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“Wonderful Dining Experience”
Review of Karma

Karma
Ranked #13 of 95 Restaurants in Oia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $23
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Greek, Fusion
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Karma is situated in idyllic Santorini located on the pedestrian road of the traditional village of Oia behind the tower clock and offers the perfect setting for a romantic quiet dinner. The impressive decoration is combined with an innovative Greek inspired cuisine, attentive staff, delicately engineered music and an easy flowing space turns any ordinary evening into an exotic adventure. The restaurant is also available for wedding receptions for up to 45 people please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information.
Reviewed June 2, 2014

Maybe our most enjoyable meal on our recent visit to Greece. Karma is a tiny courtyard restaurant down a meandering little side street. Were it not for the taxi driver, I don't think we would have found it on our own. When we arrived (a party of five for a birthday dinner) at about 7 p.m., there was no one there. The waiter was kind, knowledgeable and courteous. We were seated quickly and our order eventually taken. Everything I tasted, and I tasted a lot, was fantastic. From the chickpea stew to the tomato balls, from the Greek Salad to the grilled Octopus, the Soutzoukakia to the Souvlaki--all were exceptionally good. Perhaps the weakest part of the meal was the Greek coffee. It was cold and sweeter than ordered.

Note: Probably about 30 minutes after we arrived, the place began to fill, until there was a line waiting to get in at around 9. As the place began to fill, the service began to wane. But, that's expected, I think. It was a memorable evening and a really wonderful birthday meal.

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Thank kcorcora
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Situated a few minutes off the main pedestrianised street down a quiet back lane, Karma is a lovely courtyard restaurant with subdued lighting, chilled music and friendly waiters. It was a quiet Monday night so not much atmosphere, but it can imagine it being a fun place for late night drinks.

With no 'view' to speak of, in a town famed for its stunning location, classic blue topped Greek churches and sunsets, the food needs to do all the talking. Disappointingly a couple of the dishes missed the mark, but it's still a place worth seeking out if you want to get away from the bustling centre of Oia.

We had a feta and tomato bruschetta (sizeable and some good flavours, although bread soaked up all the moisture from the tomatoes and was v soggy) and marinated courgettes (v tasty) to start. My wife had chicken souvlaki for mains which she loved - some great flavours. Unfortunately I chose the moussaka - maybe there's no such thing as a great moussaka and this certainly wasn't - bland, dry, lacking any dept of flavour. It came served by itself and was a struggle to finish.

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Thank Rich_and_Sarah7
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

On our trip to Santorini, my friend and I made the trip out to Karma and we had really great food here. I had the lamb that's baked in parchment paper and honestly it might have been the best lamb I have ever had. The ambience of the restaurant was sort of Middle Eastern and it was beautifully decorated. Only complaint was that service was slow but this was due to only one server.

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Thank Chelsea A
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

We ate at this restaurant on a back street trying to avoid the sunset crowds. We had aGreek Salad, bread and dip and chicken souvlaki . All was very, very good and the price was reasonable. The waiter suggested a wine that was 23 euro and was an excellent value for the price. The wait service was attentive and respectful. Great experience!

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Thank BetsyGite
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

Tucked away down an alley just off the main pedestrian street, you will find a perfect restaurant oasis away from the busy crowds. The atmosphere might be the best in Oia for a post sunset candlelight dinner. Decor was flawless and every detail has been carefully considered. Staff is beyond helpful and the food is delicious. Sardine appetizer, Moussaka and chocolate lava cake were the favorites! Great selection of wines and prices are very reasonable. I worked with them on a private event for 30+ people as well and they did a spectacular job. The entire group had nothing but rave reviews. They made it so personal with custom menus and they went out of their way to accommodate all of our needs. I highly recommend this restaurant for a romantic dinner for two, groups of friends or for all of your special event/wedding reception needs! Thank you Giorgos and Vlad for two very memorable evenings--you guys are the best!

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Thank EarthOcean
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