Othonas's tavern is located since 1987 in the heart of the old town of Rethimno (Platanos), in the same place where in 1930's «Damiano's wine tavern» was located. At that time, customers used to pay according to their weight gain from their stay in the tavern.
Nowadays, in Othona's, the visitor can taste an authentic Cretan cuisine based on traditional recipes with Cretan extra virgin olive oil, unique quality ingredients and reasonable prices.
Our renowned specialties such as lamb with artichokes, jugged veal, artichokes with broad beans, bahce salad (with rocket and cream cheese), pork fillet with honey and walnuts, chicken with strawberries, Zeus chicken (with raki, feta, mustard and onions), olive oil fried potatoes and many other dishes made with selected meats and fresh fish, are accompanied by a great variety of bottled wines as well as Cretan wine made of organic grapes.
Othona's sweet triangles and fried banana have made their own history, especially when served with pure Cretan tsikoudia - raki in a traditional well-looked after environment, with hand made olive wood chairs and decorated with pictures old Rethimno.
In Othona's tavern, we take care of the satisfaction of all senses and we offer our friends and visitors a «royal service» having as a guide the tradition and the Cretan Hospitality.