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Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed souvlaki chicken with rice, roast potatoes and Greek salad. My friend had saganaki prawn cooked with ouzo, utterly yummy and my other friend had lamb chops. Our server was great and we washed it down with a litre of local Rose. Do not miss...More

Thank Valerieponygirl
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this family run restaurant for lunch. The lady owner showed us to the kitchen and her husband explained the dishes. We wanted to try a bit of several dishes but this sadly proved impossible. We could only get two dishes each for some...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There is something about a home cooked meal and this Restaurant definitely provides it. Favoured by the locals . This restaurant was recommend by Antonis at the Hotel Galaxy Iraklion which is just a few minutes walk away. The food was fresh , extremely tasty...More

Thank MV17
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Kiriakos Restaurant twice when we were staying in the nearby Galaxy Hotel. The first night in particular was lovely, simple Cretian cuisine . We had bread, a main course, fruit and 2 carafes of wine for 27 euro! The 2nd night wasn't...More

Thank Hillfolkkinfolk
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I visit Heraklion almost every month for work. For lunch there is only one option every single time and it's Kiriakos restaurant. Family restaurant with great foor and great quality. Very tasty food and great service.

Thank MarioSt59
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Located more in the 'business' area rather than the tourist area but within a short distance of Heraklion's Saturday market. The best food we had during our week's stay in Crete without a doubt. Spotlessly clean with a lovely 'feel' to it. Meals can be...More

Thank JeffWinter2014
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant lived up to expectations. Pleasantly set up with white table cloths and red roses on each table. From there on it is understated with friendly efficient service, delightful home style cooking, good quality house wine with complementary fruit platter and raki. Food was...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Dined at this Greek Restaurant last night and enjoyed lovely home cooked Greek food. The service was excellent and appeared from our communication with the owner, the business had been a family operation for a couple of generations. Excellent location and ambience with fresh roses...More

Thank DESherstory
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Staying in a nearby very expensive hotel we set out to what was a local,restaurant. We found at Kiriakos just down the road. It was beautifully laid out and we had an excellent welcome. The menu was very much local food at very reasonable prices....More

Thank johnramsay735
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you want mamas food,you eat here,simple as that!!One of the oldest restaurants in yown, everyone knows it and loves it

Thank Eleni K
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Dimokratias 53, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: 2810224649
One of the travel books (Fodor's I believe) mentions this place as a great affordable place in Heraklion.
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