The Greek Island of Santorini’s unusually dry, volcanic soil is surprisingly fertile – consequently, has produced many of the distinctive and delicious food options in the world. In addition to the stunning scenery and distinctive whitewashed architecture and renowned warm hospitality, food is among many of the most convincing motives to visit Santorini. The island is brimming with unmarked gyros stand, intimate, family-run tavernas, and fine dining restaurants with stunning panoramas of the caldera. Without further delay, here’s our top pick of best restaurants in Santorini.
Argo is among the top alternatives for tourists visiting Fira the capital city of Santorini, with its large open-air location that offers scenic panoramic views of the caldera, Argo is a perfect place for a memorable sunset meal. It’s also a perfect spot for eco-conscious people since Argo has an environmentally sustainable kitchen. The menu is enticing with a wide selection of Greek and international dishes cooked with local and fresh ingredients that take the diner on a culinary tour throughout the globe’.
Situated in an authentic captain’s house from 1845, this restaurant is the ideal spot for those looking to experience Santorini’s romantic spirit. Still preserving the original colors, furnishings, and even the captain’s travel chest made of wood, 1800 offers a memorable escape. The most well-known restaurants in Oia, a small but historical village situated on the northern coast of the island, 1800 offers delicious Mediterranean dishes and a stunning panoramic view of the Aegean Sea from the roof terrace. The menu in 1800 is enhanced with a carefully selected Greek wines selection.
The first sushi bar located in Santorini, this restaurant is a must-visit place for anyone with a craving for fresh Hamachi and hot sake, while relaxing in the lively town of Firostefani. It was opened in 2008, the Ginger Sushi is proud of the use of fresh ingredients, creative cuisine, and individual flavor. The menu includes sushi, rolls that are customized chopsticks, wasabi, chopsticks, and even ginger. This restaurant also offers a specially designed tasting menu that was designed to meet the most seasoned culinary foodies.
Atlantis Island is the ideal choice for those who appreciate elegant service and tasty dishes while enjoying a breathtaking stunning view of the blue ocean at one of the gorgeous beaches in Santorini. The restaurant permits its guests to select two farms in the area for the ingredients they use for their favorite recipes. The focus is on Mediterranean cuisine, the menu changes every year. The one thing that remains constant is the ample supply of natural local ingredients, such as tomatoes, fava beans as well as white and red eggplant.
The Santorini list of top cultural eateries is not complete without a sun-soaked beach location. Our choice would be Aegialos situated just a few steps away from Fira which is accessible by boat, car, or foot. The design is nautical with an inflatable boat that can be used as a sofa and fishing nets, with a plethora of blue and green hues, this small beach restaurant delivers its guests an unforgettable Santorini experience. Highly popular among tourists, Aegialos serves local cuisine that is made with only fresh ingredients grown on the island. It also serves various recipes for fish and seafood.