An ode to modern Italian cuisine
Delicious food, high-end drinks, cozy atmosphere, magnificent view. Cucina restaurant has it all. Since 2019, Cucina has been offering authentic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. This year, executive Chef Manos Efthimiadis took it to a whole new level, showcasing his culinary philosophy and revealing that the secret to mastery is experience.
The atmospheric lighting softly guides you through the restaurant’s high-quality wooden furniture, leading you to an astonishing seaview area. Contemporary decorated in earthy tones and natural textures, the restaurant’s area generates a soothing effect. Exceptional service takes over as the Aegean sea view suddenly amazes you. Soon, you find it hard to decide which of the creative dishes to choose from. The neatly crafted menu includes freshly-cut salads, imaginative appetizers, flavorful main courses and nicely presented desserts.
The chef’s expertise in Italian cuisine is clearly reflected through his persistence in using fresh pasta, high quality raw material and virgin ingredients. Exemplary dishes such as the panzerotti stuffed with spinach, ricotta and mint, the risotto with shrimps and safran from Astypalea, the authentic Caprese salad and the sea bass ceviche display the Chef’s vivid inventiveness and originality. The all time classic mozzarella and basil pizza is a must and “Τhe Apple” dessert is undoubtedly a charm, both for the eyes and palate.
What makes Cucina restaurant truly exquisite is the feeling of warmth and geniality you effortlessly encounter. It almost feels like you are dining in a friend’s house. The rich wine cellar includes a wide variety of Greek wines in order to further enrich your culinary experience. High-end drinks and refreshing cocktails made with fresh ingredients are yet another option to accompany your dinner.
Simplicity is key in Cucina restaurant. Our passion for delicious food and authentic flavors is the reason why the restaurant has already been established in Astypalea Island as a top option for fine dining enthusiasts and gastronomy devotees.