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Phyllosophies

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$6
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the centre of the town by the lion fountain. A cafe which sells delicate pies and pastries Establish in 1922, you can see the history through the pictures on its walls Cream pie to die for

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Timothy B
manolisvarouhas, Social Media Marketing at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to try the Bougatsa since we like to try the local cuisine- especially dessert. It was good, but not sweet enough for me. They packed it up very nicely for us to go and we shared with several people from our tour group....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RHtravels
manolisvarouhas, Social Media Marketing at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We really hope you enjoyed our famous bougasta! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 23, 2019

What to say, best location, (in the Lion square), best tastes, based on 100 years old traditional recipes (bougatsa, pastries, salads and other....), best coffee (exceptional flavors), best music. The perfect place to relax and have a good time with the friends or family. Ideal...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alexandridis361
manolisvarouhas, Social Media Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Thank you so much Mr. Alexandridis for your kind review.

Reviewed December 18, 2018

We stopped here at the recommendation of our tour guide, who bought 2 bags of take out for her family. We were not disappointed. First of all the setting across from the Venetiain fountain in the small but busy square is wonderful. The bougatsa was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Magnolia13
manolisvarouhas, Social Media Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2018

We are thrilled you enjoyed the beautiful Lion square and of course our delicious bougatsa.

Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to relax with an excellent service friendly people and damn tasty *mpougatsa* thanks for this awesome experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jwilcoxon
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! So glad you enjoyed our mpougatsa so much!

Reviewed November 5, 2018

As in many Cretan restaurants there are people outside that try to lure you in. The girl that greeted us smiled kindly and took us to our table. Afterwards, both her and her colleagues were acting quite distant so it gave us a bit of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DariaVaccari
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Dear Daria, please know that your comments will make us a better business. The girl that greeted, has exactly that role, the welcome one. So happy for your review and we always try to be better.

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to come to this restaurant whilst in Heraklion and we certainly enjoyed it. The story of the business setting up in 1922 (along with its rival next door) was interesting to read. Definitely come here for bougatsa and coffee, both are excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HeatherA730
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Dear Heather, we are delighted to read your review. So glad you enjoyed your time here. Happy to see you again!

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a mid morning coffee. In the menu was the family story of the making of Bourgasta so thought we would give them a go. We ordered one to share which was a set custard fill pastry which was so tasty we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emma2491
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We are thrilled to read your review! Thank you so much!

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Bougatsa, latte, the view . Rinse and repeat. I confess I did this twice in 2 days 😊. Great little cafe with adorable story in their menu about how it all came about.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelessential
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We are our story after all, right? Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Very good coffee or some other drink, but it is the pasteries that you really wamt to try so go for it. they can be very sweet and filling.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Paul A
Manolis V, Public Relations Manager at Phyllosophies, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for the kind review Paul. We'd love to see you again!

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