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Via Pastarella

Kantanoleon 2 | Parko Theotokopoulou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 028 0505
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kantanoleon 2 | Parko Theotokopoulou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Centrally located, but still offering the intimate atmosphere of a restaurant set in a narrow side street. Whether you are a couple wishing to have a nice dinner, coming for a lunch with your business partners or family celebrating a birthday, this place is not...More

Thank Katarina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Centrally located in a pedestrianised street just a few metres from the “Lions”. Even in early February this Italian restaurant was busy but the staff were pleasant, friendly and attentive. The food from a typical Italian Taverna type menu was equally good. The comprehensive wine...More

Thank pameloula
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Good location, beautiful place and nice menu. The service is also good. The only problem is the open doors during the winter time. Can be really cold inside.

Thank AggelakiO
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a nice place to eat with good chefs. What lets this place down is the staff. They are constantly talking to each other and not interested in their customers. They rush you into ordering and just seem not to care about the customers....More

Thank PeachesItaly
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here last night. Fabulous restaurant just out of the hustle and bustle but still close. Atmosphere and service was fantastic. Pizza and pasta was to die for! Couldn't fault it. Truly a gem and a must. We plan to...More

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

It's my first time here but i love it already...there's no words to describe it... The atmosphere,the food,the music....i made a great decision by eating here

Thank Zaharenia S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a cool place with decent meals. We have had steaks, pasta and desserts. Steak was done a bit more than we asked but pasta and desserts were delicious. There is a fine selection of local wines (mainland included) plus some gems from Italy....More

Thank Nejm1
Reviewed 24 October 2017

One might be surprised to find an Italian-style restaurant in Heraklion, the capital of the island of Crete. The ingredients are local and fresh. Service is very friendly in typical Greek and Cretan fashion; waiters get to know you, treat you well, and before you...More

Thank GvB0720
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance & had one of the best meals in Heraklion. Sat outside on a warm evening amongst the passing crowds. Staff were great...food was freshly made & excellent although the portions were large. Would recommend you try the local beers &...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

this restaurant was so beautiful and the food was amazing fr. we got desert for free and it was SO.GOOD.

Thank reviewthatmatters
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kantanoleon 2 | Parko Theotokopoulou, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 0505
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An all day authentic Italian experience at the centre of Heraklion, just a minute walk away from Parko Theotokopoulos. Via Pastarella offers a great range of exquisite Italian dishes made in our open kitchen. Authentic Italian recipes with fresh ingredients will meet and exceed the expectations even of the most demanding palates. One unique trattoria, an authentic meeting point for those who wish to enjoy their coffee or their meal the Italian way.
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