12 places to try Greek food in Lesbos

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12 Places To Have A Romantic Dinner In Lesbos
Lesbos has some spectacular restaurants offering a romantic evening of fine food, wine and music, plus the sunsets are some of the most beautiful in all of Greece – what more could you ask for?

1. Omega Restaurant & Bar, Anaxos
Omega has delightful outdoor seating surrounded by plants, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. If you’re after the kind of place you can take your time and savour some spicy Greek and Mexican meze platters, you’re in the right place.

 

Mexican mezeMexican meze

2. Caprice Kitchen Bar, Skala Kallonis
Caprice Kitchen Bar is set on a stunning candlelit terrace with picturesque sea views. Try the Chicken al Ouzo for a Greek twist on a classic dish. This stylish restaurant is a little more expensive than other nearby places but worth every penny.

3. Anaxos Bar & Restaurant, Anaxos
Situated in a charming hotel, this friendly and laid-back restaurant offers a varied menu with traditional Greek dishes alongside English, Italian and Indian. Try the traditional Greek dolmades, but make sure you leave room for a main, they’re delicious and filling!

Greek dolmades

Greek dolmades

4. Restaurant Thalassa, Petra
Situated on the beach in Petra, this charming restaurant is popular with tourists and locals alike. The stuffed calamari is delicious and the lobster spaghetti is seriously indulgent.

Stuffed calamari

Stuffed calamari

5. Sarandos Restaurant-Cafe Bar, Anaxos
Sarandos is a family-run Greek taverna within walking distance of the beach. Sit in the charming outdoor area and enjoy some local live music and dancing. The menu is varied and the Lamb Kleftico is succulent.

Lamb Kleftico

Lamb Kleftico

6. Vafios Taverna, Molyvos
Take a scenic drive up in the mountains to Vafios Taverna. This magical restaurant has a stunning outdoor courtyard set under the olive trees, perfect for a romantic candlelit dinner by sunset. Vafios specialises in local produce cooked in gourmet style, with meat dishes like lamb that just melt off the bone.

7. Casa de Athena, Anaxos
Casa de Athena has charming tables sat directly on the beach, perfect for enjoying an afternoon lunch as you sink your toes into the sand. Serving top class burgers, pizzas and Greek salads, you can even get free use of the sun loungers after your meal.

Greek Pizza

Greek Pizza

8. The Women’s Co-Operative, Petra
Run by the lovely ladies of the women’s cooperative, this restaurant boasts some of the best views in Lesbos. Enjoy homemade Greek cuisine such as youvetsi out on the delightful balcony while you take in incredible views of the local church and stunning sunsets.

Youvetsi

Youvetsi

9. Tropicana, Molyvos
Tropicana has a lovely, outdoor cobbled courtyard, ideal for enjoying a warm evening’s meal sat under the trees. Delicious, locally sourced seafood combines with an authentic Greek atmosphere for a romantic evening. The calamari here is tender and the lamb with prunes is full of flavour.

10. Restaurant Christos, Petra
At Restaurant Christos you can choose to sit on the leafy terrace or directly on the beach. The menu offers traditional Greek sardines and other fresh seafood, alongside local beer and wine.

12 places to have a romantic dinner in Lesbos

12 places to have a romantic dinner in Lesbos

11. Cavo d’Oro, Sigri Harbour
Try some Italian and Greek food like traditional feta fried in honey and sesame, or succulent pasta dishes. Leave room for a homemade dessert though, they’re truly indulgent! Greek music and dancing give a wonderful atmosphere to accompany a delicious meal.

12. OE Eatery, Petra
This Scandinavian fusion restaurant gives something a little different while still offering those fantastic views of the sea that Lesbos is famous for. Though a little pricier than some of the other entries on this list, OE Eatery is well worth it. The food is exquisite, all organic and locally grown. Try the Danish apple cake for a sweet treat to finish.

Danish apple cake

Danish apple cake

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