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Ancient Thera Restaurant

Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
+30 2286 081960
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“moussaka” (9 reviews)
“home cooked” (3 reviews)
“beach front” (7 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This superb family-run little restaurant is off the beaten track for most travellers but is only 300yards from the main church in the centre of Perissa. The owner, Christos, is a very friendly gentleman and can usually be found front-of-house but it is his wife...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This little restaurant is off the beaten track, it's very traditional and the food we had there was some of the best we had during our stay in Santorini. The home cooked moussaka is to die for. Great home wine too. Away from the center,...More

Thank Gerry-Wi1se
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We did not realise this was here just around the corner from our appartments, but once we did we were there often. The family run establishment is excellent. We even think about staying there next time. The service is amazing and the food wonderful. They...More

Thank Lespez
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We enjoyed another visit to the Ancient Thera for breakfast and the experience was very enjoyable. Good food and nice service in a lovely setting.

Thank PR1952
MargaritaSkordou, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you very much!

Reviewed July 16, 2017

We had a lovely meal here, and a good chat with the owners, they also have studios and apartments to rent. The food is all Greek and a lot cheaper than the restaurants and bars on the beach front, if you want a quieter night...More

Thank Twestgate
MargaritaSkordou, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

Thank you very much

Reviewed October 21, 2016

great place to eat, adds to the spirit and the whiteness of the island. great staff, warmly recommended

1  Thank MrandMrs R
Reviewed October 7, 2016

During a vacation in Greece, we did an excursion of a couple of days to Santorini. Not terribly much to see on the island, but if you're looking for dinner, than this is the place to be on the island.

Thank alex v
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We passed the restaurant a few times and it always seemed busy so we didn't get around to trying it until the end of our holiday. Wish we had found it earlier as the food was delicious and it was a lovely sunny spot to...More

1  Thank _christina191thomas
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We visited this restaurant three years ago and had a great evening with decent meals. We went back there this year and wished we hadn't. The young man serving was surly, clearly bored with his job, couldn't be bothered to do anything more than take...More

Thank Charlotte M M
Reviewed September 29, 2016

A nice family restaurant with delicious dishes cooked by the mom and services by the father and son. We had a very nice time there! :-)

Thank Lilla_Mate
Margarita S, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind words.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Perissa
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 081960
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Restaurant Ancient Thera restaurant is a traditional family restaurant running from 1994. The cook of the restaurant is the mother of the family, she is born and raised in Santorini. Her famous dishes are mousaka, stuffed cabbage leaves, beef stifado, fava and many more. In the menu you will find traditional Greek plates and Mediterranean flavors that they served with local wine. The restaurant serves breakfast , we have 13 different breakfast menus, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner. Location Perissa has the famous black beach of Santorini situated 15km southeast of Fira extending for 7km. The beach features crystalline waters and various beach facilities, is organized with umbrellas and sun beds. It has a big variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes, also in Perissa you can find diving center, super markets, bakeries, tourist shops and tourist agencies. Perissa has a small path, close to our facilities, crosses the mountain and leads to the ruins of Ancient Thera. From Perissa to Fira, the capital of Santorini , is 15km and from Perissa to Oia, to watch the famous romantic sunset, is 28km. The airport is 14km and the port 10km.
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