Matoula restaurant open for first time at March 25 1950 as a coffee, snack and restaurant for serving the locals who lived in Monemvasia.
Monemvasia since populated attract visitors. Because of the strategic location of the castle, Monemvasia spend times of fortune and reach. Since the late of 19th century Monemvasia lost the glamour and till the 1960 was an almost deserted place.
After 1960 tourism discovers the magic of Monemvasia. Matoulas restaurant is the oldest shop in Monemvasia.