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To Pigadi

31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 2831 027522
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut cake” (29 reviews)
“moussaka” (59 reviews)
“pork” (31 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite simply a perfect restaurant experience. Great service in a lovely setting, and some awesome flavours, from the Three Cheese starter, Stuffed Chicken fillet for Mains and the Cretan profiteroles for dessert.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked a table as it always looked busy around 8pm.Nice table allocated for the four of us. Nice welcoming attitude professional approach unlike some restaurants. Took seafood saganaki, grilled octopus and a Greek salad with tzatziki. Very tasty dishes. Mains vegetable bake 8/10 moussaka 9/10...More

Thank JBG1
Reviewed 5 days ago

After 8 days on Crete, lunch at this charming restaurant in a gorgeous location proved one of my very favourite meals. The glazed lamb chops were stunning and disappeared all too quickly from my plate. Value was equally impressive illustrated by the remarkably good house...More

Thank Lynden K
Reviewed 5 days ago

An exceptional small restaurant in the old part of city Rethymnon. Everything is exceptional: food, wine from Crete, atmosphere, staff, fantastic! Dinner and enjoy the romantic atmosphere of this magical restaurant.

Thank aleksi1-Alexander
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are no words to describe food!! Everything was delicious! Mousaka was the top! Service was also excellent and friendly

Thank Larissa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here on a recent trip to Crete. Lovely table in the courtyard. Great location in Old Town. I had the Moussaka which was delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank Matt_UKTX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking forward to this restaurant after reading the reviews, the garden setting is nice, however my friend ordered snails which when they came there were lots of them but found them a bit sallty. When the waiter asked him how his starter was and...More

Thank valron1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat in the courtyard, which was beautiful and had a relaxing atmosphere. The food was delicious. We both has moussaka, which came piping hot in a large pot. The staff were good and they advised us on ordering the moussaka that it would be...More

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed every mouthful of our food here. We shared a Greek salad to start which was lovely, fresh and tasty. I had the most delicious lamb chops, hubby had the slow cooked pork. Complimentary coconut cake was gorgeous! 1 starter, 2 mains, water, 0.5...More

Thank Deb769
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By the end of our week in Crete, we drew the conclusion that To Pigadi offered us the best culinar experience, authentic taste, very good service and cosy set up

Thank Sabina D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 12:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Xanthoudidou | Old Town, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 027522
The restaurant is on the site where once stood a Venetian building which was linked to the residence on the south side through a doorway. It is believed that where the covered dining area stands was once a large storeroom and animal stable. The dining courtyard was indeed a courtyard and animal feeding area. In 2003 the chef and owner Harris Pavlakis decided to open the restaurant. The restaurant serves traditional local and greek dishes with local products and provides a friendly and romantic atmosphere. Our restaurant is certificated for Cretan Cuisine from The Greek Academy Of Taste and has participated in three contests of Traditional Cretan Cuisine in the last three years and has won twice the golden and once the silver medal.
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