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Franco's Bar

$$ - $$$,
Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 024428
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“classical music” (82 reviews)
“lounge chairs” (8 reviews)
“maria callas” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Fira 847 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crazy as it sounds a friend back in 1982 went to Franco’s and told me you have to go. Tonight we went for sunset and a cocktail. Just prior to going into we talked to shop owner close by and they told us the original...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go here even if you just want to take in the finest views of the caldera. The seating is arranged just on the edge and would be better if you make a reservation.

Thank Archna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prices are relative and while the drinks here are expensive, you're also paying for the amazing perch to view the town and the sunset. It was great to step away from the crowds on the street to view our first sunset in Fira. Staff were...More

Thank Icarus5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Instead of being one of those people on the walkways to watch the sun, we found what we labeled as "perfection"....Franco's. We bought a bottle of champagne, sat back and enjoyed every single second. Yes my friends, that is labeled perfection. Nuts served with your...More

Thank ShazzG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially stood with the gathering crowds above (on the pedestrian walkway) to watch the sunset but soon got overwhelmed by tour groups. I looked over the wall and saw Francos down below and escaped down the stairs. We were the first guests there and...More

Thank travelmutter
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went for drinks and to watch sunset. They play lovely classical music that makes sunset watching awesome. The drinks were fantastic. Got to try it.

Thank Abukalam14
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Perfect environment to set up and take in the Santorini sunset. Start any Fira night here. Sit back with an aperitivo, or two, and marvel at the view as the sunset develops in front of your eyes. You pay for good quality snacks, cocktails and...More

2  Thank Phil W
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Francis as it was a recommended to us for craft cocktails with a view. The view of the caldera is beautiful but not worth paying €19 euros per drink. The service is exceedingly slow even for European standards. Nice music...More

Thank klshklov
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The beauty of this bar is the fact they offer reclining lounge chairs so that you can lie flat looking at the stars. I couldn't think of a better place to have a drink - but you need to know that you need to like...More

Thank AlZachs
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Franco's bar is famous for lying back and watching the sunset over the Caldera . What makes it even better is the classical music while you are sipping your wine and watching the sun go down.

Thank Veebe64
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jesraff
14 August 2017|
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Response from Ane M | Reviewed this property |
We didn't do that, because there weren't many people there. People used to see it above the bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Wine Bar
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 024428
  • E-mail
Description
Franco's Bar is a classical music bar in Santorini, Fira, Greece. You can enjoy delicious cocktails and drinks in a romantic atmosphere combined with amazing view of the caldera and volcano!
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