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Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
+30 281 022 1910
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the best traditional restaurant in town ! Trust the stuff to suggest you what to eat . Enjoy !

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great traditional Cretan food. The back yard is perfect for a summer night out with my girl. Ask for the desert is divine and take it easy with raki if you drive!!!!!!!! Thank you guys!!!!!!!

Thank Miltiadis N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this family owned restaurant two nights in a row for dinner whilst staying in Heraklion. The service is exceptional and the food is gorgeous. Both nights we had a memorable meal in an beautiful courtyard. Would highly recommend a visit.

Thank viliminder
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal that I had at Merastri, will stand out in my memory as the best meal that I have had in months or all year. The overall experience is the sum of the food, the atmosphere and the service. On all fronts, Eleftherios exceeded...More

Thank LoveToTravel8
Reviewed 1 week ago

- Were offered lots of various bread upon entering - Fast service - Tried really tasty avocado salad, saganaki, roasted vegetables - Were offered delicious sweets for free in the end

Thank maksai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Merastri in May during our holidays in Heraklion. I can truly say that the food is superb! The menu is great, with plenty of choices for vegetarians and vegans! The main dishes are cooked on coils or in the fantastic wood oven and...More

Thank Kalliopi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place with my Greek friends. I was surprised with the taste of the food. Unusual and fantastic! The house wine is delicious! If you want to enjoy a typical Cretan dinner with great atmosphere, try this place! Its worth a visit!

1  Thank Anne d
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to eat any day of the year. The food was amazing! The stuff is very kind and helpful. Very well priced and clean!

Thank Nikos A
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Very close to city center, you can easily go with a walk, it is a very cozy and nice environment with traditional cretan local cousin.... excellent dishes with very unique flavours... You have to try if you be in Heraklion!!!

1  Thank kp1985390
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience!Good starters and amazing food!!!We had feeling like someone was cooking only for us!Fresh,quick and witha traditional taste!Finally a place wich is not overpriced!If you are looking for good food,nice service and you want to have it quick,this is the place to be!Highly...More

Thank Θάνος Μ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chrisostomou 17, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 022 1910
Restaurant with authentic and guality Gretan cuisine!!
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