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Aktaion

In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 022336
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 492 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is located close to our hotel so we thought we would have an early dinner and stay local for once....so glad we did! The entree mussels were the best mussels we have ever tasted...the sauce was amazing..could not stop eating it! The octopus...More

Thank Shelley S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Restaurant is located in Firostefani square and the view is really nice. Food is good, even though we took mussels and were not really sure if they were properly clean or still had sand. I also took the seabream and it was really good. Staff...More

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stablished in 1922, Aktaion has the taste of the old cuisine made in Greece. You can try all traditional dishes, but if available, PLEASE try the salty cheese cacke (no relationship at all with a cheese cake desert...). Simply, amazing! I tried gyros and was...More

Thank Jackyrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again you are paying for the location and not the food. Grilled Octopus and 16 euros later and you still haven't tasted the octopus... you know what I mean? Very small portions. Just avoid the touristic places that they are trying to rip you off...More

Thank Yanni K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skip the crowds in Oia for the famous Santorini sunset and go to Firostefani instead. We had an amazing, authentic Greek meal at Aktaion on the outside tables overlooking the water. The prices and atmosphere were significantly better than our dinners elsewhere on the island....More

1  Thank gbeckerle93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to reserve a table outside the restaurant in the sunset, view is great. Food is also good, had the lamb gyros.

Thank L_Kongo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boiling day searching for lunch, luckily found Aktaion close to harbour. Waiter Terry was helpful and kind as my son hurt his finger on the beach earlier and they brought him some ice. Great salads, kids happy, good service. My son asked me to add...More

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a booking to watch the sunset and were not disappointed. The food was some of the best that we ate in Santorini and for a fraction of some of the prices offered by the ones with views in Oia. The views of the...More

Thank Fi08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, expensive menu but the waiter has to improve his manners. We didn't feel welcomed. We were going to have a wonderful dinner, I am sure. But the manners of the waiter was rude.

Thank kayhanyildirim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget going to Oia to watch the fabled sunset! Oil is chaos, especially if there are a few cruise ships in port and it is wall to wall tourists (mainly rude Americans and Chinese all vying for the best spot 2 hours before sunset!!). We'd...More

Thank TheChapmans47
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sirena19881
October 21, 2015|
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Response from themiller0561 | Reviewed this property |
Can't you just delete your review? And it's nice that you have a conscience, but don't worry too much.
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sirena19881
October 21, 2015|
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Response from jimko10 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant I reviewed was called Aktaion in Firostefani
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Firostefani
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 022336
Description
This restaurant is also by a small parking area just off the Oia road, and has a sunset view of the caldera.
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