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“Ate dinner here 3x on honeymoon!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bella Thira

Bella Thira
Imerovigli 84700, Greece
+30 22860 22667
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Ranked #8 of 19 Restaurants in Imerovigli
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Los Angeles, California
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“Ate dinner here 3x on honeymoon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

My husband and I stumbled upon this restaurant and were happy we did because we ended up going back for dinner three times! The restaurant does not have a view of the sunset but we didn't mind. We liked that the restaurant was in a quiet area, there wasn't a wait and it wasn't too windy. Apparently, Santorini is known for their white wine, white eggplant and tomato balls so we tried all three at this place.

Over a few meals, the stand out dishes we had were the braised lamb shank, moussaka, taramosalata, white eggplant dip (hot casserole appetizer), saganaki and tomato balls. You must order the baklava with ice cream at least once! Perfectly flaky and light yet rich and hearty at the same time...divine! The house red is good but the popular beer, Mythos, is served in a perfectly chilled mug that I really enjoyed.

The service is friendly, warm and attentive. The food is very fresh, flavorful and cooked perfectly. I will be back one day!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Too Touristic”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We decided to visit this place during one night of our stay, since the sea wind blows stronger than usual. So we think it should be not too bad since the place quite packed. We order the pasta during our visit, and it really disappoint us. The pasta sauce really bland, no real distinct taste of the sauces that accompany our pasta. Though the portion is huge. Simply said, we never return.

Visited October 2013
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Bury,England
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“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We enjoyed this place last year and we weren`t disappointed this time, in fact we went here 3 times, the food is great good red house wine, the steaks were fantastic, cooked perfectly, considering there is one guy who does all the waiting etc the service is pretty good, we found it to be good value .

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best Octopus Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Loved our lunch here. Walked all the way up from Fira on a hot day. Found this little restaurant, sat outside and had lunch. Good service. Good food. Loved my octopus dish. It was cooked to perfection - and the only restaurant in Greece this year where I was served TWO tentacles, and at a reasonable price. Thank you. I will be returning.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Now that look back, they weren't bad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This was the first restaurant we visited in Santorini, so we were a bit taken a back with the price while people mentioned this place was reasonable. Later we learnt Santorini is ridiculously expensive, so this restaurant wasn't half bad considering.

The food was good. We ordered mixed fried appetizer, which I found it interesting with white egg plant and other things I cannot figure out. Had octopus for main - it was tender and very nice but the portion is on to smaller side, and mussles which was a touch too salty for our taste.

I would recommend this place very much.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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