Top Choice Taverna in Veria

Eleas Gi

Feast on home-cooked Macedonian fare in this lively taverna. Tangy pomegranate chicken is cooked to perfection; smoky cheeses demand attention among mouthwatering salads and appetisers; and there's always a tempting…
Top Choice Taverna in Kastoria


From melt-in-the-mouth pork with prunes to towers of aubergine and smoky cheese, every local speciality is cooked with panache (and served in generous portions) at Doltso. This restored 1860 manion's stone walls and…
Top Choice Taverna in Thessaloniki

Kouzina Kioupia

Bright, friendly and spilling onto the plaza, this welcoming taverna fills with happy local families and tables full of friends. Straightforward taverna dishes are served with flare, and a good time is had by all. O…
Taverna in Thessaloniki


The walls are lined with olive-oil bottles and tins of produce in this enjoyably unfussy Ladadika taverna. Choose from numerous ouzos and plenty of Greek beer to wash down the grilled meats and seafood mezedhes.
Taverna in Ioannina


A popular tsipouradhiko (ouzerie) set in an old mansion, Mystagogia has nourishing mezedhes, juicy grills and an occasionally raucous ouzo-fuelled late-night ambience.
Taverna in The Zagorohoria

Restaurant Tsoumaniskos

Gorge yourself near the gorge at this iconic Vikos taverna. Excellent Greek pies and hearty local meats conspire to replace the calories lost on hikes around Vikos. There's a charming guesthouse above.
Taverna in The Zagorohoria

Taverna Sopotseli

Dilofo’s little taverna lavishes salads in fine olive oil and fires the grill for a carnivore-pleasing feast. A thoughtful wine list refreshes the palate between helpings of seasonal game and fried cheese.
Taverna in Alexandroupoli

Nea Klimataria

All the classics are done well at this somewhat touristy taverna away from the harbourfront hubbub. Door-wedge-sized feta tops enormous Greek salads; oregano pork is grilled to succulence; and service is polite. It …
Taverna in Parga

Taverna to Souli

Decades of practice have gone into the fish specialities at Parga's oldest traditional Greek taverna. Plates come crowded with crayfish, spaghetti swirled with prawns, or expertly grilled catch of the day.
Taverna in Thessaloniki


Popular with locals, this excellent taverna with friendly staff serves up delicious standards, interesting regional specialities, good wines by the glass and beers on tap. Its second outlet is Dore Zythos, near the …