A favorite standby on the harbor, below the kastro and especially nice at sunset time, To Spitiko (tel. 22840/24-956) promises to serve "tasty answers to hungry questions" -- just what you'd expect from a place whose name means home cooking; 20€ would let you eat lots here.

In addition to the places listed, I want to mention several that were not yet open when I visited Parikia in the late spring of 2011. They are all places for which I have either good memories or good reports. On Market Street, as it bends toward the Ekatondapiliani Cathedral at the Dodona cafe, you'll find Daphne (tel. 22840/22-575); Tamarisko (tel. 22840/24-689) is just off Market Street. Both have nice gardens and excellent food. Daphne has elegant Mediterranean cuisine, while Tamarisko has a lighter touch (more salads and rice dishes). On the continuation of Market Street into town (as opposed to where it bends toward the Ekatondapiliani), Franca Scala (tel. 22840/24-407) has a great rooftop terrace, possibly the best place in town for people watching. If I were sitting there with a glass of white wine, I might toy with an order of smoked salmon rolls with eggplant mousse. Dinner at Daphne, Tamarisko, or Franco Scala could run as little as 20€ or easily twice that, depending on your choices.

Naoussa

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Naoussa's restaurants are either harborside, or tucked away in town. Your best way to find the in-town restaurants is to ask. Streets are winding and street signs are virtually nonexistent. Don't worry: You'll get lost, but you'll find what you're looking for, often with the help of gaggles of giggling school children.

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