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Plateia Daskalogianni 3-4, Heraklion, Crete 71203, Greece
+30 281 022 0320
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyros” (46 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Fast Food, Barbecue, Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Plateia Daskalogianni 3-4, Heraklion, Crete 71203, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The portions are huge, the food is excelent and they provide a lot of stuff on the house. I recommend it!

Thank Alexandru P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the meal I just ate at Hovoli I now love Heraklion. It was massive and there are loads of locals here. If you are a fan of carbs I would suggest a chicken souvlaki pitta which arrives full of chips and was bigger...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where the locals eat. The gyros were amazing!!! We went twice. The service is a bit slow but the food makes up for it.

Thank Bea C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for Souvlaki, kebabs, etc. Busy and crowded with locals late at night. Big portions, well priced, extensive menu and very friendly service. It's also fun sitting outdoors and watching the world go by along this busy and lively area.

Thank Mira G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great pita with a pork souvlaki. It was huge, incredibly tasty and it costed me 4 euros including a drink. What's not to love about this place?

Thank Daniele-sw8
Reviewed August 5, 2017

They drag you in from the street. You'll find great prices, huge portions with a drink included. Then you order 2 coffees and it's more than double the price of the trendy cafe next door. When you pay, you get no proper bill. The guy...More

Thank armosa
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We found this place whilst walking through the city centre at lunch time. We stopped in for gyros and a beer at 5e each it was great value. After our food the waitress insisted on serving us free water melon and raki which was surprising,...More

Thank Jamo87
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We was there in five people. Each other of our orders was diferent. We wanted to try all Greek traditional foods. All was faboulous and massive. To big even for ruffians. They gave us twice of Rakija with water mellon for free. Amasing stuff. Every...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 28, 2017

This place is mainly for their gyros and souvlakis. It offers a very good value in their set menu with a huge gyro (with french fries in it) and a beer for only around 5 Euros. The food itself is all right, it does taste...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the Capsis Astoria. After looking at TripAdvisor, I decided to try Hovoli as it was nearby and had good reviews. It is difficult to find as the sign outside the restaurant is not in English. I actually walked...More

Thank Glenn J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plateia Daskalogianni 3-4, Heraklion, Crete 71203, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 022 0320
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