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Taverna Kyria Maria

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20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 029078
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United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Tucked away in the back streets of the old town , Kyria Maria's is a typical Small taverna that serves wonderful food, the shaded location provides a nice break from the midday heat of the town, established for 30 years and still going strong, we never miss an opportunity to have a meal, snack or just a cold beer The... More 

Thank Flatpacker
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Maybe it is hard to find if you haven't heard for this place. But it is very lovely place, away from the noise. In restaurant there are birds singing. It's very relaxing. The food is delicious!

Thank Kaja G
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Proper home cooked Cretan food. Away from the crowds, very welcoming, family owned for 30 years! Just what we wanted away from the crowds and busy tourist restaurants on the harbour. Very traditional little place, good value.

Thank 225Helen98
Brisbane, Australia
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645 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We were trying to avoid the obvious tourist traps and whilst escaping the rain wandered down a side lane and stopped by some French customers who were saying how wonderful the food is. Yes, it is. The lamb in lemon sauce and the special local octopus with orzo are both very special. Great hospitality at very reasonable prices. Very cheery... More 

Thank Pauline K
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went during April. A bit off season and off eating rush ours. We were alone in the restaurant, 2 adults and to adolescents. We ordered fish (which I saw before it was grilled), a musaka meal for 2 and a steak. The Musaka was enjoyable, the steak was juicy, and the fish which I ate was grilled just so... More 

Thank Shiri G
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Do not be put off by the fact this a small tavern down a side street. The food is superb. My wife and I ate there twice and were not disappointed on either visit. Try the lamb in lemon sauce or the smoked pork; both excellent. Service could not be friendlier.

Thank StephenSW19
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Lovely, lovely little place. Would highly recommend. We went for lunch and tried a few dishes. Everything is fresh and tasty. The stuffed peppers and Tomatoes were supberb! waiter is a little grumpy but who cares when the food is great?!

Thank mistermoots
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Kyra Maria is a wonderful cook, the food is excellent and she knows it! In a back street lovely little location. Well worth a visit.

Thank VanClomp
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Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely place with birds :) we ordered Cold Plate mezes 👍; Seafood Spaghetti 👍 ; lamb in Lemon sauce👏 .. Prices are Also good. Come & eat 😉

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La Coruna, Spain
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We had dinner here as a recommendation both from our travel guide and from the staff of our acommodation. We couldnt choose better!! We had Greek salad, baked vegetables and wild mushrooms with yoghurt sauce. The last of the dishes was simply wonderful! I still remember its tastiness! Totally recommended, if we ever return to Rethymno we will come bakc... More 

Thank donperico

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 029078

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?