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Ellis Restaurant

#46 of 140 Restaurants in Fira
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Fira Santorini | Caldera, Kato, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 025636
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Milford, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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Reviewed December 2, 2011

We did not know what we would find open during our off-season visit to Santorini. To our great fortune, one of the restaurants that was open was Ellis, which also happened to be very close to our villa. The food was superb. Our daughter who has been studying in Greece all Fall declared it to be "the best" Greek food... More 

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1 Thank use2Blucky
Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2011

Great food and service. We were there on a very cool week, and Ellis was a warm and cozy respite.

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1 Thank acajoe52
Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2011

Our host was unbelieveably nice. He made us feel at home, and we ate here twice in the week we were in town. Late in the season there were only a few restaurants that were open, and we appreciated the fact that this was one of them. The ingredients were not as fresh as you would expect in the summer... More 

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1 Thank Yankeetowner
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2011

We did not have reservations, but discovered this restaurant while walking near our hotel in Fira on the Island of Santorini. We were dining early for that country ( at 6:00 pm) so they were able to accommodate us. This place offered two dining areas.. one on the top floor was outdoor seating and that had a great view of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2011

Visited Ellis restaurant with my girlfriend in October 2011 on the advice of our hotels manager for a good restaurant to watch the sunset. Didn't know there was a need to write a review as everyone seemed to agree it was as fantastic as we found it. But just saw a review claiming the fish was not fresh, the service... More 

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1 Thank gbdkb
Barcelona, Spain
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2011

We've been having dinner in this restaurant 2 days ago and the food is ok but not real local greek cuisine. The sea bass that I had was not good and surely coming from a fish farm and not from this beautifull area...they are selling it like just caught from the local fishermen but this is not true. Concerning the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2011

This restaurant is well worth a visit, it's on the edge of the Fira Strip , so can be missed by accident. Food was great , service was good and you even get a free desert! Prices were also reasonable and the view was also good - one of the best restaurants in Fira!!

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1 Thank Anju C
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2011

Ellis offered great food in a lovely setting with amazing views of the Caldera and Fira. They offer you house wine while you wait for your table and dessert is on the house. A must try is the lamb in the foil and the moussaka was the best we had in all of Greece!

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2011

Had reviewed the place on trip advisor and wasn't let down one little bit. Great service being warm and friendly, lovely food to a very high standard and the whole experience was great. Recommend the veal!!! Toilets were the best we have been too which is always a good sign :-) 100% cotton table cloths and outside heater a nice... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2011

We were recommended this restaurant by our First Choice and we loved it. It has wonderful views of the Caldera views and has a great selection of meals to choose from. I had Shrimp Toscan which was to die for, Staff were also extremely helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$56 - $112
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fira Santorini | Caldera, Kato, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 025636
Description
Ellis Restaurant is an open-air terraces overlooking the big caldera of Santorini island,serving creative Mediterranean cuisine prepared with local products.One of the Best Mediterranean & Local Greek Cuisine in Fira Santorini.Enjoy the best creative cuisine in Santorini made by the best Chefs.The perfect choice for couples, groups, families or for those who desire a special dinner on the cliffs at the Caldera of Santorini.The old sea captain's house has been converted and renovated to a beautiful Restaurant with a big inside hall and 2 levels open-air terraces.Fresh Seafood by Santorinian and Greek recipes from typical local dishes, and wines of Santorini.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?