Moussaka, souvlaki and loukoumades might be known all over the world, but Greek restaurants have barely received the international attention they deserve
The elegant sea-front 7 Thalasses in Rethymnon is in 3rd place on the list of the top restaurants in the world "ideal for photos and selfies", according to Trip Advisor’s 2022 list.
Gastronomic heavy hitters aside, Santorini came in a very respectable 19th on the list.
Also 3rd, on the list of top romantic restaurants, is Mylos A La Carte Restaurant in Rhodes, whilst Lotus Eaters Restaurant in Elounda was ranked 10th and Phos Restaurant in Platis Gialos in Mykonos came in at 14th on that same list.
In the global list of ‘hidden treasures, for restaurants in lesser-known locations and spots that locals love, is the enduring Archontiko in Agios Nikolaos, Crete at number 13.
Drum roll, please…..And the 10 best Greek luxury restaurants, according to Tripadvisor’s reviewers, are:
1.Mylos A La Carte Restaurant, Kolymbia, Rhodes.
2. 7 Thalasses, Rethymno.
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3. Carne, Rhodes Town, Rhodes.
4. Nea Diagonios, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki.
5. Terrassa Restaurant, Elounda, Crete.
6. La Tavola Calda, Corfu Town, Corfu.
7. Aleria, Metaxourgio, Athens.
8. Eleas Gi, Kifissia, Athens.
9. L’aragosta, Kalafatis, Mykonos.
10. RR – Rodostamo Restaurant, Limni, Corfu.
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