Greek in Ierapetra


This capacious traditional place looks just like any of the many tavernas lining Ierapetra's waterfront, but the quality of the home-cooking as well as the service are actually a cut above. Sit on the covered terrac…
Sweets in Ierapetra


Carb heaven for sweet-toothed travellers. True to its name this cafe and tasty chocolaterie alchemizes homemade chocolate infused with varieties of milk, nuts and fruit. It also dishes up waffles, chocolate cakes, c…
Greek in Ierapetra

I Kalitexnes

A quirky little place tucked in a side street, Kalitexnes has classic dishes prepared using organic ingredients. There are also spicier dishes such as falafel and kebabs introduced by the Egyptian owner.
Greek in Ierapetra

Taverna Gorgona

Look out for the faded mural of the mermaid on its facade then follow the delicious aromas of grilled sea bream, souvlaki and calamari to this traditional restaurant with fetching views of the sea.
Pizza in Ierapetra

Pizzeria Ristorante Siciliana

This peach-interiored pizzeria overlooks the big blue with a choice of classic Greek starters followed by wood-fired pizzas as well as grilled meat dishes, crêpes and local wines.
Cafe in Ierapetra

Ariston Cafe

This is a handy breakfast or lunch stop for coffees and sandwiches from the freshly presented deli. Cakes, cheese pies and omelettes. Opposite the town hall.