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Ydria

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Adrianou 68 | Aiolou, Plaka, Athens 105 56, Greece
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+30 21 0325 1619
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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434 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

8 ladies had light meal and drinks at Ydria on Saturday and the lady hostess was really nice. The service however was slow and we had to remind the waiters to bring things ordered. Not cheap but nice enough.

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Thank Clare F
St. Petersburg, Russia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The waiter was unfriendly and unhelpful, the food was on the verge of being bad. Overpriced and not a nice experience.

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Thank Kvanti N
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were enticed to visit this restaurant by a very friendly and cheerful hostess outside, and there were quite a few locals eating as well who seemed to be regulars. The service was very good, with a tasty chicken soup with a very generous serving of chicken and a nice lamb with lemon sauce as well. Whilst the pastitsio was... More 

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Thank fergbot
Lausanne, Switzerland
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A very nice place located in Plaka, 2 minutes away from monastiraki metro stop. Menu is nice, only regret is that some ingredients, especially sea food aren't fresh but frozen. Besides that, food is served nicely, the staff is very polite and efficient and the food is good. A fine address

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Thank Julien B
Naples, Italy
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and tasty food. So TripAdvisor wants me to say something else that is a minimum of 100 characters.

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Thank Serenatasi
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Came in for a late lunch and had Gorgeous food and great service. Well worth a visit. I honestly think it deserves a higher ranking on TripAdvisor. The chocolate waffles were amazing!!

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Thank Jodies1979
Australia
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271 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We only wanted a quick lunch today - well it slowed down once here to enjoy every mouthful. Alfa beer and hot mezes. A very busy taverna with wonderful service.

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Thank traveller2australia
Cambridge
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130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Attracted to this place by the big bottle of Aperol outside and they do mix a mean Spritz (City Zen is the best). Food was great. I had the veggie risotto which was nice. The kids had Gyros and Souvlaki, and my wife had a spinach-cheese pie. I also had a glass of the tasty but rather odd blue wine... More 

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Thank magicdad
Connecticut
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681 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This square with several restaurants beckoning you to come in is a welcome respite from sight seeing. Got the typical Greek dishes and loved them. Sitting outside is the way to go. On a nice day!

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Thank JillConnecticut
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were greeted on arrival and taken to a table. The meal was lovely and plentiful. It was presented nicely and served to us by a friendly waiter. We were so impressed by the standard of the meal and the price that we returned the following evening. Once again, we were very happy with our meal. In the future, when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Adrianou 68 | Aiolou, Plaka, Athens 105 56, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0325 1619

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

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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