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Iliomanolis Taverna

Kanevos, Crete 740 53, Greece
+30 2832 051053
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Kanevos, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This establishment is well worth the effort of finding it ( literally just at the top of the Kotsifos Gorge about 20 mins south of Rethimon). Its a bit like a cafe inside with basic but well presented Greek decor. There is no menu, after...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank marcus h
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We ate here after visiting the canyon, and it was a great experience. You go into the kitchen and choose from various dishes that have been prepared and are sitting in their pots. And the whole family is helping with the business, which is nice...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank B2759WGandrewb
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is one of the best places to eat in Rethymno. The food is simply amazing and the ingredients local and fresh.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Andreas C
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived in the village and decided to have dinner at the taverna. Well! We were seated at an immaculate table given bread water and local olive oil. "For the menu you must come inside" we were led to the kitchen where the lady and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BanburyDiK
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

They took care of us like family here. The salad and greens tasted like they were just picked from the garden. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mantis347
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Eating here made me feel as if my mother was cretan and was cooking for me !!! Highly recommended. Great view with a quite environment.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KonstantinosTraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Family-run taverna outside the kotsifou-ravine. If you want a friendly, quiet taverna with fantastic homemade food - this is the place to go!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Fred B
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Situated where the road the coast dips down into Kotsifoú Gorge, this taverna is run by a charming young couple who were eager to please. It was a very "local" experience - the daughter was doing homework with her gran in the "shop" area, which...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank rossy02
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Called here in our way back from Platanias for a late lunch. Family run restaurant who welcomed us into the kitchen to choose our meal. Simple but very tasty beef with white beans and green beans grown in the family farm. Wife had pork and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Bazza099
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Iliomanolis is one of those truly Greek tavernas where you are invited into the kitchen to see what has been prepared and choose your meal with your eyes. The really friendly owners make you feel relaxed and at home and they serve tasty Cretan fare,...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank pablo44
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kanevos, Crete 740 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Kanevos
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 051053
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