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Franco's Bar

#39 of 152 Restaurants in Fira
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Steps to Old Port, Fira 84700, Greece
+30 22860 24428
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Franco's is a great place to go if you want to admire the beautiful views of water. We happened to be there early when no one was around. We shared a breakfast plate (cheese, bread, cake) and even though it wasn't the best food, the atmosphere definitely made up for it. The orange juice was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Francos bar is located on the cliffs adjacent to the cable car to the old port. Unfortunately the view is becoming obstructed by a new development otherwise it would be spectacular. Expect to pay top dollar for cocktails given the location, but they were fine and it sure beats being cramped with the mob that flocks to see the sunsets... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

With so many fine choices all along the caldera villages, we were never a few steps away from a good bar or pub to enjoy our favorite beverages before dinner. Tonight, we opted to visit Franco's in Fira. I wanted a Guinness but settled on a local stout since the signature Dublin pint was unavailable. My wife had a frappe... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Perfect place to relax with a drink and watch the sunset whilst listening to dramatic classical music. Prices are reasonable and the service is great, nice bottle of wine for €25. Can't wait to return on our next trip to Santorini.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Went for a cocktail early lunchtime, not busy at all and had a great view over the port below. Nice cocktails although not amazingly strong, but nice none the less. Prices are about average for the town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

excelent, good viev, fine staff, good prices, nice location. They have good meny, but we chouse Aris restaurant it have a little better atmosphere then Franco...

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Overlooking the breathtaking views of the bay, this bar has a funky wibe.If you are elderly or have mobility problems, this is not for you, as you needs to descend and climb lots of stairs, but if at all possible, it is well worth the visit.You can sit in comfortable chairs, or beches, or lounge in reclining chairs and admirethe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Franco's is one of the highlights of Santorini! Best view of the caldera, chairs that can lie back and delicious coctails!! went twice in 2 days! :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Franco's is a great place to go if you want to admire the beautiful views of water. We happened to be there early when no one was around. We shared a breakfast plate (cheese, bread, cake) and even though it wasn't the best food, the atmosphere definitely made up for it. The orange juice was a highlight.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Came here in 2013 and again in June 2015. I must say this place was one of my favourite passing times in Santorini. Amazing cocktails, classical music in the background and amazing views and sunsets. However, 2015 although much the same was spoilt by building work taking place right in front of the hotel. Scaffolding everywhere and couldn't really enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We loved ending our night in Fira at Franco's. It was super windy and chilly, but they brought us each blankets to cozy up in, and we absolutely loved that they don't allow cell phones!!! The classical music playing the background was so relaxing and it was just the perfect nightcap to end our lovely day in Fira. Definitely worth... More 

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Address: Steps to Old Port, Fira 84700, Greece
Phone Number: +30 22860 24428
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Steps to Old Port, Fira 84700, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 22860 24428

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic

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