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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, Greek
Breakfast, Late Night
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with tasty bougatsa that worths a try while in Heraklion. We had the cream bougatsa & nuts and honey one. Both were delicious.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ana10082018
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

Very delicious and friendly. Nice view on the fountain. Bougatsa with cheese, honey and nuts is our favorite

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Swabiantraveller13
Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

I have seen the reviews and the rating and now I am sitting here - it is 8:40 morning Good Thursday of the orthodox Easter The place is small - breakfast is below average - ok its in the heart of Heraklion- but that’s all-...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank manosi2014
Reviewed April 18, 2019

You should try the cream bougatsa there! It is up (or even better) from Thessaloniki's & Serres one...

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nstamoulos
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Kirkor is just next door to the more popular Philosophies and serves a much better pastry. I think the difference is in the cheese the use, which, for the savory version is saltier and tastier. I have not tried the sweet bougatsa because I don't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pamilvisions
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Sit and relax infront of the Lions square watching the bypassers. Enjoying homemade fresh Cretan Bougatsa served with different fillings and enjoying your morning coffee. This is the most famous place to be enjoying your morning or late afternoons.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 766nics
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This was our first experience with bougatsa so we bought one sweet one and one salty/sour one. Yum! We liked both of them very much and we liked sitting there, looking at the pedestrians walk by and the waiters talking to the boys hanging around...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mid214
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We tried the classic bougatsa and the mizithra one. Both were great. The mizithra one was particular as it it sweet and savory. Fresh and hot vougatza to serve with some good views.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sarinaleila
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I visit this place every time I visit Crete for the last 35 years. The best Bougatsa of Heraklion facing Lions Square: lovely Busy place especially in the summer. But except the bougatsa nothing much.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maria M
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A must visit for bugatsa fans! We tried the sweet bugatsa with crema which is served with cinnamon and sugar. The place has also sour bugatsa with cheese. Friendly staff. Good prices.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChrysCy
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