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PiATO - Homemade Creative Cuisine

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5 Minoos, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2841 023173
13:00 - 23:00
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food as always, I have been eating at PiATO for a number of years and always enjoy the experience.

Thank _n_brand
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here last night. Very open and relaxed atmosphere. Food was lovely and the service was to match.

Thank HVIC
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only visited this place due to the good TA reviews and it was certainly worth it. It is on the outskirts of the main town area, however the food here was fantastic and certainly seemed like the most authentic Cretan food that we had during our stay. The choice of local wines was good and very reasonably priced compared... More 

Thank Alex_UK24
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very nice dinner here. The fish soup was excellent as was the rest of the meal. A good wine list reasonably priced.unfortunatly it was our last night as we would certainly have gone back.

Thank Andrew M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all of the restaurants that we frequented in Agios Nikolaos during our 11 day stay, this was the best. In fact we went back 4 times. The menu is varied and there are daily specials. The owners mother is chef and I can personally highly recommend her fish soup. The Stifado is the best we ever tasted and the... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service; friendly attentive staff and wonderful food - why would anyone want to go to the lake for food??

Thank charper55
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tripadvisor has right. no matter you are starving or not you have to dine there. Creative dosnt mean something strange but real fun with taste and sense of humour of the chef. i would like to recommend you mediterranean lunch: salad and fresh fish. Everything seems to be a combination of traditional greek cuisine and exploring of the new... More 

Thank Patrycja P
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, amazing place, came across while walking along the coast. It's family run. Attention to detail from table decor through to toilets. Clean minimalist tidy very fresh looking compared to typical tired Greek restaurants. Menu great, I had the "complicated salad" it was the best salad I've ever had I'm not joking. There was 4 of us we all had... More 

Thank NeilWarren2014
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at the restaurant during our stay in Crete. The food was fresh, succulent and with lots of flavours. Prices were very reasonable for such high quality cuisine. A visit is a must to savour not only the food but the personal attention from it's proprietor and his staff to travel weary customers.

Thank Ayesha20172017
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back here once again for another friendly welcome. High standards of cuisine . Quality ingredients , yet still trying to keep the prices low. Wonderful owners and staff.

Thank BPasta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Minoos, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 023173
Welcome to Piato. Homemade & Creative Cuisine, outstanding view of the Cretan sea, more than 35 years of experience and your love, are all part of the unique experience of eating in "Piato". Since 1980 with constant work, love and passion about food and wine, we managed to make "Piato" one of the best family restaurants in Agios Nikolaos. ''Ask the locals...they know''

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