A guide to the best restaurants in Perissa

There are so many wonderful places to eat during holidays to Greece, and this idyllic beach resort is no exception. With an abundance of fish restaurants, traditional tavernas and cafe bars, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Most of the best spots are on the main road bordering the long stretch of black sand beach, offering great views of the ocean and magnificent mountain of Mesa Vouno.

All aboard The Magic Bus

There is definitely something very magical about this restaurant. The wooden shack is decorated with cosy sofas and drapes, and the soft lighting offers a chilled out vibe. Run by brothers Nikos and Kristos, the hospitality is outstanding and the menu varied. Expect flavours typical of Greece holidays, alongside pasta dishes and burgers. Ice cold beer and freshly-made smoothies are a given.

Huge portions and home cooked at Grandma's Recipes

Grandma’s Recipes is the perfect place for a quick lunch or post cocktail late-night dinner, offering good, honest Greek fast food at fantastic prices. The gyros at Grandma’s are phenomenal, and at 30cm long, you won’t be going hungry.

Veggie friendly cuisine at Tranquilo

Colourful and stylish, Tranquilo is a relaxed bar and restaurant with a chilled-out vibe. With a focus on vegetarian food, you’ll find the odd chicken dish in amongst this inventive, fresh, locally-sourced menu. In the evenings expect great live music and the occasional bonfire outside.

Be welcomed with open arms at Poseiden

Poseidon is the kind of restaurant that never fails to please. Offering great value and quality, the restaurant presents an extensive menu including Greek, pizza and fresh seafood. The staff at Poseidon provide a friendly and inviting atmosphere, routinely offering complimentary drinks and ice cream to their loyal guests.

Catch of the day at Fratzeskos Fish Tavern

After making your selection at the counter which is filled with the days catch, the friendly and knowledgeable staff at the tavern will quote you a price based on the seafoods weight and cook it to perfection. Located on the beach front, Fratzeskos also offers a selection of Greek and vegetarian dishes.

Captivating service at Noma Kuzina Mediterra

One of the top-rated restaurants among those enjoying Santorini holidays, Noma Kuzina Mediterra specialises in Mediterranean and seafood dishes. The food and service are both authentic and gorgeous, showcasing everything a Greek restaurant should be.

Fresh and homemade delicacies at Apollon Restaurant

Located along the bustling beach front, Apollon stands as one of the best in the area. Offering a wide range of dishes including fresh seafood, Santorini salads and mixed grills, everything from the bread to the sauces is made in house using unprocessed, high-quality ingredients.

A taste of Italy at Cyclades Tavern Restaurant

The Italian owner does his upmost to make his guests feel welcome and at home in his establishment, promising you a superb dining experience. Using only fresh produce, Cyclades Tavern offers a large pizza and spaghetti menu as well as traditional Greek options.

Fantastic beach views at The Volcano Restaurant

With the ocean caressing your senses as you dine in this popular, family run restaurant facing onto the beach, the staff at The Volcano Restaurant will welcome you with their warm hospitality. Expect great value traditional Greek and seafood dishes and amazing views.

Neuvo-Greek at Ntomatini

Located in the heart of Perissa‘s beach front, Ntomatini offers a mix of traditional and modern Greek cuisine at its finest. The menu is sophisticated and well-presented, complimented by a rich wine list featuring impressive, locally-produced house wines.