We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Franco's Cafe

Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
+30 2286 033957
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (8 reviews)
“mezze plate” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (568)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived before sunset. Nice place, great view, friendly staff. We only had drinks, and the Mojitos tasted great!

Thank OsloTravellady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I walked right to the top of the castle and got thirsty. We spotted this cafe with chilled out music and amazing panoramic views. We had a lemon ice tea and mint ice tea. Both were very refreshing and cooled us down....More

Thank travelling_syl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Franco’s is located in Pyrgos. It has a wonderful view, delicious frappes and just a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of Santorini.

Thank Phoots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped here for lunch. Cocktails were fab & were accompanied with nuts. Food was delicious we had crostini parmigiana, small meze & meatballs. View was absolutely stunning - a great place to spend a couple of hours!

Thank AliRobbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to watch the sunset and you will work up a thirst getting up there. Drinks and share plates available with classical music playing in the background it comes at a price but the sunset view is well worth it

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised by rain showers wile we were exploring the small city of Pyrgos and found this small place to hide. It turned out it was a very cosy place with a friendly atmosphere. The food were excellent and the service were friendly and...More

Thank Svein J
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We found this hidden gem and can not believe our luck - the perfect setting for what turned into a really dramatic sunset - due to high winds the view - accompanied by a great soundtrack - was incredible. The waiter (blond guy - didn’t...More

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Relaxed, chilled with great soft background music, good service, light freshly made meals, drinks, cocktails all with a breathtaking view. A must go to location in the old town. Recommend.

Thank Rory A
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Climb up the stairs for 5-10 minutes and you will make this great discovery combining Café style menu and classical music. This place is not really appropriate for a full meal, but for lighter snacks it is perfect.

Thank Viktor B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

One of the best wiews in Santorini. Nice place, atmosphere, good food, drinks and service. In my opinion two places to see the sunset in Santorini, Franco’s Cafe in Pyrgos and the streets in Oia.

Thank Gustavo C
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 387 hotels in Santorini
Zannos Melathron Hotel
238 reviews
.04 km away
Carpe Diem Exclusive Boutique Resort
344 reviews
.30 km away
Orizontes Hotel & Villas
336 reviews
.78 km away
R&F Studios
3 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Metaxy Mas Tavern
3,108 reviews
.83 km away
Aroma Avlis Food & Wine
628 reviews
1.26 km away
Brusco Wine Coffee Deli
227 reviews
.17 km away
Anemoloos
594 reviews
.95 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aegean Divers Dive Center - Day Excursions
291 reviews
1.26 km away
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
142 reviews
1.26 km away
Cultural Village
325 reviews
.04 km away
Santo Winery
3,028 reviews
1.36 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Blodwen48
30 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Gustavo C | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge. We went directly before noon and get some drinks and appetizers.
0
Votes
LKVingoe
9 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from LeonaJoy | Reviewed this property |
Definitely not.
1
Vote
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Pyrgos
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 033957
Description
It is a Coffee-Bar done with respect to the Greek tradition on the top of Pyrgos hill.We serve a selection of coffee, fresh fruit drinks, milk shakes, ice creams and desserts.Some appetizers and light food are available.Aperitifs and cocktails are our pride: Mr. Franco, the owner, has a collection of international awards for the quality of his drinks and for the style of his management.Warning! Because of its style and music (classical and retro only) Franco's Café is not addressed to everybody, but to people with a certain sensitivity.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing