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Paralia Seaside Restaurant

Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 028 2475
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (73 reviews)
“fruit” (72 reviews)
“donuts” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food is very good and as always, service is really friendly and really fast!! Me, as a teenager, can't drink raki, so they brought an alcohol free drink (didn't catch the name :))

Thank Emma-Britta L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say again, super good food. Ordered Dakos and seafood risotto. Free Raki and dessert with ice cream. Strong Raki and fruits are free provided.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in this restaurant on two occasions, located on the seafront. The restaurant is busy with a lively atmosphere. We ordered a Greek salad, squid, sardines and sea bream washed down with a carafe of local red. All very good, and as is the...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious octopus, fish, salads - all dishes great that we eaten. Shrimps could be a little better, by my opinion. Waiters are very fast. We was here 2 times, want more and more. Too many compliments - fruits, donuts with ice cream, local alcohol or...More

Thank Andrey A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though they had to wade through traffic in order to serve us our food, they were still very efficient and quick in their service. The food was delicious but the sauce for the escargot was a little heavy and concentrated, however, when eaten with...More

1  Thank Kristine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view of the harbor is amazing from the restaurant, front and center of the port. The food was acceptable for the price, but the portion sizer was a little small.

Thank Redshirts889
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With great sea food and amazing service. A great view to the sea and great atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank Linor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great at the restaurant! the food was great as well! it had a great view of the sea that we got to watch while the sunset over the mountains.

Thank stephanie j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our first day in Heraklion and had a delicious meal. We sat in the dinning area across the street, by the sea. The restaurant brought fruit and delicious loukamides (fried dough balls) for a dessert “on the House.” It...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last day on the island so we popped in here to get some food and were not left disappointed. We ordered some stuffed wine leaves for start, then went with grilled octopus and calamari. Everything was perfectly cooked and delicious. For desert...More

Thank Igor M
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Questions & Answers
Evren Ö
11 June 2017|
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Response from Vasilis M | Property representative |
Hello! You can take a look to our visitor's comments that mentioned "price". We think our prices are very reasonable for the food quality we offer. Yours sincerely, Vasilis Minopoulos Head of Paralia restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 2475
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Welcome to Crete. Discover the secrets of famous Cretan cuisine flavors from a patio with an enchanting view of the imposing Castle of Koule. Let your senses travel to this place envied by corsairs and savor amazing delicacies in the heart of the Venetian harbor in Heraklion. Experience unique varieties and preparations of both seafood and meat at great prices that will imbue you with a love of the tastes that celebrate Crete's traditions.
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