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Rethymniou-Spiliou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 041185
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“salads” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
Rethymniou-Spiliou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The owner of the apartment we rented recommended us this restaurant, her words "tastes like grandmother's food". The food was indeed extremely delicious and fresh. To me it was a new kind of restaurants as there is no menu and you just eat what they...More

Thank Saad S
Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely great restaurant. Greek Traditional Cuisine at its best. Spotless service. A real Must. Whatever comes out of the kitchen is just delicious.

Thank Παναγιώτης Ρ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has the most amazing home Made food. Great atmosphere and we were truly treated like family.

Thank cretegst1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read stellar reviews and decided to try. The experience was underwhelming. They firmly refused to provide a menu and pricelist, even when insisted. Sorry guys, this is illegal. They suggested the full deal, all you can eat including wine, but failed to mention the...More

Thank DimitriVol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew to expect no menu and we did tell them that we were getting full, but the food kept on coming! It was tasty, and the service was excellent, but there was just a bit too much of it, so we felt bad with...More

Thank MLS99
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Unbelievably delicious food with unique tastes of cretan cuisine cooked on traditional recipes. Everything was absolutely wonderful, incredible value for money, totally recommended for food lovers who seek a unique tasty experience.

Thank Symeon D
Reviewed 8 March 2017

allready visited the place 3 times...every time its better...friendly stuff....great food...perfect prices!!!!!

Thank Aloupis K
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening indulging in good, healthy Cretan food cooked to traditional recipes, which have been passed down through the family. There is no menu. You choose from the dishes that have been freshly prepared that day. The locals choose to eat here...More

Thank Elaine12335
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Alekos is a place you visit when you really want to enjoy your meal and we visit it occasionally. Sorry but you cannot order here except for your drinks and only if you loved something you can order some more! Of course everything that is...More

Thank gianzo7
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I first visited this place right after it opened many many years ago and I am pleased to say I keep coming back, whenever I can. I was immediately captivated by the way things work, without menus, with the dishes of the day coming without...More

Thank petros v
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13 May 2015|
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in Armenoi (ca 15 km from Retymno , sud direction )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rethymniou-Spiliou, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 041185
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