Why Foodies Will Love the Greek Island of Sifnos

The Greek island of Sifnos is known for its poets and traditional villages. But there is another side to the island that foodies love — the island boasts terrific chefs and beloved traditional cuisine! Let’s take a look at some of the favorite and unforgettable food that you can try while visiting the island!

Apollonía, also known as Hóra, is the capital town of the island and is a picturesque setting to begin our food adventure. The narrow winding streets in combination of whitewashed houses set the perfect scene in the traditional Cycladic village to enjoy the small tavernas you will find here. All of the chefs prepare the tastiest local and traditional dishes you could hope to eat!

Artemónas is just a few minutes from Hóra and boasts neoclassic villas and a panoramic view that is sure to be the perfect backdrop for your meal. Here you will find some of the most famous restaurants and bakeries on Sifnos. One thing you must try while visiting this quaint town is freshly made and piping hot doughnuts, or loukoumades, as Greeks say.

As you tour the island, be on the look out for some of the other local dishes that are sure to become your new favorite foods on you Grecian getaway. Some local favorites on Sifnos are chick pea balls, manoúra cheese, mastélo which is a lamb dish cooked in red wine with spices, amigdalotá sweets made from almond powder, rosewater and powdered sugar.