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Restaurants in Greece

Greece is just as famous for its food as it is for the sunshine, beautiful beaches and archaeological sites. When you are on holiday in Greece you should try and sample some of the delicious local cuisine and enjoy some of the unique tastes and flavours of Greece.

Restaurants and tavernas in Greece

The Mediterranean cuisine is rich in vitamins and proteins and is based mainly in Greek foods such as olive oil, feta cheese and numerous vegetables, that give the Greek cuisine a unique taste. The Greek climate is ideal for all of these foods, and also the lots of colorful fruits. Some of the unique Greek tastes that are unforgettable include ...

Main Dishes

Souvkali
Made from pork meat, tzatziki, tomato and onions

Mousakas
Obergines, potatoes, mince meat and besamel sauce

Pastitsio
Made of macaroni, mince meat, cheese and besamel sauce

Side Dishes

Tzatziki
Made of yogurt, cucumber, garlic, vinegar and olive oil

Skordalia
potatoes, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil

Taramousalata
cod roe, potatoes, lemon juice and olive oil

Stuffed Vegetables
tomatoes, peppers, courgettes stuffed with rice

Dolmades
vine leafs, stuffed with rice mix

Greek Salad
tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, onions, feta cheese, olives, oregano and olive oil

For the lovers of sea food you will find a lot of fresh fish, octopus and squid. All of the Greek food goes very well with Greek wine either white, roze, red, the traditional white wine (retsina), ouzo or tsipouro. After your meal enjoy Greek sweets like, baklava, milk pie, bougatsa, kataifi and many more. For those that prefer more natural tastes try Greek fruits like red water melon, yellow melon, pears, grapes, figs and many more.

There is so much variety to choose from with Greek cuisine, that you can always find something new and unique to sample. Many regions all over Greece serve traditional foods and meals that are unique to those particular regions, and cannot be found anywhere else. In this case, it is sometimes wise to try something new from the menu and experiment with the Greek tastes, instead of ordering something "safe", which you have already tried and know. Go on, be a little adventurous next time you are out dining.

Below you will some tavernas and restaurants that you can pay a visit to when you are on holiday in Greece.

Aiolos Restaurant - Mikro

Aiolos Restaurant

In the picturesque hamlet of Mikro close to Lafkos in Pelion, you can enjoy a nice meal and a drink at the Aiolos Restaurant which is located right next to the beautiful golden sandy beach.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 6947 832495
Web: www.aiolos-mikro.com



Aroma Ellados Restaurant - Athens

Aroma Ellados Restaurant

At the Aroma Ellados Restaurant in the district of Haidari in Athens, you can enjoy a fantastic selection of delicious Greek cuisine, as well as enjoy live music at the weekends.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 210 582 3090
Web: www.aromaellados.gr



Hrisi Akti Taverna - Mikro

Hrisi Akti Taverna

In beautiful surroundings on the famous sandy beach of Mikro in the Pelion region of Greece, you can have a lovely meal and admire the stunningly beautiful views towards the Aegean Sea.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 6976 443864
Web: www.hrisiakti.com



Lalibela Restaurant - Athens

Lalibela Restaurant

At the Lalibela Restaurant in Kipseli in Athens you can enjoy a huge selection of Ethiopian cuisine in a beautiful restaurant with authentic and friendly Ethiopian hospitality.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 210 8652 495
Web: www.lalibelarestaurant.gr



Pagasitikos Restaurant - Kala Nera

Pagasitikos Restaurant

You can enjoy a tasty and freshly prepared meal at the delightful Pagasitikos Restaurant, which is located right next to the sea in the Pelion village of Kala Nera and is open throughout the year.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 24230 22356
Web: www.pelion-pagasitikos.com



Paris Taverna - Kala Nera

Paris Taverna

If you are on holiday in popular coastal resort of Kala Nera in Pelion, then head over to the Paris Taverna, situated right next to the sea for a very tasty meal with their friendly service.

Tel: ( + 30 ) 24230 22356
Web: www.pariskalanera.gr




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