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9 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
2810223686
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best balcony in Heraklion - great greek food

Delicious greek cuisine, friendly service (ask for Stavroula!) and the best view to Koules fortress and the seaside. The prices are ok. Since it's the most beautiful balcony in Heraklion, they should make an effort to make it a bit more modern. It's suitable for couples, families and groups of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Delicious greek cuisine, friendly service (ask for Stavroula!) and the best view to Koules fortress and the seaside. The prices are ok. Since it's the most beautiful balcony in Heraklion, they should make an effort to make it a bit more modern. It's suitable for couples, families and groups of friends.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Me and my two friends visited the place about 15 minutes before closing. Most foods were not available (although the restaurant was open for some reason?) but we got offered sutzukakia and a few other premade dishes that wasn't anything special. We also had a long wait (about 20 mins) for those supposedly ''premade'' meals, and eventually I wasnt impressed... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Veneto Greek Brasserie is a large, airy restaurant high up on a hill with a sweeping view of the Old Port and the Venetian Fortifications. The food is delicious with both Greek and international dishes. Main courses are about 10 Euros. Our server, Mariela, spoke excellent English, and was attentive. I don't usually do this, but after having lunch there,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We found the food quite nice and the staff really helpful. The restaurant wasn't very busy maybe because it's location is a bit away from the Main Street but still has a great view. Don't miss the cheesecake, it was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The food was delicious and the view of the sea was great. The restaurant was fairly quiet and off the busy main area so it was a nice escape from the busy streets. The girl who served us was also super friendly and made every effort to make sure we enjoyed our meal. Would go again.

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The view from the restaurant terrace is lovely, but the food is pretty average.We ordered the daily specials - beef in a really delicious tomato sauce and saffron risotto. The wait staff was friendly and nice, but the prices were a bit high. All in all, a good experience, but nothing really exceptional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The setting of this restaurant, overlooking the lovely Venetian harbour, is spectacular, both from the outside terrace & inside restaurant. Our delightful young hosts were very helpful in advising on our choices. The food is authentic, beautifully cooked & served. Very generous serves! We enjoyed our first dinner there so much we returned the following evening ( and ordered the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Veneto is in a quiet location a few blocks up from the busy harbourside road, with a scenic view of the Venetian fortress which overlooks the port. There is a spacious, sheltered outdoor terrace as well as a charming interior room dominated by a quirky mural of Venice. Staff are very friendly & helpful; the food is fresh & well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We went in today for an odd-timed lunch -- 3pm -- and while the restaurant was empty, we had a lovey time. We had our pick of the seats and sat with the impressive view of the harbor (and a political demonstration of some sort). The service and food were excellent! We ate the vine leaves, zucchini fritters (super fluffy),... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Went here and overall was impressed and would recommend. Very nice view of the Venetian harbor. Interior is nice: rustic, exposed beam look with simple set up. There is a covered summer terrace for warmer weather. Food was quite good. Chicken souvlaki was spiced and cooked excellently. Feta and grape leave appetizers were quite good. Food is reasonably priced. Only... More 

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Address: 9 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
Phone Number: 2810223686
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: 9 Epimenidou Street, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: 2810223686

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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