the philosophy of the seafood restaurant mavri thalassa in kalamaria thessaloniki


Mavri Thalassa is a destination for gourmands, an irresistible culinary experience that brings seafood gastronomy to Thessaloniki. On a continuous quest for excellence, it fuses the old with the new, the timeless with the modern, and the local with the universal.

Here, in a classy yet modern setting by the sea, top-quality and seasonal raw materials satisfy the most demanding palates.

*fine dining
at its finest

the journey of the seafood restaurant mavri thalassa
Our Journey

Since 1926

Many restaurants come and go, but only a few stand the test of time. Multi-awarded and voted as one of the top Thessaloniki seafood restaurants, Mavri Thalassa celebrates almost a century of culture and cuisine, serving an eclectic list of patrons.

The chefs, Sonia Margaritou and Aleksandros Tokidis, offer the freshest seafood, heartily reflecting their creative spirit in their dishes.

Locally sourced

local shrimps at thessaloniki seafood restaurant
A culinary journey that begins and ends in Thessaloniki.

Mavri Thalassa is so much more than a fish restaurant in Kalamaria. It is an abundance of seafood, sourced directly from the Greek seas and hand-picked from Thessaloniki fishermen every morning.

Freshly cooked

fresh shrimps at the seafood restaurant in Thessaloniki
Fresh is all we know, it’s what we cook, it’s what we serve.

Our dishes have a story to tell the gourmands that enjoy the finest of flavors: the freshest catch is combined with premium ingredients, making the taste of the sea explode under your palate.

Artistically served

quality fish at thessaloniki seafood restaurant
Our food philosophy is evident in every signature dish.

This culinary experience wouldn’t be complete without appealing to all the senses. All our dishes are served with impeccable precision, in a delightful ambience in Aretsou, right by the sea.

Our location

Aretsou, Kalamaria

Located in Kalamaria for more than 10 years now, at Nikolaou Plastira 3, Mavri Thalassa is rightfully considered one of Thessaloniki’s best seafood restaurants, where dark wood, soft lighting, and ambient music create the perfect atmosphere.

Ideal for lunch, business dinners and meetings, or even private events, the restaurant caters to every need in a contemporary manner. Today, Mavri Thalassa serves more than 70 tables in two separate floors that offer privacy and magnificent sea views over the Thermaic Gulf.

sea view aretsou kalamaria

Our Awards