Explore favorite restaurants
in Rethymno

A local food guide to explore the charming city of Rethymno.

If you are seeking for unforgettable Cretan gastronomy delights you can use this essential guide to unveil Rethymno's hidden restaurant gems.

It can be used as a first-day guide or as a food itinerary towards a longer trip.

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What makes Rethymno a must-visit city for foodies

Rethymno is a vibrant city of flavors waiting to be unraveled. As you wander through the narrow alleways of the old town, the tantalizing aromas of local cuisine envelop you.

From cozy tavernas serving up homestyle Cretan food to upscale restaurants offering tasty regional specialties with modern twists, this city is a haven of culinary delights.

A culinary journey through local restaurants in Rethymno

Explore city's foodie hotspots from family-run eateries to upscale restaurants in Rethymno.

Rethymno beckons foodies with open arms!

Please note that the recommendations included in this food guide do not have any advertising or commercial purpose.

A Complete Foodie's Guide

A 40-page guide on how to eat like a local, visiting favorite food spots in Rethymno city, all year round.


  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner suggestions on what to order in recommended food spots to taste the real Cretan cuisine.
  • All-day street food spots.
  • Local farmers' markets.
  • Detailed presentation of the most distinct Cretan products.
  • Detailed directions (emap).
  • Addresses and opening hours.