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SPHINX Restaurant

#28 of 144 Restaurants in Fira
Certificate of Excellence
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Mitropoleos Street, Fira 84700, Greece
+30 22860 23823
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Albania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tremendous view Great autochthonous food Beautiful wine and deserts The service-professional and smart Try cyclades delicacy while checking in the best sunset;) Be careful, a greek friend o mine told me not to go to this island sunset with any kind of girlfriend. After that sunset she will be your wife:) And believe me, sphinx is the best to do... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a hot day in Fira, so we stopped in for espresso freddo and a light snack at Sphinx because of their beautiful outdoor seating area overlooking the caldera. The staff was very professional and attentive, and the appetizers we selected were generous, fresh, and extremely delicious. I plan to return here for dinner when I make it back... More 

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Thank teresagibsonpowell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I walked into Sphinx on a whim and were lucky to be sat at their last unreserved table, at the corner of one of their small terraces. Absolutely perfect, unobstructed sunset view. Drinks, salads, and mains were excellent. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Pricey, but it's worth it for a special experience.

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Thank Sara R
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our hotel booked us this restaurant for the last night of our honeymoon. The view was perfect for the "famous Santorini sunset". The staff started off lovely but when we gave feedback that our steak was stone cold (not warm enough melt the garlic butter on top) they started to ignore us. We weren't after any compensation, although they did... More 

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Thank NatB1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here. The view was amazing, the food was delicious, but super expensive and super small portions. Be prepared to pay over €150 for dinner and that's without dessert or cafe. Our whole family left hungry.

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Coleman, Texas
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for pictures at sunset and a good meal. We definitely got the great sunset with the traditional clapping of hands as the sun set. It was indeed a beautiful site. The restaurant is located at the top of Fira and a little hard to get to if you are a senior traveler. You have to maneuver a sharp... More 

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Thank Doodie T
Orinda, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent meal here late at night on our first evening in Santorini. Lots of great restaurants to try, so didn't go back a second time, but would have with no complaints!

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Thank Chris M
Mount Wilson
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate two meals here,lunch and dinner. Situated on the edge of the caldera the view is spectacular . The food excellent matching the price paid. The staff were attentive and helpful. Really worth a visit and the ambience

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Thank Peter P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious foods. Pretty expencive but i compere the other its never forget in the ireland. So i come to sontorini and fira never turn back before taste. My advice is duck 😂😂

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Thank Ali Zafer I
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More sophisticated than most Fira restaurants- with prices to match. Good service with waiter changing the odd tuna salad without questioning.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International, Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mitropoleos Street, Fira 84700, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 22860 23823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?