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Aktaion

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In Firostefani Square | centre Firostefani on pedestrian street, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 022336
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San Francisco, California
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102 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Singapore, Singapore
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212 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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San Jose, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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Berlin
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff; nice and traditional food; fair prices; great view of the bay and the sunset; popular with limited capacity

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for super which we decided to do family style with a bunch of appetizers to share. The Tzatziki was good as always. We also had the calamari which wasn't anything outstanding (similar to calamari you get in other countries). We tried the octopus which was done in a cardamon sauce which really grew on you the more you... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Really delicious food and great service. Food was very hot and tasty. Fair prices too. We will definitely return!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly family owned restaurant. The food is excellent and very local. My squid risotto was fantastic. Dining inside when is windy outside is a plus for enjoying the cozyness of the place.

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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, Child-friendly, Kids
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?