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Paralia Seaside Restaurant

Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 028 2475
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (71 reviews)
“fruit” (70 reviews)
“seafood” (51 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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1 - 10 of 528 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best places to have a meal during our stay in Crete. It was also a bit more expensive than other places but it was quite worth it. Dishes were full and food was absolutely excellent. Seafood. Please try seafood here. Staff was...More

Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The food was fresh, tasty and the service was friendly and efficient. The view was absolutely exquisite.

Thank Antoinette D
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The food was very good, the prices are fair, the service is excellent . I'm totally going to visit there again :)

Thank michalrah
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped in here for our last lunch in Crete and were not disappointed. The area is on the strip along the waterfront that is full of restaurants. However we chose this one based on previous reviews. My husband and I shared a wild green,...More

Thank kayteeMilwaukee
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The restaurant is located on the waterfront and offers good food. Unfortunately the restaurant is also adjacent to the main road and suffers from the noise and smells of the road. Except for this, the food is good, the service is excellent and the value...More

Thank Shay P
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A real Greek Restaurant in a very touristy area. You'll have a meal where fresh and unfrozen seafood is perfectly flavored. You can be sure of that. At the end of the meal fruit, 'lokma' and Create Raki offering also effort.

Thank egedoga
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We wanted to celebrate our arrival in Greece, so we wanted a restaurant by the beach but were a little concerned about those touristic and expensive ones. Paralia was a perfect option combining great location, gentle staff, good prices and specially great and abundant food....More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered a grilled bream and a glass of house wine. Very nice. Free fruit, dessert and raki. Absolutely amazing and will visit again.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had dinner in this restaurant not far from our hotel. We ordered 2 starters and two main courses and we realized immediately that the portions in Crete were very large so the other times we ordered a little less. The fish was very tasty.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting the venetian castle in Heraklion and wanted to stop for lunch. This place was near the castle.. we grabbed a table with a view. Two girls next to us were having a seafood pasta. Looked delicious so we ordered...More

Thank KathleenK367
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Questions & Answers
Evren Ö
11 June 2017|
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Response from Vasilis M | Property representative |
Hello! You can take a look to our visitor's comments that mentioned "price". We think our prices are very reasonable for the food quality we offer. Yours sincerely, Vasilis Minopoulos Head of Paralia restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 2475
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Welcome to Crete. Discover the secrets of famous Cretan cuisine flavors from a patio with an enchanting view of the imposing Castle of Koule. Let your senses travel to this place envied by corsairs and savor amazing delicacies in the heart of the Venetian harbor in Heraklion. Experience unique varieties and preparations of both seafood and meat at great prices that will imbue you with a love of the tastes that celebrate Crete's traditions.
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