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Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro

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Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
Name/address in local language
+30 281 033 4919
18:30 - 01:00
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Sun 13:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 18:30 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Athens, Greece
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good try to serve Italian cuisine on a low budget concept. Pizza is good, crispy, Italian style. All kinds of pizza recipes are of Italian origin. Tasty fresh mozzarella although not enough in a version of caprese salad (with arugula). Gnocchi recipe was of poor taste. Heavy cream was used for dressing and the final result was a quite... More 

Thank nrenven
Heraklion, Greece
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best pizza in Heraklion!! Awesome food in general and very polite people...I totally recommend it

Thank vasilisbark
Heraklion, Greece
Level Contributor
70 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I took the advice of fellow reviewers here and grew a habbit of ordering pizza from pizzeria Pesto, which I felt did not entitle me to write a review myself. So, I went on and actually visited the place to savour same sensational pizzas in the full restaurant context. A dish of pasta was also sampled, also superb, as well... More 

Thank oenophilos
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I've spent whole evening at the table filled with excellent italian cousine made by guys from Milano in Heraklion, had fantastic time. Definitely to be advised, I'll be a frequent guest there. My favorite: pizza Pesto with fresh basilico sause and cherry tomatos. Moreover, friendly stuff and friendly prices! I advice to everyone!

Thank ppivko4
Heraklion, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

After having dinner several times, I can say that the pizza is getting better every single time, crunchy, light and a bit burned on the outside, that you can find only in Italy. Also the fresh pasta dishes with the homemade pesto sauce.... fantastic! The tiramisu is a must there. The place is very casual like a typical old style... More 

Thank Alexandra D
Level Contributor
50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant, managed by two adorable Italian guys, where we tasted great food and pizzas during our holidays. Go there it if you like to taste real Italian traditonal dishes in a lovely place. Thanks Claudio and Alessandro!

Thank angelixx
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I spend a couple of nights there and the food was amazing!I often go to Italy for my job and I really felt to be in Rome or Florence... Friendly staff and very good prices, amazing pizza and home made pasta, must visit!!

Thank Gianna84g4
Athens, Greece
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

we visited the shop on a Friday night. it is busy but not so much to be annoying. It is a cute restaurant with an Italian Trattoria style. The guy serving us was really polite. the pizza amazing and with very normal prices. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Nikolas K
Vienna, Austria
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293 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place is really nothing special; pizzas are average at best but the food is cheap. So if you are out on a tight budget you may choose this restaurant for good.

Thank globusat
Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We followed Trip Advisor advice and found this pizzeria just after 1:00 on a Friday. They took our order but it took a long time to come. There were only two fellows working and they couldn't keep up with the orders. The pizza was very good (one is large enough for 2 or 3 people) and salad average. We waited... More 

Thank SusanG1953

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 9
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4919
Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.

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