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Georgiou Georgiadou 5, Heraklion, Crete 71305, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 281 028 5629
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is simply authentic Cretan. Fresh, local, tasty ingredients for beautiful & traditional food. It is a must visit, specially if you are not Cretan.

Thank janice c
Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you for making our New Year's dinner a wonderful and memorable experience. We will certainly come back for more.

Thank 46LuizaN
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the dolmadakia, fried mushrooms, lamb, and goat with tomato sauce--all delicious (but plan on getting messy fingers--it's ok, they give you plenty of napkins). They brought out dessert and raki and it was awesome. Very kind servers, good music, and a boisterous local crowd (at 9 pm on a Tuesday in January) and reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

Thank Jack H
Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the excellent Cretan food served in a friendly atmosphere. It is a family establishment with over 30 years tradition. We enjoyed the food so much, that we repeated also on New Year's Eve, being the only foreigners there. Our waiter Hercules was extremely helpful recommending specialities of the house. Very good value for money.

Thank Huso I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service! When in Crete a must visit. Staff is helpful and they love to advise on traditional dishes!

Thank Fernandacema
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm and tasteful, hearty cuisine for everyone who wants value-for-money traditional food with large variety of dishes those not as daring. Recommendable.

Thank Milky W
Heraklion, Greece
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Erganos has been around for longer than most can remember (over 30 years). It remains the place for unpretentious Cretan cuisine in Iraklio. Local pasta cooked in lamb broth wit anthotyros grated cheese, boild lamb, roast lamb (on occasion) and most of the traditional Cretan fare. Local food, with locals being the restaurant's main clientele. There anew newer additions in... More 

Thank NikolasKostakis
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was probably the best meal my sister and I have ever or will ever have. The food was absolutely out of this world and the price was also unbelievably low, especially considering the quantity and incredible quality. Although it was slightly difficult to find the restaurant, when we arrived we were seated immediately and the staff was attentive, friendly,... More 

Thank 94acb
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Nice food, nice service and better price!! Tipical greek food in a tipical greek restaurant.. makes you feel you are really in Crete!

Thank Dani B
South Coast Brit
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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This restaurant was full of Greek people which was a good sign, and the proprietor was very charming and friendly. However, it seems the Cretans like their meat cooked in a very plain manner. We started with liver and courgette balls, which were good, but the liver was just fried in a rather tasteless batter. I then went on to... More 

Thank SouthCoastBritRachel

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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 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Georgiou Georgiadou 5, Heraklion, Crete 71305, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 5629
The restaurant is going to be CLOSED from 13/09/16 to 15/09/16

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?