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Vyzantino Taverna

18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (11 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited here twice whilst staying in Athens for lunch and for evening meal. I enjoyed a Tuna Salad and white wine for lunch, and then stuffed burgers and chips with white wine for an evening meal. Very good on both occasions, good value for...More

Thank JakeYork
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The three of us had just finished nearly 5 miles of walking, including the Acropolis at 0800, the Ancient agora, the Roman Agora, etc. - a circumnavigation of the Acropolis. Lovely lunch of memes , wine and water. Not far from a nice gelato/ice cream...More

Thank JohnKinnaman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming to the Vyzantino for many years - probably over thirty years if I think about it and have eaten here many times. There is nothing intrinsically special about it; it is an honest Greek taverna that specialises in "mayirefta" i.e. ready-made,...More

Thank PaulH4
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were looking for a place to eat lunch in the Plaka district and chose this restaurant when a man standing out front showed us a menu and offered us free drinks. The food selection was quite nice and the prices were reasonable. The staff...More

Thank goismymiddlename46
Reviewed 6 June 2017

While exploring the Plaka, there are so many Tavernas to choose from. Best just to pick out one that looks good and friendly. We had a group of six and chose here and were seated immediately. It was a good choice, food and service were...More

Thank TheCards
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went here after being recommended it by a tour guide whilst enjoying a day visit to Athens on our cruise. We were quickly shown to a table and within a couple of minutes the whole place was totally packed out. Our waiter took our...More

Thank Whackerv23
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here, in the heart of Plaka and the local market. We found the servers to be very friendly and helpful. The food was good and we enjoyed people watching while sitting outside in the shade. We had moussaka and fried...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was Saturday night in Plaka and everything was full. We were sold on this restaurant by a man chasing down tourists. It has a great atmosphere and nice servers. After enjoying great restaurants throughout Greece the food wasn't in the top echelon, but all...More

Thank JamboJourney
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here, staff were very friendly and the food well cooked. Menu had lots of options both traditional Greek food and other choices as well. Prices were very reasonable and they offer us our first drink on the house as a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Nice tourist restaurant with reasonable prices and very friendly staff. We had moussaka, greek sallad, eggplant, olives and soup. Excellent raw materials and quality - well prepared.

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30103227368
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