ALI BABA'S - This restaurant is
definitely one of the best on Ios. Owned by Cookie and
his lovely wife Helen, Ali Baba's serves delicious
Asian and International food at an honest price. Seen
any good movies lately? Don't worry, they show
up-to-date dvd's all the time. Great food, prompt
service, and decent prices? How could you go
AQUA PARADISO - Located in the middle of Mylopotas
Beach, this restaurant serves International food with
a view of the sea. My favorite is the "pork souvlaki",
but they are also known for their "mousaka". The
manager Costas Polidoras and his friendly staff are
ready to serve you.
CAFE CYCLADES - Though they specialize in Mexican
food, "Cafe Cyclades" also has tasty International and
Seafood. Make your own "all you can eat" fajitas as
you watch the boats leave and enter the port. They
look forward to welcoming you with a free shot with
your main meal - just mention that you saw this
CLUB SANDWICH - A new fastfood place that makes a
great sandwich and awesome gyros. Located between Blue
Note and the Main Square.
DELFINI - Thai food in Greece?? Oh yeah!! "Delfini"
brings in cooks from Thailand to spice up your
tastebuds. This outdoor restaurant is perfect if you
want to relax and scan the beach which is located
right across the street.
DELICIOUS - Located in the Main Square right next to
"Porky's", "Delicious" has been feeding Ios
party goers since 1985. Owned by the witty Dimitris
Haros, this place serves gyros, pancakes, sandwich's,
hamburgers, spaghetti, crepes and more.
ENIGMA - This Greek restaurant-bar managed by Stelios
Nicolaou specializes in souvlaki, vegetarian food, and
Greek meze dishes. It is situated right next to the
sea in the port and offers a wide selection of wine
from all over Greece. "Enigma" is definitely a great
place to meet with friends and listen to Greek
FAR OUT VILLAGE - Located across the street from the
beach, Far Out Village boasts a wide range of home
made pizzas, finely baked in their olive tree, wood
fire oven. They are also famous for the "best sauces
on Ios" and tasty salads. If you want to cool off,
feel free to dive into their huge swimming pool.
FIESTA - Specializing in Mexican food and pizza made
in its wood fire oven, this restaurant also boasts a
great view of the sunset.
FUNKY CHICKEN - This small eatery in situated right
across from "Flames Bar". Watch Spyros stir fry your
meal while you view a videotape movie or tv show like
"Seinfeld". He takes his cooking very seriously and is
sure to satisfy.
FUN PUB - Located right next to "Aftershock" on the
main road, this restaurant-bar serves fast food and
drinks while you go surf the web, play pool, or hang
out for free in their movie room which plays movies
all day long.
GLOBAL GOURMET - Specializing in Greek cuisine and
fresh seafood, "Global Gourmet" is located in the
heart of the village. It has been around since 1999
and is known for its filet mignon.
HARMONY - A popular place for Mexican food, Harmony
boasts a spectacular view of Mylopotas beach where you
can stretch out on a hammock with your margarita and
indulge in a wide range of delicacies.
IOS CLUB - At Ios Club, you can enjoy the sunset while
listening to classical music and drinking their
special cocktails. You can also try their Greek and
International cuisine and relish in all of its
LACUVA - A new joint, Lacuva became the afterhour spot
for Ios party people with it's not-so-tasty "Special
Afterhour OJ" (wink-wink) and delicious chicken
LORD BYRON - With Mezes and unique dishes from Asia
Minor and the Mediterranean, "Lord Byron" uses local
Island produce, meat, fish and the delicious cheese of
Ios. They offer a wide variety of Ios, Santorini, and
mainland wines from the best vineyards available.
MICHELANGELO - In "Parthenon Hotel" you'll find the
restaurant "Michelangelo" with its beautiful view over
The restaurant serves different kinds of breakfast,
Greek traditional food and pasta.
PORKY'S - Located in Ios Main Square, "Porky's" has
everything from crepes to ice-cream. Owned by the same
Dimitri from "Seven Eleven", this place serves good,
SAINIS - Open since 1970, this family ran restaurant
boasts secret recipes that are very popular to both
Greeks and tourists. They have live music every night
from "Syrtaki" to "Rempetika" type music. It has a
traditional Greek atmosphere and cuisine.
SEVEN ELEVEN - With a wide selection of international
delicacies, "Seven-Eleven" is definitely a place I can
eat at every day. It also has an Internet connection
for you to surf the web. Owned by my friends Nikos and
Dimitris, "Seven-Eleven" serves food at decent prices
and is located off the main road surrounded by area
hotels & rooms-to-let.
SOFRANO - Managed by George Panagiotis, this
restaurant serves Greek food and specializes in mixed
grilled fish. The traditional Greek tavern is located
close to the sea and is known to be a great place to
STAVEDO - Located in Ios Port since 1981, "Stavedo" is
a Greek restaurant that specializes in spaghetti with
seafood and other Greek treats.
TERRASINI - At Terrasini, you can chose if you want to
be seated inside or outside in the beautiful garden
with the wonderful view. This restaurant also delivers
pizza and other meals to your doorstep. They boast
having the same ownership and cook since 1986 and will
probably continue this trend well into future summers
THE MILLS - Located inside Mills Square in the most
beautiful part of Ios village, "The Mills" has a nice
atmosphere and is perfect for that quiet dinner. You
can enjoy your dinner with their special barrel wine
while listening to Greek music.
THE NEST - This typical family ran taverna serves the
kind of dishes you would normally find only in a Greek
home (moussaka, pastisio, tzatziki, meatballs, fish
egg salad and more). They also play Greek music and
they've been around since 1965.
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