Heraklion Restaurants

Heraklion restaurants

Heraklion restaurants are found everywhere in the region: in the narrow streets of Heraklion Town, along the beaches, in the village squares, even on the side of gorges. There is everywhere a nice traditional tavern t welcome its guests. Tourist places, like Gouves, Hersonissos, Hani Kokkini, Ammoudara or Matala, host the majority of Heraklion restaurants. But many nice taverns are also found in less tourist-developed places.

In these taverns, do not miss the chance to try the authentic Cretan dishes, made by natural ingredients from local fields and pure olive oil. Such traditional specialties are the famous dakos salad, local pies, sweet or salty kaltsounia, goat with red sauce and more. Do not miss to taste the delicious house wine and famous raki, the authentic Cretan spirit. The region of Heraklion produces high-quality wine, especially the vineyards around Archanes village.

Here are some lovely restaurants in Heraklion. Each restaurant is presented with detailed text, photos and point on Google map. If you have visited any of these restaurants, feel free to write your review. All request forms go directly to the restaurant manager so that you can make a reservation in person or ask them any question.

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List of 46 Restaurants


Haris

Type: Restaurants

Category: Taverns

Location: Gouves

Located in Vlychada Street in Kato Gouves, Haris Restaurant is housed in a comfortable 300 sq.m. space made of wood and stone. Try the famous traditional dishes with the signature of Haris Velivasakis, all prepared with fresh local products. Open from noon till late in the evening.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Seafood

Location: Town

7 Thalasses is clearly a restaurant with summer atmosphere, white chairs and green environment with colorful flowers and big windows looking to the beautiful courtyard.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Grill Tavern

Location: Hersonissos

Walking along the beach in Hersonissos, Acropolis is one of the restaurants that can easily catch the eye. Starting from the friendly environment and the delicious flavors, Acropolis boasts all these things which make this restaurant popular.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Taverns

Location: Amnissos

At the beachfront of Amnissos, one of the most popular beaches of Heraklion, you will find the homonymous tavern. Within a few meters from the beach, this traditional tavern provides everything you need, from cold drinks to snacks.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Greek

Location: Hersonissos

Argo restaurant invites you to its lovely place where you can enjoy your food and drink. The restaurant opened its doors in 1987 and it has been operating successfully since.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Greek

Location: Analipsi

Asterias is found on the beachfront of Analispsi. This cozy place welcomes you in a relaxing environment. The staff of Asterias is multilingual and friendly, happy to give you advice for your holidays.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Ethnic

Location: Agia Pelagia

In the year of 2005, on the beachfront of Agia Pelagia, 20 km from Heraklion Town, a new venue opened under the name Bazaar. This lovely restaurant combines the authentic Cretan cuisine with the warm hospitality.


Type: Restaurants

Category: Mediterranean

Location: Town

Brillant Gourmet Restaurant was conceived from the desire to bring to Heraklion city at Crete Island a stylish, elegant restaurant that amends Greek cuisine through an innovative twist of its traditional recipes.


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Type: Restaurants

Category: Greek

Location: Town

Enjoy your coffee or lunch with a unique view to the sea. In the evening the atmosphere is really romantic, candles all around and the wonderful voice of Akis Kargatzis singing Greek songs, make your night really unique.


Erganos

Type: Restaurants

Category: Greek

Location: Town

Erganos is located in the heart of Heraklion Town and it is more like a spot for the Cretans to drink together and chat. This venue retains its authenticity with traditional recipes and local character. The specialties of Erganos are focused on its pies filled with delicious Cretan cheese and honey.



Google map of Heraklion Restaurants

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