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Elaea Mezedadiko

19-21 Stratigou Makrigianni Ioanni, Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 21 0921 2280
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
08:30 - 01:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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19-21 Stratigou Makrigianni Ioanni, Athens 117 42, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We couldn’t stay away after our host, Irene, showed us the delicious and traditional menu. We didn’t want to leave after the great care Maria showed us! We visited this lovely place in the late afternoon, and sampled mezze dishes, local wine, spirits, and beer,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maltoosius
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Your satisfaction is our reward! The daily efforts we make, from preparing traditional Greek cuisine with ingredients of the highest quality and the care of our "mother" cooks, to the honest and friendly service of all the staff provide for a unique experience. Your recognition...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are traveling to Athens on holiday for the first time. Seeing Acropolis first time and is magnificent! A number of restaurants are located below the Acropolis. Irina stopped us to suggest check out Elaea and we looked at their menu. My birthday was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HawaiiCB
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It was a pleasure having you as guests and we appreciate you taking the time to post about your experience on TripAdvisor. Irene, Chloe and Bobby along with all the staff of Eleae Mezedadiko give their utmost on a daily basis to provide guests with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On a brief half day visit to Athens, and having been to the Acropolis, we stopped at Elaea for a cold beer and a shared plate of dolmades. Lovely little patio, where we enjoyed watching the world go by and very pleasant service. In fact,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lovesthesun-7
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Experiences like yours truly make all our honest efforts worthwhile and rewarding. Thank you for dedicating the time to post a review on TripAdvisor and for your recommendation.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has an awesome atmosphere, right next to the Akropolis museum. Staff is quite friendly, English and Spanish speakers, and I’m sure other languages too. Service is really good, as well as the food. Price is just right. I recommend it if you’re looking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LuisKings007
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is always very rewarding for to receive positive reviews like yours. We thank you for the recommendation and dedicating the time to post about your experience on TripAdvisor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are so glad we found this special place! Right downtown, so welcoming, authentic food and super delicious! Perfect restaurant for a relaxing honeymoon dinner. Irene is an amazing host and our waiter Filipe was awesome... Efcharisto!! PS Best moussaka ever, don't tell my YiaYia!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great compliment from a fellow Greek. Nothing of course is by chance since we have "mother" cooks in our kitchen who prepare our food as they would for their family with the best possible ingredients and care. Thank you for dedicating the time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on our last night in Athens and had an excellent meal. Service was quick, everyone friendly. Good choice of Greek dishes and excellent quality. I had one of the best starters I’ve ever had here, feta cheese wrapped in phyllo dough with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Janey42
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jane for taking a bit of your time to post about your experience on TripAdvisor. It is guests like you that make our efforts rewarding and motivate us to continuously improve.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was on a mission to try as many greek traditional dishes/drinks as I could in the 4 days I spent in Athens. That’s when I found Irene at the door of the Elaea mezedadiko restaurant and showed me the menu. I decided to give...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LaTere7
IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great photographs! As you mention our staff do their utmost on a daily basis to prepare and serve the finest traditional cuisine to all our guests. Contanted guests like yourselves are our reward. Thank you for your post and recommendation on TripAdvisor. We look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent experience! The food and service are very good in a nice and friendly environment. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
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IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We greatly appreciate you giving a bit of your time to post about your experience at our establishment. It is remarks and recommendations like yours that reward our efforts. Thank you!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant and was very pleasantly surprised the food was very good and reasonably priced . The reason we visited was beause the lady out the front who asked us to come was such a nice lady and aproched us in a way...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dan and Emma, It is always so satisfying to receive feedback like yours. It rewards Irenes' the hostesses and all the staffs efforts to offer a special experience to all our guests. Thank you for dedicating the time to post about you positive experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner of authentic Greek food and everything was very fresh and well prepared. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Just a joyful meal all in all.

Date of visit: November 2018
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IOANNIS I, Owner at Elaea Mezedadiko, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your satisfaction is our reward. Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience on TripAdvisor.

Nearby
Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
...More
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ghfan
31 August 2018|
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Response from Jazelynv | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don’t know. But you can look up the restaurant online and give it a try.
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mh972
2 April 2018|
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Response from IOANNIS I | Property representative |
We regret to inform you that we are an a la carte restaurant. You can get a traditional Greek variety platter at 25€ for two person.
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mrswatson0108
27 January 2018|
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Response from IOANNIS I | Property representative |
We accept credit cards (VISA & MASTERCARD)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 01:00
Monday
08:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 01:00
Thursday
08:30 - 01:00
Friday
08:30 - 01:00
Saturday
08:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Stratigou Makrigianni Ioanni, Athens 117 42, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighbourhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0921 2280
  • E-mail
Description
A traditional Greek restaurant next to the new Acropolis Museum, reached easily by the nearby Acropolis Metro Station. It concentrates on unique local ingredients and recipes to create the Greek "mezes" (tit-bits) plates which usually accompany wine, ouzo $ raki. The mezes provides for a wide variety of tastes to choose from in smaller portions and lower prices. Come & try our Greek hospitality!
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