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“Good food great location” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ochre Restaurant

Ochre Restaurant
Ranked #42 of 90 Restaurants in Oia
Price range: US$15 - US$60
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Our Chef Panagiotis Kerpelis is obsessive about the culinary details and fundamental techniques that are the foundation of an exciting culinary imagination and a kitchen that delivers the very best products of the earth to the table.No detail or element can be less important or more important than another.Because a great meal is not one that fills you up.A great meal is a kind of journey that returns you to sources of pleasure you may have forgotten and takes you to places you haven't been before.
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5 reviews
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“Good food great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

The food was quite good but the location is excellent. The setup is tiered so every table has a unobstructed view of the sunset

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Louisville, KY
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Very good food, great view, but understaffed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

We went here on our last night in Oia for one more of the famous sunsets, and were not disappointed. It has to be one of the best spots on the island to watch the sun go down.

We had the mussels for an appetizer, and they were excellent. They tasted very fresh, 8 in total for the serving with an almost buttery wine sauce. For dinner, the Mrs had the fettuccine, and I had the chicken skewers with potatoes. The fettuccine was amazing, and one of the Mrs's favorite meals of our trip. The chicken skewers were flavorful and perfectly cooked, but the portion was somewhat small. The potatoes were some of the best I'd had in Greece, but again, the serving was small, smaller even than I'd seen served to other patrons, which I thought was strange (maybe they were tying to tell me something!)

The service here, however, was slow. But, it certainly wasn't for a lack of hustle. The place is big, and the waiters were sprinting all over the place to serve people. There just weren't enough people working there though it seemed, as it took them a long time to meet us at the entrance and show us our table, and considering the simplicity of the order, that took a long time as well.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place as we were climbing the hill in Oia to see the sunset. I detest being herded like cattle to events like that, so we broke away from the group. I'm so glad we did, because we found Ochre. The food was great, not over priced-very friendly waitstaff (they offered blankets when the sun went down and it got chilly.). And it has a perfect view of the sunset, without feeling too 'touristy'

Visited June 2014
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Great view of the sunset”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay. The food was excellent and the view of the sunset was fantastic. Take a coat or a wrap as it can be windy and sometimes chilly when the sun goes down. On one evening the restaurant supplied blankets!!

Visited June 2014
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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“Great Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

Fresh ingredients, masterfully crafted meals, artful presentation and service that successfully thwarted an empty wine glass throughout the meal combined with a breathtaking view all made for an exquisite culinary experience that few can parallel on the island. We did not go at sunset with a thousand tourists, but relaxed and enjoyed a late lunch (sunset dinners on Santorini are like Sunday brunch right after Easter mass -- everyone wants to be served immediately). For us, it could not have been better. Kudos to Panos, our chef and Stephanos, our waiter (and other staff) for providing one of the top highlights of our trip.
*Tip - go at a time other than sunset to avoid an onslaught of people

  • Visited June 2014
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