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In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 84700, Greece
22860 22336
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant is also by a small parking area just off the Oia road, and...
This restaurant is also by a small parking area just off the Oia road, and has a sunset view of the caldera.
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  • 125
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
90 years old and still cookin'

We just love this NINETY (yes 90!) year old restaurant in Firostefani. It is just along the walking trail between Imerovigli and Fira. The food is traditional but really well executed with a modern presentation. Prices are reasonable (which is unusual for this tourist laden island) and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Santa Monica, California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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  • Greek first
  • Italian first
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English first
Santa Monica, California
Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We just love this NINETY (yes 90!) year old restaurant in Firostefani. It is just along the walking trail between Imerovigli and Fira. The food is traditional but really well executed with a modern presentation. Prices are reasonable (which is unusual for this tourist laden island) and the wait staff is very friendly. The place is small and there are... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My wife and I ate here on our last night on Santorini. We had been looking for a great restaurant that wasn't absurdly overpriced. We had walked by this place several times while out and about and decided to give it a try after being turned off by the high prices of other places. What a great choice! This is... More 

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Guimaraes, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went 2 times to this restaurant. Great food and nice service at Firostefani. The waiter even spoke some words in portuguese. I tryed: marinated chicken fillets with white eggplant, cherry tomatoes, cappers and Vinsanto; shrimps with spinachs and Ouzo; Octopus with cardomon, milk and Ouzo. All was very good.

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Morgantown, WV
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When you order cod and get a different fish, after waiting 30 minutes, if not longer, that says it all.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

small, quaint restaurant that has been around for a long time. We ate there 3 out of 4 days....wished we ate there all 4 days! great, delicious, authentic greek food

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Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We found this place by asking someone on the street to recommend a good lunch spot. We were lucky to get a table outside as the place filled up very quickly. This was traditional taverna food prepared very creatively, and the result was some of the best food we had on our trip. The rolled eggplant and Greek salad were... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Traditional greek food, wine and a lovely restaurant walking from our hotel ellinon!Had a great dinner her!

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A lovely little traditional family restaurant in Firostefani. You get a really nice Greek feel from this place and different from any of the other restaurant around. We went here for lunch and enjoyed it.

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After al long day of travelling this was the first restaurant we tried. Set in the square on the footpath to Fira it's been here for 90 years, love the pictures showing the family over the years. Good traditional greek food, friendly service a fair price. The restaurant was always busy a good sign. We would eat here again, house... More 

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Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If you want to eat traditional greek food, best choice. The mousaka and the zuchini pie are very good, but all food look very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 84700, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Firostefani
  • Phone Number: 22860 22336

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

This restaurant is also by a small parking area just off the Oia road, and has a sunset view of the caldera.

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