, obviously...More

Thank Ian E
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

- trully cretan traditional local taverna - tasteful red wine - must try "sheperds' salad" and apaki omeleta - sometimes local traditional orchestra is a must listen (cretan music) - fried cuccini balls were draftly cooked - fried cheesepies were with a slice of cheese

Thank chris t
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I visited last May and the environment, the friendly atmosphere and the local kitchen liked me. I will visit it again!

Thank ioannisg672
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Very nice, music live, price ok. Friendly, food ok, price ok and relax. Good greek music and nice staff.

Thank puzzleeurope
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A small restaurant run by a family. Not in the city centre, so very limited number of tourists. Very nice atmosphere and very good food. Life music in the weekends.

Thank 123Thijs
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are big fans of Kritiki music, and have had a good time at this café in the past – in fact, I gave it a recommendation in my blog article on Kritiki. But not this time. As we are staying in Panormos, we got...More

Thank Pedro_on_Tour
Simisakogiorgis M, Ιδιοκτήτης at Mesostrati, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear mr and ms I read carefully your critic and I have to say that I dind like to refuse to you or other guests to come to our place and enjoy with the music but when there not chair or table what can I...More

Reviewed 10 April 2016

I've been several times to this place with my friends and we've had the best expirience!!The reasons we prefer it are the quality and the delicious plates,the hospitality of the place, the atmosphere, and the live cretan mousic!!Many local people visit this place every day...More

Thank soc1al13
Simisakogiorgis M, Ιδιοκτήτης at Mesostrati, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thank you for your oppnion. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Just outside the tourist hub, a real local taverna. Bouzouki players and all. Simple and delicious :) great tziIki, amazing schnitzel G

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 19 September 2015

When I came in this taverna (ταβέρνα) for the first time and ordered, try to order yoghurt with honey and homemade cheese pies, I thought that the woman who worked there (and probably owns the place together with her husband, it's family business), well I...More

2  Thank Crnkovic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Gerakari Konstadinou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 029375
  • E-mail
Mesostrati Taverna in Rethymno, CRETEsuggests some menu ideas based on Cretan Diet (during the year)APPETIZERSNtako Salad with rusk with chopped tomatoes and feta cheese poured with Cretan olive oil .Farmer’s Saladwith Season’s vegetables, rusk, boiled potatoes and olives.‘Evexia’ Saladwith lettuce, oak leaf lettuce, walnuts, chopped ‘’graviera’’ cheese and balsamic vinaigrette sauce.Pan-fried zucchini balls or tomato ballsCheese or herb-based mini pies‘Sfakiani’ pita dough based pita stuffed with soft cheese and sprinkled in pure honeyMAIN COURSE‘’Apaki’’ smoked pork meat flavored with Cretan herbs served with french fries, tzatziki sauce and vegetables.Home-made pork based Sausages served with steamed rice, tzatziki sauce and season’s salad on the sideSouvlaki Grilled chickenWEEK’S SPECIALDuring the week, we prepare for you traditional home-made lentil soup and bean soupMenu for two (for 10€ person ~ drinks included).Mesostrati is a small family business supporting the Rethymnian economy. We use pure ingredients to prepare our dishes.The owners, George and Georgia will be more than happy to help you and make you feel like home.
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