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There is hardly a restaurant more appealing than this one on the entire island, which is much due to the unbeatable seating: diners enjoy exclusive privacy on rock-side balconies dimly lit with candles. The restaurant's specialty is seafood, which comes in many delicious varieties.


For an island of slightly over a 1000 inhabitants, Astypalaia boasts a surprising number of pleasant restaurants and cafes, most of which concentrated in Chora and along the Pera Gialos waterfront. Seafood reigns queen in the menus of local eateries, with heavy culinary influences from the Greek mainland, Italy and Turkey. Do not be surprised to find that some places may not have a written down list of dishes, but rather a "spoken" menu, where the owner and/or staff announce the offers of the day.