Greece is among the best destinations for food fans and people who want to taste quality Mediterranean foods with unique flavors. Typical of Greece’s food culture is the regional specialties you can enjoy in almost every place you see, transforming your experience into an original gastronomic journey!
In Skiathos there is something to enjoy for everybody. You can find a variety of restaurants both for your budget conscious and the gourmet lovers. Tasting the local cuisine is also a must as you will discover a lot of traditional products of Skiathos, carefully produced by the natives with the purest ingredients the nature of the island has to offer you.
Skiathos is famous because of its Conventional macaroon biscuits, called’amygdalota’ from the Greek word for almond, and its”spoon candies”. They can be made of fruit, but in Sporades islands, they create it with almonds and they call it ‘aspro’, meaning white, due to the color of those blanched almonds used to make them.
You must try Skiathos pies, especially the herb pie( in Greek hotopita).More products of Skiathos are the wine of the region known in the ancient days, homemade liqueurs, olives and honey. You can discover these products in traditional or health food stores around the island. Some of them you can find in shops in Skiathos hotels.
If you are looking for lunch or dinner, walk across the old harbour of Skiathos and find one of the many restaurants available in this area serving continental cuisine along with traditional Greek meals. If you visit this island first time or even in Greece, you should certainly try the freshly caught fish served in approximately all these “tavernas”. However, even in case that you’ve got a more cosmopolitan taste, there are various restaurants serving international dishes. It doesn’t matter what your preference is, you’ll discover the appropriate place for you and you will feel as though your mouth is in heaven! Because Greek people love food, there are restaurants in almost any of the most well-known villages and beaches around the island. Thus, don’t care if you’re away from Skiathos town and the port.
For something quick and deliciouse that will make you feel as complete as possible, you will find pizzerias and other fast food restaurants, but you should certainly taste the Greek”souvlaki” or”gyros”, particularly if you are not knowledgeable about the Greek fast food at all. Both of them are made from meat pork or chicken and take street food to a different level!
When visiting Skiathos, 1 thing is for certain: You won’t go hungry!