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Kritikos

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49 Eolou | Kantza, Athens 153 51, Greece
+30 21 0665 9061
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Athens, Greece
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250 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Kind staff, quiet and clean, original place to eat cretan kitchen in the heart of Athens. Don't miss it if you are hungry down town!

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Thank Johnmir13
Suresnes, France
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This restaurant is simple with good ambiance and excellent service. It is known for its cuts, mainly beef cuts and really worth the visit. T

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Thank CHRISTINA_AK
Athens, Greece
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120 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Kritikos tavern is very famous for its stunning and delicious food. Everything you want :meat, fish, soups, meals of the day , dessert, in other words you will be satisfied. The Kritikos will make your day.

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Thank SaintClair1986
Athens, Greece
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

For meat lovers only, who don't care about decoration, cuttlery and the rest... This place serves the best non-premium (i.e. not wagyu, black-angus, kobe...etc) meat I've ever had!! I often think to my self, how would these guys work on a piece of premium beef, when they reach excellence with common beef and the most popular cuts (t-bone and ribeye)?... More 

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Thank AngelK73GR
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Once more there and no surprises. The best steak in Athens (for years),so tasty though raw material is Greek. Same gloomy environment inside(need to fix it guys)though garden is better. Descent wine and service,boring desserts. Excellent value for money(30 euros per person and you eat a lot). Again:the best steak in Athens.

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Thank Kyriakos A
Athens, Greece
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Not only they serve the best meat in Athens- Attica area, but they know how to cook it! The Greek rib eye that Nikos selects and dryes is the best you can find. If you enjoy a big stake order an xxl which comes at 1kg . Nikos also wnows how to cook a rare stake which is difficult because... More 

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Thank PWallick
Athens, Greece
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Owners are great people and very kind hosts. The food is addictive. Start with a greek salad and wild greens. Continue with a carpaccio (it's not in the menu, so ask the waiter) to taste the great quality of meat that they serve. And then it's the kidneys!!! Grilled to perfection and caramelized in a way that takes you to... More 

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Athens, Greece
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you are thinking of enjoying some really good meat around Athens this is a place for it. Try to visit in summer and enjoy the nice yard. Ask for lamp chops, kiloto and rib eye. All deli.

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Thank GabbianoTraveler
Athens, Greece
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We were really skeptical after reading some bad reviews in here. But it was a nice chance to pay a visit under a discount offer which lasted about a week, for numerous restaurants in Athens. Kritikos had a fixed menu with a starter, a salad, a main dish and a sweet, for 20 euros. We had spinach pie and tyrokafteri... More 

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Athens, Greece
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Best steaks and t-bones i`ve ever had, and i`m not a fan of rare-medium roasted meats. But this one simply stands out by far from all other tavernas. In the summer it must be even better with the veranda outside. HIGHLY RECCOMENDED!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Eolou | Kantza, Athens 153 51, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Monastiraki
  • Neighbourhood: Monastiraki
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0665 9061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monastiraki

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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized streets surround the remains of both the Greek and Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street peddlers vying for your attention to sell you nuts and sweets. Down beside the metro station, the official Flea Market is an unbroken row of souvenir shops until you come to antique-oriented Platia Avissinias, while Pandrossou Street on the other side of the square offers more tourist shopping. The pedestrianized street beside the Greek Agora is lined with cafés offering fine views.
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