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Ristorante Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$17 - $47
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Seafood, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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

Date of visit: August 2017
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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

Date of visit: July 2017
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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

Date of visit: July 2017
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pesto_heraklion2014, Owner at Ristorante 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

Date of visit: July 2017
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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.

Date of visit: July 2017
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!

Date of visit: February 2017
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

Date of visit: June 2017
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.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank FMoz
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

I had the strozzapreti al pesto and it was the best pasta I've had since I've been to Italy- even better than many places in Italy. The pesto was homemade and had a perfect blend of flavors. Parmesan cheese was also delicious. But the best...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at pizzeria pesto and it was AMAZING. Pasta was cooked to perfection, the pesto is made from scratch and absolutely incredible, pizza is homemade with fresh and pure ingredients, and tiramisu was the best I've had. Authentic Italian cooking! Chefs are from...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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