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Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Kiriakos Restaurant twice when we were staying in the nearby Galaxy Hotel. The first night in particular was lovely, simple Cretian cuisine . We had bread, a main course, fruit and 2 carafes of wine for 27 euro! The 2nd night wasn't...More

Thank Hillfolkkinfolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Heraklion almost every month for work. For lunch there is only one option every single time and it's Kiriakos restaurant. Family restaurant with great foor and great quality. Very tasty food and great service.

Thank MarioSt59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located more in the 'business' area rather than the tourist area but within a short distance of Heraklion's Saturday market. The best food we had during our week's stay in Crete without a doubt. Spotlessly clean with a lovely 'feel' to it. Meals can be...More

Thank JeffWinter2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant lived up to expectations. Pleasantly set up with white table cloths and red roses on each table. From there on it is understated with friendly efficient service, delightful home style cooking, good quality house wine with complementary fruit platter and raki. Food was...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Dined at this Greek Restaurant last night and enjoyed lovely home cooked Greek food. The service was excellent and appeared from our communication with the owner, the business had been a family operation for a couple of generations. Excellent location and ambience with fresh roses...More

Thank DESherstory
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Staying in a nearby very expensive hotel we set out to what was a local,restaurant. We found at Kiriakos just down the road. It was beautifully laid out and we had an excellent welcome. The menu was very much local food at very reasonable prices....More

Thank johnramsay735
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you want mamas food,you eat here,simple as that!!One of the oldest restaurants in yown, everyone knows it and loves it

Thank Eleni K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant upon our arrival in Heraklion. Overall the food was good but the service and hospitality was drastically different from what we'd had grown use to after staying on the west end of the island in Chania.

Thank Linal H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had dinner 5 times during our stay in Heraklion and every time the food was excellent and the service was just wonderful. We were really impressed. We got a wonderful fruit plate after the dinner on the house every time. And raki too! We...More

Thank _paula_kristo
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was recommended in our guidebook as being one of the best restaurants in Heraklion. However on a Monday night in mid-September we were one of two tables so lacking in atmosphere. The menu is typical Cretan fare and very well cooked. It was a...More

Thank The_Running_Tenor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: 2810224649
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One of the travel books (Fodor's I believe) mentions this place as a great affordable place in Heraklion.
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