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Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar

#26 of 140 Restaurants in Fira
Certificate of Excellence
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Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
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+30 2286 021816
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a surprise!Expecting to find basic Italian food I found gourmet dishes,for example fish tartar and beef carpaccio which was equal to authentic peruvian ceviche, and perfect for the hot climate. To enjoy these dishes with the amazing sea and volcano view made the experience overwhelming .I have to note that I visited the restaurant for lunch on a hot... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting Fira and wondering around with my friend we took a table in character Italian restaurant in Fira. Amazing view, quick and gentle service, (I am just wondering why people might have written some bad comments about staff and service about this restaurant) and food was so delicious! We had pizzas which we loved, -try the truffle salad -... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a beautiful setting for our dinner,food was fab as we're the cocktails Perfect setting to a fab holiday

Thank Charmaine R
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant, all fresh and organic and menu a little different to others. Really good food and a spectacular esspresso Martini to finish

Thank Ep0na
Fira, Greece
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was amazing. i tried the pizza(the best i have ever had) the salad also with real mozzarella and tomato was perfect and of course the sea food was great

Thank papaioannoumanolis
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm italian and some days ago with my husband we were so curious to take a taste of italian cousine in Santorini so we found Character, a very chic restaurant with a fantastic view of Santorini's Caldera. We tryied a fabulous octopus with fava cream, black rice with spigola and lime, pizza with gorgonzola,mozzarella and spinaci(thin, like roman pizza style),quinoa... More 

Thank Chiara Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very rude. I was told to sit whereever I wanted, even though I just wanted a drink. When I set in the front behind the glass windows I was told that those tables where for the people who ordered something to eat. The waiter clearly wasn't pleased at all, even though there weren't a lot of guests.... More 

Thank Martine W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pure and elegant Italian cuisine at the most beautiful terrace on the caldera. Excellent Santorini wines list!

Thank Stela K
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here with friends on holiday in Santorini. Excellent views and friendly helpful wait staff. The food was very fresh and everyone enjoyed their meals. I had a vegetarian pasta dish that was very fresh and tasty but not memorable. For the lovely view and quality of the food the price was reasonable.

Thank cmakki
Port Ludlow, Washington
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

By the time you've walked from the gondola to this place and you think you'll keep looking...Stop. This place is great and why walk further for the same prices, same food and a less attentive staff when it's here. Eat, Drink, be spoiled and enjoy the view...

Thank SteveHH1943

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ipapantis, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 021816
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?