Drinking in Greece is rather casual and done with friends and family while enjoying a nice meal or celebrating an event or achievement. However, that doesn’t you can’t cheers in a bar or restaurant and often you will find tourists gathering together and toasting while sharing stories of the adventures.
Yasou – A very casual greeting and cheers in Greece, meaning “to your health”. This term is best used as a bar and is popular while raising your glass to toast. It is also common to hear Yasou when toasting to younger generations.
Yassas – Same meaning, but this term is used in a more formal setting like a fine dining restaurant. It is also used to cheers older people or family members as a sign of respect.