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Zefyros Family Fish Taverna

Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 028206
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (70 reviews)
“seafood” (86 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are excellent and the food is to die for. The setting on the edge of the harbour is wonderful but I would recommend you book in advance and choose a table.

Thank Happytravellers3861
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Great, excellent, brillant... Please don't change!!! Price is very reasonable and the wines and all the plates we tryied were amazing!! Iwish to be there right now!

Reviewed 27 October 2017

I really don't understand the five star reviews of this place. Foolishly relying on them, we had a dismal meal there. The tzatsiki had lumpy cucumber and no discernible garlic, and the greek salad was made from hard and bitter tomatoes, not the juicy dark...More

1  Thank Freeman1948
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited Zefyros having not only seen all the wonderful reviews here but also on the recommendation of a local. We were certainly not disappointed. Although the restaurant was full we booked for the following day and during a 10 day holiday we in fact...More

Thank OAPBeachlovers
Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you are visiting Rethymno, eating here is a must. The food was wonderful (specialising in fish) and the service was so friendly. All of our children really enjoyed the food, eating things they haven't before. It was a highlight of our holiday.

Thank ilovefood724
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A great fish restaurant in Rethymnon Harbour. Food was well presented and tasted amazing. Mussels in feta and mustard sauce!!!!!!!!!!! Just have to fight your way past all the other restaurants to get to it which can be a challenge.

Thank MikeJB1970
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We read loads of positive reviews on Zefyros before realizing it was probably the best place there is for dinner in Rethymnon. This review won't be different. The food was amazing, We've never had fresher calamaris anywhere... And the sole with shrimps in a saffron...More

Thank X5185OMthomasm
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The location is fantastic down in the old port. Great varied menu. Staff are very helpful. The food is so fresh and served with pride. This is a fish restaurant. Salad was crispy fresh and the prawns were so lovely. Big portions too. Greek yoghurt...More

Thank AnnM06022011
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My and my partner visited Zefyros on the final night of our holiday in Crete. Luckily, there was only one table left which we were offered. This was by the path but the waiter then moved us to a perfect waterside table shortly after another...More

Thank Jonny M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have had a house in the Rethymnon area for 12 years and have good experience with many tavernas here, but no one can match Zefyros Family Fish Taverna in the old harbour. Thanks to Achilles and his mother, here you will get the best...More

1  Thank Ulf-Plakoti
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Questions & Answers
11 November 2017|
Response from JAY G | Reviewed this property |
I think this restaurant is only open seasonally as it right on the harbour, I think they all shut for the winter
24 August 2016|
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Response from Anders E | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's nice streets for browsing, shopping and drinks in the same neighborhood. Rethymno is small so I'd say it's easy to walk to most things! Enjoy
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Joanne P
16 June 2015|
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Yes all major ones
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 028206
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