Eating out. Recommended food and restaurants


The central road of the Castle of Monemvasia, the byzantine “Mesi Odos” (the Middle-Market-  Street), is dotted with an abundance of commercial shops: restaurants, coffee shops, bars, touristic shops (clothing, jewelry etc) shops with local agricultural products (wine, olive oil, honey, marmalades, soap etc), mini market, an art Gallery etc.


MATOYLA RESTAURANT- the legendary Matoula (the first to open in Monemvassia) offers excellent Greek cuisine in the courtyard with views to the sea –off the main market street)

MARIANTHY RESTAURANT-on the main market street-very good homely Greek cuisine

VOLTES on the main road of the Castle right next to the Main Entrance. Innovative Mediterranean food mixed with local home recipes. Open only for dinner. Reserve your place at +3027320 61919

CAFÉ/OUSERIE OF ANNA TRAIFOROU-facing the steps of the Central Square with the Church-light meals with unique plates of salads and starters with ouzo.

LIGHT EATING ON A STREET WIDENIGN TOWARDS THE PORTELLO-a good choice for light meals and breakfast

CREPES FOR FOOD AND DESERT-a little shop in the middle of the main market street-savory crepes for a whole meal, a great variety


The new settlement that was created on the other side of the bridge (that connects Monemvassia with the land) offers a lot of restaurants and taverns, almost all of them of very good quality, as well as  pitsa and souvlaki restaurants.


"RIZO" Café, Restaurant, Bar on the beach front (Kakavos Beach) an exceptional installation for 24 hour enjoyment of plates, coffees, drinks, sweets, etc. +3027320 61664/

CAFFE DEL SOL-Coffee Bar on the sea front  (Kakavos beach)  for romantic nights with excellent plates of starters with ouzo and beer and drinks

GERAKAS FISH TAVERNS-a visit to the sea fiord of Gerakas, famous for its  fish and seafood taverns will reward you

THE “MELITZANAKIA” TAVERN (5 km away on the south sea road)- the best homely food in Monemvassia-large portions low prices-above the sea beach of Xyfias, for a hearty meal following a swimming at the nearby beaches of Ambelakia or Xyfias  or at night with charcoal  dishes (phone +30 27320 66211 /66216

CHARAMIS SOUVAKI TAVERN-the best souvlaki at the best price-port area



Vegetables and Fruit markets

The MEAT SHOP of “STAVROULA”-right after the bridge- excellent fresh meat and frozen food specialties (including okra and cheese pies) prepared by herself. Very good home wine from the cellar of her father.  

“SKAGOS” OVEN BAKED SPECIALTIES-next to the National Bank-a large selection of oven products except of bread (biscuits, pies, crackers, croissant, sweet pies and breads, ice cream  and other etiquette products.

MOREAS HIDYSTA (the best of sweets of Moreas)-the ice cream at its best- homely traditional sweets and cookies and amazing variety of  ice cream.  House producer of pasta and marmalades. A must visit before you leave Monemvassia.


•    FOUDOULAKI DRUGSTORE tel 27320 61444
•    MUNICIPALITY  OFFICE 27320 60500
•    POLICE DEPARTMENT 27320 60576
•    BUS SERVICES 27320 22209
•    SHUTTLE BUS between Gefyra and the Castle from 7am -12mid night
•    MOLAOI HOSPITAL 27320 22374
•    PORT AUTHORITIES  27320 61266
•    NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE local office open 3 days/week
•    (Monday/Wednesday/Thursday) ATM/service DIAS
•    BANK OF PIRAEUS / ATM /service DIAS

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Contact us

Main contact person for bookings: FOTINI TSAGARI

  • Mob: 0030 6976800433
  • Tel: 0030 27320 61303

Company contact info

  • Tel 1: 0030 2106000259 | Fax: 0030 2106000459
  • Mob 1: 00306973314353 | Mob 2: 00306976768089


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