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Krinaki

#20 of 74 Restaurants in Oia
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Centre of Finikia, Oia 84702, Greece
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: This is a traditional taverna in Finikia (on the outskirts of OIa). It is...
This is a traditional taverna in Finikia (on the outskirts of OIa). It is referred to in a couple of forum topics, but not yet listed as an eatery.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great outside patio. In a village off the beaten path. Worth the cab ride up. The entire menu was explained to us. Tried the tomato fritters and they were delicious! The lamb main dish was so tasty. Homemade wine from the village was quite decent also

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great outside patio. In a village off the beaten path. Worth the cab ride up. The entire menu was explained to us. Tried the tomato fritters and they were delicious! The lamb main dish was so tasty. Homemade wine from the village was quite decent also

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My partner and I enjoyed eating at krinaki for a late lunch. They had a beautiful outdoor seating area. You have to to try the fava beans!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Must try their grill sausage and tomato fritters! We ordered twice! The waiter was also very polite and helpful, recommended their dishes of the day to us. It situated near to ambelia traditional villas, nice and quiet environment too!

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Rainford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Situated in the middle of the Finikia traditional village, so needing a small walk from the car park, this taverna is wonderful. Expect to find Greek standard dishes, but also local dishes of Santorini not generally on the main stream taverna and estatorio menus. We have eaten here at least five times now and have enjoyed every meal. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have being going to that place at least once every time i am in santorini from the year it opened. Its a Tavern with very good food, one of my favourite is his eggplant salad (melitzanosalata) and his original recipe. This time I booked a table for my Easter Lamb dinner. The lamb was one of the best i... More 

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Somerset, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a real Greek taverna, great food, good service and very reasonably priced. Book ahead though if you like grilled lamb chops, they tend to sell out. We went twice in five nights last year and will be there the first night of our hols in June this year. Beautiful view over the village, if you are lucky you... More 

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london
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

As we were staying in finikia, we didn't fancy the track into Oia for good. We decided to eat locally and what a great decision this was. The very traditional taverna had a lovely sea view ( not caldera) with a sun terrace. We ate there every night and though disappointed there there were very few fish options ( I... More 

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Alghero, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

as we stayed in a hotel in the small village of Finikia, we found this little restaurant right next door. prices are definitely lower than in Oia. the menus has a quite large choice, although sometimes some of the choices were not available. having said that, we had dinner here 3 times during our stay. it's a family run restaurant,... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Very goooood food, big sizes, fresh and tasty! This romantic taverna is one of the best we had on Oia. Try the lamb meet and good white wine! Service very friendly!

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knysna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

This taverna was just around the corner from where we stayed in Finikia and we loved it!!! Traditional, out of the main tourist area, lots of character, great food and well priced - visited 3 times during our stay.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centre of Finikia, Oia 84702, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Oia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

This is a traditional taverna in Finikia (on the outskirts of OIa). It is referred to in a couple of forum topics, but not yet listed as an eatery.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?