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Franco's Cafe

Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
+30 2286 033957
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (7 reviews)
“mezze plate” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Atmospheric place with stunning view. Bellini is made with freshest peach purée poured generously in a beautiful glass. Even vinsanto is served like nowhere else.

Thank KatTillo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb view, superb drinks. Setting is absolutely stunning. The music they were playing was very relaxing.

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the sunset! if you want a front row seat for the sunset there call in advance and make a reservations. If it is high to mid season July-September, make the reservations for 7pm. They will serve the standard nut mix with your drink....More

Thank Chants310
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from this place is great and the staff was very friendly.Perfect coctails and excellent music!

Thank nicholasle1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for a quiet drink to enjoy the views and savour the sunshine. Very well informed staff (knowledgable about their wine) and we were impressed with their choice. Well priced for the experience, views and quiet atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone, they've even...More

Thank RichieOB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend loved this little cafe so much we visited three times during our week stay in santorini. It is very relaxed, and laid back. The drinks are A little pricier than the cafes 150m down the steps, but the views and ambience...More

Thank emma0908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That place is for one thing. The view from the roof, which is majestic. You can see almost all the part of the island. Except for the view, there are some issues. The drinks and the coffee were average or lower than the average quality...More

Thank PaterDimis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The parmigiana crostini is to die for. The champagne cocktails couldn't be fresher. Definitely a beautiful spot away from the masses.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the visit for lunch if you're in Pyrgos. Good luck finding it as it's not very well signposted but persevere and maybe ask for directions. There's also a beautiful church right next to the cafe.

Thank Esther J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this, and it is just wonderful. The view and serenity alone is worth visiting (albeit during the afternoon). The ice creams were TOOOO good. I really didn't want to leave, not least because they played a wonderful soundtrack too.

Thank showqa
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Dimi E | Reviewed this property |
It's 7-10 minutes walk from the main square , and it's not straight road, a bit uphill with many steps, so i would say it's difficult . the restaurant also has steps to the terrace. .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Pyrgos
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 033957
It is a Coffee-Bar done with respect to the Greek tradition on the top of Pyrgos hill.We serve a selection of coffee, fresh fruit drinks, milk shakes, ice creams and desserts.Some appetizers and light food are available.Aperitifs and cocktails are our pride: Mr. Franco, the owner, has a collection of international awards for the quality of his drinks and for the style of his management.Warning! Because of its style and music (classical and retro only) Franco's Café is not addressed to everybody, but to people with a certain sensitivity.
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