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Flame of the Volcano

Main Street on the caldera, Fira, Greece
0286-25245
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Ranked #45 of 160 restaurants in Fira
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Good hike up to summit of volcanic mountain. Wear comfortable shoes not sandles or jandles as all stones. Take swimming gear with you as they stop at some hot pools where you can have a swim.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

After speaking to some locals we decided to eat at Flame of the Volcano. The food was everything they had said it would be, and the family atmosphere was heart warming. It was traditional Greek food, and probably one of the best meals I've ever had. We weren't rushed at all, and the owner's adorable son even helped serve us.... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Food was excellent. The host has got it exactly right! Good portions and never rushed even at peak times.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The owner is so hospitable and the food is amazing! We came back here several times during our week long stay. If your visiting Fira you have to visit this restaurant!!

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We stopped at this restaurant, by chance, for a couple of drinks after climbing the path from the harbour (off a cruise ship) and wandering around Fira for a while. Prices at other places had made us move on. We were greeted by the wonderfully friendly owner and told to ignore the menu prices we had been looking at. He... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The food was great! The hospitality was better! Try a variety of entrees, it's worth it. Make sure you're really hungry.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Been here for lunch on both our visits to Santorini - and will continue to do so if we get to Santorini again. Marvelous views from this charming restaurant away from the busy part of town. Very generous host, superb food.

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aberdeen
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206 reviews 206 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Recently visited and enjoyed in particular a lovely dish of Greek yogurt and honey, heavenly. We found this delightful restaurant whilst trying to escape the madding crowds when visiting the Island during a cruise. Well worth the climb, for the food, service and view.

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Moerfelden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

authentic and grat greek food and the owner speaks (almost) every language and is very helpful! Also recommended for vegetarians (with an special section on the menu)

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Monterrey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

the owner is a great guy ( as well his grandson - alvin). we did not even ordered, he served us with what he wanted :)) but was a great decision, we had the best ever aubergines, the tastiest tomatoes, and the crispiest fish :)). and what can i say about the ice cream on the house and the glass... More

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