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“Magical Sunset View”

Character Italian Restaurant & Lounge Bar
Ranked #20 of 203 Restaurants in Fira
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner, Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here with my parents in September 2018 and we were frantic to find a spot to catch the star of the show - sunset along the caldera. We spotted this restaurant with deceptive green canopies that seemed to block the view, but we were desperate. Much to our surprise, they graciously led us down to their lower deck seating areas which is classically stunning against the Grecian sunset.

The view is stunning and our service was wonderful. Our waiters were very kind and accommodating. I was really grateful.

My only critique would be with the food itself. I liked that the menu is an eclectic mix of Italian and Japanese cuisine, but I found the food to be a little lackluster. I don't consider myself the pickiest eater, but the sushi and spaghetti we had was forgettable.

That view though. The view, the service, and the beautiful setting makes up for it a hundred fold. These were definitely all memorable and again I am very grateful.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had a wonderful lunch here. Nice bottle of wine and the meal was delicious. The menu is Italian. A nice change from Greek. The chicken dish was outstanding. So was the pasta dish. Elegant setting. Great caldera views. We were on the main level. They also have two other levels that have seating, but they are only open for dinner service.
Highly recommend this place.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Loved eating here the food was so delicious.
Watched the sunset from this restaurant whilst we ate. Just perfect to eat authentic Italian food of such quality. Definitely would recommend this place.

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We decided to visit Character Restaurant only after reading positive reviews on TripAdvisor. It is located in the center of Fira town, in the rim caldera, on of the world's most spectacular landscapes. it is next to Santozeum Museum and just 50 meters from cable car and the Archaeological Museum. It's three different levels offer uninterrupted panoramic views of blue sea, the volcanic island and stunning sunset.
We arrived after 9 PM and luckily we got a table immediately on top level in second row. As soon as a table got empty in the 1st row , at our request, we were shifted there overlooking old port and beautifully lighted caldera. Thanks a lot. We read on TripAdvisor that they serve one of the finest Italian dishes in Santorini. Being vegetarian we ordered Bruschetta and Risotto with a nice white wine. The food was delicious. The decor was casual but classy. Looking to overall ambiance I would say the charges were reasonable. The service was flawless. Thanks guys, keep it up...

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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A fantastic place to have drinks and relax and enjoy the views. We stopped and had cocktails and beers here the service was fantastic really friendly and drinks so tasty. All in all a fab place especially for couples or adult parties. Definitely worth a visit

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