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Candouni Restaurant

#24 of 78 Restaurants in Oia
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Thiras - Ias, Oia 847 02, Greece
+30 2286 071616
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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal here while we were in Oia. The food was incredible and the wait staff were delightful. We sat outside and the space was wonderful and romantic. We ordered a selection of appetizers and entrees and were very happy we were able to try a variety of items as they were all marvelous. A great place... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On our honeymoon in Oia, we can to this restaurant one evening and really enjoyed the romantic atmosphere. The staff was extremely friendly, there were candles on every table, the outside patio area was charming and the food was good. We had their Mousakka, which was good but needed more seasoning. We enjoyed the experience however and would recommend this... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant twice during our stay. We ate outside the first time and inside the second time as it was a bit windy. The service was efficient and friendly. We enjoyed a variety of dishes which were all very good: the eggplant puree, the beetroot salad, the rucola and prosciutto entrée, the tuna as a main and... More 

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Denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Eight of us had a politely raucous and totally delicious dinner at Candouni. We started with multiple small plates of appetizers, every one of which was enjoyed by everyone. These were followed by a variety of seafood, meat, rooster, and pasta mains, also well prepared and uniformly appreciated. Service was more than welcoming, including Raki and Vin Santo on the... More 

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Irvine, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Last night on Santorini and had a fantastic dinner. Dakos, Greek salad and lamb were amazing. Extremely friendly and fast staff and chef came out at the end to treat us with dessert wine and chocolate mousse. In the back alleys of Oia and is definitely worth it. Guy next to us had some fish that looked great too.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Glowing candle light. Caring service. Nuanced dishes. Bouganvillia covered terraces. All of that, and more. A charming little spot, just a stone's throw from the beaten path. Come here after sunset and enjoy one of the best spots in Oia.

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Thank Poveshom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

As you walk in you feel like you will dine in a family member's home. The terrace is really cozy. The decor is detailed to the T. I must say that my husband and I enjoyed our food. We both had the chicken. It was really tender and juicy. We cleared our plates! The house wine was delicious. The entrees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I shared a meal with 6 friends at Candouni last night following a recommendation from one of the other couples hotel reception. It is hidden away in the back alleyways of Oia so you probably won't find it unless you go looking for it! We were warmly greeted (to an empty restaurant) by the chef and owner... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We ate here for dinner after we had done the trail from Oai to Fora. A small family owned restaurant in the village. Romantic, with good wine and fish entrees. Make a reservation because it fills up fast. Service can be slow as it appears they need more staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Magical atmosphere both outside on the covered terrase and inside: candles and flowers, typical old greek building. Family run restaurant, super friendly and classy. And then the FOOD! As a vegetarian, the eggplant, pepper and cheese dish baked in the oven was to die for, as well as a bunch of amazing appetizers, and my boyfriend confirms the meat is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thiras - Ias, Oia 847 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Oia
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 071616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?