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To Kati Allo

#38 of 2,923 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Chatzichristou 12, behind Acropolis Museum | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 21 0922 3071
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09:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I spend around 10 weeks a year in Greece. Athens is home base. I eat here often and have become friends with the owners. English is spoken here. The food is old recipe comfort food. Considering the location it is economical and fresh. All the food is homemade and the service good.

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Anstruther, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nothing stood out about this place. Food was homemade, but there weren't many dishes to choose from as menu was quite small. We found this to be quite touristy.

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Goleta, California
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We have been in Greece for 10 days and this is one of our favorite two or three places to eat. My husband says it is as good as you can get for the money. The decor is simple but I was immediately taken by the display and description of the food available. We ordered a plate of greens and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Right next to the Acropolis there is this small restaurant that serves great traditional food. If you like the fancy tourist restaurants that give you a pretty plate, than don't come here. This is an honest place that serves food without any "fancyness" and I like that. Recommended, but not for every type of tourist.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just round the corner from 'Restaurant Rat-Run', you can once again find a traditional eating place you have long been searching for. Yes, 'To Kati Allo' ticks all the boxes for friendly owners, traditional food, great atmosphere and convenient location. How nice it is to be taken and shown the display of food and listen to the description of each... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The owner of the flat we stayed at while in Athens recommended this place to us, and we were so happy that we listened to his advice. Situated a couple of blocks away from touristville, it's in a slightly quieter street, and easily recognizable with the owner (and his elegant little Clark Gable moustache) waiting outside. After he shows us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Their rotisserie lamb and chicken are excellent as was the moussaka and the super tasty Greek salad. This is simple home cooking with great ingredients and no taste enhancing shortcuts. The host is very friendly and provides warm Greek hospitality. A nice place to eat and relax just like a true local.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner here just near the acropolis museum, the food was excellent, we had stuffed peppers, chicken roulade and eggplant casserole. I was going to also get a greek salad but the chef recommended we stick with 3 dishes as this would be enough for two and it definitely was. Really great home style food and friendly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice place with a few outside tables. Evidently it is recommended by Rick Steve. We are not Rick Steve's devotees so we can't confirm that. The owners are super friendly and loves bantering with customers. The rotisserie is going with chicken, pork and lamb. The menu is on the board outside. Prices are very reasonable. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here on our last night in Athens. I wish we had come sooner so we could have had more of this wonderful food. The lamb was some of the best I've ever had and the Greek salad is a must. Our service was the best we've had and the gentleman who served us was pretty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:30
Monday
09:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:30
Thursday
09:00 - 00:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatzichristou 12, behind Acropolis Museum | Makrigianni, Athens 117 42, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighbourhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0922 3071
Description
Small, simple, family-owned taverna serving traditional and local Greek home-style cooking for over 30 years. Menu changes daily and written on the blackboard outside. Cash only.

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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 up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centrepiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.
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