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Fillosofies

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Liontarion Square, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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+30 281 028 4774
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

As soon as you see a cafe full of retired Greeks you know you have come to the right place. Pick the top dish on the menu , Bougatsa, and you will have no complaints!

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Thank Andrew_from_Scotland
Fillo s, Διευθυντής at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Dear Andrew! We thank you so much for your kind words, we are very happy that you enjoyed our bougatsa and we hope to see you again! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had dessert and drinks at Fillosofies - the bougatsa was fresh and amazing. The baklava wasn't great so get the bougatsa and enjoy the great people watching by the fountain!

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Thank whittney33
Fillo s, Διευθυντής at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Dear Whittney, We would like to thank you for your kind words and we are really happy that you enjoyed our bougatsa! Thank you also for your suggestions! We hope to see you again! More 

Moosburg, Germany
Level Contributor
23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The place was recommended to us by a local and it was well worth the visit. Of course we tried the house specialty, the bogatsa, which is truly tasty, both the sweet and savory variety. It is a great place to sit and people watch and although it is busy, service is always quick, very friendly and attentive.

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Thank Beatrice H
Fillo s, Διευθυντής at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Dear customer, We would like to thank you for your kind comment, we are really glad that you enjoyed our bougatsa and we hope to see you again! More 

Zilina, Slovakia
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Family owned cafe with history from 1922. Nice place in the centre of Heraklion close to Morosini fountain. Special atmosphere on the terrace direct in centre of Heraklion. Very tasty salads, traditional desserts, drinks.

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Thank 576janag
Fillo s, Διευθυντής at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! We hope to see you again! More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

On my last night in Crete, tired but happy, I decided I needed one more time sitting outside enjoying the ambiance of the square around the three lion fountain, so I headed to Fillsofies to people watch and try out their famous bougatsa- a cream filled pastry topped with cinnamon. My sweet waitress didn't bat an eye when ask for... More 

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1 Thank Winterspring
Fillo s, Διευθυντής at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Thank you so much ! We hope to see you again! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Do not get the spinach pie! I saw the staff bring the 2 pieces of cold, leftover pie from the oven. It was difficult to communicate with staff (in English) about how fresh and if the pie can be warmed; staff put it on the the warmer with bougasta pastries for 2 seconds! Not worth 2 euros as it was... More 

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Thank Bos2LA
Fillo s, Manager at Fillosofies, responded to this review

We are really sorry for your dissatisfaction. If only you had fully expressed your complaint while at our store we would have resolved any issue instantly (warmer spinach pie or another product). As for the freshness of our pastries, we bake our products on a daily basis and it is our company's policy to distribute what is left to homeless... More 

London, UK
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

A friend living in Crete insisted on taking us for coffee and desserts here and we were so glad she did! Overlooking a famous fountain in the town square, the location was perfect - as was the food. Our custard-filled 'bougatsa' (traditional Greek pastry) was delicious and 'lokoumades' (doughnut balls) were huge, sweet, domes of pure joy. Drenched in syrup,... More 

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1 Thank Numbergirl
Fillo s, Manager at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. We are very grateful for that and very happy that you have been satisfied. We hope to see you again on your next visit in Heraklion More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

So said a very dear Cretan friend of mine when he took me there for coffee and to sit and chat and watch the world go by. I don't know if he was right, but I do know all of the delicious pastries and loukoumades are made fresh and taste wonderful. Gets very crowded at times, but when you are... More 

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1 Thank mrbox
Fillo s, Manager at Fillosofies, responded to this review

So kind of you...Always grateful when listening words like that...Hope to see you again soon...:) More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Traditional "bougatsa" with cream or cheese is one of the city's "attraction". In the city center. There is no better way to start your day..Nice, friendly staff. Enjoy the Cretan sun in one of the tables, outdoors

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1 Thank GEORGEF1983
Fillo s, Manager at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Thanks for all.... Enjoy the Cretan way of living! Hope to see you again soon...:) More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Place for a daily dose of frappes and traditional sweets, bougatsa was impeccable and loukumades are to die for!

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1 Thank Inara K
Fillo s, Manager at Fillosofies, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you very much for this excellent review and we are honored and very grateful for that! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Cafe, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 00:00
Monday
05:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 00:00
Thursday
05:30 - 00:00
Friday
05:30 - 00:00
Saturday
05:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Liontarion Square, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 4774

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