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Ancient Thera Restaurant

Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
+30 2286 081960
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (11 reviews)
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek
££ - £££
Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed another visit to the Ancient Thera for breakfast and the experience was very enjoyable. Good food and nice service in a lovely setting.

Thank PR1952
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely meal here, and a good chat with the owners, they also have studios and apartments to rent. The food is all Greek and a lot cheaper than the restaurants and bars on the beach front, if you want a quieter night...More

Thank Twestgate
MargaritaSkordou, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much

Reviewed 21 October 2016

great place to eat, adds to the spirit and the whiteness of the island. great staff, warmly recommended

1  Thank MrandMrs R
Reviewed 7 October 2016

During a vacation in Greece, we did an excursion of a couple of days to Santorini. Not terribly much to see on the island, but if you're looking for dinner, than this is the place to be on the island.

Thank alex v
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We passed the restaurant a few times and it always seemed busy so we didn't get around to trying it until the end of our holiday. Wish we had found it earlier as the food was delicious and it was a lovely sunny spot to...More

1  Thank _christina191thomas
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We visited this restaurant three years ago and had a great evening with decent meals. We went back there this year and wished we hadn't. The young man serving was surly, clearly bored with his job, couldn't be bothered to do anything more than take...More

Thank Charlotte M M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A nice family restaurant with delicious dishes cooked by the mom and services by the father and son. We had a very nice time there! :-)

Thank Lilla_Mate
Margarita S, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you very much for your kind words.

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

What a joy it is to sit and eat in this wonderful restaurant. The food is home cooked and staff are charming. We ate in there most days of our two week holiday. Beats the others hands down. Especially recommend the briam, giant beans, chicken...More

Thank shanleymsgs2016
Margarita S, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thank you very much for the review, hope to see you again

Reviewed 3 September 2016

Had lovely breakfasts most mornings. Lunch was very tasty. The family run business was clean and friendly. Highly recommended

1  Thank Janet S
Margarita S, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Thank you very much for the review.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I were staying in one of the studios here and decided to have dinner here one night. Within 5 minutes of getting our food we were quickly surrounded by 3 cats. Good think my husband and I are cat people. They weren't...More

1  Thank Starr416
Margarita S, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ancient Thera Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thank you very much for the review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Perissa, Santorini, Perissa 847 03, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Perissa
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 081960
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Restaurant Ancient Thera restaurant is a traditional family restaurant running from 1994. The cook of the restaurant is the mother of the family, she is born and raised in Santorini. Her famous dishes are mousaka, stuffed cabbage leaves, beef stifado, fava and many more. In the menu you will find traditional Greek plates and Mediterranean flavors that they served with local wine. The restaurant serves breakfast , we have 13 different breakfast menus, lunch, snacks, drinks and dinner. Location Perissa has the famous black beach of Santorini situated 15km southeast of Fira extending for 7km. The beach features crystalline waters and various beach facilities, is organized with umbrellas and sun beds. It has a big variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes, also in Perissa you can find diving center, super markets, bakeries, tourist shops and tourist agencies. Perissa has a small path, close to our facilities, crosses the mountain and leads to the ruins of Ancient Thera. From Perissa to Fira, the capital of Santorini , is 15km and from Perissa to Oia, to watch the famous romantic sunset, is 28km. The airport is 14km and the port 10km.
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