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Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 022 4649
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (5 reviews)
“moussaka” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but delightful restaurant. It was recommended to us by a native. Lovely atmosphere. Personal attention, And, of course, delicious local cuisine. While we were there, locals were in and out picking up their delicious food to take home.

Thank 444Carol_R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Beautiful restaurant, great food, service, delicious dishes buffet style lunch, teeming with locals - always a good sign.

Thank Habiba K
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch in this restaurant and got to say it was superb. Spotlessly clean was shown around the kitchen and menu choices were shown to us and described what was on offer. Food was delicious excellent portion sizes and sovtadty cooked perfectly. If you visit...More

Thank daisybucket
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed souvlaki chicken with rice, roast potatoes and Greek salad. My friend had saganaki prawn cooked with ouzo, utterly yummy and my other friend had lamb chops. Our server was great and we washed it down with a litre of local Rose. Do not miss...More

Thank Valerieponygirl
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this family run restaurant for lunch. The lady owner showed us to the kitchen and her husband explained the dishes. We wanted to try a bit of several dishes but this sadly proved impossible. We could only get two dishes each for some...More

Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There is something about a home cooked meal and this Restaurant definitely provides it. Favoured by the locals . This restaurant was recommend by Antonis at the Hotel Galaxy Iraklion which is just a few minutes walk away. The food was fresh , extremely tasty...More

Thank MV17
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Kiriakos Restaurant twice when we were staying in the nearby Galaxy Hotel. The first night in particular was lovely, simple Cretian cuisine . We had bread, a main course, fruit and 2 carafes of wine for 27 euro! The 2nd night wasn't...More

Thank Hillfolkkinfolk
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I visit Heraklion almost every month for work. For lunch there is only one option every single time and it's Kiriakos restaurant. Family restaurant with great foor and great quality. Very tasty food and great service.

Thank MarioSt59
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Located more in the 'business' area rather than the tourist area but within a short distance of Heraklion's Saturday market. The best food we had during our week's stay in Crete without a doubt. Spotlessly clean with a lovely 'feel' to it. Meals can be...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant lived up to expectations. Pleasantly set up with white table cloths and red roses on each table. From there on it is understated with friendly efficient service, delightful home style cooking, good quality house wine with complementary fruit platter and raki. Food was...More

Thank Peter F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 022 4649
One of the travel books (Fodor's I believe) mentions this place as a great affordable place in Heraklion.
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