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Phyllosophies

Plateia Liontarion 33 | Plateia Eleftheriou Venizelou 33, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 028 4774
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bougatsa” (29 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Plateia Liontarion 33 | Plateia Eleftheriou Venizelou 33, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cafe that manages to stay always crowded. Some say that it has the best bougatsa in Heraklion, but I am not a fan. What I love is the atmosphere, the views of Fontana Morosini, and the service, which is impeccable. They have...More

Thank Mihaela L
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Hadn't tasted bougatsa before coming here - couldn't have chosen a better place for a first impression! Located right in front the Fontana Morosini, right in the city center of Heraklion, Phyllosophies offers a large outdoor terrace where you can sit down and enjoy this...More

Thank ragingzucchini
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your kind feedback about our place. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic traditional bougatsa!!!!! Good coffee. Good service the staff were friendly and made us feel comfy.went back twice. highly recomemded.

Thank Stacey-anne Z
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time reviewing! We hope that you will come back to as and enjoy many more delicious pastries.

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in when passing and really pleased we did, the choices of local food along with the staff's suggestions make this place stand out from the rest. The food is well cooked and presented and the service is very pleasant.

Thank Andrew H
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely feedback and we are hoping to welcoming you very soon!

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Spotted this place as we walked up the Main Street. I loved the mention of bougatza which my Greek teacher loves and decided to stop off later to have a taste of the real Greek delicacies as well,as watching the world go by and viewing...More

Thank ScotlandWeelass
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for your review! We are really happy that you have enjoyed your time at Phyllosophies. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is the place to sit and have your Bougatsa in Heraklion. It is situated right on the Lion's Fountain. It is an elegant Parisian style cafe that has been here since the 1920s. The bougatsa (which I had served with ice cream) was absolutely...More

Thank Belgo96
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We are really glad to see your review and to see that you were impressed. Thank you so much!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Home of Bougatsa right opposite the Lion fountain in Heraklion. It was very busy on a sunny hot Saturday morning. We had two different Bougatsas , one with creten cheese and honey and one the same but with nuts. Both really good. A good place...More

Thank Les M
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Your words are very kind indeed. Τhank you!

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Perfect location with view of the lion fountain. Service was slow but good. Large selection of coffees and pastries, everything we tried was great!

Thank Roland S
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for your careful and generous review!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

It's a cafeteria (coffee place) in the cetre of Heraklion Crete, in Lion's square. Although it has a big history, it's quality remains stable. Try the Bougatsa (a kind of pastry) with cream (for those with sweet tooth)or with cretan mitzithra (cretan cheese). Enjoy them...More

Thank Sophia L
Phyllo s, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

It is with such a pleasure to read that you enjoyed every moment of your visit at Phyllo Sophies. Truly look forward to welcoming you back ! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Loukomades were AMAZING! Very cute family working the restaurant trying very hard to maintain a picturesque and authentic atmosphere and experience for guests. The view is beautiful and we loved the opportunity to try some classic pastries!

Thank AldenBBlevins
Phyllo s, General Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear customer, We would like to thank you for your kind comment, we are really glad that you enjoyed our loukoumades. Hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plateia Liontarion 33 | Plateia Eleftheriou Venizelou 33, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 4774
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