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Marineli 11, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 281 034 6452
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 00:00
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Heraklion, Iraklion, Greece
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered roasted pork leg, pork steaks, beef with gnocchi, safran rissoto and a kouzinerie salad with pasteli. For a dessert we had a glorious Millefeuille. I strongly recommend it. The prices are a bit high, but the quality and the service is extraordinary.

Thank Victor L
Crete, Greece
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we expected a real steak, but that wasn't. the taverna is very small, so your neighbours are nearly sitting on your table. the salad was delicious, but to be honest there are better places in the neighbourhood with better prices. it is very expensive!

Thank boeleke01
Santorini, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant, with a lot of American/Latino vibes. Clearly if you like to eat meat, perfectly cooked to suit your taste, this is the place to be. As soon as you open the menu you'll want to order the entire thing. Try the artichoke pie, cheddar mashed potatoes and don't miss the pork knuckle. One of the best I've ever... More 

Thank Panos V
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

As soon as you walk inside the restaurant, the exquisite smell of the slowly cooked meat and other treats hit you right on the spot, you know you are in for a treat, and as walking through smiles sitting on tables feasting on glory, you become part of a happy family whose hardest call is to chose what to eat... More 

Thank Antonio L
Heraklion, Greece
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Fantastic environment. Close to harbor and the city center. Quick service. Very polite staff that always smile. Great decoration. The tastes are excellent. Try everything if u have the chance! Good variety of wines. Good prices. If u order the dessert sometimes they offer u another (different) one! When living , don't forget to say 'congratulations' to the chef !!

Thank Teo P
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Recommended by the receptionist at our hotel so gave it a try. This restaurant specialises in meat and the quality was excellent. It suited my husband as he loves red meat and he enjoyed a pork dish. I had the best salad of my holiday - it was different to most and had bacon, cheese and sesame seed crunch in... More 

Thank lyttonlondon2014
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Situated at a nice square in the center of the city, it offers tables inside and ouside. Meats are really great and well-prepared; the greatest variety of beef-based dishes in the city. The square is a relatively-well protected location for children to paly around

Thank Constantinos T
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Where the term "good cuisine" obtains a scientific dimension. Run and operated by specialists, the result is an experience you owe to yourself. The whole catalogue is monumental, if you are around the city for sometime go back and try as much as you can. Nothing more to add here, the rest to be found in situ!

Thank SCharova
Athens, Greece
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

You can't really go wrong with food in Crete. But this is a must if you visit Heraklion, looking for Cretan food with a "twist"

Thank Haris T
Woking, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

we went for dinner,crowded even during weekdays,a reservation is recommended. dishes are well-prepared and food is delicious, restaurant'serves specialtype is "kotsi" (pork) which everybody order and is really taste great!salads and starters are also very good. recommended!

Thank bill k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Mediterranean, International, European, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marineli 11, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 034 6452

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?