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“Slow (but friendly) service. Delicious Seafood.”
Review of Ellis Restaurant

Ellis Restaurant
Ranked #54 of 184 Restaurants in Fira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $56 - $112
Cuisines: Diner, Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Ellis Restaurant is an open-air terraces overlooking the big caldera of Santorini island,serving creative Mediterranean cuisine prepared with local products.One of the Best Mediterranean & Local Greek Cuisine in Fira Santorini.Enjoy the best creative cuisine in Santorini made by the best Chefs.The perfect choice for couples, groups, families or for those who desire a special dinner on the cliffs at the Caldera of Santorini.The old sea captain's house has been converted and renovated to a beautiful Restaurant with a big inside hall and 2 levels open-air terraces.Fresh Seafood by Santorinian and Greek recipes from typical local dishes, and wines of Santorini.
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“Slow (but friendly) service. Delicious Seafood.”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

My wife and I visited this restaurant in September on our honeymoon and chose this restaurant for our 'special' meal of the holiday given their delightful coastal view.
We shared the pan fried squid as a starter, the sauce was delicious. We both then had a fish of the day as our main (Sea Bream and Dorado). Again, no faulting the food and the accompanying (root vegetable) puree was fantastic.
The waitress recommended a white wine (not on the menu) to accompany the seafood. The wine suited the food well. However, it was more expensive (25€) than what we are usually willing to pay. But white wine in Santorini seems to quite expensive on the whole.
For dessert my wife had the chocolate fondue and absolutely raved about it.
The only downside of the meal was the service was a little slow. Not outrageously, but it took a while to get our drinks at the beginning and by the end of the meal we were rushing to catch the last bus back to our hotel. In fairness to the restaurant, 2 hours for a romantic 3 course meal isn't too bad and I am probably only marking them down as I had an eye on my watch.
Food wise, this was the best meal we ate in Santorini, Athens and Mykonos combined.

  • Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Very Nice restaurant, amazing view, good prices and service. Great location. One of our best gastronomic experiences in Santorini! Certainly, I would come back again!

Visited October 2012
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“Amazing views at sunset with fabulous food wine and most of all great friendly service”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Fantastic food wine and service with an amazing view of the volcano and new port and the best sunset spot
Thanks for our delicious meals two nights in a row

  • Visited September 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“outstanding views and food to match”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were staying just below the restaurant at Tzekos Villas and decided to do sunset dinner at Ellis, we were all absolutely pleased with both the service , the view and quality of food. It's very much an updated take on greek food with some items I did no see on other menus. I had the slow cooked pork belly, simply melt in your mouth and most tender piece of pork I have ever had.
My daughter had the slow cooked lamb shank, also very good. The service was very attentive and worth being there to view sunset and Caldera.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Fantastic food and great views/ sunsets”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

The restaurant is at the eastern end of Fira so does not have queues to get in but has a great menu, excellent food/ service and fantastic views. Some of the best food we had in Fira.

Visited July 2013
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