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Pasiphae Restaurant

Leoforos Knosou 329, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
+30 281 032 3165
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“souvlaki” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“watermelon” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Leoforos Knosou 329, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

A great place for lunch after a trip to the palace of Knossos. Very relaxed service and great for kids, I sampled the Minoan Souvlaki which was fantastic, my wife had the homemade pasta and my little boy had a huge children’s spaghetti bolognese which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 489ChrisF
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent. Sitting in the shade with cold drinks and pizza to share. Free parking to visit the Palace of Knossos

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alistairp692
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I had the best dinner during whole trip to Crete in this restaurant. I ordered lamb chops which were delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kzie85
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We came here after visiting the archaeological site. The food was average in comparison to what you can get in the city. The place was busy when we went but some of the staff didn’t seem to know what they were doing wandering back and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mandaj2015
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Nice location. Not the best food one can find in Crete. Above all definitely over-priced. 26 euro per person in Crete is just outrageous. Hundreds of similar places in Crete offer much more quality food for less than 15 euro per person

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MirekZ66
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Very comfortable restaurant and café 200 meters from the archaeological remains of the Knossos Palace. It's a little expensive ...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this quaint establishment after a trip to the ruins of the Minoan Palace of Knossos, since they offered us free parking and we thought it only fair to repay the favour by eating there. We stopped only for a light lunch and a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank James S
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast here after an early visit to Knossos Palace. The omelette and yoghurt were both good, washed down with decent coffee.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GavinL815
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant with great food and ample free parking nearby. They don't skimp on portions so make sure you've got plenty of room in your belly for their delicious salads.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank George B
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal at the Pasiphae Restaurant near the Knossos temple! The terrace is beautiful and a great place to take a break in the shadow. The dishes were great and so was the service! Absolutely recommande!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Victoria L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Knosou 329, Heraklion, Crete 71306, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 032 3165
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Description
Be the King Minos for a meal... Pasiphae restaurant offers greek cuisine right next to the archaeological area of Knossos in Heraklion of Crete. Pasiphae restaurant is surrounded by nature while respecting tradition, local cuisine and the rich Cretan nature. The menu includes homemade recipes of greek gastronomy and especially of the Minoan period made with the finest ingredients of Cretan land. At Pasiphae restaurant you can taste exquisite grilled meats such as juicy chicken souvlaki skewers and special culinary suggestions with traditional gruel, fine beef, greek sun-dried fruits and nuts found only here. If you want a unique culinary journey through Cretan tradition and highly nutritious food, visit Pasiphae restaurant in Knossos.
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