Thessaloniki - Dining
Take a walk at the famous Ladadika area, near Aristotelous square, and you will find a number of traditional restaurants, ouzeries and taverns. Enjoy grills and inventive recipes such as Kontosouvli, Giaprakia and Gardoubes with a glass of wine or ouzo. If you prefer seafood, you will be excited when you taste Mussels’ pilaf, grilled sardine, Frutti di mare, Shrimps Saganaki and stuffed squid, in one of the many fish taverns of the town.
Thessaloniki offers a variety of tastes. Traditional Macedonian food, Oriental cuisine and European cuisine.
The décor is dominated by stone and wood and the speciality of Kioupia is the famous gypsy fillet. A meeting place for businessmen, artists and other personalities of the town.
A really nice place where every day means live Greek music and special Greek dishes. The atmosphere is authentic and the service outstanding.
The specialties of this tavern are gyros, soutzoukakia and meatballs and the prices suit those trying to dine on a low budget as well. It is located just outside the city centre.
Tasteful cold and hot dishes, a wide selection of beers and wines in a very nice environment. This place is known for its good service.
El Correo Cocina Argentina
For Argentinian juicy steaks head to this well-renowned friendly restaurant. Dishes such as Chorizo, Empanadas and Angus Steaks are on the menu together with South American wines and cocktails.
Combine your visit at the Byzantine Museum with a meal at this restaurant or come here in the evening to feel the romantic atmosphere over a dinner. The menu with Mediterranean dishes is changed on a regular basis and is seasonal.
The Excelsior Restaurant
Right in the city centre this restaurant provides everything you wish for. In an elegant European atmosphere you can order a coffee in the bar early in the morning, a light lunch mid-day, a gourmet dinner in the evening or delicious cocktails in the middle of the night.
Mpakaliarakia tou Aristou
If you like the British traditional dish Fish and chips you shouldn't miss this place where the Greek equivalent is served. This 'fast-food restaurant' is located next to the harbour and the environment makes the experience complete.
Since 1999, this Greek tavern has been located in a neoclassic building in Bezesteni market area. Traditional Greek cuisine are served to reasonable prices in the warm and friendly atmosphere.
Frutti di Mare
A seafood restaurant at a central location close to the Aristotelous Square. The service minded staff combined with the restaurant's ambiance and interior decorations helps to a memorable dining experience.
In an elegant setting with the turquoise swimming pool and the lush garden in the background, the best quality Italian dishes are served. The restaurant breathes luxury and you will leave this place with a gourmet memory of Thessaloniki.
Great food to affordable prices in a trendy dining room. Since 2004, this restaurant has offered international food with a twist of Mediterranean flavours.
Rodi & Meli
A family-owned restaurant in the area of Ladadika. It features a feeling of fine dining but still to affordable prices. Traditional Greek dishes are here cooked with passion and creativity.
Avenue 48 Restaurant
The menu at Avenue 48 Restaurant provides a mix of traditional Greek dishes and Asian fusion cuisine. Here you can expect top quality service.
Tiganies & Schares
This restaurant, located perfectly in the Ladadika quarter, serves mainly dishes with grilled meat. The atmosphere is Greek and the staff is very friendly.