Friendly Greek Taverna: "Refreshing Service" Top 5 Page for this destination Fira Restaurant Tip by Gillybob

Fira Restaurants: 18 reviews and 40 photos

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Whether its a few beers with friends or a meal, this is the place to come for all the right reasons. Set back away from the Caldera edge, your pocket will appreciate the fact that you are not paying hyped-up prices just for the priviledge of sitting at a table with a caldera view. However, the outdoor seating area is also protected (by being lower than the surrounding road) from the island's meltemi winds which can make some places a little chilly once the sun has set (quite often those same places that charged you extra for the great sunset view over the caldera).

The staff are friendly and obliging; a group of VT-ers arrived at almost midnight and the staff had just closed the restaurant but were happy to re-open due to the size of our group and the fact that we had already spent the previous night there as well!!! Jimmy (or at least I think that was his name) was like a whirlwind serving beers and opening them, all in one fluid motion!

Favorite Dish: We had all sorts of great dishes here, from appetisers to full meals, but my personal favourite was a chicken stuffed aubergine bake thingy - I'm sure Jimmy would be able to point it out on the menu. It was delicious!

Address: Martiou Street, Fira
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Martiou Street is the main road that cuts through Fira. Head up the hill (northwards) out of the main square and Friendly Greek is on the left hand side probably about 300-500m up.
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 9, 2007
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