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Ligo Ap Ola

Tsikritzi 5 | Side road of Central Market 1866, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
+30 281 301 0683
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
4 Apr 2018
“Traditional Taverns food and hospitality ”
12 Jul 2017
“Logo Ap ola”
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Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Tsikritzi 5 | Side road of Central Market 1866, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food is ok-ish, but not exceptional. Nothing out of the ordinary touristy offering you'll find around. And not that cheap overall. cash only. french spoken a bit.

Thank Pascal M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Saw this place up a side street and decided to pay a visit. Had a glass of wine each and checked out the menu. Lots of dishes we liked so decided to return later that evening for dinner. Very friendly staff who took time to...More

Thank Tam C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Excellent Greek food with 50/50 Greeks and tourists. Caters for meat eaters, seafood and vegetarians. Quality high and just off main tourist treks in centre. No gimmicks. Food not greasy or appalling like many 'trip advisor favourites' flocked to for disgusting giro and chips by...More

Thank chocka-c
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Lovely friendly little restaurant, terrific meatballs, made very welcome. Very attentive staff who looked after us extremely well. Cannot wait to make a return journey the next time we return to Heraklion Crete.

Thank AM40Fife_Scotland
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We happen to stumble across this Great little place, the service was very friendly and felt genuine. The menu was available in several different languages. The food was tasty and well priced. Really enjoyed the complimentary fruit at the end.👍🏼

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Great Food. Friendly people! A little nice taverna in a side street with a lovely greek ambiant. Free wifi.

Thank daniela g
ΣΤΑΥΡΟΣ Δ, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ligo Ap Ola, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

thank you very much...

Reviewed 12 October 2016

One of the best tapas restaurants in Heraklion town. Right in the middle of the town and next to the market street, "ligo ap'ola" is a good place for lunch or dinner. During some evenings the restaurant is offering life Cretan and Greek music. Reasonable...More

Thank Yiannis K
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We found this small restaurant by sheer chance. Just turned left the Central Market road, on a narrow alley and there it was, in front of a bakery. The person who greeted us tried to locate our country, but the kids yelled in Russian and...More

Thank Antonello C
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant doesn't seams much on a very narrow road beneath a tree. The attendants are very nice and speak English The food is amazing for a amazing price I recommend it

Thank H3nriqu3s
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Staff are fabulous and attentive. Great spot to sit and just watch the world go buy. Do your shopping and then sit and relax watching the world go past

Thank Lulubelle61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsikritzi 5 | Side road of Central Market 1866, Heraklion, Crete 71201, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 301 0683
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