Best Places to Eat in Skiathos

Best Places to eat in Skiathos

As you would expect, Skiathos has a lot of cafes and fast food shops. But surprisingly, it also has some very good restaurants.

On the road to the airport is Taverna Agnadio which serves great traditional Greek/Mediterranean dishes. Try the lamb kleftiko or their dentex stifado.

Away from the crowds is Marmita a restaurant that is high on the locals’ choice list. It’s imaginative gastronomy in discreet surroundings with very reasonable prices.

1. Bakaliko

From humble family tavernas to gourmet restaurants and sundrenched waterfront locations, Skiathos offers an array of eateries that showcase the very best of Greek cuisine. Many of these restaurants also feature a range of contemporary international options.

One of the most popular restaurant choices is Bakaliko, a family taverna open throughout the year that is beloved by locals and people who return to Skiathos year after year. Its combination of very tasty food, fast service and warm hospitality create a very nice atmosphere right by the sea.

Located at the town crossroads of Miaouli and Evangelistrias Street, Taverna Marmita is another taverna that is a favourite among visitors and locals alike. This charming garden restaurant serves up authentic Greek meals such as Kouneli Stifado (Rabbit Stew) and Lamb Kleftiko. Its decor is a little more upmarket than most other tavernas but it still offers affordable prices.

2. Kabourelias Ouzeri

Located in the north of Skiathos, this restaurant offers traditional dishes with a modern twist. Its appetizers include feta cheese wrapped in fyllo pastry and Kolokihtokeftedes as well as fish based starters such as sea bass ceviche with local rock samphire, cherry tomatoes and fava bean puree.

The taverna is usually packed with locals, so you can be sure of good food and friendly service. Make sure to try the seafood mezzes and a plate of crispy courgette chips. If you have a chance, don’t miss the dentex’stifado’.

The largest and most popular beach on the island, Koukounaries is also known as ‘The Golden Beach’. It has a huge sandy beach, green pine trees and clear blue waters. There are plenty of cafes and tavernas as well as sunbed-rental facilities and water sports. The beach is also close to Skiathos town and can get very busy during high season. It’s worth visiting however to see the beautiful scenery and the old monastery.

3. BU

BU is a restaurant in the city of Skiathos that serves delicious Greek cuisine with a twist. It is in a beautiful setting and has great service. It is a must-try restaurant for all those who love good food and want to try something different.

The town of Skiathos has a great selection of restaurants, ranging from traditional to contemporary international options. You can eat affordable meals at family-run tavernas or splash out on fresh fish with sea views in a waterfront bar.

Skiathos is a green island, filled with pine trees and pine-scented air. Forest trails wind across the interior while sandy beaches dot the coast. Evangelistria Monastery is a must for history buffs and there are also the ruins of Kastro, the old castle.

4. Nami

For a different type of cuisine, try Nami, which is the only’street food’ outlet on the island. It offers a wide range of options including Bao Buns and Falafel. Its owners are Greek and the restaurant has a very warm atmosphere. The restaurant is located on the street that runs parallel to Papadiamantis.

Dining out on Skiathos is an enjoyable experience, with a wide variety of choices, including upscale hotel restaurants by the pool and family taverns on the beach. Many offer spectacular sea views and delicious seafood.

On the steps overlooking Skiathos town, Lo & La is an Italian restaurant that has become one of the best places to eat in Skiathos. The menu combines pure Mediterranean ingredients with inspirations from other countries. Be sure to finish your meal with the traditional Skiathos honey balls, served with vanilla ice cream. Those craving meat will love the rack of lamb – its pistachio crust adds a delightful flavor to a succulent cut that falls off the bone without the need for a knife.