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Bairaktaris Taverna

Pl. Monastirakiou 5 | Monastiraki, Athens 105 55, Greece
+30 21 0321 6936
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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“greek salad” (48 reviews)
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Pl. Monastirakiou 5 | Monastiraki, Athens 105 55, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst ever food, never ever drop a foot there, the food is absolute junk. Rubbish. Food smells and is oil sunk, also tastes like plastic. I dont know where does its popularity comes from but I'm sure it will cease to exist in the near...More

Thank GeorgeI180
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is just ok. Very busy corner location, good for people watching only. Wine offerings weren't even good. Definitely tourist only destination.

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a ok place to stop for lunch, it was quite noisy when sitting inside because of a guide tour ending at this restaurant and the whole group stayed for lunch. The restaurant provided some live music to accompany the meal so it was...More

Thank ToPi03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide advised us to go to the Monastiraki square and to try the kebab, telling us that any of the food places there will do an excellent "asian style kebab" apparently different from the traditional Greek souvlaki. We were pretty hungry from the...More

Thank Orinoco03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think this place has hit rock bottom. All locals know that its a bad choice and the only people visiting are unlucky tourists who happened to try a place randomly in one of the most touristic spots in Athens. There are better choices in...More

Thank Dimitris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super authentic as I watched the owner clearing table himself. The kebob and the tzakki sauce amazing.

Thank bethanyquam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

perfect restaurant if you want to see what locals eat. dishes are big enough, prices are acceptable, service is good. inside decoration and histroic photos are beaitiful.

Thank CemBaykal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here yesterday to get the doner and fries along with the cheese bread and a few beers and at the time it was good. However the next morning felt sick from the food. Something seems to have not sit well for me at this...More

Thank jordansbulls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've come here many times the last years on business and pleasure! I brought three ladies from Lebanon to try the famous kebabs. Spyros went out of his way to please us,always smiling and thanking us for coming to his restaurant/taverna. Delicious food,good traditional music...More

1  Thank kamak123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I watched an episode of television with Guy Fieri who recommended this place. I made a note of it and on a subsequent trip to Athens, my wife and I stopped by to try the souvlaki. In one word, it was delicious! We did not...More

Thank Sanders2of2
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a
difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the
Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized
streets surround the remains of both the Greek and
Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is
where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the
tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki
Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street
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Questions & Answers
January 8, 2016|
Response from Kyriakos_Moraitis | Property representative |
2.40 euros if it is served and 2.20 if it is take away.
Elizabeth P
September 2, 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth P |
Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pl. Monastirakiou 5 | Monastiraki, Athens 105 55, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Monastiraki
  • Neighbourhood: Monastiraki
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0321 6936
  • E-mail
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