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Georgiou Georgiadou 5, Heraklion, Crete 71305, Greece
+30 281 028 5629
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“goat” (25 reviews)
“lamb” (27 reviews)
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Georgiou Georgiadou 5, Heraklion, Crete 71305, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent experience at erganos. The food is really authentic Cretan and I enjoyed it a lot. The service was top and the waiter really enjoyed serving all these authentic dishes for us tourist. It is highly recommendable restaurant....

Thank Runeschmedegaard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous tavern, just outside the city walls. Serves wonderful local dishes based on slow-cooked lamb or goat. We arrived at 8 pm, which is early to eat locally, so while the restaurant was quiet when we arrived, it got much busier later. The waiter was...More

Thank CombatAddict
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place in Heraklion for Cretan cuisine and tranditional plates. Do not miss it. I am a local and I go there on Sundays with my family. It’s the best in town, with normal prices.

Thank Dimitrios M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional cretan food and not the turist one! A little bit expensive for what they offer but delicious! Recommended!

Thank asp a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reccomended by our hotel for our last lunch in Crete we came to Erganos. Order local cheese, olives, stuffed grape leaves,stuffed zucchini flowers and a house salade. All was great, all fresh and very tasty. Great cheeses. Very good service and gentile waiter. Thank you

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on recommendation from Trip Advisor & weren't disappointed! The place is just outside the city walls but only just. We were greeted & seated warmly & given menus. The waiter gave recommendation of what was his favourites & typical Cretan dishes we...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The olive oil they serve is to die for. From their own local production. They even made warm rakomelo (honey + raki) for my wife who had a slight cold

Thank KiranEaswaran
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We go to Erganos every year we go to Crete! They have the best traditional Cretan cuisine. Perfect atmosphere and really friendly staff that always remember us no matter how long it has been since our last visit. Highly recommended!

Thank xapa p
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Erganos with my wife two days ago. Typically generous Cretan portions are served in a low key atmosphere. The food and service are great. Get the goat stewed in tomato sauce.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Look no further when it comes to traditional Cretan cuisine. As a local, I cannot recommend it highly enough. Avoid the dinner crowds and go for lunch. You might be the only ones there, but I guarantee you won't regret it.

Thank Seliniotissa
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Questions & Answers
25 March 2017|
Response from Βασίλειος Κ | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We would like to inform you that our restaurant will be open on Easter Monday, 17th of April. We are looking forward to seeing you.
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18 August 2016|
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Response from mary-panos | Reviewed this property |
You should call the restaurant itself! I don't think it's difficult!
Dennis S
4 August 2016|
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Response from Βασίλειος Κ | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. It is just outside the city walls and the city centre, and you have to turn right when you pass through the Jesus Gate (or New Gate) of the walls in Evans street. As Antonis have said,there you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Georgiou Georgiadou 5, Heraklion, Crete 71305, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 5629
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The restaurant is going to be CLOSED from 13/09/16 to 15/09/16
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