Last updated on October 23rd, 2023 at 08:00 pm
Benitses boasts some of the best restaurants on Corfu Island, known for their exceptional food quality and flavors.
Are you looking for Cheap and Best restaurants? Just remember though: Best and Cheap don’t fit together!
So, where are the Best restaurants in Corfu? Undoubtedly most of them are concentrated in Benitses.
In a relatively small piece of the main road in Benitses, someone can count too many restaurants one next to another offering any kind of food, from Traditional Greek to Italian or Chinese.
Restaurants dedicated to Seafood are very popular too.
We could say that Benitses today is a culinary paradise with more than 50+ restaurants, snack bars, and takeaway food places!
Of course, in most of the restaurants in Benitses, you will find all the delicious traditional dishes of Corfu. See here for Corfu food cuisine and recipes.
We live in Benitses and know every little secret about the place, so on this page, we present only the Best Restaurants with quality food you can find in Benitses.
The cost for a complete lunch or dinner in most restaurants is about 20€ per person, this is for a good meal with salad and wine or a drink.
Of course, if you want to eat fresh fish or fresh seafood and special delicacies, expect much higher prices.
Anyway, wherever you go they will tell you if the fish is fresh or frozen, wild or from a fish farm, restaurants in Benitses are run by real professionals and honest people and offer everything!
There are also some gyro shops where you can satisfy your hunger by eating a gyro (pork meat, french fries, sauce, tzatziki, onions, and tomatoes all inside a pita bread) at a very low price of 2-3€, But remember; Gyro is tasty but not the best food, it contains a lot of fats and is made not with the best quality of meat.
Best restaurants in Benitses
Captain Octopus: Seafood Restaurant
The story begins somewhere in 1935, when Grandfather Antonis, a great fisherman of Benitses area, decided to create his own restaurant – kafe to invite his friends to eat the fresh fish, but also a lot of mezedes made by Granny Aspasia who was an amazing cook.
That is how the magical journey started and continued up to today with the third generation of the current Captain Octopus.
The Philosophy of the Captain is to cook the same way his grandparents did.
The main ingredient of the captain’s kitchen is virgin olive oil and pure spices, all carefully selected with love.
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Restaurant Klimataria – Nikos Belos
The restaurant was born through our love for traditional food, everything is made out of our hands with the best and fresh quality ingredients that Corfu generously offers.
Nick and Lily cook all restaurant dishes daily: Nikos cooks fresh fish and spicy and hot dishes, and Lily the salads and all the fluffy pastries.
Fresh and quality ingredients
In the restaurant-tavern Klimataria, a top priority is the high quality of our food and the freshness of ingredients we use – in this matter we make no compromise!
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Paxinos Restaurant, Grill Room
One of the best restaurants in Corfu, restaurant, and grill specializing in the delicacies of local Corfiot cuisine and fresh fish.
We have our own production of wine and fresh vegetables from our garden.
PAXINOS restaurant is a family-run in cozy traditional surroundings, decorated so that it blends perfectly with the flavors and keeps unaltered in time all old Corfiot recipes.
It operates all year round and is located right at the entrance of the village of Benitses and just 50 meters from the main road.
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Stratos Taverna – Restaurant – Grill
In Benitses, 50 meters from the entrance to the marina, on the highway.
With a nice interior room and a comfortable summer flower-filled courtyard.
Enjoy your meal overlooking the sea at 20 meters from your table.
In our tavern you will find:
- Homemade cooked food
- Corfiot pastitsada
- Pot roast
- and many other
Various appetizers made by us.
- Fresh seafood Time
- Cooked Bourdeto
- Octopus and Fish
- Spaghetti with clams
- Various Meat on the grill
Greek local wine (white and black), retsina and cold beers, and many options with ouzo and raki.
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Pizza House Kavouras
It is a restaurant for pizza lovers and is specialized in Italian pizza type, the menu is dominated by many kinds of pizza and special pasta.
The dough is opened in front of the customer, the toppings are placed and pizza is baked in a wood oven situated between the tables.
Kavouras knows what to put in the dough, what and how much toppings will be used, how warm the oven should be, and how to cook.
The result, as all customers say is the best pizza in Corfu.
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Sunshine Cafe Bar, Creperie
A quiet bar during the daytime where you can relax and enjoy your coffee by the sea turns into a lively bar at night where inside are served unique cocktails in a beautiful environment with unique music that differs.
In the center of the village, 10 meters from the beach next to the marina of Benitses.
Sunshine bar - Creperie
Lotza Lounge Cafe
A busy cafe in the most busy part of Benitses Square.
All Restaurants in Benitses
Traditional Greek cuisine, and the fresh flavors of the Mediterranean. Here is the list of almost all restaurants that exist in Benitses:
- Kavouras Pizza House: Italian, Pizza.
- Captain Octopus Restaurant: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- Mezza Volta Restaurant: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, and Vegan Options.
- Laopetra Taverna: Seafood, Mediterranean.
- Neon Grill room: Mediterranean, Greek, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy.
- Oi Oraies Benitses: Local cuisine, Greek, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
- Taverna Mr. Spiros: Local cuisine, Mediterranean, vegetarian-friendly, Vegan Options.
- Mythos restaurant: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options.
- Vana’s Grill Bar: Mediterranean, Greek.
- Picante Mexican food: Mexican, American, Latin.
- Loris traditional Taverna: British, Seafood, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch.
- Paxinos Restaurant: Seafood, Soups, Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- Argo Family Restaurant: Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- Flower Garden: Chinese, Asian.
- Gyroleague Souvlaki House: Souvlaki, gyros, takeaway.
- Klimataria or Bellos Restaurant: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Special Diets, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
- Tasty Corner: Fast Food, Mediterranean.
- Mamma’s Grill: Grill house.
- Stratos Taverna: Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill.
- La Pergola Restaurant: Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- Me Sesto Taverna: Greek.
- Poseidonia Taverna: Seafood, Mediterranean.
- Big Bite: Fast Food plus Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- Avra on the Beach Taverna: Diner, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options.
- 42nd Street cafe & snack: Fast food.
- Varvara’s delicious seafood: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek.
- Zorbas Restaurant: Seafood, Mediterranean.
- Ristorante La Dolce Vita: Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast.
These are just a few of the dining options you can explore in Benitses. Whether you’re looking for a romantic seaside dinner, a family-friendly meal, or traditional Greek flavors, Benitses has a range of restaurants to satisfy your culinary cravings while you soak in the beauty of Corfu’s eastern coast.