Best restaurants near Argostoli, Kefalonia

If you’re looking for the best restaurants and Greek Tavernas in or near Argostoli, Kefalonia, you’ve come to the right place. These 8 restaurants serve mainly Greek cuisine, in hill-top settings to local tavernas. Think Greek salads, feta baked honey and Spinach Pie (Spanakopita).


Greek Taverna

Greek Taverna


An upscale waterfront restaurant in Argostoli with a wide-ranging Greek menu. Try the feta baked with honey - we’re sure you wont be disappointed.


Hillside dining in an elegant setting. Sto Psito is great for dining on Greek and Kefalonian cuisine, or for a relaxed after-dinner drink. A wonderful place to watch the sun set over the Ionian Sea.


Set atop the mountains, next to St. George’s Castle, Il Borgo offers delicious Greek cuisine as well as wine and beer alongside a creative cocktail menu. Evening temperatures drop in the mountains so the staff hand out blankets to underprepared tourists (read: us!). But bring a scarf or cover up to be sure.

Greek food

Greek food


A family-run local Greek Taverna in Svoronata offering truly home cooked cuisine, often served by the welcoming Spiro himself. Try the Kefalonian Meat Pie, Garlic Mushrooms and Spinach Pie (Spanakopita).


If you’re in or near Argostoli’s main square and looking for a quality restaurant that isn’t aimed at tourists, To Arxontiko might be the place. Traditional Greek cuisine, located just off the main square.


This local Greek Taverna is in the Argostoli area, yet far enough away from the busy centre to not be teeming with tourists. Great food with a fantastic view out to sea. Head towards the Lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi, and you’ll come across the taverna on your left. Don’t forget to order the Greek salad.

Greek salad

Greek salad


Serving Italian and Greek cuisine, Casa Greg is slightly more pricey than other restaurants in the area and booking in advance is recommended. A great place for a romantic dinner for two.


This restaurant in Lassi, Kefalonia, is one you’re not likely to find unless you go looking for it. Head here to avoid the tourist traps along Lassi’s main road. Kamaroules Stamatelatos is a Greek taverna, but with a difference. Tables are located in a sizeable taverna garden and the layout means you can snag a table right against the sea-side cliff edge, looking out to sea, barely noticing other diners. Visit at sunset.

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