A guide to the best restaurants in Almyrida
Almyrida has a reputation for the quality and variety of its restaurants, catering for all tastes and budgets – perfect for everyone on holidays to Greece. You don’t simply have to enjoy the local flavours – though these are well worth sampling. Many of the beachside restaurants stay open late, so you can enjoy the sound of the waves as an accompaniment to your meal. Try the souvlaki to be found in most bars and restaurants or, for something a bit different, then sample the local cheese pies, tiripota.
Service with style at Psaros
Sampling fresh fresh is almost obligatory when visiting Psaros. With its ocean views, reputation for great service and its fantastic fish-filled menu, this restaurant will tempt any seafood lover. Sea urchin is just one of the chef’s specialities.
Cretan cuisine at Alkyone
Alkyone offers a great selection of Cretan wines and food. The produce is all locally sourced and the menu will give you a unique taste of traditional Cretan cuisine. More upmarket than some of the other Almyrida restaurants, Alkyone is a fantastic place for a celebration.
Spectacular view from the roof garden at Thea Roof Garden Restaurant
Set on top of the Almyrida Residence hotel, this restaurant offers a mixture of cuisines, cocktails and wonderful service. There’s a buffet at lunchtime with a more formal a la carte menu for the evening. You can sample international gourmet delights while listening to live music here.
Wood burning stove and varied menu at Erotokritos
Erotokritos serves pizzas straight from the stove as well as mezzes, dolmades, and a selection of fish dishes and salads. This restaurant also has carafes of select local house wine and is a relaxing place to unwind.
Italian fare at Pizza and Pasta
Pizza and Pasta is great for those on a budget but looking for tasty and familiar meals. The portions are generous and this restaurant is fantastic for children of all ages. Don’t expect gourmet fine dining but rest assured that the food is tasty – and affordable.
Snacks galore at Atlantis
When looking for a tasty snack, Atlantis fits the bill. Delicious waffles and a wide range of salads are on the menu. Or you can simply relax with a cool beer and enjoy the view as Atlantis is famous for its relaxed atmosphere.
Fresh delicacies at Dmitri's
Sit on the restaurant’s shaded terrace and be prepared to enjoy the very best of local produce. Dmitri’s has its own farm so the quality of the food is guaranteed. Try the mezze and you get to enjoy a fantastic selection of regional delights.
Stuffed peppers at Lagos Taverna
Situated right on Almyrida beach, this family-run restaurant is a firm favourite for those with children visiting the region on Greece holidays. They have an extensive home-cooked menu, with a favourite being the delicious local delicacy, stuffed peppers with cheese, Piperies me Tyri. Enjoy the fantastic setting while you eat with views right across the bay. After-hours dining is also on offer.
The ultimate in fresh fish at Ormofo Cafe
Ormofo’s owner catches fish himself for the menu from the restaurant’s veranda, which gives wonderful views out across the beach. This restaurant is great for parents who want to keep a watchful eye on their kids while enjoying a tasty lunch.
Chocolate cake with a view at Makis Restaurant
This beachfront restaurant will help you unwind and has an extensive menu offering Greek specialities, as well as burgers and other options. Service is first class, and Makis is famous for its complimentary chocolate cake. This alone makes it great for families with children.