Melitini Restaurant

Superb 4.6/5 1754 reviews

Tucked away in the scenic Oia village, Melitini Restaurant is a culinary treasure that invites visitors to indulge in the enduring tastes of authentic Greek heritage! Featuring its iconic whitewashed architecture and breathtaking vistas of the Aegean Sea, this delightful venue's fiery hues of the setting sun painted the sky, casting a warm, golden glow across the tranquil horizon!

This minimalistic establishment takes pride in its commitment to preserving age-old recipes! From regionally produced groceries to premium meat and fish, each ingredient tells a story of the island's rich gastronomic culture. The menu boasts a delectable array of “mezedes”, what in Greece are commonly known as the initial courses, each dish crafted with love and care! In addition, it offers a diverse and flavorful selection of local wines, in conjunction with expertly concocted handcrafted cocktails. With a nod to both classic and innovative mixology, they create a delightful pairing to complement your dining experience!

Melitini is graced by a team of committed and enthusiastic individuals who are well-versed in the nuances of hospitality! Their friendly demeanor and meticulous care elevate your visit, leaving you with cherished and joyous memories. As pioneers of the Santorini dining scene, having introduced the island's inaugural tapas restaurant, they possess a deep understanding of the customer's desires and are committed to creating a welcoming atmosphere that ensures you feel right at home!

Sea View
Outdoor seating
Indoor seating

Mediterranean Greek Seafood Meat Vegetarian/Vegan Traditional Fish

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Location of Melitini Restaurant

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Melitini Restaurant is located in Oia village
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Operation hours

Daily 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Meat, Vegetarian/Vegan , Traditional, Fish

Dining style

Family Style

Dress code


Nearest parking

Oia Parking

Reviews on Google
Superb based on 1754 reviews
Sayaka Kira
Sayaka Kira 21 Nov 2023

We were four people and booked a table beforehand for lunch. All the dishes we ordered were really tasty but we all liked the lentil salad and fried zucchini the best! The staff was attentive and friendly. We sat down at a table on the first floor which looks like a terrace which was lovely. Bear in mind that there’s only one toilet which is relatively small so there may be a queue in front. Love to come back again :)

Stephanie B
Stephanie B 21 Oct 2023

Friendly service, reasonable prices and portions, and a variety of delicious dishes! The pork neck had a good smokey flavor. The meatballs were fantastic. The zucchini fries had an umami seasoning and were plentiful. The waiter and waitresses were very attentive and welcoming. We came around 2pm on a Saturday in October and we were seated upstairs immediately.

Pat Kay
Pat Kay 03 Nov 2023

Came abit early and was able to secure a small table at walk-in. It came highly recommended and did not disappoint. Located slightly off the main street in Oia, it provides amazing food at a more affordable price than places along the Caldera. I tried the tomato fritters which, after comparing a few places I tried afterwards, the latter could not match up. The staff recommended another vegetarian dish of a local greek vegetable stew topped with torched feta which was also delicious and hearty. This is definitely a soul-food kind of place offering comfort in the ambience and warmth in your tummy. Best meal I've had on Santorini that will leave you dreaming about it after you've left.

Tieneke vanLonkhuyzen
Tieneke vanLonkhuyzen 29 Sep 2023

We liked the food here so much that we went back for lunch again a few days later. The lentil salad and Greek burger were amazing. The staff is also really friendly and speaks English well.

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