Visiting Greece as a holiday destination is a once-in-a-lifetime journey with many perspectives. Especially, if we talk about eating and drinking in Greece, then it is a divine art!
Greece is a blessed country with so many assets, the sun, the climate, the endless sea, the mountains, the flora, not to mention the fertile soils. All these factors offer generously unique products and a variety of flavors that you have never tasted before!
Every region of Greece, either the mainland or the islands, have their traditions while producing excellent local products and flavors. In the mountainous regions such as Macedonia, Epirus, and the Peloponnese, dishes such as game meat, handmade pies, mainly savory (spinach pie, cheese pie, etc.), are the main elements of their diet. On the other hand, the islands are of course famous for their fresh seafood and fish. Not to mention the famous Cretan cuisine with the unique cheese varieties, fresh fish, virgin oil, and local dishes like Dakos, Sarikopitakia, Kalitsounia, and Chochlioi.
So, whatever region of Greece you are going to visit, do not miss the opportunity to dine at the restaurants of each place and try the local delicacies. We suggest you eat and drink like a local in order to live the whole experience of your trip. Throughout Greece, there are excellent restaurants with both local and Mediterranean cuisine, but of course with international cuisine as well.
The warm Greek sun, the deep blue of the sea, and all these delightful dishes will leave you with a permanent happy smile! Food for the Greeks is a way of life. Enjoy every bite! Experience how to eat and drink like a local in Greece and rejoice with your heart!
Whether you want to dine in an expensive restaurant, or you prefer a traditional tavern or even breakfast or brunch by the sea, here you will find everything you are looking for! Check our full list of restaurants or browse our site! Enjoy!