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Franco's Bar

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Wine Bar
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Steps to Old Port, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 024428
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The expensive drinks are 100% worth the view and their non intrusive service. They had really nice classical music playing in the background. Stop for one and enjoy the sunset.

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Thank Katiuska C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Too expensive but nice view and music.Pleasant service.Lack of pastry . mostly for drinking.Clean and neet toilets

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Thank Francois S
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We went there earlier in the afternoon and asked for the first table in the balcony where you can see the sunset the best. The guy looked into his book and said you are lucky that there is no reservations for that table today, so you can come around 18:00. We went there at 17:45 and saw there are some... More 

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Thank hboluki
somerset
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was pleasantly surprised to find this cafe at the top, was very disappointed to discover that the price for a cuppa was €8 we left!

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Ajo, Arizona
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Due to a series of not so unfortunate events (which included a winery tour cancellation)We decided to stumble around Fira day-drinking. We would have a drink at every bar we came upon, and this was probably our fourth stop. totally by chance. Looked at the menus, and it was pricey. 8 Euros for a beer or wine, but, hey, we... More 

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Thank Sarah A
Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

After walking around Fira we stopped here to relax for a while and have a drink. A nice bar, sat in deck Chairs overlooking the caldera an amazing view, relaxed listened to some nice music and had a glass of wine and cocktail. Glad we stopped there a fab place. J & M

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Thank M D
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the night of the 'volcano eruption '. We were told we had to pay a €20 deposit per person as it was a special night. We did because we wanted to make sure we could sit somewhere and have a drink while watching the entertainment. When we looked at the drinks menu we were genuinely shocked at the... More 

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Thank Anne1237511
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stumbled upon this place purely by chance. Took a trip out on the ATV, parked in the car park and wandered up the many winding paths to get the best view from the top. Found this traditional cafe and stopped for a coffee initially but when seated couldn't help but relax with the classic sounds of old blue eyes... More 

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Thank Jane A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Looking to round off our visit to Santorini with a second spectacular sunset, this time in Fira, we found a table at Franco's bar. We ordered a bottle of oaked local wine and the small cheese plate. What a special sundowner. The wine, amazingly complex and despite the 12 months oak fermentation not dripping with the vanilla notes one has... More 

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Thank Frank V
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We came here as it had good ratings for a drink but by God was it expensive. Cocktails were €18 plus in most cases and for that they made NO effort to make them even slightly worth it. It was just a drink, ice and a straw. For that price I wanted a sugared rim, sparkler and someone feeding me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Wine Bar
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steps to Old Port, Fira 847 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Santorini  >  Fira
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 024428

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?