I have tried many different souvlaki (pork pieces on a stick) places. This is by far the best in Heraklion and it's right in the central square, near the Lion Fountain.
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After a 3 hour visit to the Heraklion Archaeological Museum we were looking for a nice Gyro place to eat lunch. We found it! It was a busy lunch hour but the service was quick and friendly. We ordered the pork gyro platter. This turned...More
The service was terrible that's why the 3 rating. We ordered and waited and waited and waited and... You get the picture. People came off the street well after we ordered and got their food and we had the exact same thing. Food tasted ok...More
Our first night in Heraklion we just wanted a quick bite. Our hotel recommended we try Politia and we were not disappointed. There are three gyro restaurants in a row and Politia is the one on the left. Fresh, tasty, plentiful, nice service, inexpensive.
It has the best chicken souvlaki I have ever tasted. I usually order it in pitta and sprinkle on top of the french fries a lot of dried paprika. I cannot comment on the gyros since I have only tasted chicken souvlaki and sticked to...More
Situated on Kalergon Square, a very busy, crowded square, we choose this smaller grill for lunch and we were not disapointed. Staff was very friendly and polite. Food was of good quality, fresh and in sufficient large quantities. Prices were very affordable. We have been...More