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Kuzina

Kuzina (9 Adrianou Street, Thissio, Athens) – this is a trendy Greek restaurant that’s as aesthetically pleasing to the eye, as the Greek dishes typically served here. The interior space is drenched in white (like Greek island homes) with rustic elements, while the restaurant’s open kitchen gives patrons an added appreciation of the meals they’re […]

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Kiku

Kiku (12 Dimokritou Street, Kolonaki, Athens) – launched in 1993, this is the first authentic Japanese restaurant in Athens, winning over the palates of both prominent locals and world travelers. Along with sushi, Kiku also serves sashimi, black cod fish marinated with miko, stir-fried sea bass with butter and sake sauce, chicken teriyaki, prawns and […]

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Gola

Gola (Mykonos) – the name of this trendy restaurant is an Italian acronym for the phrase “gusto oltre l’appetito” (“delight beyond appetite”). Opened in 2007 on a breezy natural balcony overlooking Chora of Mykonos, this restaurant serves a variety of pastas (such as linguine with lobster and cherry tomatoes baked with oregano) and meat dishes […]

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Fish Café

Fish Café (3A Veikou Street, Makrigyianni, Athens 11742) – this is Athens’ original fish & chips restaurant, and a tourist-friendly eatery for budget travelers. Icelandic Cod is served here with hand-cut French Fries, Cretan homemade tartar sauce. Prawns, Calamari, hamburgers and quesadillas are also served here. Other items like humus, Greek salad, and various daily […]

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Electra Roof Garden Restaurant

Electra Roof Garden Restaurant (Navarchou Nikodimou 18-20, Plaka, Athens) – this restaurant is located on the roof of the Electra Palace Hotel, which offers a view of the Acropolis. Fine white tablecloths, exquisite cutlery, the right distance between the tables and the lighting suggest that the restaurant was created so people may enjoy the tastes […]

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Dionysos Zonars

Dionysos Zonars (Rovertou Galli, Athens 11742) – located on the outskirts of the Acropolis, this restaurant offers patrons a panoramic view of the sacred rock of the Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Herodion). It combines a prime location with stylish renovated spaces and the high quality of Greek modern cuisine made by executive […]

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Derlicatessen

Derlicatessen (Tsakalof 14, Kolonaki, Athens) – opened by prominent Greek-American restauranteur Dimitris Christoforidis, this is home of the universally-known Greek fast food: souvlaki (small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer – sometimes served with vegetables). This one of more health-conscious, serving freshly-cut French Fries, meat with very little fat, Turkey Burgers, Greek Water Buffalo, […]

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Daphne’s

Daphne’s (Lisikratous 4, Plaka, Athens 10558) – this popular restaurant is located in Plaka and is the preferred destination of visiting public figures from the international political scene and business world. Major tourist agencies throughout the world regularly recommend Daphne’s as one of the top choices for Greek gourmet cuisine. Daphne’s has had truly select […]

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Bistrot le Mignon

Bistrot le Mignon (Charitos 39B, Kolonaki, Athens) – this restaurant serves a variety of French and local dishes, along with a variety of French wines. Items served here include the Niçoise salad with salmon, the poached eggs with bacon, scallops with lemon mash, Entrecôte with cafe de Paris sauce, and Boeuf Bourguignon.    

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Abreuvoir

Abreuvoir (Xenokratous 51, Athens) – in existence since 1965, this upscale restaurant (located in the Kolonaki district) serves mainly French dishes. Regulars here recommend, for starters, the Omelette with Truffles, as well as the Foie-Gras with Truffle and Cherry sauce. The filet served here is considered of premium quality (to be served with a divine […]