Milos, a beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea, offers a variety of delicious traditional Greek dishes and seafood specialties.

 Here are some key aspects of the gastronomy of Milos:



Xynomyzithra Cheese: This local cheese is made from sheep or goat milk and has a slightly sour taste. It’s often used in salads or as a topping for savory dishes.

Kopanisti: A traditional spicy cheese spread made from fermented milk, Kopanisti is a popular appetizer or meze. It’s often paired with bread or crackers.

Melitinia: These are traditional Milos pastries made with fresh local cheese, sugar, and flour. They are typically enjoyed during Easter celebrations.


Ladenia: A type of local pie similar to pizza, Ladenia is made with onions, tomatoes, and olive oil on a thin dough. It’s a delicious and simple dish.

Psaravolia: A dish featuring a variety of small fish, typically fried and served with a squeeze of lemon. It’s a tasty way to enjoy the local catch.


Revithada: A slow-cooked chickpea dish often prepared with olive oil, onions, and various herbs. It’s a hearty and flavorful vegetarian option.


Koufeto: For dessert, try Koufeto, white pumpkin boiled in a honey syrup and almonds



Here are some recommendations for Milos:

• “Oh Hamos”, Adamas- Milean recipes, Meat and cheese- try at the end the orange pie

• “Mikros Apoplous”, Adamas – Fish & seafood -shrimp pasta

•  “Medousa”, Mandrakia – Mezedes mostly seafood

•  “Bakaliko Galanis”, Triovasalos – For raki & mezes

•  “Alevromilos”, Adamas – Local ingredients

•  “Gialos”, Pollonia – For fish

• “Okto” Restaurant, Tripiti – For Greek modern food

A must is a boat tour to see the best beaches of the island

And a visit to Klima for the boat-houses