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Taverna Fantastiko

Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 698 844 2728
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lemon chicken” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“halloumi” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The most amazing views of Réthymno are from here; get here early to watch the sunset. Such a peaceful setting for this small family owned / run establishment. Lovely food, and always freshly baked bread. Service is always friendly and welcoming. Have been here many...More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This taverna is out of town up in the hills in Maroulas. A taxi from the Astali was 15 euros each way which may put some people off but we think it was well worth the cost. Due to its out of town location it...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Called for lunch after finding nearby Thavma closed. Only us there to begin but two other tables taken later. Too windy to sit outside but beautiful views all around. Had a Greek salad and chicken which were very nice.Not the easiest of places to find...More

Thank keith h
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We where 3 families visiting this fantastic restaurant. The food, the view and the hosts was really nice and good. Good local food and both the adults and the kids was pleased. We can really recommend a visit👍😄

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

You come here for the location. It's a bit tricky to find (luckily our taxi knew the way) but on arrival it is truly breathtaking! You can see for miles. We arrived at 6pm to catch the sunset and there was only one other table...More

Thank Seren543
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Friend took us here for lunch. Authentic cretan food and phenominal views of the island just outside Morales. A gem in the mountains. An experience driving through the old mountain villages A must if you can find it. Has it all. Ask for directions though...More

Thank Rod W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant at the top of the hill. Nice atmosphere. Had a very relaxed dinner here. Food was excellent. Loved the mixed starter plate. Sunset panoramic views. Few toys and swings for kids to play on.

Thank ZittaN
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Worth the effort of the road to get to the top, fantastic views food very tasty, pork with mushrooms, meatballs and salad friendly family run restaurant

Thank TufaP
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We traveled up hill from our apartment in the daytime for a look and cup of coffee, the view was stunning. We got talking to the owner (Asterios I think thats how she spells her name) and she was very knowledgeable about the area and...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Really excellent food, and a really nice view... little bit of and adventurous to get to but thats part of the fun. very friendly staff, and a great selection

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maroulas, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon  >  Maroulas
  • Phone Number: +30 698 844 2728
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Traditonal Taverna with local food only.Homemade cheese and homemade bread as well as meat from our farm...Enjoy the best view and wonderfull sunsets of the island...
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