Gastronomy at Pollonia, Milos

  Milos is currently one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, the impressive geological formations in conjunction with the local Cycladic tradition provide majestic scenery that will enchant even the most demanding visitor. Pollonia is a picturesque fishing village on the northeastern coast of the island. In a short distance at the north, stands the majestic island of Kimolos, leaving a narrow sea passage. The village is built around a small bay that hosts the impressive port of Pollonia. The name of the village is due an ancient temple of the area that was dedicated to the god Apollo.

  Today, the village is part of the tourism potential of the island providing high quality tourism services. Hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes are located both in the coastal front and the inner part of Pollonia. The local traditional cuisine with fresh local ingredients will amaze you! It is the local traditional cuisine that will amaze you with the freshest ingredients and its fresh fishes! The taverns are located along the small harbor with its fishing boats.

  By entering the harbor is the tavern Armenaki, operating since 2004 offering a wide variety of fresh seafood. The sommelier of the restaurant is a graduate of WSET and knows to recommend the most appropriate wine to accompany your meal. Used vegetables that come exclusively from the garden of the tavern giving excellent aroma and flavor to the menu. Try scorpion fish baked with sage soup with rosemary and balsamic vinegar.

Contact: (+30) 22870 41061, Email: info@armenaki.gr

  The family restaurant Enalion has been awarded from tripadvisor as one of the best restaurants of the year! The menu includes fresh fish and seafood from local fishermen, local horticultural products under the supervision of a qualified agronomist and in accordance with standard integrated management of production, but also a great list of fine Greek wines. You will surely enjoy an excellent cuisine in a perfect environment.

Contact: (+30) 22870 41415, Email: gmavrogianni@yahoo.gr

  At the cafe-restaurant Araxovoli with tables on the edge of the water you can enjoy traditional marine cuisine and excellent dishes, cooked at the very moment of the order! In a great location overlooking the sweet sunset you will enjoy traditional Greek cuisine and fresh fish. We suggest you try shrimps with orzo (short-cut pasta).

Contact: (+30) 22870 41437  

  Kapetan Nikolas is the most popular restaurant in Pollonia, operating since 1982. The restaurant is famous for its lobster spaghetti recipe, which until now remains a secret. Ms Koula on the other hand will amaze you with here handmade desserts such as orange pie, mille-feuille, xirotigano (fritters) and many more.

Contact: (+30) 22870 41212

  Finally, the Ammos tavern is a new proposal in the gastronomic map of the area showing an alternative menu that includes the famous “ammosalata”. The inspired creations of the kitchen will whet your appetite as you sit on the comfortable sofas. Enjoy the warm atmosphere and let the smiling hostess bring the sea to your plate.

Contact: (+30) 22870 41018, Email: ammos13@hotmail.com

One thing is certain: if you want to combine a majestic harbor and enjoy great food, either lunch or dinner, the small harbor of Pollonia offers everything and is ready to welcome you!