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Myrtios Restaurant


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Myrtios Restaurant at Hersonisos Heraklion Hersonisos, Crete Island, Greece. In the central square of Old Hersonissos, there is Myrtios, a stone built traditional tavern. The family owned restaurant welcomes visitors to join the warm environment and taste the authentic Cretan recipes. The restaurant operates for more than 22 years. On Mondays, there is a special celebration at the square of the village with plenty of food, wine, ​and Cretan dances. The cuisine has unique tastes. All dishes are prepared with Cretan ingredients and high quality olive oil.
$11 - $28
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, International
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 days ago

With a lots of good review we decided to try Myrtios. It was welcoming and service was fast. We ordered number of dishes including traditional lamb from the grill, octopus grill and Gimista. In general food was ok but lamb was all fat and no...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Zahed I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our TUI rep recommended this taverna and booked us a table to celebrate our daughter’s 16th birthday as Monday night is the Greek dancing night in Old Hersonissos. The atmosphere was lovely! The food was standard. Sadly the service was poor. We asked for a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JillyB1010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Crete dancing and music in the square on a Monday evening cannot be faulted but this restaurant is awful. The waiter didn’t really listen to our food order and got most of the order wrong. They forgot to do my main course and it...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Dream600246
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant one afternoon and had some lunch with my girlfriend which was fine (not the best we have had) but certainly somewhere we wouldn’t mind eating again. After talking to the waiter we decided to book for the Monday night Greek night, he...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank robl18rjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very slow service the only disadvantage. Food was good atmosphere very good. Try papoutsakia is eggplant staffed with mince and cheese covered with tomato sauce.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Skevi C
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

This taverna used to serve wonderful traditional food from a charcoal oven. Over the last couple of years it's grown in size and installed an Antikristo for grilled meats. Although both of us had ordered a main meal, mine didn't come. When we called the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

It is very rare that I give a poor rating, however, here I believe that this is justified. The waiter had the attention span of a pebble. We had to repeat ourselves numerous times. When the food arrive the order was wrong. The food itself...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JamesWest1963
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Ok .... very friendly but not brilliant attention to detail. Some simple items like bread not available at lunchtime!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jane W
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely meal and evening at this restaurant, the staff make you feel special and at ease the food is excellent service was great, but the only thing I had an issue with was the local cats they sit and watch you eat,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ajc0711
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Great find , people are very friendly , service very quick and the food is absolutely gorgeous Will definitely be back this week and we do recommend this place

Date of visit: July 2019
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