Food is an important part of every journey and Greece is one of the countries that focuses not just on taste but health as well. Studies have shown that a Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest, because of the high usage of fruits, vegetables, grains and olive oil. It is no wonder then that people who visit Greece fall in love with not just the beautiful locales but also the delicious Greek food that can be found there.
From gourmet spreads to street food, Greece offers a variety of cuisines that satisfy even the most discerning taste buds. From tavernas with their grilled meats and salads to the ouzeries where you can eat small portions of food (meze) with ouzo, the options are endless. Apart from food, there’s also a vibrant coffee culture here with plenty of kafenias where you can get coffee, ouzo and even beer. Of course, if you’re wondering what to eat in Greece, you must simply try the delicious gyros and souvlaki that is available on the streets. Here’s a list of some of the well-known restaurants in Greece.
This Athens eatery offers delicious traditional food from all over the islands. They focus on serving a seasonal menu. One of the things to try here is the tis oras, which is grilled meat that is cooked to to perfection on order.
Don’t think too much about where to eat in Greece when you’re in the vicinity of Marathonitis Taverna. This Athens restaurant brings authentic Greek food to the fore, serving delicious lamb chops along with homemade wine.
A lively and friendly restaurant, this is one of the restaurants in Greece where you can enjoy dishes such as soutzoukakia or even aubergines with feta. The décor is quite eclectic and has a distinctive cinematic vibe.
The Greeks’ love of fish is well-known. At Yperokeanio, the atmosphere is fun, and the fish are always fresh. There’s octopus and grilled sardines on the menu, which you can enjoy in this charming nautical themed restaurant.
If you’re looking for places to eat in Greece that are unfussy but delicious, head to Epirus Tavern which is right in the middle of Athens’ central market. This busy restaurant serves soups, meatballs, pasta which will compel you to come back for more.
If you’re already salivating about the delicious meals that you will get to enjoy in Greece, hurry up and check the SOTC website for the perfect Greece tour packages so you can come here right away!