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To Kafeneio

#279 of 2,925 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
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Loukianou 26 | Kolonaki, Athens, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0723 7757
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I headed here from the funicular that took us down from Lyvatakis hill. Down, down, down the stairs we went and found this wonderful restaurant in Kolonaki. Lots of bars and vibrant shops. The restaurant has both inside and outside seating and we sat outside. We ordered the Leak pie and Saganaki as appetizers. They were good... More 

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Thank RichJellybean
Limassol, Cyprus
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here you can have good old traditional cuisine in a 'quiet way'. The menu must be the same as it was 20 year ago but the food remains good and the atmosphere is nice. The customers are mostly Atheneans and it is always relatively full.

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Thank ChristinafromCyprus
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant up as it was a near by with traditional food. The restaurant is providing bit of old days decor, very quiet, clean, white ironed cover to the tables. We had a Greek salad, simple and good, eggplant with tomato and feta in the oven, tasty, and pork with potatoes in the oven, tasty but swimming in... More 

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Thank 551951
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were told that this restaurant serves great traditional Greek food and were not disappointed! Can't exactly remember the names of the dishes but they were all excellent.

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Thank lungshee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food was so good...need to know what exactly is in the salad so I can try to recreate it :) We sat outside on the street and I will remember my day in Athens, and meal at this restaurant, for always!!!

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Thank Anne M
Falls Church, Virginia
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We came here early, 7:30 pm, and were the first diners, so a little awkward, but glad we stopped. By the time we left, the place was filling up - so don't be shy about coming a little early. A Greek salad for starters - perfectly presented. My wife had lamb with greens instead of potatoes - fantastic. I had... More 

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Thank SafetyPro-VA
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had a really lovely alfresco lunch at Kafeneio when were were in Athens a couple of weeks ago. We shared the moussaka and a greek salad and a carafe of white wine. The food and service were excellent! Would highly recommend.

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Thank a_simple_song
Brasilia, DF
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177 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We want to this place as a recommendation from our hotel and were very surprised. The food was simple, but delicious, very well prepared, and the prices were excellent!!! I cannot recommend the eggplant with tomato sauce more! It came very vast as well!

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Thank Helena J
Brussels, Belgium
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

My friend introduced me to this place, where we had a wonderful dinner at a relatively small cost. I would go back anytime to taste again the delightful salads and roasted vegetable and cooked bean dishes. Service was impeccable. The complementary watermelon at the end was the perfect end to my last meal in Athens.

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Thank Amanda S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Wondering a little of the beaten track and hungry we fell on this nice calm place. After being kindly welcomed, the waiters patiently explained all the ingredients of ever salad on the menu to us in English. We ordered the "kafenio salad". It was amazing. If you like zucchinis and are looking for something refreshing this is definitely a plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loukianou 26 | Kolonaki, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Kolonaki / Lykavittos
  • Neighbourhood: Kolonaki / Lykavittos
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0723 7757

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighbourhood in town, Kolonaki is home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by dressing in their finest and spending hours in the trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a couple of notable museums and cultural institutions, which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper reaches of Kolonaki transition into Lykavittos Hill, the highest point in central Athens. Climb the paths through its wooded slopes to the tiny chapel at the top, from where you are rewarded with stunning views across the Acropolis to the sea and even the mountains of the Peloponnese on a clear day. The wooden amphitheater up here hosts regular concerts during the summer.
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