With so many flavourful authentic Greek taverns and cafes lining Tingaki's beach, you'll have a hard time deciding where to eat for your next meal. The coastline is where the majority of restaurants are located, which means you can indulge in traditional Greek food while still looking out towards the beautiful coastline that holidays to Kos are known for. The best restaurants in Tingaki are all local Greek spots, but many of these joints cater towards visitors and have a large variety of different country's cuisines on their menu.
This little restaurant serves up authentic Greek and Mediterranean meals alongside a huge array of international favourites. No matter what you fancy you'll be able to find something at Esperos from Italian, British, Indian and even Thai options. Located opposite the beach you can choose from favourites like burgers, pasta and curry while you watch the world go by.
Plori is a Greek family restaurant right on the beach front specialising in seafood delights. Some of the most popular dishes are sea bass, sword fish, prawns and grilled tuna steaks. But if you'd rather have something besides seafood, Plori also has a selection of Greek meats such as lamb slouvaki – grilled meat and vegetable skewers.
The friendly restaurant Ikaros is the spot to visit for fresh, traditional Greek food. All the dishes are beautifully prepared and made from local ingredients. The menu offers scrumptious starters like Yahouti, a beetroot yogurt and garlic mix, and mains including moussaka, souvlaki, prawns, sardines with chips and slow cooked lamb kleftiko.
Another family-run restaurant, this establishment does it all – from Greek cuisine and Indian curries to Italian pizzas. Make sure you're hungry as Sagittarius dishes up huge portions as well as epic ice cream sundaes for dessert.
You'll have to venture off the beaten track to find this tavern, which creates lip-smacking authentic Greek food, but it's worth it. The outside terrace is covered with romantic vines and an ideal spot for couples looking for a little privacy. Grilled halloumi with honey and sesame seeds is often ordered by the locals and paired with wine made on site.
Right across from the beach and offering spectacular views of the seaside, islands and mountain villages is the Greek restaurant Alikes. Their upper, open-air dining area is a great place to take in the surroundings as you try their lamb chops, stifado beef stew, steak or slouvaki.
This modern restaurant is decorated with minimalist furniture and has a bright, spacious interior. It's best to arrive early or make reservations as this place fills up quickly. Large glasses of fruity, sweet cocktails are Meni's speciality.
With a funky atmosphere and relaxed vibe you can unwind at this beach bar out of the sun and try some western specialities like a full English breakfast, burgers, crepes and pasta.
It's all about the mezze style platters at 7 Dayz Mamas Cooking. The traditional Greek mezze menu of appetiser dishes has choices including cabbage rolls, calamari, garlic mashed potatoes and Greek salad. Complimentary bread and dips are also included.
Named after the town itself, this restaurant is located directly on the seafront and offers scrumptious Greek cuisine. Grilled octopus and sea bream come with flavourful roast potatoes and salads. They also serve full English breakfasts for anyone needing a little home comfort during Greece holidays.