Restaurants in Greece

For people-watching, it’s hard to beat this taverna overlooking the old seaport of Mykonos. The covered terrace serves as the main dining area and is held up by ancient, Greek marble columns taken from the sacred island of Delos.

Scientists have yet to discover if it’s possible to get tired of Greek food.

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.

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.

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.

Located in the Hilton Athens hotel, Milos serves gourmet Mediterranean cuisine in a minimalist dining room. A large bay window admits plenty of natural light into the high-ceilinged space, which is decorated with marble floors and vases of sunflowers.

Named after the little waterways that flow through the forested area near Arhangelos, the rustic restaurant serves traditional mezes and Greek staples—such as moussaka and meatballs—under a pine-tree canopy in the island’s interior.

Just a short walk from the Acropolis in the historic neighborhood of Plaka, this gourmet Greek restaurant is located in a restored Neoclassical house dating from the 1830's.

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

Open since 1957, this journalist’s haunt was the first “bar” in Athens that “nice” ladies could frequent without being mistaken for working girls.

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

Cretan seafood, plucked straight from the water and served in a lush outdoor park.