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Candouni Restaurant

#20 of 77 Restaurants in Oia
Certificate of Excellence
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Thiras - Ias, Oia 847 02, Greece
+30 2286 071616
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate lunch today in this charming restaurant with an old world feel & great food. We had go there when you areseveral appetizers each more delicious than the last. The chef has a great passion for his work & it shows. Definitely go there lit you can

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Thank Gayl P
Geneva
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In Oia for a few days, like everybody else who is interested in local and above all, healthy food, we read a lot of online reviews. Finally we came across a very interesting blog about vegan food in santorini. Hence: Candouni restaurant. Off the main street, quiet and beautiful setting, nothing like those crowded and overrated touristy places on the... More 

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1 Thank vaneCH
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were referred to Candouni by some of the locals for a classy Greek dining experience in Oia and we were not disappointed. Classy rustic interior with a quaint garden for outdoor dining. Great friendly service which instantly made us feel welcome and comfortable. The staff were very attentive to all our needs and nothing was a problem. We started... More 

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1 Thank Daniel L
Athens, Greece
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there on first time on the island, at the end of Summer 2016. I saw Candouni for the first time, and I was totally excited, the environment was really wonderful, the staff very polite, and the menu was delicious with very good quality of meat and fish. I advise any traveler in Santorini, to get there, to taste... More 

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Thank apostolis2016
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

So fantastic, we came here twice during our 4 night stay in Oia! A charming family run place with a terrific menu of traditional and modern Greek dishes.

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Thank Irene H
New York City, New York
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe there's no "view" of the sea but the look and feel is so classic Greece... you can see the ocean all day... this restaurant is beautifully decorated... charming and cozy... it really made me feel far away. The waitress was really lovely and sweet... was happy to recommend dishes to order and the food was great... to me the... More 

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Thank Amanda I
Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reference by hotel sent us to this treasure for dinner. Amazing! Quaint, quiet, family run, authentic and so delicious!!

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Thank CRBear
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant and excellent service. We like to come again.( ˃᷄˶˶̫˶˂᷅ ) Sauteed pork and mushrooms are highly recommend!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really hangry (hungry+angry) and holding onto my last bits of patience. The restaurants that I kept searching up on my sad 30%-left battery iPhone were all closed until the evening and I was about to lose my mind. I had walked all the way from Imerovigli to Oia and was starving. All hope was lost until I came... More 

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Thank Laura T
Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a wonderful evening here! I'm vegan, and all vegetarian/vegan items are clearly indicated on the menu. Additionally, the chef took the time to explain what current local veggies he was cooking with and prepared a special combo of some that are in season now. The local horta (bitter greens) with beetroot was a real treat. I also enjoyed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thiras - Ias, Oia 847 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Oia
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 071616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?