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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 021816
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

The place is stylish, with spectacular view perfect for a drink. That they can't make too bad. Toilets are new, nice and clean. Pizza is on the level of frozen supermarket quality. The we had a salmon tartare was average and a cheese apetizee also....More

Thank David Z
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel and it was such a great choice. We were given a table overlooking the sea and caldera and were able to enjoy a beautiful sunset while enjoying our meal. It was a bi windy that evening...More

1  Thank vrotundo
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

We booked a table earlier in the day and were given a lovely table on a small terrace. The view was fantastic. The service was friendly and attentive and the food was very good. Would definitely go back

1  Thank Nikki D
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I was in santorini for 1 week and i was there almost every day! The best view, the most excellent and kind service in met in whole island and of course they had the most tasty food! give a try!! :)

1  Thank fani_alef
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I was visiting Santorini on a two day burinsess trip and had to have a late lunch in Fira. After strolling around this picturesque town, we came across this restaurant/cafe/wine bar that is literally hanging on the rocks of Fira. It looked really invitive and...More

1  Thank marietta S
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner as a family of 6 adults. The staff were smiling and courteous, and did not rush us. We came for dinner but also to watch our first Santorini sunset- on both counts this restaurant did not disappoint. We had one vegan and...More

Thank WorldTraveller210663
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Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

What a surprise!Expecting to find basic Italian food I found gourmet dishes,for example fish tartar and beef carpaccio which was equal to authentic peruvian ceviche, and perfect for the hot climate. To enjoy these dishes with the amazing sea and volcano view made the experience...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

While visiting Fira and wondering around with my friend we took a table in character Italian restaurant in Fira. Amazing view, quick and gentle service, (I am just wondering why people might have written some bad comments about staff and service about this restaurant) and...More

1  Thank elena45
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Had a beautiful setting for our dinner,food was fab as we're the cocktails Perfect setting to a fab holiday

1  Thank Charmaine R
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Lovely restaurant, all fresh and organic and menu a little different to others. Really good food and a spectacular esspresso Martini to finish

Thank Ep0na
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Saniya M
May 17, 2016|
Response from ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ Ν | Property representative |
Hi Saniya, Thank you for your message. I would appreciate if you could send us an email at info@character.gr so I can send you all the details you might need. Vasiliki Nomikou
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August 24, 2015|
Response from jennie n |
No. Only Tuesday Thursday and Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 021816
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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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