Psariston in Neo Irakleio has many regular customers, since March 2000, when it first opened, as it offers superb fresh seafood mezze. The place itself makes you think of an island in the Cyclades as the colours white and blue are prominent. Here, you will have the chance to have rare sea delicacies.
On the menu, the seafood mezze stand out, such as shrimp with homemade pasta from Mytilini, smoked Thessaloniki mussels, grilled octopus with mastiha, small shrimp from Symi and wild shellfish, such as oysters, scallops etc. Special reference should also be made to the salted items on the menu, such as mackerel from Leros and the smoked Norwegian sole. Your meal won't be complete without the exquisite fresh fish.
The new menu comprises of enticing dishes, based on Vasilis Akrivos’ creativity and imagination, that hit the mark once more and pleasantly surprise its clientele.
Innovative delicacies such as superb shrimps with spicy Korean kimchi sauce with gorgonzola, fried shrimps with truffle, delectable noodles with smoked eel and sweetlips in shiso leaves attest to the fact that Psariston remains the cream of the crop for all those who know their way regarding fish and seafood.
A wide variety of starters will help you prepare your palate for the treats to come. Try the marinaded anchovy, tuna salad, and the octopus salad with sun-dried tomatoes and capers.