Mykonos island was beloved by celebrities in the 1960s and it hasn’t lost ant of its charm. If you are looking for intense nightlife, high-end restaurants and a boho chic atmosphere. Start your day with a fine cup of coffee and breakfast at one of the cafes on Matogianni Street. Then head to the beach of your choice depending whether you want a quiet spot or busy one. After take yourself into town, to Little Venice, for a look at one of the most gorgeous sunsets in Greece while enjoying cocktails and chill-out tunes. For dinner, the choices are endless make sure though to make a reservation ahead especially during the high season. After, head back to Matogianni Street. Everybody else will be doing the same. Check our list of the best restaurants, bars and beach bars in Mykonos which we update frequently.
In the picturesque neighborhood of Lakka, in the heart of the old Town of Mykonos, Bakaló brings back memories long forgotten of real traditional Greek food, containing aromas and flavors from every corner of the Cyclades. The menu is carefully designed by chef Yiannis Gavalas featuring traditional Greek recipes and home made dishes that delight even the most demanding pallets. All dishes are prepared with the best sourced ingredients from Greek bespoke suppliers which add that bit of extra oomph to every mouthful. The eatery also displays some delicate retro decorative touches whichreminiscent of a local style bistro where dishes are prepared in an open plankitchen where wafting aromas can be enjoyed by guests.
Situated by the pool, gazing at the breathtaking sunset and the Aegean, Bill & Coo’s Gourmet Restaurant in Mykonos awaken all gustatory senses. The talented and distinguished Chef Athinagoras Kostakos has created a Mediterranean-cuisine inspired menu of the freshest ingredients, based onthe seasonal and biological products the waters and land Mykonos Island has to offer.
The World’s first Buddha-Bar Beach is located at the seaside location of Santa Marina Resort & Villas. A worldwide reference in the fieldsof gastronomy, hospitality, wellness, music and mixology, the legendary Buddha Bar goes beyond its neo-Asian walls and for the first time ever findsits home on the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos, offering a unique dining and lifestyle summer experience on a breathtaking beachfront location.
Right under the windmills, Sea Satin Market represents the most genuine, Greek-gourmet tavern on the island serving fresh seafood, accompanied by the sound of the most fun Greek music.
Catari offers a blend of recipes from a traditional Italian trattoria cooked inthe most tasteful way and authentic Neapolitan pizzas. The courtyard is verymuch reminiscent of an Italian villa, adorned with palm trees and grandflowerpots with colourful geraniums and hand painted tiles by Vietri.
In a picture perfect narrow alley in Mykonos Town since 1971. Upscale, chic atmosphere, fine dining restaurant with strong French influence and extensive wine list. Impeccable service and elegant clientele.
Bringing the spirit of Peru to Mykonos. Inspired by the original fusion food of Peru, the menu features natural light, healthy and colourful dishes freshly prepared with the best ingredients from local suppliers. Located where once used to be one of Mykonos best and legendary restaurants, “Philippi”.
Set in an impressive super-white décor with an open outdoor garden-styledining, inspired and designed by renowned designer Paola Navone, combined with a personal touch from owner Philip Varveris. “Nouvelle cuisine” where east meets west style offering to the clients cuisine, coupled with flavors from around the world and comes with a wide range of wines with selections from all five continents.
A small, delightful, unspoiled tavern with no sign and electricity; Kiki’s isperched above the beach and hidden behind the trees that surround it. Meatand fish are grilled on a charcoal barbecue and served in the restaurant’sshady courtyard. Be sure to try the tasty salads, too.
Great for fresh fish and live lobster.
Nobu’s famous Japanese cuisine restaurant within a very smart and pretty garden setting. The chic romantic ambient offers a panoramic view of Mykonos town.
Nōema’s kitchen spotlights indigenous ingredients and cooking methods, sharpened with an experimental attitude to satisfy the modern palate. Everything is inspired by what people have done for centuries in the Cyclades, using wind, sun, smoke and fire to pickle, ferment, cure, and char-grill whatever seasonal treasure the soil and sea provide. This noseto-tail approach is the root of Nōema’s culinary philosophy. “Provenance is at the heart of our kitchen,” says Nōema’s culinary director, Athinagoras Kostakos.
