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Kasteli | Santorini Pirgos, Pyrgos 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 033192
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tomato balls” (24 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
“octopus” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Kasteli | Santorini Pirgos, Pyrgos 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this little gem in the late evening while wandering around the area, and we were so glad we stopped in! The place was basically empty but the food was so good! I had the chicken with the spicy sauces--yum!!...More

Thank ajlb14
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this absolute must visit family run balcony restaurant. Run by Penelope, her husband & son it's a true insight into Greek food, all lovingly prepared in the tiniest kitchen but the best tomato fritters, sardines and meatballs you could wish to sample. Octopus...More

Thank Viner381
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Penelope's is run by a husband and wife along with other family members. We went for lunch and loved it so much we went back for dinner the following day. It's a small restaurant by the bell tower in Pyrgos. The food is cooked by...More

Thank O6440STbarbarar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of this world! Simple fresh and delicious food!!!! Penelope and her husband were delightful... We did the sunset cruise with Penelope's son and I would definitely recommend that too :) We are coming back for sure!

Thank samantha_n_mendonca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can easily miss Penelope's- it's a tiny eatery located at the base of the bell tower in Pyrgos village. In fact, I happened by it by accident. Penelope's isn't fancy or pretentious- It's simple home cooked small dishes by someone's grandmother, just like you'd...More

Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Well feed!Well dressed!More than happy!Please taste the tomatoballs!The best ever!And if you feel thirsty you should taste the original raki, you will feel hot at the tongue and you will take a ride in heaven (no return ticket).. wonderful place and friendly people!

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Reviewed 15 April 2017

What an experience - Penelope speaks very little English, but this adds to the overall magical food experience. The menu is small, but the dishes that are served are really tasty, traditional Greek home cooked food. Set in the wiggly lanes of Pyrgos town, spend...More

Thank AdenHopkins
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Where should I start from? The breathtaking view and the stunning location, under some church bells? The delicious and quality food? Mrs Penelope's handmade Apple and Orange pie? Or the very polite and kind Mrs Penelope and her husband? Everything and when I say it...More

Thank Isabel V
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The bread here is absolutely amazing, the best I had in Greece. If you sit outside under the Greek flag you get a great view of the streets below. Would recommend the octopus and eggplant salad, both were delicious. Though just be aware that service...More

Thank ow21
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After our climb up to see the church we came upon this cute little café with two blue chairs and a table here and there just by the arch of the churches bell tower.It was so cute and picturesque and simple. The orange cake was...More

Thank mariaalgarve
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Arti P
Do you have vegetarian options?
6 July 2015|
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Response from Lawrence M | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely get lots of veggie options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kasteli | Santorini Pirgos, Pyrgos 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Pyrgos
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 033192
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