Updated: Apr 12
An insider's guide to the best restaurants in Rhodes island including everything from the most authentic and traditional tavernas to international glamour Fine Dining restaurants.
César Meze Bar, Lindos
Dine under the stars in a magnificent environment decorated by local handcrafts and a roof pool overlooking the breathtaking site of Lindos. Explore your senses on a journey across the finest delicacies of the Mediterranean cuisine and amuse your palate to gourmet fine dining, signature cocktails and distinguished wines.
Winner of the 2019 & 2020 Greek Cuisine Awards
Must try: The Mousaka Explosion, The Grushi
Giannis Efthimiou, the young Greek chef and owner revives the authentic Rhodian gastronomic culture with centuries old traditional recipes prepared for hours in wooden ovens in one of the most rural villages of the island.
Winner of the 2019, 2020 & 2021 Greek Cuisine Awards
Must try: Goat slowly cooked in the wooden over
Established in 1932, Kozas serves generations of Rhodians with the freshest catch of the day. Enoy a glass of ouzo by the water enjoying delicious sea food meze in one of the most enchanting spots of the island.
Must try: Taramosalata, poached red mullets
Ktima Lindos, Lindos
As well as being a sought after wedding venue due to its jaw dropping views over the crystal waters of Vlycha Bay, this contemporary restaurant offers carefully prepared dishes in a naturally lit environment with panoramic views.
Must try: Linguini with fresh sea food
A traditional taverna for meat lovers in the authentic village of Lahania in the southern part of the island. An unforgettable experience that will transport your senses in time and space.
Must try: Aubergine salad, Dolmades, grilled pork chop with hand-cut fries
Hidden within the alleys of Lindos town away from the hustle and bustle, this funky restaurant serves Italian authentic cuisine with a modern touch. Dine there and you will be rewarded with a magical evening in a rustic low light environment savouring delicious food.
Must try: The Bruschetta selection, the courgette carpaccio salad