Located in a natural cave, this restaurant also boasts a natural pool seawater that hosts live lobsters and seafood. Lobster spaghetti and various seafood dishes are served in a unique setting.
A pleasant place both midday and the evening is the square in Ano Mera, where there are several nice tavernas serving grills and ready-cooked food.
Established in 1967, the legendary bar Remezzo, world-known for its music and parties, became the meeting point of international jet setters for the decades to follow. Partying till dawn has always been the thing to do in Mykonos and Remezzo has always been one of the hottest places to be for experiencing unforgettable nights. Located in a magnificent spot with stunning views Remezzo was relaunched in 2014 not only with fine Greek cuisine, but with special guest Djs and non-stop parties.
Set on Ftelia Beach, Alemagou Bar and Restaurant in Mykonos is breath- taking in its simplicity and style. It’s innovative cuisine is inspired by traditional recipes, music and drinks are an intrinsic part of the atmosphere.
An all day multi space beach bar and restaurant on the beach of Agios Ioannis. The menu focuses on seafood and sushi, but there is a selection of meat dishes as well. Visit the clothes shop next to it selling the best Greek fashion brands.
Located at one of the most beautiful natural bays of Mykonos Island, Super Paradise beach with industrial design touches, high-quality cuisine, and an exquisite wine list.
It was not until the ‘80s that Psarou became the most cosmopolitan beach of the island, with its high -class atmosphere. Since then it’s been a favorite meeting point for celebrities and VIPs from around the globe, who come to enjoy absolute relaxation and excellent service, at their best. Today Psarou is the place to be if you want to see and be seen.
Monarch at Kalo Livadi beach is a place of exquisite taste. Embark on a refreshing and delicious trip by drinking a cocktail, live a unique dining experience prepared by the known chef Alain Parodi awarded with a Michelin star or indulge in sin of a party in Mykonos, when the sun goes down.
A bohemian style beach bar-restaurant on one of Mykono’s best beaches. Great mediterranean food, friendly atmosphere and the best music. It attracts many celebrities, but you will never feel that this is a snobby place. The atmosphere is unique and really worth the experience.
On a sun-drenched southern tip of Mykonos Island, a weatherworn house has been transformed into a modern day agora. Part ceremonial, part cerebral celebration, Scorpios is taking the mystical charge of nighttime rituals into daytime, and slowing it down a pace or two. Meet the new movement in holistic beach hanging.The rustic-chic restaurant at the center of the house comfortably seats 200, spilling onto an outside terrace overlooking the sea. The ideal place to gather under a shady canopy, long, leisurely meals can stretch into the a!ernoon or evening. With a daytime ambience reminiscent of a good friend’s living room, nightfall gives way to a more festive energy transforming the space into a venue for special events and live music.
A legend and one of the best bars in Mykonos, if not in Greece with stunning views over the amazing Aegean Sunset, alluring design and aesthetics – sophisticated service, everlasting festive atmosphere highlighted by the initiation to the Greek celebration rituals. The legendary music choices composing the soundtrack of each moment, the imaginative signature cocktails, and the exquisite drinks and food offered are only just a part of the true legend that Caprice of Mykonos is.
Aroma Cafe is located in the center of Mykonos Town and is the perfect place for those looking for a delicious coffee, a rich breakfast, fresh salads and the first cocktail of the night.
Very trendy amongst Greek crowd but not only, this is one of the hip bars of the moment. Despite a quite small dance floor, the party hits the skies starting from the inside area to the very popular outdoor seating area.
HIP TRAVEL GUIDES
Mykonos is a world class destination. It is Greece’s party island! Here you’ll find the international jet set mingling with the rest of us and not being given special treatment, whether seeking an umbrella on the beach or a table in the trendiest restaurant. Mykonos combines its gorgeous beaches with dazzling Cycladic architecture and an endless variety of places to stay and things to do.
Discover the Hip side of Greece