The historic island of Spetses is located close to the Argolic peninsula, in a distance of about 50 miles from Piraeus. This Ancient Greek town is a popular tourist attraction with countless options for food and entertainment. Here are some of the best.
Bluefield exterior space Courtesy of Bluefield Burger Company
Established in the March of 2011 in an amazing location in the Old Port of Spetses, La Luz has quickly became one of the most favored entertainment spots on the island of Spetses. Here you will enjoy some of the most famous Greek musicians playing live music events, as well as fresh cocktails and drinks accompanied with interesting meze dishes. La Luz, Spetses, Greece, +30 2298 074244
Fish Tavern Patralis
Restaurant, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, $$$
If Greek islands are a synonym of delicious fresh fish, then the fish tavern Patralis is a synonym of Spetses. This restaurant, with a history of more than 80 years, prepares and serves fresh fish in its own way. Try the bouillabaisse, the shrimp spaghetti, the seafood risotto, which are all created with talent, care and amazing ingredients fresh from the sea. Of course, you can also try other, traditional Greek dishes like moussaka, papoutsakiaandstuffed vegetables.
Vanilia Spetses creation | Courtesy of Vanilia Spetses
This restaurant offers creative dishes inspired by Mediterranean cuisine and uses local fresh ingredients, such as virgin olive oil, fish and vegetables. The scenic view of the sea offered by the Water of Love is another important reason why you should visit it at least once.
Cakes are more delicious when created with care and imagination | Courtesy of Vanilia Spetses
Orloff Restaurant is located in a classic building which once housed the island’s first port authority in 1802. Its dishes are created with the finest ingredients and utmost care and features Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. The friendly staff serves a wide variety of quality meze dishes accompanied with local drinks and a large range of wines.
Vanilia's fairytale-like exterior space | Courtesy of Vanilia Spetses
Τhe famous fish restaurant Tarsanas is located in the old port of Spetses, in a wonderful setting with a great view of the sea. It offers delicious fish dishes, made with fresh seafood caught by fishers on the family’s fishing boat. The seafood specialties you should try include the marinated cuttlefish, the red mullets and the grilled lobsters.
Cielo Mar has one of the most wonderful terraces on the island and therefore is commonly described as one of the greatest options to enjoy sunshine in Spetses. The staff is polite and helpful and the atmosphere is warm. Enjoy a delightful cocktail under the sounds of soft lounge music, accompanied with amazingly tasty club sandwiches. Cielo Mar, Spetses, Greece, +30 694 753 2902
Bluefield burger company
After trying the local and Mediterranean cuisine, you may seek for a change or want something more familiar. Without a doubt, Bluefield offers the best burgers in Spetses and is a highly preferred option in this case. Here quantity meets quality. Ask for the advice of the friendly owners who will guide you to choose the best, always with respect to your personal culinary preferences and budget. Bluefield burger company, Plateia Rologiou, Spetses, Greece, +30 2298 073388
As you can even tell by its name, Vanilia is the ultimate destination for those who have sweet tastes in the island of Spetses. Sophia Syrma and Giannis Plotas created this place with the aim to bring a large and sweet smile to the faces of their customers – and their dream has totally come true. Vanilia Spetses, Spetses, Greece, +30 2298077170