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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 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has 3 terraces so you are sure to see a perfect sunset, the food was amazing and the portions good size. We all had something different and the octopus with molasses to start was amazing. Pizzas are very large and the black Angus...More

Thank Alimac009
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Character is such a stylish Italian restaurant with amazing views over the Caldera and Sunset. We booked ahead and they reserved us an amazing table on the second level with unobstructed views. Service was second to none, they couldn't be more attentive and the food...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here in advance after reading recommendations and had a fabulous evening, seated at a table on the lowest level with great view of the sunset. Cocktails were good albeit a little pricey, as a Coeliac it was reassuring that they understood my need for...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view with supperb italian kitchen and great service. Don't forget to try the dessert coktails, they are fabulous!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I looked for a great spot to watch the sunset. We were tired of the local food and wanted a good Italian restaurant. The view was spectacular. That said, it us her hard not to find a great view on the island....More

Thank diamondcave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful view, amazing food (everything we tried starterts, main dishes and deserts!) and friendly service! Will be back time and again! Congratulations to the owners for creating such a great restaurant! PS. The fresh ravioli, the black rizoto with fish, the burger with gorgonzola sauce...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner and drinks at Character. Nice wine list and enjoyed the prosciutto and mushroom pizza as an appetizer then I had the beef carpaccio which was excellent and my husband had the steak. All delicious. Service was good and views were great!

Thank Vgyu
Reviewed 1 week ago

The position of the restaurant is just perfect, at the cliff of caldera in Fira town with beautiful view. The service is excellent, very professional and good educated about their offer. We loved the food there-especially the veal Carpaccio which is a real Italian. Rich...More

Thank 292Anita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just too good to be true... it's a marvellous feeling to visit this area & the views are just overwhelming.... the service is good & food excellent...

Thank RSarkari6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a cut above most others in Fira. Genuine, authentic and very good affable staff. Very good Italian food generous and tasty. Cannot reconnect highly enough.

Thank Ken7007
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Questions & Answers
Saniya M
18 May 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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24 August 2015|
Response from jennie n |
No. Only Tuesday Thursday and Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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