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Best Places to Eat with your Family in Spetses

    When it comes to satisfying your taste buds, there is something for everyone on Spetses. If you are into fine dining, you won’t be disappointed, and you can also try traditional Greek cuisine or enjoy some comfort food classics. Fresh fish and seafood, locally-reared lamb, and seasonal produce offer a range of dishes for you to savor, while there is no shortage of great places for youngsters to eat their favorite snacks and desserts.


    Visitors to Spetses love Tarsanas because it serves delicious freshly caught fish in a wonderful setting at the Old Harbor.

    Cited as one of the best restaurants in Greece a few years ago by Conde Nast, it continues to offer an authentic dining experience for the whole family.

    Nero Tis Agapis

    Owned by the Tarsanas proprietors, this is another fantastic seafood restaurant in Kounoupitsa. Nero Tis Agapis (Water of Love) or NTA, as it is also known, elevates Spetses’ gastronomy to new heights with its refined aesthetics. Only the best-sourced ingredients are used to cook the ‘catch of the day’ and you can enjoy lunch or dinner on its beautiful balcony overlooking the sea. There is also a shaded yard for when you wish to dine away from the beating sun with your family.


    The Patralis Fish Tavern is also a firm favorite with fresh fish lovers. The experienced owners have been serving high-quality, well-priced fresh fish for the past 25 years and aim to please. Try the excellent lobster, squid, and octopus – something your kids will really love – while taking in the wonderful sea view.

    Grand Poseidonion Grand Hotel

    You will find a range of dining options at the hotel, from their elegant verandah restaurant to the Library Brasserie. Definitely a great place to celebrate a special occasion, and the hotel’s location near Dapia is also very convenient. You can even arrange to try their ‘Farm To Table’ experience at the Bostani Organic Farm.


    This restaurant serves good-old fashioned Greek mezes that you would expect to find in a traditional tavern. A favorite haunt with the locals, Akrogialia is the place to savor the simplicity of Greek cuisine while enjoying the wonderful sea views. In fact, your order will be served on the seashore so you can dip your toes in the water in between courses. The kids can swim and play until their meal arrives, making this a very relaxing dining experience for all.

    There is also a great bakery across the street selling tasty Greek sweets and it is open almost around the clock!

    The Spetses Hotel Restaurant

    The Maris restaurant at the Spetses Hotel near Dapia is the perfect place for family meals, with its sea-facing verandah and succulent dishes. Boasting both Greek and International cuisine, no one will be disappointed by the menu options and you can also try some of the ‘Dishes of the Day’. Their beach bar also offers some tasty snacks and long, cold drinks right on the waterfront.

    Clock Eatery

    If your kids yearn for pizzas, pasta, and burgers, then look no further. Clock Eatery is a popular meeting point for young Spetsiots and you will find your own youngsters happy to try out their menu. Consistently ranked within the top three restaurants in Spetses on TripAdvisor, this is a fast food joint with exceptional Mediterranean flavors and a good choice of vegan & vegetarian options.


    What would a holiday in Greece be without souvlaki? Cockatoo knows just how much visitors love the traditional Greek dishes and also serves delicious ‘gyros to go’. If grilled meat is your thing, order some tasty souvlaki in pita bread and head to the beach for a sublime picnic that the kids will love!

    Do you have a sweet tooth?

    Spetses is a paradise for those with a sweet tooth and, as you are on vacation, you can enjoy all there is on offer.


    This coffee house and bakery has been serving the best macaroons in Spetses since 1927. Sitting in the heart of Spetses near Dapia port, you can pull up a chair and order a coffee with dessert as you watch the ferries coming and going. Open all day long, it also serves beer, crepes, waffles, cookies, ice cream, and other local desserts.


    Ice cream perfection is an understatement. All ice creams at Alfie’s are homemade and come in a combination of flavors. Try the lemon sorbet or the island almond sweet while lapping up the waves before you.

    Roussos Café

    If you are searching for the best ice cream coffee, you will not be disappointed at Roussos’. The friendly waiters will also be more than happy to serve you a delicious homemade waffle with ice cream while you chill and relax.

    Klimis Hotel

    Wherever you are staying on Spetses, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the first official Sweet Bakery at the Klimis Hotel. The family has been making divine desserts since 1930 and knows exactly what their customers love. Try the sweet loukoumades (small donuts), mille-feuille, kataifi, and galaktoboureko and leave feeling heavenly!


    This charming little patisserie is tucked behind the main Dapia port and is a brilliant place to enjoy a rich dessert after dinner. The owner, Mr. Yiannis, takes great pride in presenting his homemade desserts and pastries and you really will be spoiled for choice. Try the traditional almond “amygdalota’ and you won’t be disappointed.


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    Kids will love

    • The imaginative desserts at Vanilla
    • Alfie’s homemade ice cream


    Parents will love

    • Enjoying mezes by the sea at Akrogialia

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