Ikaria drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Evdilos

Café-Bar Rififi

This snappy port-side bar, with great pitta snacks, draught beer and good coffee, owes its name to the bank next door, with which it shares an interior wall. Rififi in Greek is a nickname for bank robber, and the se…
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…
Bar in Armenistis


Cosy, atmospheric bar managed by Dimitiros and Mariza, who deliver good drinks, fresh juices and live music in the summer. Walk down the street descending to the sea to find it.
Bar in Ikaria

Sto Gialo

A popular seaside bar and music venue, famous for its full-moon parties.
Cafe in Agios Kirykos

Kazino Cafe

One of several decent waterfront cafes, Kazino occupies an 1850s-era building and serves coffee and fresh juices, made-to-order chocolate milkshakes and fresh tyropita (cheese pie), all managed by the philosophical …
Cafe in Agios Kirykos

Ambariza Bistro

A convivial little cafe-cum-bar with some tables in a romantic bougainvillea-filled lane behind the National Bank. In addition to coffee and alcohol, it serves great desserts and breakfasts.
Cafe in Evdilos

Cafe Kymmata

Rambling and cheerful cafe on the waterfront, serving Greek coffee, ice cream, ouzo, beer, baked goodies and small plates from morning till night.
Bar in Agios Kirykos

Akti Café-Bar

Snappy bar at Hotel Akti, with sturdy mixed drinks and decent snacks. At night you can see the twinkling lights of Fourni on the horizon.
Bar in Karavostamo


Come to this pretty terrace bar overlooking the marina for coffee, drinks and good ambience.
Bar in Armenistis


Chilled beach bar, equal parts sand, palm fronds, pizza, drinks and juices.