Kyria Sofia-Leonidas Review
"By reservation only" is the 11th commandment here, one that is strictly followed: no reservations means this tiny taverna stays closed. That is one scenario they never have to worry about, as the oldest restaurant on Hydra remains wildly popular. Sporting bright green, original woodwork inside and, outside, a terrace with half a dozen tables (quickly snapped up by those in the know), this place is owned by Leonidas, who lived in New York for many years and is more than happy to share his culinary stories as he serves your meal (his partner Panayiota is cooking in the little kitchen that's open to the dining room). Don't miss out on the small cheese pies with cinnamon, the eggplant salad, the roasted goat, or the fresh salads.
- Address: Miaouli 60, past Miranda hotel, Kala Pigadia, Hydra town, 18040
- Phone: 22980/53097
- Location: Hydra
- Reservations essential
- No credit cards.
- Closed mid-Jan.–mid-Mar. No lunch (except big parties).