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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Perched above Santorini’s famous caldera, offering a breathtaking view of its surroundings and the world famous sunset, Character invites you to take a magical journey in authentic, pure Italian cuisine. Chef Branislav Mladenovic prepares for you some of the finest fresh pasta, pizza and Italian dishes on Santorini.Reserve your perfect table and immerse yourself into a culinary journey of rich, original Italian flavors from Tuscany, Bari and San Remo, served in the most idyllic environment in the world. Fresh fish and our exceptional selection of award-winning wines and signature cocktails come to complement this magical experience.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Italian, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews sushi bruschetta lobster great view the lower level booked a table the cliff romantic dinner cable car watch the sunset italian food santorini sunset great table definitely recommend this restaurant sunset view the food is great visit santorini
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Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Visited in September 2018 but have previously been before and chose to come back. As Santorini is famous for its sunsets, it does get quite busy so I would recommend booking in advance (especially if you want a seat at the front of the restaurant)....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LouiseCrowther
Reviewed December 24, 2018

If you want to enjoy the most beautiful sunset in Fira, and at the same time want to relax over some nice cocktails, this is the place for you! It is not cheap, but then again, what is at the edge of the caldera, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlexAnnemiek
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The view is stunning, the food is solid and the service is 1st class with 3-4 service staff attending our lunch. I had the rissotto accompanied by the local white wine. My wife had a pizza.......very well prepared. With so many eateries to choose from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Olliedad
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Came here with my parents in September 2018 and we were frantic to find a spot to catch the star of the show - sunset along the caldera. We spotted this restaurant with deceptive green canopies that seemed to block the view, but we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank envyxn
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had a wonderful lunch here. Nice bottle of wine and the meal was delicious. The menu is Italian. A nice change from Greek. The chicken dish was outstanding. So was the pasta dish. Elegant setting. Great caldera views. We were on the main level....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SenoritaPat
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Loved eating here the food was so delicious. Watched the sunset from this restaurant whilst we ate. Just perfect to eat authentic Italian food of such quality. Definitely would recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jane H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We decided to visit Character Restaurant only after reading positive reviews on TripAdvisor. It is located in the center of Fira town, in the rim caldera, on of the world's most spectacular landscapes. it is next to Santozeum Museum and just 50 meters from cable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place to have drinks and relax and enjoy the views. We stopped and had cocktails and beers here the service was fantastic really friendly and drinks so tasty. All in all a fab place especially for couples or adult parties. Definitely worth a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank TheSpencers71
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Went to Character for a sunset dinner. Was not disappointed. They sat us outside on a cliff with the most amazing views. Our food was delicious, the beer was cold and our two waiters were so great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EVELYNS0427
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend visited Character restaurant the day before. We ordered a pizza and pasta with chicken. The food was very nice and so tasty. The view is absolutely amazing. Also the staff were very polite and attentive. Would strongly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
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September 10, 2018|
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Response from Q5059VKstevend | Reviewed this property |
A simple dinner with wine was 120 Euro or so and a big birthday dinner with multiple courses drink and wine was 240 Euro - both great
July 26, 2018|
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Response from nicknmks | Reviewed this property |
They do and make anything you asked them to do so
November 12, 2017|
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Response from AaaMmmBbbEeeRrr | Reviewed this property |
Our hotel booked the restaurant yesterday and we got a gorgeous view right at the edge of the glass balcony
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