We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Arkoudaina Garden

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
On the outskirts of Episkopi village, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
+30 2831 061607
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

162 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 73: English reviews
Chania, Crete
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

lovely traditional style tavern with friendly atmosphere, pure local ingredients, special dishes and unique tastes

Thank Yannis_Chania
Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try kohlious and the lamp ribs,fresh salad from the garden of the owner.george is a great guy.also have great prices. I hope to see you again

Thank ThePubOwners
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although we sat inside the view outside and especially at the garden was very nice. Horses ducks and other animals made me feel like there was a small farm outside. Food was great and prices reasonable.

Thank Agapikouklinou
Antwerp, Belgium
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming here already 2 years in summer several times and always is excellent, and really relaxing place. Now first time we have been here in winter, and again it was excellent food and the place inside is again very relaxing.

Thank conny l
Rethymnon, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Homemade ingredients,with the best quality.The food, both in taste and in creativity, is incredible.The 49 ingredient salad is the highlight. You can taste how fresh everything is and how much care has gone into the preparation of the food. The owner is friendly makes you feel like home and the staff attentive and quick .

Thank makmos
Heraklion, Greece
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Everything was wonderfull and the owner was very nice. The price was a little bit expencive but is ok.

Thank Alexis A
Caldonazzo, Trento
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We are sorry having to leave a bad review because place was nice, people kind and food various and delicious but... Both of us felt sick immediately after eating. As we were the only guest that night it is very likely we were given some old food not well preserved. Price was also a bit higher than expected.

Thank Maddy-e-Dan
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband and I love this place. It is away from all touristy places and the outside back garden gives fills us with emotions of relaxation, comfort and romance. We have visited here more than 5 times now, each time bringing friends and family to share the experience and they all agree with how we feel. It is a relaxed... More 

Thank MariaWB
Taichung, Taiwan
Level Contributor
22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My Father in Law And I were taken here by Out Guides From Urban adventures after a Gorge walk. AMAZING FOOD... This is The very best Food I have ever Had the Privilege of Tasting In my 42 Years.. It really is. All food This Stunning Resteraunt Sells, Is Grown in The owners Gardens. From the Fruit to the Meat.... More 

Thank Steven E
Level Contributor
44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were staying near Rethymno, on Crete, and our host recommended this restaurant. The restaurant's owner greeted us and pretty much ordered for us, although the meal was tilted towards vegetables, as we asked. I'm 64 years old and have traveled reasonably widely, and this was certainly one of the best meals I've ever eaten. It included an incredible salad,... More 

Thank weewinkie

Travellers who viewed Arkoudaina Garden also viewed

Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture
Rethymnon, Rethymnon Prefecture

Been to Arkoudaina Garden? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the outskirts of Episkopi village, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 061607

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Arkoudaina Garden staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?