10 Best Places To Eat In Athens, Greece

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We all love to eat while traveling and lucky you, if you’re coming to Athens, Greek food is known for its delightful taste and for the wide variety of dishes. You can choose between gyros, baklava, salads and special soups and also taste different types of wines. There are a lot of cool places to eat in Athens, whether you want a stunning view over the city, a unique experience (like dinner in the sky) or a quiet place with friendly staff. We’ve made a list with the best places to eat in Athens. Bon appetite!

1. Fresko Yogurt Bar

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This is a delicious and healthy decision! Here you’ll find a wide variety of yogurt with different fillings, all ingredients are natural and very tasty. The yogurt is Greek Yogurt and is one of the world’s best yogurts. Thick, rich, healthy, it has a unique, wonderful taste. Besides yogurt, you can also enjoy the Fresko Spoon Sweets, Fresko Honeys and also Fresko Smoothies. Treat yourself with this heavenly treats and choose from the endless flavors for your smoothie.

Fresko Yogurt Bar

Address: Dionysiou Areopagitou 3, Athens 11742, Greece

Website: Fresko Yogurt Bar

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2. Dinner in the Sky

In the center of Athens, you’ll find this heavenly place with an amazing view over the city. Here you’ll be served by experienced chefs who are preparing delicious food. There’s a table for 22 people that slowly rotates and you’ll see the Acropolis, the surrounding mountains, the sea and of course the Athenian cityscape. Come here with your friends or family, and try Greek food accompanied by delicious Greek wines.

Dinner in the Sky

Address: Technopolis of Athens, Iakchou & Voutadon St., Gazi, 11854, Athens, Greece

Website: Dinner in the Sky

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3. Eleas Gi Restaurant

The atmosphere here is incredible and the food is amazing! The view of the city will make your evening even better and the staff is very kind and willing to help you with anything you need. Everything is lovely, especially the garden. This is a perfect place to come for a birthday dinner, romantic evening, or with a group of friends.

Eleas Gi Restaurant

Address: Dexamenis, Politia, Kifisia, Athens 145 63, Greece

Website: Eleas Gi Restaurant

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4. Atitamos

This place is known for its delightful food. The customers highly recommend this place and they also give you tips for your order. Here you’ll find the famous tzatziki and the meat platter for 2, salad with manouri cheese and a delicious feta pie. This is a really nice place with traditional food, with fast and polite service.


Address: Καποδιστρίου 2, 10677 Athens, Greece

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5. Funky Gourmet

This restaurant is very elegant and modern. They play jazz and blues music in the background which makes a good ambience. The food is very interesting, they combine different flavors and the result is truly delicious. They are professional and very friendly staff, they pay attention to every possible thing just to make you feel comfortable. The reputation and awards that the restaurant has earned are well-deserved; their food is indeed creative.

Funky Gourmet

Address: 13 Paramythias Street, Kerameikos, 104 35 Athens, Greece

Website: Funky Gourmet

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6. GB Roof Garden

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Do you love food and also a good view? This place has them both. The panorama of the city is amazing, and the food is delightful. The atmosphere is very cozy and the staff friendly and attentive. The customers insist that the lemon tart is divine. Go taste it for yourself!

GB Roof Garden

Address: 8th Floor, 1, Vasileos Georgiou A, 105 64 Athens, Greece

Website: GB Roof Garden

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7. Oroscopo

There’s too much delicious food here! The meals are fresh, the dishes deliciously flavored and the service friendly. The restaurant is also incredibly beautiful. They offer a potato soup on the house and sometimes dessert. The prices are very reasonable for a place like this.


Address: 42-44 Antinoros Street (Caravel Hotel Square), 16121 Athens, Greece

Website: Oroscopo

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8. Aleria

This restaurant is decorated in a very classic way, with lovely vintage details. The food is very sophisticated and everything is served to you with great care. You’ll get explanations of every dish and wines and each dish is prepared to perfection. The restaurant is in a charming house with a lovely backyard garden. Take your time and enjoy the experience!


Address: Meg. Alexandrou 57, Metaxourgeio, 10435 Athens, Greece

Website: Aleria

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9. Meliartos

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You should definitely come here if you want to taste the best baklava in town! There’s a good atmosphere with friendly people and a lot of sweets. The pastizio (macaroni pie) is also divine. You won’t find just sweets in here, the salads are also very good with delicious dressings. It’s all about large portions, good flavor, lots of options and wonderful service.


Address: Ermou 65 & Aiolou, 10563, Athens, Greece

Website: Meliartos

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10. A little Taste of Home

This place is very cozy and it will really make you feel at home. The restaurant has different types of foods from different countries. The talagani cheese is delicious and also don’t forget about the dessert. You’ll be delighted and surprised. Every country has their own food, which is unique, either because of the way it is made or because of where it grows. They will serve you here your favorites from around the globe.

A little Taste of Home

Address: Dekeleon 3, Gazi, 11584 Athens, Greece

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Mark on this list the restaurant that suits you the best and get ready to leave fully satisfied!

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