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Top Choice Seafood in Spetses Town

Akrogialia

This superb restaurant is on the Kounoupitsa seafront and matches its delicious food with friendly service and a bright setting. Tasty options include oven-baked melidzana rolos (eggplant with creamy cheese and waln…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Spetses Town

On the Verandah

One of the Saronic Gulf's top dining experiences, the Verandah at the Poseidonion Hotel is the dining space for the refined, high-concept cuisine of chef Stamatis Marmarinos. Ingredients are locally sourced and comp…
Top Choice Seafood in Spetses Town

Tarsanas

A hugely popular psarotaverna (fish taverna) on the water at the Old Harbour, this family-run place deals almost exclusively in fish dishes. It can be pricey, but the fish soup (€7) alone is a delight and other star…
Top Choice Cultural in Spetses Town

Armata

This week-long celebration culminates on 8 September in a commemoration of Spetses' victory over the Turks in a key 1822 naval battle, with an enormous water-borne re-enactment and fireworks.
Museum in Spetses Town

Bouboulina’s Museum

The mansion of Spetses’ famous daughter, the 19th-century seagoing commander Laskarina Bouboulina, has been converted into a museum. Entry is via 40-minute guided tours (billboards around town advertise starting tim…
Mediterranean in Spetses Town

To Nero tis Agapis

The sweetly named ‘Water of Love’ offers gourmet meat as well as fish dishes. The crayfish tagliatelle is worth every bite, as is the zarzuela (fish stew). There’s a selection of creative salads. Book ahead for the …
Museum in Spetses Town

Spetses Museum

Small, fascinating collections are housed in the old mansion of Hatzigiannis Mexis (1754–1844), a shipowner who became the island’s first governor. They include island artefacts, traditional costumes and portraits o…
Bar in Spetses Town

Bar Spetsa

One of life’s great little bars, this Spetses institution never loses its easygoing atmosphere. Find it 50m beyond Plateia Agiou Mama, on the road to the right of the kiosk.
Seafood in Spetses Town

Patralis

Operating for more than 70 years and known island-wide for its outstanding seafood, Patralis sits smack on the seafront in Kounoupitsa.
Bar in Spetses Town

Mourayo

You can come for the food, but be sure to stay for a sunset or late-night waterfront cocktail and dancing.