Restaurants in Greece

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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... Read More

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

For decades the hottest (and haute-est) Athenian restaurants were those serving foreign cuisine, from foie gras to sushi. When it opened in late 2005,... Read More

The balcony of the restaurant in the sleepy, boho town of Oia looks out onto the caldera’s edge. The cuisine (salmon tartare with lemon and green... Read More

The golden doorway of the converted captain’s house opens to views of the caldera and the sea. Grilled octopus dripping with olive oil and tomato... Read More

Set on an eight-acre property that dates to 1550, Argentikon serves Mediterranean and Greek cuisine that incorporates local seafood and produce from the... Read More

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... Read More

At dusk, make your way to Benetos, on the edge of Sapsila Bay, for fresh fish dishes such as grouper fillet with caramelized onions, and herb-crusted... Read More

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... Read More

Just a short walk from the Acropolis in the historic neighborhood of Plaka, this gourmet Greek restaurant is located in a restored Neoclassical house... Read More

There’s nothing between you and the sea at this open-air taverna. A bottle of the Amethystos red wine goes well with fresh seafood or the... Read More

The name, taken from the Orphic Hymns, means “one who loves inspiration,” and it’s easy to feel inspired on the roof garden of... Read More

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

A favorite with politicos and yachties who just step off their boats and onto its dock, Jimmy & the Fish offers exceptionally fresh and creative... Read More

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... Read More

Hidden along Aghios Sostic Beach on Mykonos, this rustic taverna with a white exterior shuns modern conveniences like a phone and electricity. Lunch,... Read More

At this casually chic whitewashed gem, on pedestrian-only Adrianou Street opposite the train tracks in front of the Thisseion temple, the menu changes... Read More

The owners of Mamacas were visionaries when, in 1998, they opened this neo-taverna in Gazi, the then troubled, now trendy gasworks district of Athens.... Read More

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

The whirl of passing mopeds only adds extra buzz to Mavrikos in Lindos. Many consider the food—grilled octopus and pine-nut-and-basil-topped... Read More

Located in the Hilton Athens hotel, Milos serves gourmet Mediterranean cuisine in a minimalist dining room. A large bay window admits plenty of natural... Read More

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

Santorini Island is home to this traditional, family-style Greek restaurant, run by the Tselios brothers, who started it in 1990 after their experience... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Set in the foothills of Mount Lycabettus, this casual eatery serves fresh seafood dishes from local celebrity chef Argiro Barbarigou. Inside, the... Read More

Part of the City Link shopping and entertainment complex, this globally influenced Mediterranean restaurant is popular with the city’s young... Read More

At the simple, family-run café above Pefkos Beach, the food—lots of Rhodian and organic ingredients—competes with the dramatic... Read More

Named after the little waterways that flow through the forested area near Arhangelos, the rustic restaurant serves traditional mezes and Greek staples... Read More

Owners Evelyn and George Hatziyanuakis put a creative twist on Greek cuisine, using unorthodox combinations, such as cuttlefish served atop homemade... Read More

Located at the colorful, art-inspired Semiramis hotel, this poolside restaurant serves Greek, European, and international cuisine in a vibrant dining... Read More

Inventive modern French food with a Greek twist earned Spondi its second Michelin star in 2008. The three-story Neoclassical restaurant serves dishes... Read More

Order chef-owner Tassia Dendrinou’s lobster spaghetti. Read More

Just a 15-minute walk from the Acropolis, this small, often crowded eatery is home to what many consider the best (and cheapest) souvlaki in the city.... Read More

Named for a sword dance where costumed locals reenact a fight between villagers and pirates during the Middle Ages, this family-run restaurant serves... Read More

Varoulko's reputation as one of the best seafood restaurants in Greece stems from the creativity of chef-owner Lefteris Lazarou, who changes his menu... Read More

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... Read More

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