Kefalonia - Food

It is more than certain that the local cuisine of Kefalonia will make your food 'experience', during your stay on the island, very special. Pure ingredients, traditional flavors, in combination with the Kefalonian hospitality and the love of the locals for the art of cooking, but also of serving their guests, are all undeniable guarantees for your pleasure.

Tasteful restaurants, with a beautiful ambiance that goes with their special food, to be found throughout the whole island, on the shore or in tidy little gardens and backyards. On the shores of Sami and Fiskardo you will find a multitude of small taverns with colorful chairs, that are packed day and night. Mezedopoleia and ouzeri (taverns that serve mezes with ouzo or tsipouro), for delicious food accompanied with ouzo, tsipouro or a cold beer, not to mention the special local wine, robola, that goes with every dish.

Wherever you choose to eat on Kefalonia, you have to ask for the traditional meat pie, and you cannot leave the island without trying the mandoles, the traditional dessert that you will find in bakeries and patisseries everywhere on the island, among delicious cakes and fresh, traditional bread.

  • Chinese Dragon Restaurant

    Chinese Dragon Restaurant on Vallianos Square in Argostoli, Kefalonia, will transfer you to the delights of the Far East cuisine!

  • Nicolas Taverna

    Traditional dishes made with fresh local goodies make your food at Nicolas Taverna in Fiskardo, the best time of your holiday!

  • Saint Friday beach restaurant

    Saint Friday beach restaurant at Agia Evfimia, Kefalonia, is surrounded by a green area of ten acres, transforming it into an oasis of relaxation.

  • Kalafatis Restaurant by Eruing

    Kalafatis Restaurant by Eruing in Argostoli is the first restaurant of Kefalonia. You can enjoy a wide variety of dishes next to the sea.

  • Gialos

    Our restaurant offers homemade food that will satisfy every demand! You will enjoy our appetizers on our tables on the beach of Atheras, next to the sea! The church of St. Spyridon next to the tavern completes the scenery!


    Grill house Pan Nic in the center of Argostoli, Kefalonia, combines traditional dishes with delicious burgers and pizza!

  • Dolphins Restaurant

    A successful restaurant in the heart of Sami serves traditional food of best quality. The Dolphins Restaurant is fully licensed and sometimes it hosts live music. The restaurant is located on the waterfront of Sami, opposite to the port.

  • Tavern To archontiko

    The most “classy” corner of Kefalonia. The cephalonian traditional cuisine is made ​​here with love and passion for creation! It offers unique, delicious appetizers and whatever else you want with the quality of homemade food and specialties that excite all your senses!

  • Pizza Al Forno

    The Pizza Al Forno is open since 2006 at Sotiros street 5 in Argostoli. The homemade fresh flavors that are prepared at time of order with the finest ingredients and authentic recipes, are the secrets of exceptional flavor of dishes.

  • Sirtaki Tavern

    The " Sirtaki " tavern is located at the main street of the most touristic area of ​​Kefalonia, Lassi and is headed by the local known for his dynamic nature, Panagis Kappatos. In a friendly and tidy courtyard you can enjoy the extensive menu proposed by the restaurant and if you're lucky you'll have the opportunity to enjoy live music by the company of Serenaders of Kefalonia. Finally, on the evening there is a picturesque bar near the tavern where you can relax drinking your favorite cocktail.

  • Memas

    We have created for you a warm and friendly environment beside the beach of Poros where you can enjoy our specialties and traditional Greek cuisine. Our main priorities are respect for the customer and the quality of the materials, we use.

  • Family Tavern Mikelatos Scandinavia

    For over 30 years the family MIKELATOS and restaurant Scandinavia have become famous for their hospitality and good homemade cooking.

  • Captain’s Table

    The story of Captain's Table:

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  • Il Palazzino

    In the central square of Argostoli there is the Il Palazzino restaurant that is open since morning till late in the evening and it's ready to satisfy you with its dishes.

  • Paspalis Restaurant

    Overlooking the sea you can enjoy a wonderful lunch or dinner in our restaurant. Here you will find local and international cuisine, fresh fish and warm dishes. Try traditional recipes of Kefalonia like meat pie, aliada, Strapatsada and drink robola.

  • Café Tsakalos Mpoukitses

    Very close to the central square of Argostoli, opposite to the museum, you can enjoy your coffee, combining it with one of the dozens of flavors recommended by the café Tsakalos...mpoukitses! In our hospitable place you can choose snacks of your choice from a wide variety of snacks, sandwiches and crepes. With affordable prices and potential delivery in your place, “Tsakalos ... mpoukitses” becomes the center of the city!

  • Patisserie Mavroidis

    Founded in 1918, the patisserie Mavroidis is a tradition in Kefalonia. It is known for its traditional values​​, respect for the client, commitment to quality and taste with the help of modern technology. The patisserie Mavroidis sweetens all those seeking the ultimate quality in salty products, ice cream, sweets, chocolates, gifts and catering.

  • Rockοmeladiko

    For good ouzo, raki and tsipouro choose the original rakomeladiko Rockοmeladiko, located in Argostoli, Kefalonia. Rock and Rebetika music.

  • Ampelaki Restaurant

    Kαλώς ήρθατε στο Ampelaki Restaurant. Σας προσκαλούμε να δοκιμάσετε συνταγές και γεύσεις από την παραδοσιακή κουζίνα της Κεφαλλονιάς αλλά και όλης της Ελλάδας.

  • Ampelaki Restaurant

    Welcome to Ampelaki Restaurant. We invite you to try out recipes and flavors of the traditional cuisine of Kefalonia and all Greece.

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  • Gyros tis Plateias

    The grill house "Gyros tis Plateias" is located in the central square of Argostoli.

  • Old times

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  • Melissa Likoudis

    The bakery Melissa Likoudis in Argostoli offers you a big variety of Kefalonian traditional products along with your favorite homemade sweets

  • Aliki Chocolaterie

    In our traditional patisserie, Aliki chocolaterie, in Argostoli, you will find chocolates of exceptional quality in different flavors and praline.

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