Restaurants

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 Taverna in Molyvos

Betty’s

This restored Turkish pasha’s residence on the upper street, overlooking the harbour below, offers a tasty variety of excellent mayirefta dishes such as mousakas (meat or veggie), baked fish, lamb souvlaki and kotir…
Top Choice Taverna in Northern Samos

Hippy's Restaurant Café

This cool open-air cafe-bar is a family affair, combining Greek and South Seas decor with jazz, reggae, classical, trip hop and ambient sounds. Good omelettes, pasta, grilled fresh fish and skewers are served, as we…
Top Choice Taverna in Vathy

Taverna Artemis

The Vathy Greek crowd relies on Artemis for fresh fish and well-prepared mezedhes and mayirefta dishes, though it is perhaps best known for sardeles pandremenos. In Greek, pandremenos means 'married', and the sardin…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Armenistis

Marymary

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 Western Limnos

Mantella Taverna

A popular and well-managed taverna, 20 minutes' drive from Myrina in the village of Sardes, just north of Therma. Traditional country dishes include rooster, goat and pork stews, along with excellent local cheeses a…
Top Choice Greek in Chios Town

Kechribari Ouzerie

This cosy gem of an ouzerie, a 10-minute walk up from the waterfront, offers a variety of small plates in addition to excellent fish, mussels, baked potatoes and grilled meats. The choice is between two set menus – …
Top Choice Seafood in Myrina

Ouzeri To 11

This unassuming little ouzerie by the bus depot is the local favourite for seafood. From kydonia (mussels with garlic and Venus clams) to sea urchins, crayfish and more, ‘To En-dheka’ (as it’s pronounced) serves all…
Top Choice Taverna in Hristos Rahes

Taverna Platanos

Nestled under the shade of a rambling plane tree, a 500m stroll from Hristos Rahes, Platanos offers authentic Ikarian dishes, including soufiko, a summer favourite of stewed veggies, generally featuring whatever is …
Top Choice Greek in Southern Lesvos

Sunset

Perched above the main road, this is not your average taverna but a fully fledged restaurant, with attentive service and a very competent chef-manager, Dimitris, whose advice about what's best on the day should be t…