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Merastri

Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
+30 281 022 1910
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our first night in Heraklion. We got to the restaurant at around 11pm. There was a large party on the tables next to us, all locals which we thought was a good sign when walking past. We were not wrong! The...More

Thank Jamo87
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my wife to try local cousine and wine was on point!. Very friendly owner and really helpful, explained all the dishes and suggested there really nice lamp in a traditional oven! If you visit heraklion i suggest to try it!

Thank Giorgos H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Recommended by the Galaxy hotel as we were seeking a restaurant within walking distance after a long day of ferry travel. We could not have been more impressed with the food, service and atmosphere. We had heard that Cretan food is some of the very...More

Thank MBHTraveler
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable dinner at Merasti tonight. If you'd like to experience authentic Cretan dishes along with superb service, then this is the place to go in Heraklion. Be sure to order the delicious stuffed zucchini flowers appetizer. The complementary raki and mouth-watering...More

Thank Ricardo133
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We have been on a Tuesday night to Merastri and had a very pleasant experience. Nice, attentive service welcomed us and we were sitting in the cost outside area. We had the wild goat and grilled lamb chops and both were excellent. The meal got...More

Thank Hazzazza
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We visited Merastri 4 persons last October. The place is very good close to the city centre and the food, especially the Cretan traditional plates, was very tasteful.We spent a happy night in this place.

Thank ioannisg672
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was a remarkable dining experience. Based on the glowing reviews on TripAdvisor, we chose Merastri to sample authentic Cretian cuisine. To begin, we received a 15% discount on the check for reserving a table on e-table. We arrived, and the smells of a wood...More

Thank cholulabean
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Everything was excellent, from the moment we arrived all the way to the last drop of raki before we left. Greek hospitality at its best and proud to have chosen this place for our meeting dinner location. Food was excellent and everyone's tastes and preferences...More

Thank lianakafetzopoulou
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I live in Heraklion, Merastri is close to my house and my shelter from the busy city while being in it! I assure you that there you will find the originality of Crete on the table. The place-that counts many years of stable quality- is...More

Thank aretivaltadorou
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The Food was excellent, especially the lamb from the wood oven. The potatoes were the best I had in my life time. The patrons are so friendly and helpful you like to see such family dining all the time. Try their wine from their own...More

Thank Florian E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 01:00
Thursday
19:30 - 01:00
Friday
19:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 022 1910
Description
Restaurant with authentic and guality Gretan cuisine!!
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