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SPHINX Restaurant

#44 of 153 Restaurants in Fira
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Mitropoleos, Fira 84700, Greece
+30 22860 23823
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients

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  • 43
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great meal

The rib eye steak was mouth watering,the staff were very attentive and helpful. We had a great meal to celebrate our friends engagement, the staff went above and beyond to accommodate our meal. Highly recommended, was also a great place to go to keep out of the wind as required.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The rib eye steak was mouth watering,the staff were very attentive and helpful. We had a great meal to celebrate our friends engagement, the staff went above and beyond to accommodate our meal. Highly recommended, was also a great place to go to keep out of the wind as required.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The Sphinx restaurant (tel: 22860 23823) is located right next to one of my favorite Hotels, the Atlantis. As all the venues on the overlooking-the-caldera side of the road-of-tourists, the view is excellent - you felt almost as if you might fall into the sea. In addition to attentive wait staff, the food was first class; we had many smallish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The right place to combine very good quality of Food and the view of unique Santorini sunset. Its worth to choose pasta dishes. As for the prices , are litlle bit expensive, but i highily recomend to everyone visit this restaurant .

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wonderful! I celebrated my wedding reception at this place. It was splendor, the view made it all. We had the little terrace, with champagne, Lamb, shrimps, heart cake. The people was very nice, the decoration simple, relax, beautiful. Easy to book, great communication via e-mail, and also helped me to find other services for my wedding. My best dish, lobster,... More 

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Redmond, WA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

If you go to Santorini you must visit this place. The food is amazing, great service and very romantic location. Make reservations as this is a very popular restaurant

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

You can't beat the view at sunset! We had dinner the first night on Santorini at this restaurant. It was a great introduction to Greek food. Our waiter explained different things on the menu. Food was delicious. Ask for a table by the water. Can be a bit windy but worth the experience. Bring your camera and your appetite.

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Dallas, TX
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21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband and I often wax lyrical about a dish of pasta carbonara and a bottle of red wine shared on a cold day in Florence, Italy, holding it up as the bar that all other pasta dishes will forever be measured against, well - the Sphinx is now a VERY close 2nd. It was the end of the season... More 

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Concord, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Highly recommend this restaurant if you are in Fira, Santorini. We enjoyed one of the best salads ever! Butter lettuce, avocado from Crete and yummy warm Gorgonzola dressing. Not your typical greek salad. These people work hard to provide excellent service with a smaller, and delicious food. Go!

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Terrigal, NSW, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We dined here on the recommendation of Pavlos from Adamant Suites where we were staying and it was great. The view was amazing. Pavlos had managed to score us a great table. The staff were very helpful, offering to take photos for us. A note, it was really windy and little chilly and when the sun goes down it is... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

It was recomended by our hotel manager as one of the best in Fira. It is ture. Not excellent but VERY good meals (greek and mediterrian) very good local wines. And views on the sunset are amazing too. In the beginning of june it was a little bit cool after sunset. The wine which I liked you can see on... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients

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