Mykonos is indeed a foodies heaven and has a plethora of great food options to choose from. We’ve rounded up a list of the best restaurants on Mykonos, check them out!
Best Restaurants on Mykonos
Buddha Bar Beach
Santa Marina, A Luxury Collection Resort, Ornos Bay
Buddha Bar Beach is by far one of the hot spots of Mykonos. Located at the Santa Marina A Luxury Collection Resort this signature restaurant overlooks the Aegean Sea.
Here you will be immersed in a harmonious atmosphere, listening to the exceptional tunes of renowned DJs, sipping the best cocktails created by the established Buddha Bar mixologist, Matthias Giroud and enjoying the Myconian summer breeze.
The Buddha Bar menu offers an exquisite selection of Pacific Rim cuisine dishes with East Chinese, Japanese, Thai and other Asian flavors which harmoniously coexist with the Mediterranean touch.
Indulge in dishes like black pepper wok fried beef, Chicken gyoza dumplings with truffle yuzu ponzu, deep fried calamari, sweet & sour sambal sauce, Vietnamese spring rolls with sweet & sour passion, Roasted black cod, miso, tru e and Yuzu sauce, Buddha-Bar noodles with chicken and the list goes on.
Every single dish we tried on the menu was fantastic and the sushi selection is sensational!
Top off your dinner experience at the Buddha Bar Beach with mouthwatering desserts like Rasberry spicy sphere with white chocolate wasabi or Coco – mango bars with vanilla namelaka & mango sorbet.
La Maison de Katrin
Ayios Gerasimos and Nikou, Mykonos Town
La Maison de Katrin has been around since 1971 and is one of the well reputed on the island. Located on a narrow street inside Mykonos Town shaded by the most impressive bougainvillea, the restaurant serves both Greek and French cuisine.
As a starter you will be offered large olives called Amfisa which are produced in the Peloponnese and exported to Italy. This is the only restaurant on Mykonos were you can savor this variety.
For starters try the fish carpaccio served with aromatic herbs and vinaigrette, the refreshing mussels on a half-shell topped with tomato-basil sauce are simply divine.
Another great summer dish is the mozzarella di “Bufala” on beefsteak tomatoes with feta cheese. Then go onto prawns sautéed in a lemon-cream sauce served with rice or for a more authentic Greek option try the stuffed grape leaves and cabbage rolls with a lemon-egg sauce called avgolemono.
For the main dish we tried a fish steak cooked in the oven with a fresh tomato sauce, served with greens. Finish your meal with a heavenly cheesecake made with no eggs.
Ling Ling Mykonos
Mykonos is a flourishing culinary scene presenting some of the best international restaurant brands — Ling Ling Mykonos by Hakkasan is one of them. Everything from the décor to the exotic menu is spectacular.
We went and savored some of their signature dishes and cocktails, check out the full review here.
Nice n Easy
Alefkandra Sq., Mykonos Chora
Set on the waterfront of Mykonos Chora right next to Little Venice and the famous Windmills as a backdrop, this all day restaurant serves organic, locally grown food.
The creative minds behind this unique concept is Dimitris Christoforidis a Greek born, American raised businessman with a great passion for healthy eating and the award wining chef, Christos Athanasiadis who’s recipes have been featured in many gastronomy and television shows not only in Greece but also worldwide.
The menu features a plethora of Greek meze, healthy salads, seafood options, pasta, burgers and fresh caught fish. We tried their delicious Aegean style mussels and baby potatoes served with a fluffy cream.
For main course I went for their signature crusted salmon served with quinoa and my friend Marissa had chicken pasta.
40 Ignatiou Basoula, Mykonos Town
Located inside a narrow cobblestoned street of Mykonos Chora this restaurant is among the top favourites on the island. The restaurant is a family business run by the talented chef Pavlos Grivas and his lovely wife Andrea.
Try dishes such as octopus carpaccio topped with Syros capers, wild oregano and pink peppercorns. In fact the capers here are fried and have a distinct flavour which is a must-try.
The savory panna cota made with traditional Myconian kopanisti cheese, sun dried figs and Greek prosciutto is something you must definitely indulge in.
The menu is not too big but the selection is well balanced and you can choose from pasta, meat and fish dishes. In fact a lot of the menu items are Gluten free and are market with a GF. We had the orzo pasta served with Santorini tomatoes, feta, Syros capers and Kalamata olives and chicken breast with artichoke, sun dried tomato and mushrooms.
Finish with a creative dessert like peach creme brûlée with mint ice cream.
Hippie Fish Beach Restaurant & Bar
Ai Yanni Beach, 84600 Box 56 Mykonos, Greece
Founded by a young businessman Nikos Xydakis, his vision for the restaurant was to add a “hippie” approach to the authentic Greek and international dishes. Hippie Fish is the location where the movie Shirley Valentine was filmed in the 1980s.
Hippie Fish is an all day destination where you can enjoy a hearty breakfast, soak in the sun’s rays, enjoy refreshing cocktails and indulge on creative dishes.
We visited the restaurant for lunch and tried their fantastic sea bass carpaccio topped with sea-urchin and seaweed, the Aegean Paella with seafood, chicken and local sausage and the stuffed chicken with Cretan cheese.
The menu features a great selection of sushi, pasta and risotto dishes, fresh fish and meats. Treat yourself to their heavenly tiramisu and a glass or two of Kanenas white wine.
If you are heading to Mykonos this summer, we hope that we find this best restaurants on Mykonos guide useful. Have you been to any of the restaurants?
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