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PIATO - Homemade Creative Cuisine


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Welcome to Piato. Homemade & Creative Cuisine, outstanding view of the Cretan sea, more than 35 years of experience and your love, are all part of the unique experience of eating in "Piato". Since 1980 with constant work, love and passion about food and wine, we managed to make "Piato" one of the best family restaurants in Agios Nikolaos. ''Ask the locals...they know''
$22 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Grill
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly owner and staff who lived up to the advertising of creative cretan cooking. Visited three times and the Tuna starter was excellent and so kept ordering it, on one occasion we ordered a side of chips - it has been a long time...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Takes contemporary greek cooking to a new (high) level ! Ate here twice during a two week stay in AN.Choice,presentation,taste, service ,value all outstanding. Well informed wine list . Can get busy so a reservation is recommended.Good mix of locals and tourists adds to the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank phil186273
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are not many places in Crete that I love however this place was the exception, it was delicious & stylish. The staff were competent, attentive and knew local knowledge. We were very impressed with the venue, views and the quality of the food. Well...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were absolutely amazed by the evening! The staff were extremely professional and courteous. The bartender introduced us to Black Cow vodka...made from cows! Delicious! The food is beyond compare! You must try the spanakopita salad! We had two different pastas dishes which were superb!...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Camper535294
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best meal of our holiday, if only we had found this place earlier than our final evening in Crete we would've most definitely returned. The staff are friendly, fun and informative, the food is creative without being pretentious, the cocktails were fabulous...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If in Agios Nikolaos you must try out this delightful dining place. The service was superb being friendly, informative and cheerful. We had the salad with Roasted Almonds, Fig, sweet tomatoes, an orange based dressing - fabulous. Mains while I enjoyed the Amberjack Fillet, Kim...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank markibCambridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a Greek myself, I understand that Greek cuisine is not ordinarily refined, nor delicate, however piato (which translates as “plate” manages to make it just that. This, in my opinion, is the classiest restaurant in Ag Nik. The wait staff are professional (and the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank KathrynD796
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressive service and food. Great gluten free options and adaptions. Beautiful interior and views of the beach and ocean. We just got a handful of starters / share plates between the two of us which was more than enough. Friendly and helpful waitstaff with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank tim_petty_aus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had some lovely meals in Aghios Nickolas but this surpassed them all. It was more expensive but worth every Euro. We shared a starter and some bread. Three of us and the sea bass fillet with black eyed beans. My husband had the tagliatelle...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank EileenStewart
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant great service and great food this was our treat for the first week excellent reviews had to come not disappointed great starters I had pork and sausage in a vinegar sauce my wife had mushrooms for our mains my wife had a mince...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Mike E
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Response from mariosU7041HI | Reviewed this property |
You just don't go in such a place for chips, even though they do serve.
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