Taverna tou Zisis is located east of Rethymnon on the “Old Road” between Missiria and Platanes.
This taverna is one of the most popular tavernas in Crete and people come from far away to enjoy the traditional Cretan dishes that always are freshly cooked. With your food you can enjoy a local red or white wine and the bread is toasted on the barbecue and dressed in olive oil and Oregano. Beside all the advantages of this traditional kitchen, the prices here are very reasonable and a diner for the family does not blank you off.
There is adequate parking for the customers and also an organized playground specially designed for children to play.
In the summertime diners can enjoy their food on the patio, in a beautiful environment under the shade of trees.
The central hall dominates daily (noon and evening) the food show case displays traditional cooked foods from Crete and Asia Minor based on recipes from grandma Chryssoula.
You can choose between 35 to 40 different dishes of meat, fish, fresh vegetables and tomato sauce prepared with fresh Cretan raw materials, which you can also enjoy in your home with takeaway from the taverna.
The service is excellent and fast and as soon as you have asked for the bill, the table is cleared and you are then served with a desert, a sweet or seasonal fruit and a tipple of ice cold Raki with the compliments of house before you have settled your bill.