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Taverna Kyria Maria

20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 029078
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“moussaka” (13 reviews)
“rabbit” (6 reviews)
“casserole” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
20 Moshovitou, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 November 2013

I had several meals here, lunchtime and evening. It's a tucked away from the main street in the old town down a turning behind the Rimondi Fountain, but well worth the effort of finding. Really good freshly prepared food and good house wine. A genuine...More

Thank Safariwoman
Reviewed 2 November 2013

This is a popular traditional taverna. The food is good, basic home cooking in a good atmosphere with very friendly and welcoming staff. Also excellent value.

Thank LindaG79
Reviewed 25 October 2013

What a great find. We had a simple lunch of mixed hot and cold meze, with great local house wine and Raki with our complimentary dessert. This is local food at its best in one of the narrow streets of the old town. Atmosphere was...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Gorgeous, hearty home cooked-style food. We just had to go back twice. You can see the chef really cares about the food they make; it felt like we were finally eating proper Cretan cuisine cooked with heart -unlike some other restaurants which really are just...More

Thank Lena G
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Went to this restaurant twice on our week visit. Down the alleyway behind Rimondi fountain. Definately worth seeking out. Great cretan food and a very friendly owner.Very good value for money.

Thank TONY H
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Really nice and cosy place. It is worth visiting if you are near to Rimondi Fountain. Very polite and helpful waiteress - I think she is also owner of this place. Tasty, fresh food in adequate price. We had Greek Salad and Tzatziki for breakfast.

Thank Tekstura
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Tucked away in an alley we had problems finding this taverna but it was worth the search! Lovely staff, friendly and helpful, good service, lovely setting, great food. Not a lot more to add. This is a little gem and we will go back.

Thank dizzyandblonde
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I went to Taverna Kyria Maria in September 2013 with some friends. We had many nice dinners in Crete, but I can honestly say this was one of the best. We ordered different dishes (fresh fish with very tasty rice, mousaka, chicken with yoghurt and...More

1  Thank Krista_Dutca
Reviewed 11 September 2013

TRULY A HIDDEN GEM: Would highly recommended this little place for great value home-cooking with a good varied menu. It's in a small back street just behind the Rimondi Fountain to the right. Lovely and shady, out of the blazing heat - full of flowers,...More

Thank JIngs006
Reviewed 30 August 2013

The reason of us ending in this restaurant was the label of trip advisor on their window, which normally someone would expect that they had good reviews. Of course like or dislike is always a personal choice. I have to say that the restaurant had...More

Thank Andreas C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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