Mykonos, Santorini + the Aegean Cyclades Islands

Restaurants in Mykonos, Santorini + the Aegean Cyclades Islands

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Mykonos Santorini the Aegean Cyclades Islands restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Mykonos Santorini the Aegean Cyclades Islands restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Mykonos Santorini the Aegean Cyclades Islands to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Mykonos Santorini the Aegean Cyclades Islands restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Mykonos Santorini the Aegean Cyclades Islands.

Named for a sword dance where costumed locals reenact a fight between villagers and pirates during the Middle Ages, this family-run restaurant serves traditional, home-cooked Greek food and a few Turkish specialties.

O Kambos is a small, family-run Greek tavern located on the main road out of Chios. Inside, the scent of the valley’s famous citrus orchards mingle with the smells of homemade local specialties, such as mastelo (fried grilled cheese), eggplant tempura, and a variety of fresh seafood.

Set on an eight-acre property that dates to 1550, Argentikon serves Mediterranean and Greek cuisine that incorporates local seafood and produce from the grounds. This hotel restaurant's orange trees yield fruit for freshly squeezed juices and the breakfast marmalade.

On an island that’s renowned for its glitzy nightlife scene, Astra stands out as one of the hottest clubs in the city. During the day, it’s a quiet lounge housed in a traditional, whitewashed cottage.

The only luxury restaurant in Andros, Cabo Del Mar doubles as a bar and the view is second to none, overlooking the pristine blue Aegean Sea from a wraparound wooden deck, all surrounded by tropical foliage.

Protected from winds inside a deeply cut bay on the north coast of Mykonos, Panormos Beach also sports a seaside restaurant that works hard to blend into the environment with camouflage netting above, a sand floor below, and potted Mediterranean plants and palm trees between tables.

Open for more than 200 years, Xeri Elia (Dry Olive) is touted as Hydra’s oldest tavern. The restaurant is known for its fresh seafood, such as local fish baked in tomato and onion, as well as authentic Greek dishes like gemista (peppers and tomatoes stuffed with wild rice and herbs).

This Nobu outpost serves black cod with a miso glaze, and other Japanese-inflected dishes late into the night.

For socialites, this restaurant on Mykonos’ ritzy Psarou Beach is a must-go destination with a formal dining area, outdoor cafe, and beach club.

This grocery that turns into a restaurant at night is the place for a home-cooked meal.

Take a quick tour of the ornate furnishings at this 1845 mansion and then head up to the rooftop garden for simple Greek dishes: grilled grouper with sun-dried tomatoes and lamb chops served with rosemary, mint, and green applesauce.