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Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro

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Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
Name/address in local language
+30 281 033 4919
13:00 - 19:00
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Sun 13:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 18:30 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant, managed by two adorable Italian guys, where we tasted great food and pizzas during our holidays. Go there it if you like to taste real Italian traditonal dishes in a lovely place. Thanks Claudio and Alessandro!

Thank angelixx
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spend a couple of nights there and the food was amazing!I often go to Italy for my job and I really felt to be in Rome or Florence... Friendly staff and very good prices, amazing pizza and home made pasta, must visit!!

Thank Gianna84g4
Athens, Greece
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

we visited the shop on a Friday night. it is busy but not so much to be annoying. It is a cute restaurant with an Italian Trattoria style. The guy serving us was really polite. the pizza amazing and with very normal prices. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Nikolas K
Vienna, Austria
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293 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place is really nothing special; pizzas are average at best but the food is cheap. So if you are out on a tight budget you may choose this restaurant for good.

Thank globusat
Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We followed Trip Advisor advice and found this pizzeria just after 1:00 on a Friday. They took our order but it took a long time to come. There were only two fellows working and they couldn't keep up with the orders. The pizza was very good (one is large enough for 2 or 3 people) and salad average. We waited... More 

Thank SusanG1953
Dublin, Ireland
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went there to eat a pizza during my last night in Crete. Being italian is rare for me to find genuine italian restaurants but this one passed the test. The menu had in it dishes you would find in a good italian place and the pizza was good. The place is small and well kept and the service friendly. Overall... More 

1 Thank Federica B
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

You should visit this place as soon as possible !!!!! The pizza I ate there was the most tasty pizza I have ever had !!! We also ordered pasta and they were tasty and delicious too!!! The pasta were also handmade !!! At the end of our meal they also served us some fruit Amazing place you should visit !!!

1 Thank Christine G
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We wondered into this restaurant after looking for something off the beaten path. The waitress was very nice and helpful with the menu. Warning, just because the pizza price is small, the pizzas themselves are not. Very delicious and big portions!

1 Thank Dan D
Prague, Czech Republic
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise in the heart of Heraclion, the pizzas pastry was like back in Italy and the pasta was delicious. Recommended for a taste of real Italian.

1 Thank Floumin
Heraklion, Greece
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Fantastic food in a quiet and relaxing location. Had the prosciutto and mozzarella starter followed by gnocchi and seafood pasta (gnocchi and spaghetti homemade and perfectly cooked) and ended meal with pannacotta. Would highly recommend a visit here. The staff are incredibly friendly and the food was fresh and delicious. A perfect way to escape the chaos of the tourist... More 

2 Thank sophieflorabean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4919
Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.

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