Get ready to explore the flourishing culinary scene of Greece and discover the best restaurants in Greece and the Greek islands!

The truth is that dining is a special ritual in Greece. There is a variety of taverns and restaurants in Greece to enjoy hearty meals with your family and friends all year round. You’ll find traditional taverns everywhere in Greece, from rural villages to coastal towns and from isolated islands to bustling city centers.

Traditionally decorated with wooden tables and having a view to the sea or the natural surroundings, Greece taverns offer luscious homemade dishes, made of fresh first ingredients and, of course, high-quality locally produced wine. When in these taverns, do not miss the chance to taste retsina and Greek beer.

Apart from traditional taverns, in Greece you’ll also find many exceptional restaurants that serve both Greek and Mediterranean dishes. From gourmet to ethnic restaurants and from high-end to budget-friendly restaurants, Greece has a great variety of restaurants for all tastes!

Discover below the best restaurants in Greece and the Greek islands. You can also select a specific destination and see all the available restaurants in it! You will find below the best restaurants in Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Skiathos, Rhodes, Kos, Zakynthos, Corfu, Kefalonia, Lefkada and more.

What are the best Restaurants in Greece? We have hand-picked the best 1201 ones and marked our favorite with a ❤. Some restaurants propose online reservations! Just click on .

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Merlot

Wine Bar $$-$$$
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Merlot Cocktail and Wine Bar provides upmarket wine bottles paired with a fine dining experience, as well as tasteful cocktail mixes, breakfast meals, snacks, desserts, and themed nights!
Limenas, Thassos
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Akti

Mediterranean $$-$$$
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The fresh seafood is accompanied in the menu with a tasteful selection of pasta, risotto, the traditional fish soup and the classic summer "mezedes", blended with local products, like the "Chlori" cheese, "Pougia", rusks from the local bakery, spices and herbs.
Pera Gialos, Astypalea
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Alaloum

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Alaloum is considered the go-to Greek restaurant in Nafplion, and yet the atmosphere remains modest and relaxed. The menu consists of a large selection of traditional Greek Mediterranean foods, often updated with a creative twist, and the portions are generous.
Town, Nafplion
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Amethystos

Greek Traditional $$
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Amethystos restaurant is situated in Olympi village in Chios. Its rich, full of fantasy menu consists of various traditional, yet twisted Greek dishes, like eggplant rolls filled with local mastelo cheese. All the delicious meals are cooked with the finest, local ingredients and satisfy even the ...
Olympi, Chios
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Anargyros

Mediterranean Greek Contemporary $$-$$$
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Greek cuisine with modern techniques, top quality ingredients and a selected wine list, for an unforgettable cycladic gastronomic experience.
Town, Antiparos
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Apagio

Mediterranean $$
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Apagio is a family tavern, offering fresh fish caught by them every day. Situated on the harbor front, with a beautiful view of the sea and the Peloponnese to gaze whilst eating and drinking.
Town, Poros
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Artisti della pasta

Italian $$
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Artisti della pasta is situated in Vathy, at a very beautiful location on the waterfront, overlooking the mesmerizing Ionian sea. Elegantly decorated, with a cozy atmosphere, Artisti della pasta is an ideal place for a special meal.
Vathy, Meganisi
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Asimenos

Mediterranean $$-$$$
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Since 2007 and until today, in the area of Aspous, it offers unique seafood flavors straight from a small fishing boat of the business. Fresh fish cooked in special ways daily; lobster with spaghetti, steamed mussels, shrimps, crayfish and many other Skyrian traditional dishes.
Aspous, Skyros
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Astrofegia

Mediterranean $$
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Outdoor seating under a magnificent grapevine, situated in the courtyard of a traditional stone-built island house with outstanding sea view.
Chora, Alonissos
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Auvergne Cafe - Restaurant

Mediterranean $$
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A dinner in the Bistrot de l'Auberge is not only the pleasure of exquisite food, but it is also the magic ambiance of the festive old years.
Town, Rhodes
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Avli

Greek Contemporary $$$
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Avli is a boutique hotel, member of historical hotels of Europe, located in the center of the Old Town of Rethymnon, Crete. The 15th-century historical building houses also a restaurant. 
Town, Rethymno
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Avli Restaurant

Mediterranean $$
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Avli has been the first restaurant on the island of Zakynthos to offer modern, innovative, local dishes with fresh, organic ingredients for vegans and gluten-free fans. Avli, tucked in one of the back alleys in Zakynthos town, is an excellent place for a tasty, healthy meal. For meat eaters, Avli ...
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
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Barozzi

Mediterranean Greek Cocktails Contemporary $$$
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Barozzi is a gourmet restaurant and cocktail bar located in central Naxos Town and housed in a renovated 1930s building, creating a unique environment. It offers Mediterranean and Greek cuisine, pairing traditional flavors with creative, modern platings. Both the dishes and many drinks are prepared ...
Town, Naxos
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Basilikos

Mediterranean $$-$$$
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Since 2017, Basilikos Restaurant is located in the town of Skiathos offering authentic Mediterranean flavors. Basilikos is open every day from 18:00 to 00:30 and it has hearty portions of food using high-quality products, friendly staff, and decent service. It has received very good reviews from its ...
Town, Skiathos
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Benetos

Mediterranean $$
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Benetos restaurant has been operating since 1997 in Sapsila, a stunning location in Patmos. It is an excellent choice for a romantic dinner by the sea. From its beautiful veranda, you can admire the view of the Aegean sea, which enchants everyone.
Sapsila, Patmos
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Blue Bamboo Serifos

Thai $$-$$$
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Authentic Thai Restaurant in an exotic jazzy garden in Livadi of Serifos. Specialized in spicy food, cocktails and rare varieties of wine.
Livadi, Serifos
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Chartino Karavi

Mediterranean $$
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Set under a beautiful and old bougainvillea tree commanding the tiny whitewashed street at the storefront of the restaurant, Chartino Karavi is an immediate win. The owners, reserved yet welcoming, greet guests as their friends and the soft jazz playing can only give more welcoming vibes. 
Driopida, Kythnos
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Chromata

Mediterranean $$
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Running from December 2008, reviving an old and renowned traditional tavern of 1936, Chromata restaurant has become a whole new experience for the area of Mystras.
Pikoulianika, Mystras
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Crios

Beach Bar Mediterranean $$-$$$
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Crios Beach Bar & Restaurant is a luxurious establishment that combines a sleek design with the natural beauty of Paros. Its visitors can try palatable dishes, high-quality wines, and refreshing cocktails.
Krios, Paros
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Deli

Mediterranean $$
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Deli's cuisine is pure Greek, despite the inclusion of some surprising elements. The menu features seafood and locally-reared meat, dishes of exquisite greek salads of fresh vegetables and cheese.The restaurant has a full list of wines, rare beers, distillates and champagnes. Desserts are homemade ...
Chora, Schinoussa
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Dipnosofistis

Greek Greek Grill $$
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The Dipnosofistis Restaurant Bar has been operating since 1992 on the old road that leads to Mylopotamos beach, at the heart of east Pelion inside a luscious estate covered with fruit trees and plants.
Tsagarada, Pelion

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