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Absinthe

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International, Mediterranean, Greek
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harbor of Kamares, Kamares 84003, Greece
+30 2284 031202
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Description: Romantic environment with a great view and protected from undesirable...
Romantic environment with a great view and protected from undesirable weather.
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  • 212
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Light Medediterrean Kitchen of High Quality

Overlooking the harbor of Kamares toward the opposite hilly montain ridge, enjoying the sunset, with a cool glass of excellent white wine and a dinner of expected high standard this is one of the most delightful experiences after a day of walking and exploring the island. My wife and I looked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Stefan H
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Hamburg, Germany
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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absinthe is located right in the middle of the port area and had a nice selection for decent prices. The menu is posted outside the restaurant to help you make your decision. I would recommend trying some Absinthe, especially if you've never tried it "the proper way." Our server was knowledgeable and answered several questions about the process and about... More 

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1 Thank JenniferReyann
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Overlooking the harbor of Kamares toward the opposite hilly montain ridge, enjoying the sunset, with a cool glass of excellent white wine and a dinner of expected high standard this is one of the most delightful experiences after a day of walking and exploring the island. My wife and I looked forward to it many times. (We have not found... More 

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3 Thank Stefan H
Darlington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Very pleasant meal in nice setting. Would have given 5 stars had Service been better. By passed by staff who served local couple who arrived after us. Overall was worth visiting and would recommend - food was good

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Thank GHCedar
George P, Manager at Absinthe, responded to this review

Dear DH Cedar, Thank you for your visit to Absinthe and your recommendation of Us in your review. Regarding your comment on bypassing you to serve a local couple, our policy here insists on "first come, first serve" basis whether one is a local or a first time visitor to our premises. If we overlooked your turn, please accept our... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

An excellent restaurant in Kamares, overlooking the beach and the harbour from a beautiful first-floor open terrace. The owner, George, oversees an efficient operation and a fine kitchen, serving dishes both local and from further afield. Very good service by a closely-knit team .. Very good Greek wines, also. We went there three times during a recent stay in Sifnos... More 

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4 Thank Gerhard P
Paris, France
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

A great diner with a group of friends. Food is excellent and wines just amazing. Service is one of the best I experienced in Greece very helpfull for food choice, quick, efficinet and smiling. Highly recommended.

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2 Thank Vinnie752015
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Great spot overlooking the bustling harbor. George is an amazing host. He made the rounds in the dining room to make sure everyone was enjoying their meals. The food was delicious, as is typical of Sifnos. The menu is pretty sophisticated and dishes are beautifully plated. The cheese cake is delicious and despite how full you might think you are,... More 

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2 Thank mzmeowus
Biarritz, France
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159 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This restaurant is located on the second floor overlooking the main street in Kamares. The food was quite good but did not stand out for us as one of the best meals we had in Greece. Cheesecake was good. Wait staff was very nice. Owner chatted with us as well. Restaurant got quite busy after 9 pm.

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1 Thank lovetotravelle
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

out of the blue we just walked in and it was very pleasant. The staff very friendly and the food also very nice

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Thank wijnand55
Cook Islands
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105 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Lovely welcome Lovely food Great service and a nice experience Not fine dining but a place to return to.

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2 Thank mylittledonkey
Pert
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Best place we ate in Sifnos. We went early so perhaps missing some ambience but the service was immediate, food served promptly with good sized but not huge portions, we felt like we had eaten, not been stuffed. Seemed to be the only place I'm Kamares which actually had everything listed on their menu so kudos to good management.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: harbor of Kamares, Kamares 84003, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Sifnos  >  Kamares
  • Phone Number: +30 2284 031202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

Description

Romantic environment with a great view and protected from undesirable weather.

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