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Paralia Seaside Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Welcome to Crete. Discover the secrets of famous Cretan cuisine flavors from a patio with an enchanting view of the imposing Castle of Koule. Let your senses travel to this place envied by corsairs and savor amazing delicacies in the heart of the Venetian harbor in Heraklion. Experience unique varieties and preparations of both seafood and meat at great prices that will imbue you with a love of the tastes that celebrate Crete's traditions.
$14 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m giving Paralia a 2 thumbs up! Food was great and Alex was the best server. He made sure that we’re okay and that if we need anything else. Alex made us try their delicious loukoumades and cherry drink. So mouthwatering. Visit Paralia when in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Exploration372734
Reviewed January 26, 2019

First visit enjoyed stuffed Zuccini flowers, Paralia salad, Mousaka and gilthead bream with potatoes and salad. Complimentary fruit and donuts.Rose and white house wine bill 48 Euros. 2nd visit had shrimp saganaki, Paralia salad, stuffed tomatoes and sardines with mamas potatoes. House rose 7 white...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JBG1
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is special with its sea view. Also the menu is supergood and the Greek food especially is suuper good. We went here three times during a week. Would recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sannmus
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Food was lovely, reasonably priced. Offered free desserts and free Raki! Views great from the restaurant. Service poor and slow. Waited 25 mins after we had finished eating before our plates were cleared. We were in there 2 and a half hours to eat one...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amy291991
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Out for the day from Koto Gouves and didn't know the area at all. Headed for the Venetian Harbour, saw this place with an outside area and asked if we could get a cup of tea. While drinking, we asked for the menu and ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

My wife and I had a wonderful meal here. The view is perfect of the sea and service outstanding and prices very reasonable. The Greek salad was outstanding. I had the tuna and it was delicious and my wife’s swordfish was the best she ever...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bob v
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

At least one meal in Heraklion has to be seafood by the sea. For a prime tourist spot, it offers good food, views and service - at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JonathanW480
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is very close to the sea, and according to our hosts the best fish restaurant in Heraklion. I don’t like fish that much, but had a greek salad, tzatziki and cretan fresh fries! Very tasty! The environment is not the best, very noisy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jannicel2017
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We set for late lunch to dine at the Paralia restaurant. The restaurant is placed on a main location, by the sea, therefore has a beautiful view. We ordered tzaziki, fried zucchini, calamari and a hole gilthead fish. Everything ware fresh, tasteful and well cooked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Roni S
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Sat down down for lunch and all we got was great service. Food was sensational followed by fruit and raki, on the house and then some more deserts again on the house. With drinks it was 30 euro. Highly recomend

Date of visit: October 2018
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August 20, 2018|
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Response from Helmut77R | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We ordered 2 starters 4 main courses 2 sodas 0,5 l of wine I paid less than 50€.
Evren Ö
June 11, 2017|
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Response from Vasilis M | Property representative |
Hello! You can take a look to our visitor's comments that mentioned "price". We think our prices are very reasonable for the food quality we offer. Yours sincerely, Vasilis Minopoulos Head of Paralia restaurant
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