Melissani Taverna, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Melissani Taverna For more than 35 years Melissani Taverna have been serving traditional Greek food in Sami Elias’ warm welcome awaits you at Melissani Taverna! Mrs Sofia, the chef, serves freshly prepared, high quality dishes daily, all well presented and delivered by professional and friendly waiters. Her home style kitchen uses… Read more

Taverna Drosos, Porto Atheras

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Taverna Drosos Taverna Drosos is a beautiful, authentic family run taverna located on the beach at Porto Atheras. With an emphasis on fresh, simple dishes which are prepared with their own vegetables, olive oil, as well as meat and fish (dad Kostas is a goat breader and fisherman) the menu is… Read more

Amalia Restaurant, Kefalonia’s cuisine at Agia Efimia

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Amalia Restaurant, Kefalonia’s Cuisine Since 2001 Kate, Cristoforos and Foteini, the chefs, the children, Amalia, Vaggelis and Dionysis and their friendly staff has been serving home made traditional food in a relaxing family environment. Situated on the coastal road in Agia Efimia Bay, it’s one of the most authentic traditional taverns… Read more

Ladokola stin Plagia taverna, Damoulianata

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Ladokola stin Plagia Taverna Situated on the west coast of the island, 10 km from Lixouri, it is a family restaurant owned by two lovely twins brothers Christos & Spyros, their mom and dad. You will feel more like eating at home rather than in a typical restaurant.  

Maklithari Taverna, Makryotika

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Maklithari Taverna This traditional taverna is located in the square of Makyiotika, a well maintained village with great views over Agia Efimia bay. Maklithari is run by Petraggelos and his wife, and the taverna shares a terrace with the cafe next door where the locals spend their evenings!

Odysseas Taverna, Agia Jerousalem

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseas Taverna Situated on Agia Jerousalem beach, where you can enjoy a swim before you eat, this is a family run taverna that is well worth the 20 minute drive from Fiskardo. There is no menu but an invitation to go inside and look at the chalk board telling you what ‘mama’… Read more

Karnagio Taverna, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Karnagio Taverna Come here for homemade casserole, seafood and traditional Greek dishes! Karnagio Taverna Telis, the owner of the taverna has tried to keep an authentic Greek style to this place and he has succeeded well. This family run taverna is located on the sea side, on the north side of… Read more

Local Recipes

There’s nothing like old fashioned recipes to warm the soul and trigger the senses! I am in a procedure of finding local cookers holding vintage recipes (even secret ones!), prepared with traditional procedures, in order to create an archive of video recordings to share them with you. Local ingredients, herbs, procedures, old utensils, special cooking techniques… Read more