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Absinthe

harbor of Kamares, Kamares, Greece
+30 2284 031202
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Ranked #1 of 16 restaurants in Kamares
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek, Middle Eastern
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Romantic environment with a great view and protected from undesirable weather.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Great location overlooking the port of Kamares with view of the mountains.Excellent choice of food mostly Asia Minor cooking but with a twist. Good wine list but you MUST try the Absinthe. good show watching the ice water dripping through an sugar cube into the Absinthe and well worth the wait.Service with a smile like EVERYWHERE in Sifnos!!!!

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Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Super cozy res above the Kamares Bay. Very good vegetarian and vegan options like black eyed bean salad, giant beans in a spicy tomato sauce, garden's yield salad, zucchini with anis patties and mint yoghurt, feta in filo with honey and sesame seeds etc... Good selection of Greek wines very reasonably priced. In general the food and drinks are priced... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Overlooking Kamares and excellent food and wine, could life be better! The only problem with Absinthe is that it has so many good dishes to choose from so it is hard to pick just a couple when you like to have them all! But the good thing is that you can always go back again and again and taste them... More

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This unique little restaurant has surpassed anything that I have yet to experience on this island.Their cuisine,a blend of the Orient,Anatolian and Greek is well thought of and executed with fresh produce and use of local herbs.Excellent service with good and affordable wines.Beautiful view of the bay and the sunset from their terrace.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Absithe is the type of place in which you could spend an evening of fine dining and try the traditional Greek flavours with a twist. Their salad dressings are to die for, and all there others meals are well in order.

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Lexington, KY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice, casual restaurant not far from the port. The servers were charming, and the food was good. Everything was fresh. I enjoyed the fava dip; others said the grouper was good the night we visited. Prices were reasonable. Nice setting on the stairway.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

An extraordinarily tasteful restaurant, in all its part from first of all the food, but also the interior, the service and the wiew. Greek with a very tasty - and needed - spicy twist.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Here is where I tried my first Sifnos specialty of goat, it was tender and spicy in a light broth. My salad was of the finest arugula, shaved parmesan cheese, sliced green apples, pine nuts, sunflower seeds and a light dressing. Cost was about 23 Euros with house wine

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Atlanta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was probably the best meal we had on the island and on our last night here.Their presentation of the plates was well thought of and their dishes totally out of the ordinary.I had the spicy goat(absolutely stunning to the taste buds)and my wife had the seared tuna claiming it was the best she had so far.The only put off... More

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Roeselare, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I thought this would be a special place - on number 1 in kamares! - but that isn't it for me... the meat i had was very dry with no special taste. There are places nearby that are much better!! And cheaper! So for me this was no price-quality.

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George P, Manager at Absinthe, responded to this review

Dear Sofiafrombelgium As soon as you open our menu,this excerpt is the first you see. "Dear honored guest, Thank you for choosing to dine in Absinthe. Our aim is to make your evening a memorable one by serving you in a friendly and professional manner and offering you a wide variety of dishes to choose from that are prepared with... More

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