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Loukoulos

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Korai 5, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2810 224.435
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Italian food lovers go!

Perfect Cuisine for Italian food, go, very good atmosphere and service, the pasta and pizzas are great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
DimitrisChaniotakis
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Heraklion, Greece
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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133 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Heraklion, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Perfect Cuisine for Italian food, go, very good atmosphere and service, the pasta and pizzas are great.

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We arrived earlier than we would have liked. We wanted to escape the cold wind. But technically the restaurant was not yet open, but instead of waiting 45 minutes, we were seated immediately, and allowed to order. The service was extremely friendly and efficient. The food was good; the ambien, pleasant, and the price extremely reasonable.

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Barcelona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed our meal a lot. The place is charming, the staff very nice and the food excellent. Very well located in the town centre.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

very nice atmosphere, romantic, nice music. It was expected that dishes would be exceptional as the decoration, but the menu was a usual one.

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athens
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Loukoulos is one of the oldest restaurants in the old part of the city, try to find it in the small roads with the cafes bars and restaurants. The quality of food is very good. The waiters are nice smiling guys, the only bad point is that our order delayed for 40minutes...

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Europe
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great decor in nice setting so thought food would be good too!! It's not! Random bowl of soup given as bread starter! Ordered sea food spaghetti dish and was given frozen prawns! Hubby's food was tough lamb chops! Not good!! Avoid at all costs if you want authentic Greek meal!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We loved the little street that this restaurant was on but it was a disappointment itself. They brought us soup and bread which we did not order but then charged us for it. The food was definitely sourced locally but was not up to the quality we had in other nearby restaurants. We ordered the scallops but what we received... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Although the menu looks tasty, the service is very bad. Rude waiter with a 'cool' attitude that brings you whatever he wants and not what you ordered, not to mention that it took 30 min from starter to main dishes to arrive and then over 20 min to have our finished dishes taken away! The owner with white pony tail... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Perspective: professional chef, live in NYC. Skip this place. While the service has been reviewed as rude (and yes, he did react weirdly when for six people and two large plates of tzatziki we requested more than a single pita and every response to a request we made was responded to with "in a minute"), that could be chalked up... More 

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Denmark
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The worst restaurant among all those tested in Crete. The only good thing was the decoration of the environment. Service is bad. Waiters are really rude, and arrogant. Dishes forgotten. Ordered red wine, received white wine instead. A presumed head waiter who scolds the waiters in front of people. The food quality is not different from other local places which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Korai 5, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: 2810 224.435

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 115

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?