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Stamatopoulos Tavern

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Neighbourhood:
Plaka
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Lyssiou 26 | Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0322 8722
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Today
12:00 - 00:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stamatopoulos is a lovely restaurant to visit if you like to try a variety of Greek dishes and wines in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We often went there for a 'late lunch' when most people had finished - we were usually tired, hot and hungry! They were very helpful finding us a table in the shade (even when they... More 

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Thank Viv M
Bucharest, Romania
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delucious lunch, with traditional Greek food - mousaka, souvlaki, kebab - and we enjoyed every bite. The atmosphere was pleasant and the waiters really fine.

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Thank Maria Letitia C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is old tavern. the food is good, but there are places with music with more interesting food.they switched their main musician, the new fellow is good but not in the ballpark of the famous"diamond"

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2 Thank heshcody44
UK
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577 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We intended to have our last dinner in Athens at another restaurant which unfortunately was closed. Instead we ended up here, despite the live music being played to attract the punters. We were assigned a table outside and were promptly served. We chose meat balls, aubergine salad, olives and stuffed mushrooms for starters followed by roasted lamb with potatoes and... More 

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1 Thank LucyCarvalho
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111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sharing a seafood platter, grilled eggplant with goat cheese and a salad, we enjoyed the traditional atmosphere of a truely Greek tavern. Service was friendly, the music enjoyable and the atmosphere enjoyable. Tables are set under umbrellas, or in the sun at different levels across the medium sized Resturant. A lovely place to enjoy the old city.

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Thank ChardyG
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I combine a walk at Plaka with greek traditional entertainment delicious greek food at the Old Tavern of Stamatopoulos, listening live great tradicional music.

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Thank asiabo
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went here twice, late in the evening in early spring. Pleased to notice the Greeks were the vast majority of customers. The place is authentic. The food and drink we had was fine. Not exceptional, but good enough. The real attraction is the music and dancing. Can certainly recommend this place, just don't know if it remains good in the... More 

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Thank Boudewijn K
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A small restaurant but fully packed with traditional Greek food and Greek music . Was fun time with 40 of us and a lovely evening.

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Thank Aarti R
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We followed the hotel receptionist recommendation which was a great one. The tavern provides excellent food together with live music.

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Thank arikb19
Rome
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Traditional location with good live music. Too dark to eat and to ser ehat you're eating. Nothing special in general. Souvlaki expensive (16euros) and poor (5 lamb small rondels) with no dip or pita bread. Generally expensive for a taverna.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$43
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyssiou 26 | Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 8722

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Staying in Plaka

Neighbourhood Profile
Plaka
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 number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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