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Pizzeria Tavern Pesto

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Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 699 281 3997
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1:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.

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  • Value
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Best pizza in town

We had two pizzas, vegetarian and tuna. the pizza was great, pretty big and fir a reasonable price. the service was also great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Haifa, Israel
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Haifa, Israel
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had two pizzas, vegetarian and tuna. the pizza was great, pretty big and fir a reasonable price. the service was also great.

Thank Roee4622
Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

If anyone visits Crete make sure to hit up this spot! They are super friendly and will hook it up with authentic italian style pizza. Not to mention their mixed drink. You sure won't taste the alcohol but will get tipsy ;) It's simply the best! Ask for Claudio and Allessandro and they will help you with essentially everything, from... More 

Thank Ori791
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Just came back from this great vacation at Maistrali Apartments right behind this restaurant. If you're thinking to visit this restaurant you'll going to meet two nice people Alessandro and Claudio. They will try to help you as much as possible if you need any advice on what would be the main interests of the island. The best thing in... More 

1 Thank Orest S
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Not the kind of place I would go for an evening meal but on a recent visit we had breakfast and lunch here on a couple of occasions, the lunch special, greek salad, tzatki and a beer for a few euros was superb. Also had the greek breakfast which was fantastic. Well worth stopping in for a bite to eat.... More 

2 Thank Sloany49
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

they got really good food nice drink with nice music and most of all u have really good fun with the people there in short way i love lot of fun with little money

Thank Mamoun E
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

A bar that i would highly recomment to anyone...been there many times with friends and i really enjoyed it! The location and the view is fantastic..close by the sea!The food is tasty and there is a variety of snacks in really really good prices! There is also free Wi-Fi and pool...the service staff was always too polite!! I will visit... More 

Thank Fraga_Pe
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Good place, very friendly owners, good service, tasty menu, very acceptable prices. At the first opportunity I will be there again.

Thank Irina1401
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Four pieces of an amazing greek dish called 'dolmadakia' served with tzatziki, a huge bowl of greek salad with olive toppings and of course a bottle of beer, for like 6 euros.... We stayed for a while, playing billiards as well, offered to us for free.... Just 5 minutes walk from the beach, the ambience is extravagant... Guys, dont FORGET... More 

2 Thank scrab60
Heraklion, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

The staff is really friendly and the location of the bar gives you the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful view. We tasted delicious cold plates, snacks and cocktails in reasonable prices. Playing the pool that was in the bar and having access to free wi-fi was also fun! I would recommend it to foreigners and locals that would like to... More 

Thank alexandra_deli
Milan, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

the meeting point of cool people from Stalida, friendly and easy atmosphere guaranteed by two funny Italians who run the place. Easy and very very relaxing! had amzing holidayssss!!!

Thank Paolo A

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 699 281 3997

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 11
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children


Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.

Open Hours
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am

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