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PiATO - Homemade Creative Cuisine

5 Minoos | Ammoudi Beach, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
+30 2841 023173
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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13:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Minoos | Ammoudi Beach, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited piato for an anniversary meal. The food was fantastic & reasonably priced. I would highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a family of 6 and were not disappointed. Service and food was excellent. We tried several starters-all of which were good. I had sea bass which was excellent. Lovely complementary dessert and raki to finish as well. Great selection of Cretan wines...More

Thank Seh10_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here twice this holiday and it's just wonderful. First time it was a special event of wine tasting and food pairing. We didn't know it until we arrived there and decided to just go for it. We had a wonderful evening. The wines were...More

Thank Anouk T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this place by accident walking through Agios Nikolaos. We weren't expecting much at all, but the staff and chef at PiATO really delivered an exceptional experience. The staff are knowledgable and passionate about the food/wine which really adds to the enjoyment. The...More

Thank Kevin_Atterbury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in as a last minute decision as we were passing. Very accomodating and friendly staff. Good food and smartly presented restaurant. Very good value for the quality and level of service. Recommend.

Thank jf64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This, by far, the best restaurant we have found in Agios Nickolas! Everything from the service, the food and view (bar the road) was incredible! Really friendly knowledgeable staff and the food was of fantastic quality. After two amazing main courses, we received local style...More

Thank CraiF88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Far better than the majority of tourist-focussed restaurants you will find in this area of Crete. I'm still full from a superb lunch we just had... Try the shrimp linguini, get a bottle of wine and watch the world go by!

Thank scjl88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can i say.....the service was excellent and staff too. The food was amazing and delicious, would definitely recommend this place to my family and friends.

Thank Shaz K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 3 excellent meals, with reasonable priced wines appropriate to the main course. I would advise booking if planning an evening meal.

Thank M A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the standard of service, the location, knowledge and quality of wine were out of this world, couldn't fault it. By far the best restaurant this side of Crete - highly recommend. It's a shame we found it on our last night or we'd...More

Thank Preciososenorita
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Mike E
10 September 2016|
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Response from mariosU7041HI | Reviewed this property |
You just don't go in such a place for chips, even though they do serve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Minoos | Ammoudi Beach, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 023173
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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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