Small Cyclades restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Schinousa

Fish Tavern & Rooms Mersini

Down at the port, Mersini woos diners with a stylish white fit-out, in a garden setting with great harbour views. It seals the deal with excellent seafood (especially squid). The five chic all-white rooms behind the…
Top Choice Taverna in Donousa

I Kori tou Mihali

At this welcoming taverna in Mersini village, 6km from Stavros by road, Koula conjures up excellent Greek cuisine with a modern twist: wild goat from the island, pork in honey and yoghurt, and smoky eggplant dip. It…
Greek in Schinousa

Deli Restaurant & Cafe-Bar

Deli’s upper floor features a top-notch restaurant with views out to Ios and Iraklia, while the ground floor houses a cool cafe-bar. On offer upstairs is a gourmet menu from the Cretan owner-chef using locally sourc…
Greek in Donousa

Captain George Restaurant

A mainstay in Stavros as it's open year-round, this taverna above the port serves up Greek staples with everything from gyros to Greek salads to fish. The outlook is superb and, out of season, locals hang out here, …
Seafood in Koufonisia

Capetan Nikolas

One of the best seafood places around, this cheerful restaurant overlooks the harbour at Loutro. Let the welcoming owners show you what’s been freshly cooked, or help you select a fish for grilling. The lobster sala…
Taverna in Koufonisia

Karnagio

This tiny taverna at Loutro, where the tables skirt the small harbour, has a magical setting. Karnagio means 'boatyard', and the taverna is owned by the same guy who fixes the boats. Expect good local food and a con…
Cafe in Schinousa

Kafe stou Peri

Open year-round, this colourful and friendly little cafe on the main street of Hora has crêpes, waffles, sandwiches and fresh salads, as well as breakfast options. There is also a well-stocked bar that keeps things …
Mediterranean in Koufonisia

Gastronautis

Found on the narrow, whitewashed main street, this is one of a new breed of fashionable eateries. There’s a beachside-chic interior and a well-priced fusion menu. Try tuna tartar, zucchini cake or pork chops in barb…