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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 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 12:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant where you can find greek cusine served with combination with mediteranian cusine

Thank BorisProtic
Giv'atayim, Israel
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good local food, friendly staff, good atmosphere, nice music, walking distance from the city center.

Thank Ran_Goldstein
Church Lawton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went twice to this place as only short walk from our hotel Minos Beach. If you like good, homemade and tasty food this is the place. Its not gourmet dining but atmosphere and level of food first class. Grilled Octopus a delight as is the dessert supplied free (one choice) . Staff very jolly and attentive with the meal finished... More 

Thank stuartGeorge
Kfar Saba, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had a good lunch with the family. Great starter plate of several cheese, meat and vegetables. A great prone soup and nice kids dishes.

Thank NivSarig
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Was recommend by the Roof Bar in the port, what a top tip as this is a fantastic Resturant. George (the English version of his name) was an outstanding host who not only made us feel at home but helped us through the menu with some excellent suggestions. The food was first class and reasonably priced, lots of little extras... More 

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Invermere, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our best meal in 4 days in Agio Nikolaos. The service was very helpful and prompt. The suggested wine was prefect with our seafood meal. Lots of locals dining here as well as tourists.

Thank LandL60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food at affordable price. for such a tasty meal. Greek appetizers were great and varied. Lamb chops with home made BBQ sauce is a brilliant dish, simple yet delicious and with great quality. We had a great traditional desert at the end of the meal (on the house) and drank ice-cold Raki (the local spirit). The owner is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant always appears full of tourists and Greeks alike and so to ensure we could eat here on our night of choice, we booked a table. We rarely do this in Crete, but had been told that the food was so good here, we didn't want to miss the opportunity to taste it. We were not disappointed at all.... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

very nice place, good food, staff is very friendly. It was the best choice in Agios Nikolaos. The salads are super and beef stifado and dessert is super:)

Thank innaopi
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited in August with my partner following great reviews and we weren't disappointed. Tasty authentic food, helpful staff and nice surroundings. Complimentary dessert was a really nice touch. Definitely recommend this place

Thank andrealb50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
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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