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Sofokli Venizelou 3, Heraklion, Crete 71302, Greece
+30 281 028 0240
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sofokli Venizelou 3, Heraklion, Crete 71302, Greece
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

This is a very nice place to eat.The food is very good and is the best of its kind in the neighborhood.Tasty and fresh selections of seafood.You won't be disappointed if you choose it.the service is ok ,although they are very anxious.add the sea view.

Thank kmalem m
Reviewed December 18, 2013

Ippokambos is like some hidden treasure. Its fame is like a legend. Known among old chaps of the Heraklion Central. Despite that I was looking for the restaurant on a rainy evening, we landed there all by luck. But we were pleased to have cozy...More

Thank jayantchandra
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Recommended in various travel guides and they are not wrong! - Very good menu and polite, friendly service. They do an excellent shrimp saganaki (& was given free desert and raki after my meal). Go early around sunset as gets really crowded later in the...More

1  Thank JIngs006
Reviewed October 20, 2013

The waiters dash across a busy road to bring delicious, reasonably priced fish dishes to the outdoor tables under a structure at the far end of the harbor. Friendly service, better-than-average execution of standard Greek dishes

Thank BJaneH
Reviewed October 17, 2013

After a few moments discussion I was ushered into the kitchen to chose a fish; a red snapper. The fish was cooked to perfection with simple potatoes and carrots. My husbands chose Veal which he thoroughly enjoyed. The only thing that was a shame was...More

Thank Reviewer090
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had dinner here on a friday and enjoyed the fabulous sunset over the sea while on the other side we saw the steady traffic into the city centre.An unusual experience to sit at the seaside and a very busy road at the same time....More

Thank ldejong
Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Go there for fish mainly, and go for one of the catches of the day, you cant go wrong with that. And thats coming from a not so big fan of fish.. I had the tope fish fillet, very tender and my GF had the...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed October 4, 2013

One of the best restaurants I've been to. No overly fussy service or elaborate menus, just excellent quality fresh food served by people who, like most Greeks (and Cretans in particular), are so enthusiastic about their food! And it's so easy to see why. I...More

Thank Osian J
Reviewed October 4, 2013

The location of the restaurant is very convenient with a nice view of the harbour. Service was great, the guys very welcoming and polite and made us feel comfortable. The food is just amazing! We had the garides saganaki (so yummy!), the fried kalamarakia (fresh),...More

Thank DespoinaUK
Reviewed September 27, 2013

I went out for a quick dinner and returned three hours later without having had my main course served. The restaurant is located right by a road with heavy traffic. Smoking is allowed. Obviously there is something about the place, as people are standing in...More

1  Thank Brobro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofokli Venizelou 3, Heraklion, Crete 71302, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 0240
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