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Mare Cafe Bar & Food

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Sof. Venizelou | Xenia Square, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 281 024 1946
08:00 - 02:00
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited yesterday for a coffee for the first time. It was super busy but my friend and I were able to find a table in the sun. The service was quick and efficient despite how packed it was. The price was a little more than usual but the then the location is great. Set apart and right by the... More 

Thank Mikstar171
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A beautiful place for a coffee a drink ot to eat something. There is good music and excellent sea view.

Thank ioannisg672
Perth, Australia
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965 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,318 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Mare Café is situated right on the waterfront and beside a fountain, with lots of indoor and outside seating. The views are lovely, food very tasty and service was friendly and prompt. The only let down was the toilets were dirty and needed a big clean.

Thank lindakthomas
Tannum Sands
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136 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great spot to take the sunshine in Heraklion. Great food, cold beer and delicious wine. Reasonably priced, good quality and attentive staff. Well done.

Thank arnie66
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The food is very good, staff is friendly and you have a good view to the sea! The prices are not expensive. The only thing I'm not happy with, are the toilets (a little bit dirty).

Thank Kathi_xoxox
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Found this lovely restaurant whilst wandering along the sea front, killing time before our flight home. Location, service and décor cannot be faulted. Totally agree with other reviews that portions are huge - I had a burger trilogy from the snack menu, which I thought would be a typical "bigmac" type burger but was three separate mini burgers (nice lean... More 

Thank mrscj100
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whilst visiting Iraklion and walking along the sea front we came across the Mare Coffee Bar where we decided to have lunch. We sat out on the balcony overlooking the sea with the island of Nissos Dia in the distance and enjoyed the relaxing sunshine. We were greeted with ice cold water that was very refreshing and our order was... More 

Thank Paul S
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice location with A super view close to the peer/center of Heraklion. Food was good and well presented and service was quick. A nice bottle of local wine "Chardonnay" was recomended (very good).

Thank Osvaldo363
Newcastle, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had lunch here, the meals are huge!! So select from the snack menu, the food was fresh and well presented. The house wine was very good and the refreshing frozen strawberry treat was wonderful.

Thank Louise_Greenland
Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We called in for a drink one morning as the place was not very busy we got served straight away. Our drinks were served with water and a plate of hams, olives and tomatoes. Plus crisps as well! My chocolate milk shake was delightful.

Thank 9jen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sof. Venizelou | Xenia Square, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 024 1946

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?