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Aktaion

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$$ - $$$
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In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 022336
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Munich, Germany
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188 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you are around Firostefani, you gotta try this place for super awesome and perfectly done food. And better to reserve in advance as the place is not so big and people who want to eat here are way too many :) Try to reserve outside on one of tables next to walk way to get perfect sunset view.

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Thank Benie M
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Affordable, delicious food with an amazing view! They open till late and make sure if you want to go there during sunset, do call and make a reservation!

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Thank Diana Y
Amsterdam
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8 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We tried a range of starters (tzatziki, olives, etc) and all were incredibly tasty. I had a whole baked bream which was sweet, perfectly cooked, and oh so fresh. The service was good and the location was lovely. Highly recommend this taverna!

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Thank Rebecca W
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Staying really close to this restaurant (though 3 or 4 of the popular restaurants in Firostefani are just within a stone's throw of each other anyway). Chose this restaurant for our first night in Firostefani after reading the great reviews and was not disappointed. During mid-afternoon, in the post lunch time, it was very quiet in their and we could... More 

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San Francisco, California
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102 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our hotel had recommended this place for dinner. We chatted with other couples in the hotel, two couples had really enjoyed their dinner here. We've been forewarn the food is simple and good, but service is lacking. So we came with that in mind. The moment we arrived we were seated right away, a table on the street with sunset... More 

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Essex
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

One of my favourite restaurants in Santorini for food, ambiance and history! We had tried going here earlier in our stay but mistakenly thought it was closed. We had walked by at about 6.30pm and it looked very closed, so we went somewhere else, walked back past it about an hour later, and it was open! A warning about Greek... More 

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Thank Kayleigh B
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner at this place 5 times during our stay. We loved the classic Greek food. Every dish was very well executed and the service was briljant. We only drank wine from the island, much to our joy. The caldera view from this restaurant is absolutely stunning. One warning: make a reservation because otherwise you must be very... More 

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Thank Bert V
Singapore, Singapore
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210 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed right next to the restaurant and it was amazing! We saw that it has really good reviews on TA so we determined to go. We're the only lucky couple that got a table without reservations, so please make sure you do make a reservation fi you wanna go there. The food here is hearty and absolutely delicious.

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Thank mythary
San Jose, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Start with a wonderful tzatziki. I then had mussels served with capers and garlic in a wine broth with cherry tomatoes. The Greek salad had way to many cherry tomatoes for my taste but plenty of cheese, capers, cucumbers, kalamata olives, etc. with a nice touch of oregano. I ordered the scampi on spinach served with a thin pink peppercorn... More 

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Thank serenity1631
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had the risotto with squid ink and now my singular goal in life is to recreate the dish. Wish I had the recipe because I can still taste it in my dreams!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?