Flavourful Rethymno (Downtown list)

Where to find marvellous food treasures

With distinctive cultural identity, the beautiful town of Rethymno showcase some of the best ways visitors and travellers can taste the renowned Cretan Cuisine and modern Mediterranean flavours.  

Barrio Selected coffee beans and well-trained baristas makes this place to stand out from the usual for coffee and beverage in the town, with two brunches. It also has options for vegetarians.

Fraoules Known for its fancy environment, it is a famous gastropub to please shoppers, foodies and bar lovers in the heart of the town, with quality coffee and valuable cocktail list.

Avli Known for rustic fine dining in its Venetian-era style, Avli is a timeless sophisticated dining option that brings out the best of the Venetian-influenced old town, set in a scenic mansion and courtyard dating back to the 16th century. Emphasis has been given to the raw products that come directly from local producers, in order to offer traditional Cretan cuisine with the right amount of creativity.

Prima Plora Boasting a wonderful waterfront location in an al white sparkling ambient space with differing heights of the terraces that face the blue sea, it promises more than a great view: a blend of tradition and modern creativity that works really well. Carefully selected products are cooked with a modern twist in order to blend the traditional and creative Cretan Cuisine that can please both adults and kids. Its sushi bar is quite remarkable.

Alana Balanced, refined flavors and excellent material quality, this restaurants is famous for its pasta and seaside options, while the wine list is kept up-to-date, this restaurant is located in the very heart of the Old Town, in an atmospheric and relaxing environment, satisfying a contemporary aesthetic and savory concept of dining in Crete.

1600 Raki-Baraki A sophisticated and delicious expression of dining, inspired by the local taverna version called rakadiko at all hours of the day, it is a reminiscent of an old grocery with showcases full of goodies and an open kitchen that prepares well-made Cretan dishes changed according to season, often with creative touches.


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