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“Good value” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mama's House

Mama's House
Main Square Fira, Fira 84700, Greece
+30-22860-21577
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Ranked #38 of 151 Restaurants in Fira
Cuisines: American, Greek, Mediterranean, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Shanghai
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Mama's house is located right beside the taxi station in Fira. It doesn't have a fancy caldera view but what it offers is solid good food. The portion of the food is huge and is great value for the money.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“An excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Had read about Mama's House when researching where to stay and eat in Fira on Santorini, and the reviewer raved about the meal at Mama's - we wholeheartedly agree. Upon arriving, Mama came over to the table to chat, saying that she adored Australians as she had lived in Australia as a young girl. Mama has a fabulous personality and food to match. We sat on the terrace and thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the local wine recommended by the waitress. Particularly wonderful courses were the warm fava bean dip, assorted vegetable fritters and stuffed vegetables. A lovely experience which was most moderately priced - went to return on Easter Sunday, but like many shops and restaurants on Greek Easter, Mama was having a well- deserved holiday, so we left Santorini disappointed at not having more than one meal at Mama's - good excuse to return to this wonderful island!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Athens, Greece
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“Great Friday Night...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We visited this lovely restaurant on Great Friday, before 4 days. To make it more clear Great Friday is called the day one day before Orthodox Christmas. This day is traditionfor orthodx not to eat meat, poultry, milk, eggs...So we were trying to find the proper place as more restaurants were closed for holiday.

Me and my friend we are working on the island. For me is the 4th year for her the first. Apart from being so many years on the island and i knew the place this was the first time i visited and i was very happy at the end that i did it.

The staff was very welcoming and the service was quick and friendly. We ordered fried squids (very tasty), ocyopus with sauce (large portion but the sauce was sweet, it was good but we prefer it just with vinegar), kalamari stuffed with vegetables (they served us but it had also cheese inside which wasn't mentioned on the menu, minor mistake). Generally the food was great and tasteful.

The only bad spot if we can say this was the toothpicks which were not packed which is a little bit unhygienic. We mention this and they say that this was made by accident.

Apart from this we will definitely visit again this place to taste other dishes and we definitely suggest it to anyone.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Great food & Service. Value for money.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Warm & welcoming staff. Great home cooked type food. Great location within walking distance from Kamares Apartments. Did not have to wait long for our food.

Visited April 2013
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Miri, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A MUST-VISIT whilst in Fira”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Good value for your money. Plenty of variety cooked Greek style and cooked just right. The staff is friendly and provided excellent service whilst we were there. Great atmosphere where you can sit outside in the garden or inside the restaurant when it gets chilly. If you are lucky enough to meet Mama, you will be greeted and showered with a warm hospitality giving the impression that she has known you for years.
We were in Santorini for three nights and guess what we had dinner twice at Mama's.
The location is in Fira town without the view of the Caldera but the home cooked, good value food is worth the sacrifice.
Dining with a view of Caldera Bay watching the sun set is of course scenic and romantic but at a price...

Visited April 2013
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