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Diogenes

Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
+30 21 0322 4845
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

Just to say thank you for a lovely evening. The restaurant is in a lovely setting. Well priced and the food was lovely. We had the chicken souvlaki and veal and it was delicious. House red was also very good. Staff very attentive. Thanks again

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw this place during our walks through Plaka and decided to go there because its shades and halloumi. It was definitely a great decision as the food was amazingly tasty. We had halloumi as apetizer and also received some cheese cream with salmon and...More

Thank Adelina S
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your kind comment. Waiting for you to visit again! Kind Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just came here for a drink , we had a proseco and a aperol spritzer ... Proseco was just flat not a single bubble in it and so was the spritzer ... when we asked that we change the proseco for a glass of wine,...More

Thank alexborg
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your comment and we are so sorry for the bad experience. We are here for you to change your mind whenever you want. Enjoy your stay in Athens! Kind regards, Diogenes team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most helpful and nice people I have seen working in so touristy a place. The food was surprisingly good as well. Not cheap, but you wouldn t feel ripped off either just because you were hungry underneath the Parthenon!

Thank GoutmanEliz
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear customer, Thank you very much for your comment. Your opinion matters. Waiting for you again to come :) Diogenes team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tired. Hungry. Hot. The shadows were too inviting. My fault but we knew what to expect. The prices are more than double to normal. Based upon quality probably 3 times too high. Simple tourist-feeding with lame and unfriendly service. But the place lifts it up...More

Thank Stefan G
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, Thank you for your comment and we are so sorry for the bad experience. We are here for you to change your mind whenever you want. Kind Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have bumped into this restaurant while exploring Plaka. A nice al fresco setting, with Greek music on background. Staff very courteous, welcoming and fast service. The souvlaki was the best to date. Very moist and seasoned to perfection with a side of roasted courgette...More

Thank LoriMarechal
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, We are so happy u enjoyed our food! Thank you very much for your comment. Waiting for u to come again. Kind Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cod fish was fried and way too salty, the mashed patatos were cold, too and not tasty, but when I complained I got a new dish! My boyfriend took a lambstew, this was good but lot of fat! They appeared friendly, but I got a...More

Thank Valentine D
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valentine, First of all many thanks for your comment. Your opinion matters. We are so sorry for the mistake and the bad experience, and we are waiting for you again to change your mind. Enjoy your stay in Greece. Kind Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely location, in a small but beautiful square, in the shade of mature trees, attentive waiters who do not place any pressure on their customers to finish and move - a lovely way to enjoy the atmosphere of Athens!

Thank delaGueriniere
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear costumer, Thank you very very much for your lovely comment. Hope you enjoyed your stay and our traditional tastes, and we are waiting to see you again. Best Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picturesque restaurant. Wait staff were busy, so don’t be in a hurry. Clearly this is a favourite for locals as well, which helps to create a great atmosphere underneath the trees. Menu was sufficient and good local flavour choices at decent prices. Great place for...More

Thank James_wu
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank u very much for your comment! Hope u really enjoyed it and we are waiting for u to visit again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk through the Plaka District in Athens you will be almost accosted by all of the restaurants as the hosts and hostesses are out front of the restaurant and strongly encouraging you to dine with them. There are numerous restaurants. As we walked...More

Thank Haddon P
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 4845
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