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PiATO - Homemade Creative Cuisine

5 Minoos, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
+30 2841 023173
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5 Minoos, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent plates! Excellent service! George is the best ever! Excellent!!!! Definitely I want to come again!

Thank Christina K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to eat there last night. The food is traditional certain and is incredibly tasty. The wine selection is excellently priced and the owner, George helped us tremendously and was extremely knowledgable. We would recommend the grilled octopus along with a variety of starter...More

Thank India A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

PiATO is a friendly, relaxed place offering chef's take on traditional dishes. Everything is fresh and delicious. Wines come mostly from the island and are a discovery in their own right. Combined with very friendly service Piato is a good place to be to share...More

Thank irina h
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here on a Saturday night -drawn by the reviews on TripAdvisor and the promise of live music. OK, just to dispel any false illusions - this is NOT a taverna! When we got there, the live music was a man who didn't look...More

Thank Sheryl_SO
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited twice this restaurant..the first time everything was really fine BUT the second time we went there the food was horribly bad and cold, when we asked from the staff to take it back they said they were too busy for that and...More

Thank oekg13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

"From exceptional service to mouthwatering homemade Mediterranean dishes, this is by far one of the best places to experience the best food and culture in Agios Nikolaos"

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the Meze starter here -a really great way to sample lots of the traditional Greek starters they also have an excellent choice of Greek /Cretan wines and are happy to tell you about they wine varieties -I loved the red -Nostros Alexandra ( named...More

Thank mamaRose421
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent! Service, location, food, view, staff, all is excellent. Not to mention the food that we tried two times and were each time satisfied. Try the daily special, which is usually a local dish, and the seafood, and you'll not regret. Should you wish a...More

Thank 14radu63
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good.They offer also a drink and dessert from the house.We have order some local fish and I can recommend you this dish.The staff is also very nice, trying to make you enjoy the dinner and the stay.We have tried the local...More

Thank Dan-Mihai S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are many great meals to be had in Crete but in Agios Nikolas there was only one place with exceptional meals, worthy enough of two visits! Piato far exceeded all expectations coming from these NYC food snobs. Giorgo the owner, as well as, a...More

Thank LMilz
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Mike E
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Response from mariosU7041HI | Reviewed this property |
You just don't go in such a place for chips, even though they do serve.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Minoos, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 023173
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Welcome to Piato. Homemade & Creative Cuisine, outstanding view of the Cretan sea, more than 35 years of experience and your love, are all part of the unique experience of eating in "Piato". Since 1980 with constant work, love and passion about food and wine, we managed to make "Piato" one of the best family restaurants in Agios Nikolaos. ''Ask the locals...they know''
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