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Merastri

Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
+30 281 022 1910
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (7 reviews)
“fruit” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten track This place is a gem. They gave us bread and olives starter for free Mains were delicious. And they also gave us complimentary dessert and ouzo too. Would highly recommend.

Thank Ronan B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Situated on a back street within sight of the city walls, this restaurant is a marvel. For around 30 Euros we had a three course meal for two plus wine and Raki thrown in. Sensibly it sticks to what it does well and what is...More

Thank The_Running_Tenor
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I feel really happy to get the chance and visit you from time to time. Nothing is changed in terms of quality and taste of your cuisine! You still have a nice and cozy place inside the city, which is well-worthy for a visit. I...More

Thank adm46
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a local and authentic Cretan restaurant housed in an elegant neoclassical building. Try the lamb broth with homemade pasta, and be sure to taste the freshly baked bread and katsochiri cheese. Friendly owners and excellent service, inviting ambience!

Thank greekcypriot2009
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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: 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!!