There are many restaurants in Folegandros, they are quite simple and usually have few tables. It is always best to check the prices and try and understand if the products are fresh or frozen.
You can find a variety of dishes with the traditional dish being Matsata – a fresh pasta that is served with tomato sauce and meat. The meat can vary and can either be goat, rabbit or rooster and can be found in most restaurants.
There are plenty of restaurants that offer fresh fish and the famous dish of lobster with pasta.
A few suggestions of where to eat :
Smyrna in Karavostassis – A family run café, good for breakfast or a drink in the evening.
Evangelis Beach Bar – Family run beach bar not only offer drinks and coffee but also fresh fish with fast friendly service.
Pame Bougatsa in Chora – Good for breakfast or a snack with delicious cream filled bougtsa.
Thema Chronou on the square in Chora – Offers take away crepes and coffee.
Zefiros Anemos in Chora – Restaurant with a private garden balcony, serves local fresh fish and meat dishes. Almost all products are grown by the owners. Lobster pasta is a specialty of the restaurant but needs to be ordered in advance. During high season reservation is needed.
Eva’s Garden in Chora – Offers modern Mediterranean cuisine with a good wine list and a nice courtyard.
Kritikos Tavern in Chora – Traditional Greek cuisine with a good selection of appetizers.
Kyria Irini’s in Ano Mera – Speciality is the local dish “matsata” a restaurant that will take you back in time.
Mimi’s in Ano Mera – A family restaurant that has delicious cheese pies and the local dish “matsata”.