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Volkan on the Rocks

| next to the Nomikos Cultural Center, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 028360
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“meze plates” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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| next to the Nomikos Cultural Center, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place must surely be one of the best places to dine in Fira - for the food and fantastic views over the caldera! We were fortunate to get a table with a view here too - as there wasn't one free when we first...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a beer and a snack with my wife. Spent over an hour at the restaurant but the water was never refilled and had to wait for over 20 min for another drink order before cancelling and leaving with a great disppointment. Don't...More

Thank Oleksandr S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best sunset views on the island - that evolve into views of Fira as the city lights up. We spent all of our three nights at Volkan - with a bottle of fine Santorina wine and a unique, chef created menu of delicious mezes...More

Thank Whither-Fate-Leads
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first afternoon in Santorini, we went for a walk along the caldera in Fira. We stopped at Vokan to relax with beer and wine in a shady spot that offered a good view. The staff was not overly friendly, but it was very...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our walk through Fira and were really glad we did. We got a table by the edge with views over the harbour and sea. Service was friendly and relaxed. We had lots of small plates with Volkan pilsner and I can...More

Thank Rocketman780
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here as a couple on the second night of our break in Santorini. We had walked past the night before and seen the silent cinema crowd having a great time and to be honest the restaurant terrace is beautiful, has fantastic views...More

Thank TrailBlazer585742
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting overlooking the islands spoilt by poor service (one of our mains arrived 20 min after the other) and when it did arrive the scrambled eggs were “slop”. €7.50 for a fresh orange juice in a 300ml glass was excessively expensive. The arrival of...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for food and drinks as we were walking by and it was very busy so we thought it must be good. Well 40 minutes sitting directly in the sun waiting for our drinks - they never came so I...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick toilet break as we were doing the hike from Oia to Fira...we got speaking to Marinos who was brilliant...very knowledgeable about the coffees and so we sat and had some coffee...it was the best coffee we’ve had in Santorini!!...More

Thank Paresh M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Volkan after our neighbours recommended the open-air cinema setting. We chose to have dinner there as well, which was nice but not an amazing value for the money spent. On the other hand, we had an accident with the red wine, for...More

Thank Hakan T
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13 September 2017|
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Response from sirturtle1 | Reviewed this property |
It is a naturally sweet OAPA wine. Santorini, so it is produced from the white varieties of Asyrtiko Aidani and Athiri. The color of the wine is due to the exposure of the grapes to the sun, from 12 to 15 days, but also to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | next to the Nomikos Cultural Center, Firostefani 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Firostefani
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 028360
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Volkan on the Rocks is a cafe, cuisine and cinema with a unique view to Caldera in Santorini. It is powered by ERGON, a Greek company with delis and cafe/cuisines all around the globe. During the day, you can enjoy your coffee/brunch or lunch/dinner with the best possible view on the island. And then, the majestic sunset of Santorini. At night, there an open air cinema will show up. Make your reservation and enjoy a great experience in a place which will ignite all your senses.
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