It is more than certain that the local cuisine of Kefalonia will make your food ‘experience’, during your stay on the island, very special. Pure ingredients, traditional flavors, in combination with the Kefalonian hospitality and the love of the locals for the art of cooking, but also of serving their guests, are all undeniable guarantees for your pleasure.
Tasteful restaurants, with a beautiful ambiance that goes with their special food, to be found throughout the whole island, on the shore or in tidy little gardens and backyards. On the shores of Sami and Fiskardo you will find a multitude of small taverns with colorful chairs, that are packed day and night. Mezedopoleia and ouzeri (taverns that serve mezes with ouzo or tsipouro), for delicious food accompanied with ouzo, tsipouro or a cold beer, not to mention the special local wine, robola, that goes with every dish.
Wherever you choose to eat on Kefalonia, you have to ask for the traditional meat pie, and you cannot leave the island without trying the mandoles, the traditional dessert that you will find in bakeries and patisseries everywhere on the island, among delicious cakes and fresh, traditional bread.