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Vassilenas

Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
+30 21 0721 0501
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am currently live and work in the UK thus I visit Greece for vacations. I am from Athens and though today was the 1st time I visit this restaurant. I have to admit that it is the best restaurant I have ever eaten in...More

1  Thank geogiak13
Reviewed 6 days ago

What is dinning after all? An experience of taste, sight and feeling. Vassilenas has it all in an expensive but worthy of money way! If you want a good dinner you can select this restaurant in the center of Athens. "Taramas" is the hit but...More

Thank KYRIAKOS-IOANNA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the charcoal grilled octopus and cabage dolma as appetizers. We found them both delicious, multidimensional, fresh, and well conceived. For mains we had the grilled brown grouper filet and the slow cooked lamb shank. Again, the did not fail to impress as the...More

Thank macferzly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a historic fish restaurant that had a recent revamp and we have enjoyed many fine meals here, often with international friends visiting. Very nice taramasalata, good fresh fish, and good service. Worth following recommendations of the day. Interesting innovative ideas but attention very...More

Thank Takis P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A five course degustation menu with wine pairing (40+20 Euro). Simple recipes with good taste.Most of the wines were fine,compared with the price paid. Professional service and nice surrounding (choose the upper deck). Cannot be compared with Michelin Resto's ,however a great dinner and value...More

Thank Kyriakos A
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Compliments to Amanda and the folks at Vassilenas for making our party of 9 feel right at home in Athens . our family just loved the experience of eating authentic creative greek cuisine in an outdoor roof top setting. (Phiraeus neighborhood) the food quality was...More

Thank Elizabeth A
VENIAMIN D, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Vassilenas, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review, Elizabeth! It doesn't matter that you posted it on the "Vassilenas" Restaurant account instead of the "1920" that you visited. "1920" is the new name of the restaurant hosted at the address where "Vassilenas" was located until it...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We were invited to Vassilenas by the company which had organized our business trip to Athens and were offered a limited menu with two options. It included a fish soup, 4 starters for the table, a main dish of beef skirt or orzo shrimp risotto...More

Thank 1001night
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A restaurant with excellent food, especially fish. The wine list is extensive with etiquette from small producers offered by a lovely lady sommelier. Good and friendly staff. I strongly recommend for business dinners.

Thank Christos52
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Another serious effort to take the Greek cuisine on step further. Traditional materials of the Mediterranean are combined in new ways to challenge even the most demanding palate. From carpaccio of fish and tartare of shrimps, to a typical Mediterranean fish cooked Tataki, the place...More

Thank kYazitzoglou
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Cozy restaurant, nice staff, good food. I had some kind of risotto (more like fregola) with seafood, which was very enjoyable. Highly recommended for business dinners.

Thank Diabolik77
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Response from Alex H | Reviewed this property |
Hi American Gourmet! Yes it is possible but only on Sunday 13.00-17.30 and it is better to reserve before at +30-210-4612457 in the terrace. Tomorrow at lunch time will be 26 degrees celsius in Piraeus. Enjoy it! Ciao and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0721 0501
Description
Welcome to the oldest restaurant in Athens, the legendary "Vassilenas" restaurant. After 96 years in our original location near the Pireaus port, we have recently moved to central Athens, close to the Hilton hotel. Our captivating new "home", designed by acclaimed Greek architects Maria Kokkinou and Andreas Kourkoulas is ready to welcome you serving creative Greek cuisine with quality ingredients and using modern culinary techniques in a unique environment.
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