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Paralia Seaside Restaurant

Sofokli Venizelou 5, Heraklion, Crete 712 02, Greece
+30 281 028 2475
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 today via mobile

This was a great surprise. Very well located close to the Koules fort, this restaurant has fantastic service and good food. Try the moussaka for sure! In the end, they gave us free desert and digestive. Really recommend!

Thank SabrinaCarmona
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good food in a nice spot. Seaside view and good prices. Cheaper than we thought bad very good quality. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank minkouv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped there for lunch, I ordered red mullet and I was very disappointed with my dish - small portion and not tasty. The fish wasn`t well prepared, probably frozen, I guess not even fresh frozen. Personally I wouldn`t recommend.

Thank rosie_blue81
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Meal less than the average (Cretan food is hardly bad quality): seafood risotto wuth cream! Poor service, not transparent bill.

Thank mariabar198
Reviewed 4 days ago

Know what? We liked this bustling place sandwiched between the waterside and a busy road, where the helpful and friendly waiters - who risk life and limb with every delivery - squeezed us in without a reservation. Lesson learned, we'd book next time. Kicking-off with...More

Thank SteveEssex_1961
Reviewed 4 days ago

Before we enter to this restaurant, first we walked along the way and after we came back, cause was nothing special in the neighborhood, and it was the most remembering dinner within two weeks in Crete. We do like the service, taste, view, price, added...More

Thank 2014_VRM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully modern restaurant with knowledgeable and kind wait staff. They were very helpful with my food allergies. The food was authentic and delicious. We received sizable portions for a very reasonable price and they treated us to dessert! Highly recommend

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch here. Food and service were excellent and very reasonably priced. Our favourite dishes were the dips, grilled octopus, lamb chops and the amazing complementary donuts! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service. Had my two young children with me and the staff were very accommodating.

Thank emanuel r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect food and service. Recommend grilled octopus. It was really good. Also perfect compliments from chief, specially donates with ice cream)

Thank Daria S
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Nearby Attractions
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.35 km away
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.30 km away
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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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