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Address: Leoforos Kiknon 30, Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24675.04404


Allotino is a lovely tavern in a sophisticated setting housed with great views of Orestiada Lake. Simply decorated with earthly colors and retro elements, the tavern offers a great assortment of traditional flavors with a modern feel.

From a wide variety of meze served with ouzo and tsipouro Greek alcoholic spirits to creative dishes such as fried mushrooms with bacon, onion and thyme, chicken with pineapple, wild boar with plums, it is definite that Allotino is a must if you are visiting Kastoria!


Address: 2, Tsakali street, Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24670.23377


Housed in a historic mansion of the 19th century, the atmosphere of Doltso restaurant is a must if you want to taste the traditional cuisine of Macedonia.

Pork with cabbage, meatballs with Makale sauce, made with tomato and garlic, or cooked in a pot, talseno, a local specialty made with eggplant and peppers from Florina, homemade traditional pies, pork with raisins and plums are only some of Doltso’s specialties.

Grasp a fine table next to the fireplace to enjoy the lovely dishes of Doltso!


Address: Orestion 37, Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24670.29615


Grada is the first gourmet restaurant of Kastoria located on the shores of Orestiada Lake.

Young chef Kosmas Kapetanopoulos gives his own distinctive version in creative Mediterranean cuisine. Bon filet with caramelized onions and pears poached in raspberry sauce, the orzo pasta served with shrimps, and the fried green peas are considered to be some of his best dishes!

Don’t miss the nights that Grada offers international cuisine dishes!

I Palia Poli

Address: Orestiados 51, Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24670.21401


In the lovely old quarter of Kastoria, Palia Poli is a fine restaurant with warm ambience housed in a old stone house with a flowery garden.

The tavern specializes in Greek traditional cuisine as Evdokia and Lucia use fresh ingredients and traditional flavors to revive old recipes from their homelands, Xanthi and Trikala. Stuffed burgers, homemade pies, rooster in red sauce, Kastorian beans, and fine meats on the grill are just some of the best dishes of Palia Pali. Before you leave, make sure to taste the exquisite desserts made with love and care!

Weather permitting, choose a table in the lovely garden of Palia Poli!

To Steki tis Pareas

Address: Ypolohagou Diakou 10, Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24670.82397


This place started off as a meeting place for soldiers in 1966. Since then, it has evolved into one of the favorite haunts of local people from Kastoria.

Exquisite meats such as beef cheeks and pork, tenderloin with plumbs, lamb and veal with eggplants, as well as a fine dish “batzo”, made from a local cheese served fried with tomato and egg, “Giaourtlou” kebab, feta cheese with pistachio from Aegina, fried mushrooms and the homemade bread are some of the best dishes of Steki tis Pareas.

Undoubtedly, you have to visit the tavern of Steki tis Pareas when you visit Kastoria!


Address: Kastoria Telephone: 0030.24670.85384


Ideally situated one kilometer away from the city center of Kastoria, the tavern of Gaitanis is a family fish tavern that has been operating since 1997.

Distinguished for its fresh fishes that arrive daily from the Ionian Sea and the homemade recipe of Mrs. Elli, this cozy tavern’s finest dishes include fish soup, pasta with shrimp, cuttlefish with spinach and sea bream with pasta.

The devotees will find a wide variety of delicacies for their tsipouro such as grilled octopus, marinated anchovies, fish Carpaccio and mackerel. Make sure you taste the roasted quince or the pecan pie for dessert!