The Best Restaurants In Ithaki, Greece

Evangelos Tsirmpas

Ithaki is a small yet legendary island in the Ionian Sea, famous as the setting for ancient king Odysseus and his epic journey as written by Homer. More prosaically, it has some good places to eat too. We list some of the best local tavernas to try while you’re here.

Panoramic view of Vathi, Ithaki

1. Libretto Trattoria Ithaki

Libretto Trattoria Ithaki

Libretto is a local haunt with a beautiful environment and view of the quiet port of Vathi. It serves delicious and well cooked dished based on the traditional Greek and the Italian cuisine. Try the fresh fish and the seafood, the beef fillet, the pasta dishes, as well as the desserts.
Libretto Trattoria Ithaki, Vathi, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 770522

2. Pizza House

Pizza House

Another alternative dining option in Vathi, the island’s center. If you’d rather go for something more mainstream, or if you’ve had enough fish during your visit in Ithaki, you will appreciate the pasta dishes, the homemade pizzas and the delicious burgers.
Pizza House, Georgiou Gratsou street, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 032536

Pizza 'Special' | Courtesy of Pizza HousePizza ‘Special’ | Courtesy of Pizza House

3. Yefuri


Yefuri is one of the best restaurants of the island, in a unique location surrounded by pine trees in the area Platreithias. It focuses on an international cuisine and has set high standards, using fresh ingredients of excellent quality. The staff are polite and the service is exceptional.
Yefuri, Platreithias, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 031131

4. Ageri

Restaurant, Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean

Traditional Greek meat dish
Courtesy of Pizza House
Ageri is a seaside restaurant in Frikes, aiming to use the best local ingredients, from wines, spices and olive oil to eggs, meat and fish, in order to please the Greek and international visitors and bring them in touch with the Mediterranean culture and gastronomy. The restaurant’s chef, creates the seasonal menus with love, care, creative talent and respect to the culinary tradition of the place.

5. Restaurant Ithaki

Restaurant, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Located in the area of Stavros, Ithaki offers quality dishes based on the modern Greek cuisine, with excellent quality as far as the tastes and the service are concerned. The restaurant’s design is elegant and harmoniously combined with the surrounding natural beauty.

6. Kohili


Kohili is located next to the sea in Vathi, right in the island’s heart. You should visit it to try the amazing fresh fish and seafood, used in all kinds of creative dishes. The hospitable owners will treat you to local delicacies or fruits at the end of your meal.
Kohili, Vathi, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 033565

Amazing homemade burger with chips | Courtesy of Pizza HouseAmazing homemade burger with chips | Courtesy of Pizza House

7. Lo Spuntino

Lo Spuntino

It may sound weird, suggesting a pizzeria as a dining option in an island full of fresh fish and delicious seafood but this one’s really worth it. The location is lovely, the staff are friendly and the pizzas amazing.
Lo Spuntino, Vathy, Ithaki, Greece, +30 2674 770522

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