Restaurants

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 vegie), baked fish, lamb souvlaki and kotiro…
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.There are good omelettes, pasta, grilled fresh fish and skewers, plus ow…
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 sardines …
Top Choice Taverna in Northern Chios

Taverna Fabrika

Cheerful traditional eatery nestled in the trees of Volissos and occupying a century-old olive-and-flour mill, with some of the vintage equipment on display. Excellent grills, mayirefta and good barrel wine. Top it …
Top Choice Taverna in Ikaria

Taverna Platanos

Nestled under the shade of a rambling plane tree, a 500m stroll from Hristos Raches, Platanos offers authentic Ikarian dishes, including soufiko, a summer favourite of stewed vegies, generally featuring whatever was…
Top Choice Taverna in Chios Town

Hotzas Taverna

This comfortable and attractive taverna above Chios Town serves fine Greek standards with a twist, such as lamb kebab with yogurt and arugala, and white beans with tomato and mandarin, and dolmadakia (vine-wrapped r…
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 vegie mousakas. Good barrel wine and local tsipouro firewater complete the deal. An outdoor patio o…
Top Choice Taverna in Mytilini Town

To Steki tou Yianni

Head up behind the giant Agios Therapon church to this wonderful, welcoming taverna where Yianni dishes out whatever's freshest. All the produce is local, the cheeses delectable, and the fish or meat top quality. Go…
Top Choice Taverna in Mesta

Meseonas

With tables spread across Plateia Taxiarhon, this relaxed and reliable eatery appeals to locals and tourists alike and serves hearty portions of mayirefta, beef keftedhes (rissoles) and grills. Everything is local, …
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 Turkish meatballs (soutzoukakia) and taram…