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Top Choice Taverna in Armenistis

Thea's Restaurant & Rooms

There are a few fine tavernas in Nas, but Thea's excels, serving up outstanding mezedhes, meat grills and a perfect veggie mousakas (baked layers of eggplant or zucchini, minced meat and potatoes topped with cheese …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Armenistis


Marrying traditional island cuisine with cosmopolitan culinary fashion, this upmarket eatery in the heart of Armenistis has a small army of devoted regulars raving about its mayierefta dishes, such as rooster with s…
Top Choice Taverna in Armenistis

Taverna Baido

Past the bridge towards Nas, this interesting taverna is the work of Marianthi, who serves well-priced dishes using local products, fresh fish and Ikarian wine. Exceptional soutzoukakia (meat rissoles in tomato sauc…
Desserts in Armenistis

Syntages tis Giagias

Occupying a terrace on the 2nd floor of the main shopping compound in Armenistis, this small confectioners makes exemplary galaktobourekia (goat's-milk pudding), kataïfi (angel-hair pastry) and ice cream with local …
Taverna in Armenistis

Pashalia Taverna

Meat dishes such as katsikaki (kid goat) or veal in a clay pot are specialities at this taverna, the first along the Armenistis harbour road. The great mezedhes and fresh fish are popular as well.The father-and-son …
Beach in Armenistis

Nas Beach

Westward 3.5km from Armenistis lies the pebbled beach of Nas, lying below the road and the few tavernas. A nudist-friendly beach, it has an impressive location at the mouth of a forested river, behind the trace ruin…
Beach in Armenistis

Livadi Beach

Just 500m east of Armenistis is Livadi Beach, where currents are strong enough to warrant a lifeguard service and waves are sometimes big enough for surfing. Beyond Livadi are two other popular beaches, Mesahti and …
Seafood in Armenistis

Kelaris Taverna

Kelaris serves its own fresh-caught fish, cooked over coals, along with midday mayirefta dishes from the oven. Look for the landmark church on the point, 1.5km east of Armenistis.
Seafood in Armenistis


Anna's is known on Ikaria's north coast for its fresh fish and lobster. It's not the cheapest, but quality, setting and service are excellent.
Bar in Armenistis

Carte Postale

This hip cafe-bar, 100m west of Armenistis' church, sits high over the bay. It has a mellow ambience, signalled by an eclectic music mix, from world beat to Greek fusion. Snacks range from small pizzas and salads to…