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The Plaka Restaurant

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Corner of Kydatheneon and Geronta Street, Athens, Greece
210-323-2334
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We always eat at this Taverna when in Athens, the staff are friendly and are willing to accomodate dietary needs etc. well priced, there is a semi open kitchen and the female chef can tell you what's fresh for the day. We have recommended this Taverna to all of our Australian friends and they have all been very happy with... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Nice and quality.interesting place.valuable.friendly staff.delicious food.totally worth it.its near to acropolis

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Thank Alexia Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Realy nice enviroment with nice stuff.The food was delicius.I taste lamp kleftiko who was the special plate.

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fremont ca
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Although this is very much a tourist restaurant the food is good and reasonably priced. It is situated just at the beginning of Plaka so very easy to find..

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Thank fishywog
St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Disgusting service. Small portions. Forgot about the ordered fish. I do not advise. Отвратительный сервис. Маленькие порции. Забыли про заказанную рыбу. Не советую.

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Thank Al N
Alabama
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We gravitated to this friendly restaurant in Plaka section of Athens because of a energetic hawker and some good Greek music being played onto the street to add to the festive first evening in Athens. The head waiter took us to the kitchen to see the actual fresh foods that were on the menu. I had pork tenderloin with mushroom... More 

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Thank MJC104
Rimini
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Near the bustling street Adrianou in the heart of the Plaka, and just off the characteristic Filomousou Eterias Square, it is made of 2 or three connected restaurants of different levels and prices sharing the same name. I was with a school trip in the most basic one, which turned out to be quite good. Service is kind but a... More 

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Thank fabiopesa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

İt was a lovely restaurant not luxary but tasty. You may taste every local meal .Service is fast and late night you may listen live music .

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We got sweet talked into eating here by the spruiker out the front. the food was OK - better than most, the kleftiko I had was nice, all meals came with a lot of potatoes done in the oven I might add. the house wine is fine, the toilet is hard to get to for anyone that will struggle to... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

In the direction we were walking in, this was the first restaurant we came across in Plaka, and the owner obviously knows that if he doesn't pull in the people, someone else will, as there are lots and lots of restaurants further down the street. I must admit that I'm usually quite put off by restaurant owners or staff who... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Kydatheneon and Geronta Street, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: 210-323-2334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plaka

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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