Restaurants

Top Choice Greek in Kos Town

Elia

With its traditional wood-beamed ceiling and partly exposed stone walls covered in murals of the gods of the pantheon, Elia is earthy and friendly, while its small and focused menu is fit for a hard-to-please deity.…
Top Choice Taverna in Kos Town

Pote Tin Kyriaki

Named for Melina Mercouri's Oscar-winning 1960 song, 'Never on Sunday' is not the sort of place you expect to find in modern Kos – and it takes a lot of finding! This traditional ouzerie (place that serves ouzo &…
Mezedhes in Kos Town

Petrino Meze Restaurant

Peaceful and balmy, this graceful restaurant has a leafy garden shaded by bougainvillea, overlooking Kos Town’s western group of archaeological ruins. Highlights on its upscale menu include hearty meat concoctions s…
International in Kos Town

H2O

The city's glitziest waterfront eatery at Kos Aktis Art Hotel is patronised by fashionistas and makes for a great stop for a healthy lunch or dinner, out on the decked terrace facing Bodrum. Choose from bruschetta, …
Bakery in Kos Town

Pikoula

All three outlets of Kos Town's favourite bakery (the others are at Ethnikis Antistaseos 5 and Makrigianni 28) sell the same dizzying array of doughnuts, pies, cinnamon buns, baklava and chocolate cake, as well, of …
Turkish in Kos Town

Arap

Located in the Turkish quarter, called Platani, on the way toward the Asklepeion, this casual grill house is tops for heaping portions of tender kebabs and delicious dips with fresh pitta. It's a bit of a dreary 2.5…
Seafood in Kos Town

Nick the Fisherman

This side-street seafood taverna is bedecked with nets and dangerous-looking fish on the walls. Try the sardines, red snapper, striped mullet and grouper. Live mussels are kept in an aquarium.
Cafe in Kos Town

Aegli

Stretching from beneath the arches of a municipal building onto the main square, this bakery-cafe is run by a cooperative supporting low-income women and employs only female staff. The speciality is marmarites – tra…