It belongs to the Dodecanese islands but also manages to inspire in a rather Cycladic way. It can and does have it all...

Value for money. This is exactly what you will get around Astypalaia, while experiencing the island's gastronomic wealth. It is here that you will taste local recipes carried out with only the finest fresh ingredients without spending a fortune. Don’t expect to find hip gourmet restaurants and high standard 5* services…but you certainly will be lavished with top quality dishes and the people’s authentic predisposition to please you. 




Enjoy delicious food in this wonderful tavern at Livadi beach with views to the blue of the sea and Astypalaia’s Castle. It serves traditional greek cuisine and great sea food. 10-35 euros.

Livadi, +30 2243 061473


At this amazing restaurant in the beautiful beach of Schoinontas you can taste some of the most delicious flavours of the island. Try grilled fish, delicious sea food, great shrimp spaghetti and fresh salads. Breathtaking views and kind service. 9-50 euros

Schoinontas, Maltezana, +30 2243 061865


Greek traditional cuisine at its best. The owner Mr. Thanassis Christopoulos prepares amazing fresh fish and sea food dishes as well as cooked meals on a daily basis. Do try his specialty “penia tou Thanassi” which is a dish of penne pasta with fresh tomato and five different types of sea foods. Finish up with either a treat of “inomelo” or any of the preserved fruits in sweet syrup or the fresh fruits of the season...on the house! (Shinondas area, Maltezana, mob. 6947043734)


Gerani is a family tavern in Livadi of Astypalaia, where you can enjoy exquisite fish and traditional delicacies with local meats and vegetables of their own production. 6-24 euros

Livadi, +30 22430 61 484

Akti Restaurant

Akti Seafood Restaurant is located at the ground fllor of Akti Rooms in the area of Pera Yialos and this is where you will come for lunching and dinning with amazing views. Very strong in the fresh fish and sea food domain and for its local homemade tidbits. Tip: Book one of the tables that are set upon the rock. Open daily between 17:00 - 00:00. Prices start at €20-25 / person. (Astipalaia island, tel. 22430 61114)


In the picturesque Chora of Astypalaia, you will find Ageri Restaurant, where you can enjoy delicious greek traditional cuisine, fresh salads and wine with a view to the beautiful windmills.

Chora, 22430 62072  


*Prices do not include wine.