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SPHINX Restaurant

#51 of 152 Restaurants in Fira
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Mitropoleos, Fira 84700, Greece
+30 22860 23823
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food and service with a fabulous location BUT....

....be prepared to pay for it. The views are just amazing and you really feel that you have 'arrived' in Santorini sitting at a good table in Sphinx. Service was very good and the fish was delicious but (there is that word again...), it was a rather small sized fillet and the cost was 28... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Lexus51
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

....be prepared to pay for it. The views are just amazing and you really feel that you have 'arrived' in Santorini sitting at a good table in Sphinx. Service was very good and the fish was delicious but (there is that word again...), it was a rather small sized fillet and the cost was 28 Euros.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

After arriving in the beautiful Santorini and walking through town we (girlfriend and I) decided that Sphinx looked pretty good. With nice views and a busy atmosphere we were enticed. Unfortunately after having an entree, mains and 'a' drink we were very much disappointed. The service was the best he could do and the food was edible. In the end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for a place with the best dinner view in Fira (and possibly all of Santorini) head to SPHINX Restaurant. It is right at the top of the cliffs of Fira overlooking the water, and the only thing better than the view was the service. Waiters were attentive, kind, and expedient. However, I wasn't particularly wowed by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A perfect romantic dinner, coupled with excellent service, superb food quality and excellent view of the caldera. A restaurant not to be missed at fira, Santorini. The food is fine dining at its best and the menu has a great choice and combination of food. An excellent restaurant offerring mouth watering fresh quality food!! Highly recommendable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This restaurant is not cheap but you get what you pay for and that is the excellent service and wonderful food. There is a very good choice of wine and the sunset views are amazing. It is located opposite the Orthodox Cathedral and has great views over Fira, particularly when the sun goes down and the lights come on. We... More 

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Toronto, Canada
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

the service is horrible but the food and the view of the sunset makes up for it. it is a pricey restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a very good restaurant with a great view. One peculiar thing about this restaurant is that its wine list has a good quantity of international wines from all over the world. If you are not a fan of greek wine and you do like wines, it may be a good choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had lunch here and it was excellent. Lots of local and Greek dishes, but also some international. An excellent wine list including an extensive collection of local Santorini wines and a good sampling of Greek product as well as some French, Chilean and some other international wines. Plenty of by the glass options, so a good way to try... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Many restaurants are faceing the caldera ,thos one has nothing special.Rude waiter,small table,very windy in the night and very cold,big prices ,lame food,and kind of messy...there is no such thing has a romantique dinner at this place,only if you book a table more on the inside and have alotttt of money to spend on something named food.If you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Sphinx restaurant was faultless! Each dish was perfectly prepared and absolutely delicious!! The service was friendly and professional and the wait staff made excellent recommendations on the food and wine. The view of the caldera was stunning and we were able to take some beautiful sunset photographs. My husband and I ate here twice on our holiday and would highly... More 

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Address: Mitropoleos, Fira 84700, Greece
Phone Number: +30 22860 23823
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mitropoleos, Fira 84700, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 22860 23823

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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