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Pizzeria Pesto da Claudio e Alessandro

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Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
Name/address in local language
+30 281 033 4919
13:00 - 01:00
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Sun 13:00 - 19:00
Mon - Wed 18:30 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Heraklion, Greece
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best pizza in Heraklion!! Awesome food in general and very polite people...I totally recommend it

Thank vasilisbark
Heraklion, Greece
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70 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the advice of fellow reviewers here and grew a habbit of ordering pizza from pizzeria Pesto, which I felt did not entitle me to write a review myself. So, I went on and actually visited the place to savour same sensational pizzas in the full restaurant context. A dish of pasta was also sampled, also superb, as well... More 

Thank oenophilos
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've spent whole evening at the table filled with excellent italian cousine made by guys from Milano in Heraklion, had fantastic time. Definitely to be advised, I'll be a frequent guest there. My favorite: pizza Pesto with fresh basilico sause and cherry tomatos. Moreover, friendly stuff and friendly prices! I advice to everyone!

Thank ppivko4
Heraklion, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After having dinner several times, I can say that the pizza is getting better every single time, crunchy, light and a bit burned on the outside, that you can find only in Italy. Also the fresh pasta dishes with the homemade pesto sauce.... fantastic! The tiramisu is a must there. The place is very casual like a typical old style... More 

Thank Alexandra D
Level Contributor
50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant, managed by two adorable Italian guys, where we tasted great food and pizzas during our holidays. Go there it if you like to taste real Italian traditonal dishes in a lovely place. Thanks Claudio and Alessandro!

Thank angelixx
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I spend a couple of nights there and the food was amazing!I often go to Italy for my job and I really felt to be in Rome or Florence... Friendly staff and very good prices, amazing pizza and home made pasta, must visit!!

Thank Gianna84g4
Athens, Greece
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

we visited the shop on a Friday night. it is busy but not so much to be annoying. It is a cute restaurant with an Italian Trattoria style. The guy serving us was really polite. the pizza amazing and with very normal prices. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Nikolas K
Vienna, Austria
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293 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This place is really nothing special; pizzas are average at best but the food is cheap. So if you are out on a tight budget you may choose this restaurant for good.

Thank globusat
Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We followed Trip Advisor advice and found this pizzeria just after 1:00 on a Friday. They took our order but it took a long time to come. There were only two fellows working and they couldn't keep up with the orders. The pizza was very good (one is large enough for 2 or 3 people) and salad average. We waited... More 

Thank SusanG1953
Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Went there to eat a pizza during my last night in Crete. Being italian is rare for me to find genuine italian restaurants but this one passed the test. The menu had in it dishes you would find in a good italian place and the pizza was good. The place is small and well kept and the service friendly. Overall... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
18:30 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vourvachidon 2, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece (Formerly Kafeneio Mezedopoleio Pesto)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 033 4919
Pizzeria restaurant italian food, pasta, meat, fish.

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