The secret is the experience ...

We are here since 1984


How we started

It was autumn 1981 when our dad Tom went to Athens to arrangement the containers that came from Canada with our belongings when he met with a friend of him and decided to open a unique restaurant for Elounda: a pizzeria!

The place they found was away from the central but still had a great popularity with the and prawn pane were their best dishes.


Our Experience Begins

Elounda started to grow and in 1983 they thought that it will be better to come closer to the square. In 1984 they found the place we are now established for over 30 years.The partnership separate but our dad continued his dream with his family: making pizza , spaghetti , Greek food and from the grill.


Now we have grown up..

We have family of our own...and we follow what our father taught us: to satisfy as much as we can our clients!

There has been many changes to the place and to the menu trying to follow what he taught us:good quality,low prices and friendly inviroment.Welcome and meet us!
Dimitris - Maria - Petros - Louise

This is who we are

Dimitris - Maria - Petros - Louise

Opinions of satisfied guests are
the most important for us

  •   I went to this restaurant twice in the same week! I highly recommend choosing the pizzas as they make it handmade with the dough and in a proper pizza oven. Best restaurant personally in Elounda. Service is very quick and polite.

    thumb thegrandjury

      You always worry about returning to a restaurant after a few years, in case things have changed. No disappointment here. Excellent service and super food that is well presented. Never had a bad meal here. The pasta meals from the oven are superb.

    thumb Nigel W

      We visited this restaurant on numerous occasions and always enjoyed the food and service. We ate pizzas, Rac of lamb, chicken, spaghetti Bol. Pizza etc. As well as having a takeaway pizza delivered to our apartment. The lady who waited on tables advised us if...More

    thumb ciretap
  •   Fabulous smoothies and very friendly staff! Went here several times during my stay. Will def go back when I'm next in Elounda

    thumb P F

      Fabulous smoothies and very friendly staff! Went here several times during my stay. Will def go back when I'm next in Elounda

    thumb PatriciaF749

      Visited twice, excellent pizza, could not be kinder and willing to help, watched the football! thin crust, nice to have some English Food !!!!!

    thumb davidmclean2016
  •   Much as we love Greek food, we wanted a change to something a little less rich one evening and had pizza at Porto Rino. Quite simply they were superb. Only reason for the 4 star rating is the number of noisy children in the place....More

    thumb Keitht

      Been a few times to this Italian in Elounda. The food is always first class and the service is outstanding. Have tried various pasta’s and pizza’s and have never been disappointed. Prices are very reasonable, all in all it is a great place to eat.

    thumb Jackie D

      We fancied a change and ate heer one evening. Very friendly service,good house red wine and great pizzas. Ample toppings,my calzone was massive - I would suggest sharing!

    thumb Debbie G
  •   A large group of us visited this traditional Greek taverna. The welcome was superb along with the variety of food on offer. The staff are very engaging and nothing is too much trouble. The meals were wonderful . Followed by excellent Cretan hospitality. Thank you.

    thumb Adie L

      This place is fantastic with very welcoming staff and a friendly accomodating atmosphere. Myself and my mum loved eating here on many nights and felt at home. The little free extras were very nice too although even without them you would be satisfied as the...More

    thumb Alison G

      A group of us went here and we all had different meals, all of which were lovely and we all enjoyed. Very good pasta dishes. The rack of lamb was very very good. The prawns in breadcrumbs was a popular starter and delicious. Service very...More

    thumb Karen K
  •   Best spaghetti and pizza ever very highly recommended. Cheap prices and amazing food what more could you ask for? Very friendly staff though service can be slow at times. Food is all freshly made and can be seen while being made. This restaurant was made...More

    thumb Chloe R

      Wonderful food, great location. Staff so friendly you are made to feel welcome. Great service and fantastic food !. View from the restaurant is beautiful and menu caters for all.

    thumb Melanie E

      Durning our 14 nights In Elounda we used this restaurant four nights a variety of dishes and wonderful service that make you feel at home. Known locally for its excellent pizza’s which we tasted on one visit and were lovely. There are many other choices...More

    thumb happyTonyM
  •   Lovely restaurant on the sea front with great friendly staff and the most amazing pizza I have ever had!

    thumb Rach8844

      We visited and had a combination of starters and mains to share. Excellent service and the food was really good. Waitress who served us was attentive and friendly and spent time explaining some of the menu and gave us time to consider then choose. We...More

    thumb bluesportloveskenya

      Visited twice again this year- it’s not the only Italian restaurant on this harbour front, but it’s my choice every time, for a tasty(and large!) pizza, or one of many good pastas. I had pasta amatriciana(onions bacon and tomatoes) and it was delicious- no problems...More

    thumb glutenfreediner191
  •   After a beautiful boat trip. What a lovely place in an ideal spot we were able to relax and enjoy a lovely Spaghetti Bolognese and a few drinks..The owners and service were lovely and very welcoming.. don't miss this place..

    thumb patricia g

      visited the Porto Rino for lunch and dinner huge menu to choose from very friendly staff and always made you feel welcome we also had a few take ways from here this year will be back next year

    thumb libby56

      This was our first night in Elounda for over 2 years. Porto Rino is always a restaurant you can guarantee a good quality meal at reasonable prices. The staff are always friendly and remember you from previous stays. Recommend pizzas and you can actually see...More

    thumb Tricia S
  •   This is our second time in Crete. First time round we didn't find a single decent pizza on our travels. This time round we found this place! We had a large Village pizza between two for lunch and it was lovely. Lovely crisp base with...More

    thumb David C

      This placed saved us on the second night at our hotel as the food was rubbish abd they delivered pizza which was brilliant. We at in twice after service a bit slow but staff are great and food quality great and good value if being...More

    thumb harley67

      Great place - Great People Amazing pizza and salads Great for kids and loved every min of the night out

    thumb DMSD2013
  •   we went to this restaurant twice, hubby is a coeliac and absolutely loved the gluten free pasta dishes. the service was good and decent price as well.

    thumb susan a

      This so called ´certificate of excellence’ tag is a joke. There’s no accounting for taste but we ate probably the most tasteless pizza we have ever eaten in our entire lives and we are in our 60´s. Yes, service was prompt, polite and inexpensive but...More

    thumb Francesca M

      This so called ´certificate of excellence’ tag is a joke. There’s no accounting for taste but we ate probably the most tasteless pizza we have ever eaten in our entire lives and we are in our 60´s. Yes, service was prompt, polite and inexpensive but...More

    thumb Provencals
  •   Lovely food hugh portions very delicious food. Staff friendly and helpful and a nice location to sit and people watch. Reasonable prices worth a visit

    thumb Samantha C

      Family of four are her on our last evening, wish we had had more days to go back. I had the baked pasta which I had seen on the other reviews and was not disappointed. The pizza wa the largest I’ve seen in years. Friendly...More

    thumb Zoe W

      sadly we found this restaurant on the last day of our holiday, if we had found it on the first day we wouldn't have eaten anywhere else. A super friendly family run place, the food is superb, and prices are so reasonable, the staff cannot...More

    thumb gavska

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