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Franco's Cafe

Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
+30 2286 033957
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crostini” (7 reviews)
“mezze plate” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot to celebrate being in Pygos and enjoying time on the island of Santorini! Prompt friendly service and perfectly executed concoctions. We will miss our visits to Franco's to enjoy sunset along with the chats with Demetrius. The food looked fabulous, though we only...More

Thank Robin N
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Rooftop terrace cafe with views over the whole island. Big toasties, bit pricey. Can be very windy - hang on to your hats!

Thank MancTony405
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Drinks are pricey, nothing special. It's a bit of a hike to get up, the view is nice but there are plenty of other places with better view.

Thank T0PC4T
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth a drink and snack to enjoy the views at Francos. It's quite a walk to the top but worth it. I enjoyed a Franco spritz which was very refreshing after the climb

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to watch the sun go down. It’s a little on the pricey side and there was a stray cat who the English couple beside us kept feeding the complementary cheese. They were asked not to by the staff in fairness...More

Thank dazzlerdubai
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

It’s not easy to find this cafe, but along these small alley, you can still find the sign indicate the directions. After going thru all these steps, you finally get there (less than 10 min walk from parking lot) But the view is just awesome,...More

Thank 新的起點
Reviewed 14 October 2017

After a day shopping, we had cocktails at sunset here. Was breath-taking. Our waiter was lovely - very helpful.

Thank Collette D
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Franco's Cafe is by far the best place to view the gorgeous Santorini sunset. It is a casual cafe with fabulous welcoming staff. Small menu of appetisers, we shared the meatballs & the Santorini platter - both fresh & delicious.

Thank Lynne1955_11
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great views of the island although it gets busy just before sunset , so get there a little early to get a table at the front with the best views. Best Bloody Mary ever!

Thank foxes66
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed drinks and a small platter with tapas type food. Very good. The service is excellent and the rooftop position the best on Pyrgos.

Thank Gro E
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LKVingoe
9 July 2017|
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Response from Dimi E | Reviewed this property |
It's 7-10 minutes walk from the main square , and it's not straight road, a bit uphill with many steps, so i would say it's difficult . the restaurant also has steps to the terrace. .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castelli fortress, Pyrgos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Pyrgos
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 033957
Description
It is a Coffee-Bar done with respect to the Greek tradition on the top of Pyrgos hill.We serve a selection of coffee, fresh fruit drinks, milk shakes, ice creams and desserts.Some appetizers and light food are available.Aperitifs and cocktails are our pride: Mr. Franco, the owner, has a collection of international awards for the quality of his drinks and for the style of his management.Warning! Because of its style and music (classical and retro only) Franco's Café is not addressed to everybody, but to people with a certain sensitivity.
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