Fodor's Expert Review Vatzoulias

$$ Aegina Town Greek Fodor's Choice

Ask a local to name the best restaurant in Aegina, and the response is invariably Vatzoulias. In summer the garden is a pleasant oasis, scented with jasmine and honeysuckle; in winter, nestle inside the cozy dining room to dine on expertly prepared taverna classics. Eggplant in garlic sauce or zucchini croquettes are can't-go-wrong starters. Continue with a dish such as veal in red sauce; thick, juicy grilled pork chops; or moussaka, oven-baked eggplant and potatoes with ground meat enlivened with cinnamon and a wonderfully fluffy béchamel. In winter try the hare stew. A 10-minute walk from Aegina Town center gets you to this rustic taverna where only dinner is served, and only on four evenings a week, usually Wednesday and weekends.

Greek Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

Aphaias 75
Aegina Town, Aegina  18010, Greece


Known For:
  • Rustic dishes
  • A favorite with locals
  • Wholesome village feel
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., Tues., and Thurs. No lunch, No credit cards, Reservations essential

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