About Peri Orekseos

“Peri Orekseos” restaurant welcomes you: A hot piece of delicious pumpkin pie accompanied by pure Cretan yogurt and then bread with olive paste. The flavors of the first contact will prepare you for what follows in a room with earthy colors and strong presence of the wood element.
The pure products of the Cretan land are combined with a creative way to your plate, always with respect to traditional recipes. This is the base from where the journey begins in modern and creative cuisine. In the “Peri Orekseos” restaurant, Cretan Cuisine is combined with flavors and techniques from around the Mediterranean, such as balsamic vinegar from Italy and Halloumi cheese from Cyprus. The secret that unites all the ingredients is the pure virgin Cretan olive oil.From the appetizers taste the stuffed peppers with cheese in the pot, the beets with the Cretan yogurt, the manouri cheese grilled with tomato, the Apaki and the omelet. You should also taste the tomatoballs in cheese sauce and roasted meatballs with raki.
The salads essentially consist of herbs and vegetables of mountainous Crete. An excellent choice is the “Peri Orekseos” salad with white and red cabbage, lettuce, endive, dill, pine nuts, parsley, scallions, celery, rocket, tomato, variety of cheeses and honey vinaigrette with balsamic vinegar. It will be hard to pick a main dish, and you'll want to taste them all. We propose chicken stuffed with feta cheese and olive paste, tenderloin stuffed with sundried tomatoes and cream cheese, tenderloin beef with Roquefort sauce, pan-fried pork with vegetables and white wine, and chicken burger stuffed with sundried tomatoes, red peppers, olives, cheese and “Peri Orekseos” sauce.
For dessert do not forget to “let a little space” for the delicious chocolate soufflé with ice cream!The very affordable prices for the category and quality of the restaurant, combined with its position in the heart of the city, is sure to make the “Peri Orekseos” restaurant one of your favourite restaurants.

Restaurant Type:



Greek (Cretan), Creative

Price Range:


Payment Options:

VISA, Mastercard

Cross Street:

Korai 10, Heraklion 71202 - 71202

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