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Ypapantis Street, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 022328
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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant truly, and much like other places in Fira, boasts stunning views, and the added bonus is that your 6.5 euro beer is in no danger of warming up, as one could brew decent tea in it at that temperature. The waiter wasn't very nice about it either, whose reply was 'it was in the fridge'...

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Thank Christian B
Nice, France
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533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This Restaurant and Bar is located in the City Center. You cannot reach it by car. All offers are expensive. Enjoy the view at the seaside. The service is below average. Result: Service:1-2 points Prices: 2 points Ambiance: 2-3 points Location: 2-3 points

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Thank AlsterHamburg
GREECE&CYPRUS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Perched 225m above the caldera and fronting the main pedestrian street, it enjoys great views of the caldera and cruise ships. A total complete bar….surprised a bit how few customers were there the time we dropped in, early afternoon on a weekend with ships in port. Service was efficient. The imaged salad was comprised of the usual fresh ingredients, attractive... More 

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Sparta, Greece
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

very expensive, though the coffee was very good..the waiters were somehow unkind something i didn't like. i would recommend it only for the breathtaking scenery but only for once.

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Brisbane, Australia
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant/ bar has great views of the famous Santorini sunset. The service was efficient if not a bit snobby. We watched in dismay when the waiter ushered paying customers away from the best seats to catch the view just so they could pump more customers through the door. The customers who from what we could tell had already spent... More 

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essex
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

There is so many words that could be said about this view from the select cafe, but they still will not cover the beautiful view you get when there.

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Thank turtlemanor
Cairo, Egypt
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I went with my parents and little brother, we enjoyed a lovely dinner with an amazing view. We stayed there for hours to enjoy the sunset and the beautiful weather. We sat at the upper level so we could fully experience the Santorini view. We came back a couple of days later and had a bottle of wine while watching... More 

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Thank HaniaAkram
Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

True, this place has great views, but so does a lot of other restaurants and cafes in Fira. The place is not affordable nor offer very good customer service. This place is more or less a tourist trap without the Greek atmosphere - I will never return to this place, not even for drinks or a coffee.

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Thank Robert S
Louveciennes, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 30 mn there for a drink on a very hot day. Waited 10 mn before anyone dare asking us what we wanted and even made fun of us when we asked for a waiter. Did not bring any glasses of water as they usually do in. Fresh mixed juice at 10€70... At least you pay for a incredible view,... More 

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Thank Alain P
nicosia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I can see why people whine about this restaurant, I really do, BUT, just look at our example: We went there at 1 pm, wanted to visit the museums which close at 3, so we went back at 3, without reservation. Now that's the only negative point, as we had asked before if we could come back later, and noone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ypapantis Street, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 022328

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