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Sofokli Venizelou 5a, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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+30 281 030 0779
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Paris, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely delicious grilled fish with an extraordinary view on the caspian sea ! Loved it ! The waiters are so kind and even though the price is a little bit high the environment and the overall experience is worth it.

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Thank Med_Chakib
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've come here for a lunch based on previous reviews... trying to find a place with a sea view I was previously millions of time on Crete - but this is really the best place Very friendly staff Everything very fast AND SUPER DELICIOUS!!! Be ready for portion sizes :) As well as some sweets from restaurant at the end... More 

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Thank Veronica G
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fine Cretan hospitality and unique quality home made food that leaves your mouth with a taste of Crete. A must visit for the one that comes to the city.

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Thank VaggelisGouves
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is on "restaurant row" along the water, easy walking distance to all the hotels. You must eat here, the fish could not be fresher or the service nicer. The owners of the restaurant also own an olive orchard and produce their own oil so use plenty on your grilled fish, it is most delicious. There is always a... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was delicious we tried seafood risoto and musaka. Both dishes were delicious the fish was fresh and tasty. We also got great desert on the house.

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Thank FilipStoj
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there for dinner. The view, food and service were amazing! Great value for the money. I would definitely recommend this place. You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Bernadette S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there for lunch with my wife, the view, the food and the service were amazing. We got aubergine salad for appetizer, I got the octopus that was delicious and my wife a very fresh grilled fish. They serve complimentary desert and raki. The dessert was maybe their weak point, they gave us a sort of french crêpe and... More 

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Thank Luis P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Heraklion. The food is delicious, kind and professional personnel, high value for money. I would totally recommend this place for someone that is looking for quality food in good price!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, even better service. Right on the water with a great view and atmosphere. If you are walking around down by the harbor, this is a great place to eat and drink.

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Thank s76helipilot
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location and view (Heraklion harbour). The seafood was average considering that this restaurant is in Crete but the staff was extremely helpful and polite (thus the 4 marks rating). Also the combination of a sweet dessert with the traditional Raki (both of them for free!!) was awesome.

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Thank Lazaros P

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 17
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofokli Venizelou 5a, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 030 0779

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?