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Although you can find different ethnic foods in Athens, the great majority of restaurants in Greece serve only one variety of food: Greek food

Greek food comes in many shapes, forms, and varieties to keep even the most demanding traveler satisfied.

Restaurants in Greece come in many different sizes and varieties.

Restaurants are most often referred to as "Tavernas" or "Fish Tavernas" (Psarotaverna) if the main focus on the menu is seafood.

Here you'll find a list of hand picked best Athens restaurants.

Athens Bar Restaurants

Greek Cuisine Restaurants

Athens Modern Tavernas

Athens Fish Restaurants

Athens Steak Grill Restaurants

Athens Ethnic Cuisines

Athens Tavernas

Check out some of the best Athens restaurants below

Royal Olympic Restaurants&Bars

royal-olympic-restaurant The new Roof Garden Bar is at your disposal all year round, from 12:00 until 2:00 a.m. The view is phenomenal and you may enjoy a variety of homemade snacks and sweets, as well as an impressive selection of the world’s best wines and spirits. One of the best luxury Athens restaurant.

La Terrasse Restaurant la terrasse restaurant at Hotel Pentelikon is a warm and friendly place that offers its clients the chance to enjoy its distinct atmosphere from morning until night.

Whether visiting for a sumptuous breakfast, a delicious meal, a relaxing afternoon coffee break or an excellent dinner, La Terrasse is the ideal venue always ready to offer high standard services.

"Da Bruno" Ristorante Italiano The first resataurant "Da Bruno" was given birth in Italy,but in 1980 was opened firstly in Kifisia and in 1984 in Old Faliron where it remains until today. Visit their site to learn about the location, menu, recipe of the month, contact details and more.

La Pasteria Restaurants opened for the first time in Kolonaki in 1995 and since then La Pasteria has developed a net of 19 restaurants throughout Greece.


Malvazia Restaurant malvazia restaurant

A journey to the flavours of Mediterranean, in the melodies of live orchestra and in the atmosphere of another season! ....for those who love the journey of senses!

Archaion Gefsis (Ancient Tastes) The “Archaion Gefsis” restaurant has been operating since 1998.A restaurant with Ancient Greek cuisine, unique in the world.

Dishes like pancetta seasoned with thyme, stuffed piglet (which must be specially ordered two days before), and squid cooked in its ink prove, if anything, the continuity between ancient and modern Greek cuisine. There's an undeniable kitsch factor in the setting: in a torch-lighted garden, waiters in flowing chitons serve diners reclining on couches. But Greeks and foreign visitors alike flock here to discover the culinary pleasures of the ancients.

Widely read foreign magazines and newspapers, such as “TIME” and “GUARDIAN” have hosted excellent reviews in their pages on the “Archaion Gefsis” restaurant, a restaurant which is one of a kind.

Because of its original concept, “Travel Channel” and “Discovery Channel” have had special features on the “Archaion Gefsis” restaurant.

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Iskandar Indian Restaurant will leave even the most demanding palates satisfied thanks to the authentic flavours and dishes prepared by Indian chefs with great experience. There is a wide diversity of excellent meat and fish dishes available and the list of options for vegetarians is especially rich.

Iskandar Restaurant

Caldera Restaurant caldera- restaurantThe Caldera is a kitchen. It is a repository of recipes. It is a bank that transacts savouries with time and places. It is an inn in which the frequenters exchange feelings, stories and legends.

Every day, fresh ingredients and fish arrive in Caldera's kitchen. The lands around the Aegean provide the bread, the olive oil and a plentitude of wines and spirits. Without unecessary embelishements, along with the centuries old practices, the fire and the experienced hands render them into a delicious punctuation. Another Athens restaurant to enjoy...

Noodle-Bar Eat In & Delivery .Noodle Bar offers excellent and nutritious food in a modern and trendy environment. Our menu corresponds to the demands of contemporary expectations providing low fat distinctive dishes using only fresh first quality ingredients that fit in with today’s healthy lifestyle. It continuously strives to provide superb quality at low prices.Noodle Bar is perfect for lunch or dinner in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Delicious food can be delivered in delightful boxes to your house or work place.


Nui Multi-Asian Restaurant. Serving every day from 18:00, Saturday from 13:00, Sunday continental buffet (24,50€/p)

Japenese Restaurant located in Kefalari serving delicious Continental buffet, teranyaki, syahi and a bar with various yummy finger-food, delivering to north suburbs of Athens such as Kifissia, Politia, Ekali, Nea Erythrea, Melissia or Maroussi.

Miniatura Restaurant From 2002 we offer in the centre of city hospitality, good food, calm environment. Monday to Saturday from the midday up to late in the evening. Sundays closed.


Restaurants Petrino The first "Petrino" restaurant was established in one of the most beautiful traditional buildings in Athens in 1990 and has, from then till today, from a first glance, captured and held the imagination allowing the travel to a bygone era, which seemed to have been lost forever.


"Serkos and the 4 Stars" Armenian Restaurant serkos-glyfada

Located just outside of the popular and cosmopolitan area of Glyfada in Athens, on a peaceful street, near the Xenofontos square is the delightful restaurant "Serkos and the 4 Stars". It is here that we welcome you to try the mystical Armenian tastes which leads you to a journey taste to East. With eighteen years of experience within the field of Middle Eastern cuisine, you can be sure that "Serkos and the 4 Stars" will deliver you a meal worthy of a king.

Varoulko Restaurant

varoulko-restaurant"Varoulko" opened 17 years ago and has been awarded since February 2002. It is immiscibly a Greek restaurant (Greek cuisine) offering exclusively sea products that are attributes of Greece.

Varoulko, pioneered in offering seafood prepared directly from any other restaurant, not limiting its offering to the classic Greek fish on the grill, but opening the floodgates to a whole new style of cooking, where the fruits of the sea starred in many unusual, creative dishes.At the same time it also rediscovered the use of humble product of the Greek earth in the kitchen and redeveloped "forgotten” traditional recipes.

Among the most fabulous compilations served are octopus simmered in sweet red mavrodafni wine and served with mousse made from a sourdough pasta called trahana, crayfish dolmas wrapped in sorrel leaves, and red snapper with black truffle-and-eggplant mousse.

The multilevel premises stand next to the Eridanus Hotel. This restaurant offers some of the finest and freshest seafood in Athens -- complete with a fabulous view of the Acropolis from the rooftop terrace.

Reservations are essential.

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