The third largest city of Crete , Rethymno is a place of historic significance. The narrow streets, the classic houses, the Venetian and the Ottoman statues are some typical samples of this rich history that fascinate countless visitors. Here’s our guide to some of the best brunch spots to kick-start a day of sightseeing in Rethymno.
This traditional Greek restaurant is located in the city of Rethymno and offers quality dishes at reasonable prices. Stella, the owner, is gentle, kind and willing to assist all customers, always with a smile on her face. The breakfast is freshly prepared and includes tasty eggs with bacon, and delicious omelets.
Barrio is located on Dimitrakaki street, at a central point of the city of Rethymno. It is open from early in the morning, serving coffee and breakfast. The rich breakfast options include croissants, baguettes, sandwiches, pancakes, cheese and spinach pies. You can sit inside or outside depending on the weather.
Cretan staka cheese on French fries | Courtesy of Peskesi
Hari’s Creperie is well reputed among the locals for carrying a history of high quality and unforgettable tastes. As you can tell by its name, it is focused on crepes, but don’t imagine a typical creperie: Here you’ll find a wide range of sweet and savory crepes, crepes in the oven, sweet waffles, pancakes, salads, fruit salads and so much more. Countless fresh and healthy toppings are available like blueberries, local honey, fried energy fruits and cashew, while you also have the opportunity to chose a ‘light’ crepe or waffle.
Colorful yogurt with fruit toppings | Courtesy of Yaourtaki
Living Room is located on the seaside avenue of Rethymno, next to Agnostos Stratiotis square. It is open from early in the morning until very late at night and it is famous for its dynamic crowded parties with live DJ sets and amazing cocktails. Enjoy fresh juices, beverages and coffee, as well as unique sweets and delicacies, snacks, finger food, salads and cold dishes.
Such is the popularity of frozen yogurt in Greece that you will find a frozen yogurt spot on virtually every corner. Located on Ari Velouchioti street, in the city‘s center, it offers fresh and healthy yogurt accompanied by a wide range of toppings. Try the delicious Yogurt Parfait, or the Caramel Parfait. Address & telephone number: Yaourtaki, Ari Velouchioti street, Rethymno, Greece, +30 694 267 9990