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Rethymno , Gerani Square | Rethymno, Gerani, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 031800
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
“hummus” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rethymno , Gerani Square | Rethymno, Gerani, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here on our first night, beautiful place but incredibly bad service! We had to wait an hour and a half before we even had our drinks, that was after we told the waitress we were very, very thirsty. Dinner itself took forever! Prices...More

Thank Isolde V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here every two years when we return to Gerani, Rethymno, Crete. This surely must be one of the most beautiful and quaint restaurants around the Mediterranean. The food is wonderful and the price very reasonable, and the staff most pleasant. Love...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great night spent eating and drinking in this restaurant. Very interesting setting with a small amphitheater to the back and much of the original architecture intact. Costs a little more than other local places to eat, but well worth it for the quality of the...More

Thank Twee129
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a delightfully located and appointed Greek taverna restaurant. The experience is certainly worth going for. Excellent friendly service and many interesting artefacts in the house. As an added surprise, it also has an amphitheatre where authentic Greek artists play concerts on a regular...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We have been staying in Gerani for last 10 days and have mostly been eating in Rethymon Old town and not been especially impressed with the food overall. Some nice things here and there. Decided to stay local last night and try Staras. We were...More

Thank Francine D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Whilst on holiday we got engaged. We came here as the reviews were great. It lived up to its reviews. We ordered vine leaves and sausages to start with which were delicious. The main course I had chicken in mushroom sauce which I would recommend....More

Thank Tor L
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent in wonderful surroundings. Staff are friendly and helpful. Reasonably priced. Kids said the burgers are excellent even though they don't come in buns and best to order sides. A repeat visit for definite.

Thank colwoods
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We visited whilst holidaying locally. We were seated and served without delay. The food was beautiful and reasonably priced. After our meal we walked around the building, reading the history. The amphitheatre at the back of the restaurant is definitely worth a look.

Thank Justine DS D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We was with children together. Everybody find something fines for yourself. Nice place and very kind staff.

Thank Tímea L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here just for drinks as we had eaten. Such a beautiful place and a definite must visit. Very friendly staff x

Thank LilypodManchester
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rethymno , Gerani Square | Rethymno, Gerani, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Gerani
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 031800
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