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Korai 5, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 022 4435
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went in for dinner in a Friday night. We we looking for a quiet evening, and they were advertising a piano night which to be honest was what intrigued us. We were the only ones in the restaurant apart from the staff, and that is how it stayed all night!!! The pianist was sitting behind us chatting away to the... More 

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Thank Kallia V
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place was recommended by a couple staying at the same hotel with us , so we went to have a look. The menu was rich , but generally overpriced for waht was offered . portions not as big as in less expensive taverns of the city . The wine was good though and the place was clean .

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Thank teresathomson67
Markgroeningen, Germany
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99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Good food, friendly waiter. Every room was decorated different, so it made it fun to look around the restaurant. We just had a quick lunch, nothing fancy. But I expect that the meals here are outstanding. We just weren't hungry enough to try more than a nibble!

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Thank Marystrader
Calgary, Canada
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203 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a relaxing couple of hours on the patio at this restaurant. Decor is sophisticated Cretan. We ordered a local Cretan dry house white wine that was very drinkable and reasonably priced. Look for the "karafa" listed in Greek only on the wine list. More expensive wines by the bottle are listed in English. Dinner was served course by... More 

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Thank foulaman
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Title says it all, over priced, stuff positioned as on the house but then charged us, mains took ages and were tiny

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Thank Noel D
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

2 couples looking for dinner around 2000. We had spotted the restaurant during a daily walk and liked the look of same. Walked past about 4 others in the same street, but decided on Loukoulos. We were shown to the last outdoor table by the proprietor. We ordered houloumi cheese, mushrooms and fries as entree's. They all came out together... More 

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Thank 800Mobile
Turin, Italy
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Bad experience. Ok place. Pretentious without adequate food level. But the worse is the service. Ordinary, unelegant, unpleased, cheap. Cannot imagine why still listed on nice restaurant to go in Heraklion. No need to go.

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Thank simoerobi
Bodrum, Turkey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I wish I read the reviews before I visited this place.. The place looks nice, but that's the only positive thing. We were offered soup and bread "on the house" which even was cold. We ordered water, a soft drink, a greek salad and a mixed grill for 2. Salad was ok but the mixed grill was sad, tiny portion... More 

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Thank Carmen S
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is stealing! We ordered two set menus for two people. We got two zucchini balls (full of oil and burnt) one spoon of tzatziki (for two), a plate of Greek salad, and then I got one souvlaki and one slice of potato and one slice of zucchini (grilled) and my partner got a small piece of fish and the... More 

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Thank Mir S
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Terrible experience. The beginning was pleasant but quickly went downhill. The Courtyard dining with beautiful decor in the centre of Heraklion deceivingly gives you the impression of a fine dining restaurant however it couldn't be more wrong. After being seated we were given menus and our orders were taken. Simply ordering two glasses of rose and two pizzas. The mistakes... More 

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Thank Paddy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 115
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Korai 5, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 022 4435

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