A guide to the best restaurants in Amoudara

Amoudara has a wide choice of dishes on offer ranging from typical Greek fare and tasty Cretan specialities to recipe ideas from further afield. Whether you want to enjoy your meal sitting at a beachside taverna, washed down with a stylish cocktail, or you prefer taking your pick of the many family-friendly restaurants on Andreas Papandreou street, there is plenty of choice in Amoudara.

Family friendly at Uncle George's restaraunt

The Greek tasting plate at Uncle George’s is one of the best ways to come to grips with the local cuisine. You should also order a glass of raki at the same time to embrace the true Greek spirit of your holidays to Greece. Children are welcome and the restaurant opens for breakfast and extends its hospitality into the night.

Authentic Cretan welcome at Kritiki Spiti restaurant

Lovers of Cretan food will enjoy the range of dishes at Kritiki Spiti. Rabbit and goat are on the menu as well as local breads and cheeses. Competitive prices also help ensure the popularity of this restaurant.

Beachside welcome at Lotos Tavern restaraunt

With its open terrace facing the sea and a slide and swings in the garden, Lotos Tavern is especially welcoming to those travelling with their families. Try out the snails or selection of seafood. Complete with its own bread oven the food at Lotos is always fresh and tasty.

Wi-Fi, TV and free fruit at Aris Katerina restaurant

Aris Katerina has fantastic gyros, a good selection of local dishes as well as the added delights of free Wi-Fi and TV. Close to the sea, it welcomes families with children. With competitive prices as well as the occasional plate of free fruit, this restaurant has a lot to offer.

Varied menu at Kivotos Tis Gefsis restaurant

Octopus, bean soup and other local specialties all star on the Kivotos Tis Gefsis menu, together with fresh fruit supplied courtesy of the proprietor’s local village. Souvlaki, Savanaki and all the usual Greek favourites also feature as well as some delicious ice cream to complete your meal.

Tasty soups at Mousses restaurant

Your Greek island holiday wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Mousses. As well as delicious soups, tomato and fish, Mousses also has a takeaway service which is a fantastic resource if you want to eat on the beach or take food on a country walk. However, live music adds to the pleasure of a meal eaten at this restaurant.

Treats and celebrations at Thalassini

An excellent venue for celebrations, Thalassini offers wonderful cakes and free shots if enjoying a birthday party here. Stay until late and you can enjoy Greek music and Greek dancing. If the mood takes you, you can always join in.

Wonderful choice of wine at Maxim restaurant

Cretan wines feature at Maxim restaurant as well as a wide range of tasty local specialities. International and Mediterranean delicacies can also be found on the menu. Those on a budget will relish the moderate prices and delicious food and drink at this restaurant.

Ice cream feast at Petousis restaurant

A fantastic open spit dominates Petousis, as well as an ancient gilded cash register and a wonderfully-tatty manual typewriter. After admiring these attractions, it’s time to get down to eating. Look out for generous portions, savour the freshly grilled meat and luxuriate in the ice cream feast to your heart’s content.

Food until late at Taverna Erotokritos

This wonderful restaurant is open until late and is also accessible all the year around. With its selection of salads and other dishes, plus its views of the mountains, this an awesome place to enjoy a mezze and indulge in your free ice cream and cake.