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The Best Restaurants and Taverns You Should Try While Holiday in Thassos


Where to eat and drink in Thassos Island?

As a typical Greek island, Thassos is a heaven for dining not only when it comes to traditional cuisine but also the ideal place for sea food lovers, as one of the island’s main activities is fishing. For the best Thassos restaurants you should visit Thassos town, Limenas, and Potos village are among the best places to eat in Thassos as they boast some of the best Thassos restaurants and taverns on the island.

Thassos Eat & Drink section a list of the best restaurants and taverns on Thassos Island based only on authentic and quality criteria for the most delightful dining including traditional, local and sea food delicacies. In the same section, you will find some suggestions for the best bars and clubs, so as to combine nightlife with gastronomical delights. [Read more about: Things to do and see in Thassos]

Best Restaurants in Thassos Island

best restaurants taverns thassos

Taverna Iatrou

Taverna in Western Thassos

Iatrou Tavern: Set 800m on the right side when entering Theologos, this big taverna has great balcony views of village roofs and verdure below. Run by Kostas Giatrou (‘the Doctor’) and family, the place offers specialities including local roast lamb.

Taverna Augoustos

Top choice taverna in Theologos

Taverna Augoustos (Avgoustos) is located at the traditional village Theologos, in Thassos Island. Walking through the graphic plinth streets, passing by the traditional houses and haciendas, in a small distance from the entry of the village, you will find Taverna Augoustos.

Nautilus Sea Food Restaurant

Top choice taverna in Skala Potamia

This restaurant has everything going for it… The best location; the friendliest and smiliest staff and the very best fresh fish!


Top choice taverna in Limenas

Locals agree that this year-round eatery at the Old Harbour serves Limenas’ best fish, along with fine fish soup, stifadho (meat, game or seafood cooked with onions in a tomato purée) and grilled sardines. There’s a kids’ menu, good wines and spicy mezedhes, including hot peppers that can change your life.


Top choice taverna in Western Thassos

Well-regarded waterfront taverna, in offbeat Skala Marion, where you can have a look at the day’s catch of fish. The organic produce here is from the gardens of the friendly Filaktaki family, who also rent rooms and can help with local information.


Grill in Limenas

Visitors rave about this exceptionally friendly 21st-century souvlaki joint, where meat skewers are served with a variety of mouthwatering dips. It’s located in the pedestrianised street connecting the centre with the harbour area.

Taverna Krambousa

Seafood in Eastern Thassos

Relaxing, popular and well-priced fish taverna on the beach, just before Hotel Kamelia, in Skala Potamia.

Taverna Grill Elena

Taverna in Eastern Thassos

This classic taverna under a shady patio off the square, run by Georgios and Elena, specialises in spit-roasted lamb and goat. Before you get to the kokoretsi on the spit, for an appetiser sample the bougloundi (baked feta with tomatoes and chilli).

Archontissa Alyki

Greek in Eastern Thassos

The friendly Anastasios Kuzis and family run this tranquil taverna with great sea views. It serves excellent fare, with fresh fish and mezedhes among the star offerings. Find it east of the village car park, signposted up a steep drive.

Piatsa Michalis

Taverna in Western Thassos

Potos’ 50-year-old beachfront taverna was operating well before mass tourism came to town, and continues to stick to the recipe with specialities such as stewed rabbit and octopus in red-wine sauce, plus a full menu of taverna fare.

O Georgios

Taverna in Western Thassos

This traditional Greek grill house, set in a pebbled rose garden, is a local favourite away from Potos’ more touristy main road. It offers friendly service and generous portions.

Theagenis Restaurant

Seafood in Chrisi Akti

Theagenis restaurant is situated in the most beautiful beach on Thassos island and constitutes “registered trademark” of the region as it operates there for more than 40 years. Skala Potamiais lies on the east coast of Thassos and is approximately 15 minutes far from the island’s capital Limenas and just 5 minutes far from the picturesque village of Potamia.

Taverna To Karanti

Taverna in Limenas

An outdoor ouzerie opposite the fishing boats on the Old Harbour, frequented by locals and tourists alike, with traditional music and tasty mezedhes.

Kafeneio Tsiknas

Cafe in Western Thassos

At the beginning of Theologos, just before the church, this charming cafe has balcony seating, coffee and snacks.

Taverna Tarsanas

Taverna in Limenas

Located 1km west of Thassos (Limenas), Tarsanas offers great fish and unique seafood mezedhes.

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