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The best restaurants in Lefkada

The best restaurants in Lefkada

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Your journey to the flavours of Lefkada, the mainland island, starts from the restaurants of the main town, where the freshness of the sea gets combined with traditional dishes, then it passes from Syvota and Lygia and it ends up to tables that swing to the cliffs of the island and restaurants that serve savoro fish, local salame and “avgotaraho” from the lagoon. Check out below the best restaurants in Lefkada.


At Exanthia village, this restaurant offers an amazing verandah that is the best spot for amazing views to the Ioanian. Homemade dishes, freshly chopped vegetables, the best local dishes and local wine. Exanthia, tel.: 26450 99439,, from 15 euros per person. 


It is located in one of the town’s streets, at a cozy courtyard full of flowers and spices. It serves local meats and homemade pasta. Start with a fresh green salad, while do not miss the lamb in a pot with rosemary sauce and mashed potatoes. For dessert ask for a chocolate mousse. 19 Pinelopis str, tel. +30 26450 22266, from 15 euros per person. 

T’ Aloni

Homemade kitchen at Chortata village, at the west of Lefkada. Traditional pies, cheeses of their own production, homemade potatoes, roosters and rabbits from the farm. Do not miss the variety of juicy meats, as well as the “pastitsada” rooster. Chortata, tel.: +30 26450 33240,, from 15 euros per person.


One of the best choices for fresh fish at the picturesque fish village of Syvota, since the last four decades. Every morning their own boat fishes the most fresh fish and lobsters that will turn into delicious lobster spaghetti. Also, do not miss the fish soup. Syvota, tel.: +30 26450 31181, from 15 euros per person.


Minas’ tavern is located at Nikiana, a scenic seaside village at the east of Lefkada with always fresh fish. An absolute must try is the fish soup with grouper and salted anchovies. The tavern will satisfy the meat lovers as well, with grilled meats of all types. Lygia, tel.: +30  26450 71480,, from 15 euros per person. 

Fryni sto Molo

At the east side of Lefkada’s town, close to the marina’s yachts, you will try meat and fish dishes made from the best raw materials. The restaurant’s most famous dishes are cheesepies with ouzo and honey, the chicken with spinach and the steamed mussels. 12 Dim. Golemi str, tel.: +30 26450 24879, from 15 euros per person. 


From the most popular and best restaurants of the island, at the east side of the town, that is preferred by local people as well as the tourists. At its rich menu you will find homemade cooked dishes, fresh sea food and dishes. Great view from the terrace at the port and the yachts. Lefkada, tel.: +30 26450 22232, from 20 euros per person. 


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From: Anthi Sasmatzoglou