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Olive-Mint Restaurant

Skalani, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 073 1283
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
€€ - €€€
Skalani, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

In a few words, one of the best food experiences ever. Traditional Cretan and Greek dishes, slightly updated, perfectly executed and balanced in presentation, texture and taste. From pre-meal dips to salads and through to desserts, every dish exudes the Chef Argiro's talent and love...More

Thank Tzatzak
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Argyro's careful in the kitchen, the conclusion of every dish was excellent at all. She is very friendly with great service. She has the unforgettable help of Stamatia's inside the kitchen and she is very friendly also! We trying the following dishes as...More

Thank timosgr
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The owner and Chef Argiro is a very talented and charismatic person. I have been a follower even before she opens this upscale restaurant. She never stopped amazing us with her creativity and perfect taste. Olive-Mint offers a lovely, traditional but classy setting, very good...More

1  Thank Tzatzak
Reviewed 13 April 2016

One of the best lamb shank meals ever in this beautiful restaurant. The service was relaxed, friendly, and helpful. You felt that the owner and cooks are really interested in providing the best they can without being the least bit pushy.

1  Thank ChrisF-NewZealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Just back from lunch at Olive-Mint in Skalani. Was thrilled with the food (delicious, fresh, not overly seasoned) and the service (attentive and very professional). The icing on the cake was that this restaurant has a NO SMOKING policy, an unusual thing in Greece, and...More

Thank Francesca1962_04
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The food in the restaurant is great as well as the service. We had "kotsi" that was huge as portion and extremely tasty.

1  Thank Avraxas
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Talk to the owner. Her name is Argyro and she will tell you all about her innovative dishes. Top quality, could be overcrowded during holidays and week ends. Not too far away from Knosos.

1  Thank Berry K
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Can say anything more than "excellent " The food , the environment, the service !! Everything was great Loved it Keep on doing a great job guys

1  Thank Emmanouel P
Reviewed 24 September 2015

My fiancé found this restaurant online after looking for somewhere for lunch after our visit to Knossos palace. Despite our initial struggle to find it, we were very pleased we did! We were one of two tables in the restaurant on a quiet Sunday lunchtime...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The bell of the microwave ovens before each dish still rings in my ears. Our first disappointment was the herb pie. Although it looked delicious and very well cooked, to our dismay, it was cold inside. Upon asking a replacement, we were served the same...More

Thank Kostas S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skalani, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 073 1283
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