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Staras

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Gerani €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Greek
Rethymno , Gerani Square | Rethymno, Gerani, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 031800
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“lovely food” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Rethymno , Gerani Square | Rethymno, Gerani, Crete 741 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a beautiful restaurant, the age of the property is really highlighted with part wall rendering exposing stone underneath. A wonderful outdoor area with an amphitheatre. A real delight to look around. It wasn't busy on the night we went so quick service,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

superb place to eat with friendly staff. There is also some interesting artefacts to see and a little stage outside

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only in Crete for 6 nights and have already visitedStaras twice with plans to go again. The environment is so different, service is exceptional and the food is amazing. The first time we visited we had starters and main course. The second visit we decided...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a lovely building in the Village centre, don't look at the price on the menu outside as it puts people off Nice good, not as cheap as the other 2 places to eat and the service was quicker than most have said

Thank s0mersetb0y
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This taverna is in the middle of the village and is well established. The setting is lovely and very peaceful most of the time. The menu is a little limited but is nevertheless quite varied. The chicken dishes are lovely and worth a try. Beer...More

Thank karen t
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Firstly this restaurant is in a lovely building which isn't obvious from outside. Complimentary lemon juice was served with the menus which was a lovely touch after our walk up the hill. Our food choices were delicious, beef stifado and chicken with mushrooms and the...More

Thank Alison E
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place is amazing inside, just the sort of setting for a romantic meal out. However, I do feel it lacks a certain choice of Greek food on it's menu and seems to focus on steaks etc rather than the traditionals such as mousaka. The...More

Thank jacwar58
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited this restaurant on the advice of our hosts. The restaurant is set in the middle of Gerami village and is very authentic. Upon arrival we were seated and then waited 10 minutes to get a drink order. Once received we then had to...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant looked lovely and the staff were friendly but lots of things were on the menu, they didn't have, so disappointing. Also I know culturally dinner takes a long time but even by Crete standards service was slow.

Thank 673AndreaC
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were seated in a nice place and the tables were set up nice. Everything we ordered from their menu was out of stock. We eventually ordered our food which came after about 40 minutes. My lamb chops were over cooked but ok. We tried...More

Thank Paul B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
Description
Traditional sight & food
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