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Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro

Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 033 4919
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here over two years ago...and after a long ferry journey from Ios,it turned out that our hotel was just around the corner. Probably some of the best pizzas we've eaten,outside of Italy. Good selection and very reasonably priced. Good service and it's always...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Went there with mrs and son to grab lunch after seeing reviews on tripadvisor, we loved it. We ordered vegetarian pizza and salad and they were really really good, they also gave warm bread with a couple of dips (tomoto and tuna) while you wait...More

Thank Gaurav S
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We came as a couple to this amazing Italian place, as soon as we arrived we got fresh pizza bred with some dips as a starters. The dips ware amazing, we ordered pizza mare- pizza with seafood. The pizza ware amazingly tasty. We will come...More

Thank Linoy D
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We came here based on reviews and as it was close to our hotel. Some of us ordered pizza while others pasta. The pasta was very salty, and mine became inedible. The pesto is nice but I have had better Italian elsewhere, give it a...More

Thank Kristy D
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

The starter was very good, fresh pesto and tomato sauce with bread - great. When our pizza came we were very disappointed. The pizza was very thin and it didnt taste anything at all. I had pizza 4formagi which was super much oily and it...More

Thank Lenka Z
pesto_heraklion2014, Owner at Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Hi, thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We would just like to inform you that our restaurant is a traditional italian pizzeria, which is mean that of course the pizza dough it's very thin, that we don't put any oil on top of our pizza's...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

We ate the Greek salad with pesto & gluten free pasta. Everything was delicious. Very nice that there is a place in Heraklion with gluten free food, even though it's just pasta.. it's the only one we found. Wish there would be a gluten free...More

Thank Polina334
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We ate a fresh and tasty mushroom pizzea. Spaghetti aioli with cherry tomatoes. A wonderful dish. and a very good Mista salad. A small intimate place. Outside there is great air and warm and pleasant interior.

Thank lanz2
Reviewed July 3, 2017

If you're in the city center, there are few good options for Italian. This place is one of them. Not the greatest value, but worth trying out!

Thank Giorgos S
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

This place is tucked away a couple of streets from the main road with indoor and outdoor sheltered seating. We found the staff to be friendly and attentive, and the pizzas we ordered were excellent; some of the best I've had. The grappa we were...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Good Italian food. Service staff was brusque and not very pleasant but the cook himself was more amicable.

Thank FMoz
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$6 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4919
Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.
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