Eating Out 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.
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 ...
Made from pork meat, tzatziki, tomato and onions
Obergines, potatoes, mince meat and besamel sauce
Made of macaroni, mince meat, cheese and besamel sauce
Made of yogurt, cucumber, garlic, vinegar and olive oil
potatoes, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil
cod roe, potatoes, lemon juice and olive oil
tomatoes, peppers, courgettes stuffed with rice
vine leafs, stuffed with rice mix
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.
Lalibela Restaurant - Athens
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
Pagasitikos Restaurant - Kala Nera
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