Kos Town restaurants

Top Choice Taverna in Kos Town

Pote Tin Kyriaki

Named 'Never on Sunday' to reflect its opening hours (yes, that's its day of rest), this traditional rough-and-ready ouzerie (place that serves ouzo and light snacks) serves delicious specialities such as stuffed zu…
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, and its massive menu is fit for a hard-to-please local deity or adv…
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…
Seafood in Kos Town

Ta Votsalakia

A lovely surprise awaits after the non-descript entrance of Ta Votsalakia. Pass the bustling kitchen and you'll be on the beach, almost netting your lunch yourself. The catch of the day is the thing to go for, but a…
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, …
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…
Bakery in Kos Town

Pikoulas

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 …
Mezedhes in Kos Town

Petrino Meze Restaurant

Peaceful and balmy, this graceful, if rather 'sanitised', restaurant has a leafy garden shaded by bougainvillea, overlooking Kos Town’s western group of archaeological ruins. The upscale menu includes hearty meat co…
Seafood in Kos Town

Nick the Fisherman

This side-street seafood taverna seems to be the tourist favourite; it's been around since fish became dinosaurs and seems to keep the hordes happy. But there are alternatives along the seafood strip it occupies. If…