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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 021816
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

It maybe the end of season but when you pay 80€ for a salad, pizza and Risotto and 2 drinks and for it to be tasteless is too much. None of the homemade tomato base they advertise on the pizza but a whole ton of...More

Thank UkCags
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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

1  Thank Tommy L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cold welcome. Quality of staff service very low, waiter unsympathetic. For 24€ you can eat bland risotto. One positive point was the view.

1  Thank hanane l
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant had a great view of the sunset and the food was amazing! We would have loved to go back again, especially for the truffle oil mushroom pasta!

Thank tejashreya2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband booked our table ahead of us arriving on our overnight stay in Santorini , due to being advised from reading the reviews. The table reserved was perfect; an uninterrupted view of the sunset. The food was excellent & the survice was 2nd to...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here one afternoon. We each had a salad, quinoa salad and caprese. They were both quite yummy and the ingredients were fresh. The view was also lovely. The big con is by far the price. I suppose I shouldn't...More

1  Thank Tara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having reserved a table beforehand on the recommendation of our hotel, we were shown to a table with interrupted views overlooking the caldera with the large cruise ships in Thira port below. It is a remarkable setting. The service was friendly and efficient withour ever...More

Thank Cofi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels and gluten free pasta was yum, knowledgable about options I could have. Good view. Would return.

Thank Aisling C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice break from traditional Greek food and it was all excellent! Pizza and pasta alike! A little pricey but it is, after all, Santorini!

Thank kathleenP1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent the day in Santorini as part of a cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary. We were looking for a romantic spot with great views and food that would really make for special memories. Character truly delivered! We were seated...More

Thank Claudia H
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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