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$10 - $36
Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 26, 2021

The Parasties is a restaurant that is exceptional in every aspect from interior design to the quality of the food served. We visited the place based on a recommendation and were very happy that we did. The design is stylish, yet comfortable and not to...sterile and has a good combination of clasical and modern elements. The large windows were wide open so that although we couldn't get a seat outside it still felt as if sitting in the outdoors. The steak I had was perfect and the night we spend there very much a success overall. It gets crowded on the weekends so make sure to book in advance, but the effort really is woth it!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 23, 2020

This restaurant was fabulous !! Not only is the food insanely good (with generous portions), but the restaurant itself is a work of art down to the most minute details. It is a pleasure in itself just to be there. The personnel were professional and...attentive. We loved it so much we are making a detour there for lunch before flying back home.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020 via mobile

I don’t give away 5 stars so easily. This place is a must to. Considering how cheap it is, it’s kinda high class kitchen just check out the pics. Staff very cool as well. What a finding.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

A brilliant find so happy we ate here our best meal in Crete so far! A really interesting menu a bit more creative than other restaurants we have visited, even children’s meals were beautiful cooked. The wine list was really good and the staff were...very helpful with the recommendations. All in, great food and drink in a cool building with attentive staff at a really reasonable price and we were given a complementary orange cake with fruit and yogurt !More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 13, 2020

The food was ok. Nothing special but not bad either. They got some of our order wrong and one of the starters arrived after the mains. The host was polite and helpful. However, the toilets were absolutely disgusting. Considering we arrived as they opened for...lunchtime service I expected to at least find the toilets flushed if not sparkling clean. There are many much nicer and cheaper restaurants in Heraklion so I would definitely not recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
945harisp, Ιδιοκτήτης at Parasties, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2020
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Ευχαριστούμε δουλευουμε για τα υυχων λαθη μας . Οαο αναφορα αυγουρα υπαρχουν και αλλα εστιατόρια. Με υποκιμενικη ποιοτιτα και ομορφια....More

Reviewed January 1, 2020

Booked for 22:00 new years eve. Arrived 15mins early but were take straight to the table. Service second to none food fantastic will be back.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019

We were our last night for dinner in this lovely arty place. The food was excellently tasty and authentic, big portions. The "cheffe" was so friendly and kind, she even offered us a cretan dessert plate and Raki. We spent great time. ευχαριστώ for everything!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

Had an amazing salad and wine during a very hot day. Exceptional service and huge, huge portions. Excellent!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

No matter how many times we visit, the food takes us by surprise every time. Today it was bon fillet and rib eye... EPIC to say the least!!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

I ate here more than any other restaurant while being in Crete, they have very good beef liver and steak.

Date of visit: September 2019
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