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No establishment on Naxos is quite like Rotonda — a unique restaurant set on the hilltop, with panoramic (360-degree) views unfolding before diners' very eyes. The view alone would be worth the trip, but the Restaurant has excellent contemporary Greek and Mediterranean cuisine to show for its fame.
- Address: Agios Ioannis, Apeiranthos
- Phone: +30 2285 061254
- More Info: rotondanaxos.gr
- Opening House: Daily 10am–12–30am
- More Info: www.facebook.com/Rotonda-288072034634255
Perhaps surprisingly for an island, Naxian cuisine is known more for its meat than seafood: grass-fed beef, lamb, goat meat and poultry often feature as primary dish ingredients on the island restaurants' menus. Try the Naxian specialty Easter dish called "patoudo" — stuffed lamb meat with herbs, often served with the celebrated regional potatoes. Meals often start with a round of small plates called "meze". These are made with seafood, meat, and vegetables. The island is also known for locally-produced wines and cheeses like gruyer, arseniko, xynomizithra, xynotyro and mizithra.