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Zefyros Family Fish Taverna

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Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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+30 2831 028206
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good location and quite good quality. Delicious. But prices are to high for such place and quality. Overrated.

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Thank Kaspars G
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So let me start off with the fact that our dinner was very good-but my favorite part about this place was that unlike EVERY other restaurant located in this port, the staff at this restaurant did not come out and pester you to come eat at their place. Very seafood oriented menu-not for those who are not fans of stuff... More 

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Thank Courtney C
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ignore the half-hearted endorsement in the famous tourist guide, this is a wonderful place. Food and service are superb. Wonderful value and half the prices we paid in Florence a few weeks ago.

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Thank davidC6265NA
Telford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here one evening and had the most delicious fish meal - not the cheapest but the quality and service could not be bettered.

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Thank maureend050
Manchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight we both chose the spaghetti with a half litre of White House wine. The fish was cooked perfectly and the sauce full of flavour and.not too salty. The hosts were very friendly and the desert of yoghurt with raspberry and sweet raki finished the meal off beautifully. The cost was 42euros...not cheap but that is the wY it is... More 

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Thank Phil R
Petersfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Friday early in May. The positives - very nice and attentive service that we could not fault, also the location is great. The negatives - my wife had grilled large prawns which looked good but were overcooked. I had a grilled Bream that the waiter steered me to as being better than the swordfish I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has managed to maintain quality of service, great food and fantastic Cretan hospitality at very reasonable prices over the decades. It is in my view the best place to eat in the Venetian Harbour in Rethymnon

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Tonsberg, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please do not waste your money or time on one of the other "touristified" tavernas there. Zefyros is outstanding and never disappoint us. Well done, Achilles!

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Thank Ulf-Plakoti
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely meal at this family restaurant - the food was great and the service very friendly and welcoming - highly recommended

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good quality of food, good prices, super nice view. We higly recommend the place for good sea food and local specialities

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nearchou 41 | 74100, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Rethymnon
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 028206

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