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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 021816
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed today

Beautiful restaurant with great view. The grilled octopus was great. Service and food excellent. Peaceful atmosphere.

Thank bimba2512
Restaurant's Favourite
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 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this place after reading good reviews and it did not disappoint! We got seated on the lower level with breathtaking and unobstructed views of the sunset. This is the best meal we've had on this island and cannot recommend it enough. The service...More

2  Thank michaelatuv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dined here on a recent trip to Fira, had a lovely table with a beautiful view of the caledra. The staff were super attentive and friendly and we were offered blankets in case we got cold with the breeze! The pasta and pizza were fresh...More

Thank mariasheehan021
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I attended Character restaurant and wow what an evening we had. Although quite difficult to find, they hold the most breathtaking views on display in Santorini. The food is delicious and the cocktails are strong and amazing! 5/5. Thank you for s...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful sunset dinner at Character. The restaurant is spacious and offers wonderful views of the caldera side of Santorini and the daily sunset views. The menu has variety and the food is simple and made with fresh local ingredients. As with many...More

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Returning once more I met my friends from hawaii to have lunch with, in this wonderful restaurant and we just had an amazing time. The food was exceptional and I certainly recommend the black risoto which is exquisite. We also tried the salmon carpacio and...More

Thank Anna-Stampoulaki
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch at this restaurant on our anniversary day and this place was the perfect choice. Its on the Cliffside facing the sea, with the most authentic Italian which we tried in Greece. We loved their food, their cocktails and what a view! We...More

Thank Divs_Kataria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and boyfriend watched sunset on our last night at character the views our outstanding .the staff were very friendly and chatty We had brusetta, prawn risotto and a pizza it wasnt the best meal we had it was okay nothing special .It came to...More

Thank Tara C
ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ Ν, Ιδιοκτήτης at Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Tara , It was a pleasure having you and your boyfriend at our restaurant . We would like to express our disappointment on your evaluation , even though we provided you with one of our nicest tables , with stunning views to the susnet...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at this restaurant in the evening and it is a Great Italian restaurant right on the cliff in Santorini. Fabulous view and great service. Food was very good and the wine was great too.

Thank Phyllis L
ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ Ν, Ιδιοκτήτης at Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Phyllis , We would like to thank you for your positive comments . We look forward to having you again . Warm Regards ,

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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|
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No. Only Tuesday Thursday and Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, View
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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