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Klimataria

#80 of 3,034 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Omonia
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Theatrou Square 2, Athens 105 52, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0321 6629
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time in Klimataria tavern and I had as much fun both times the food is very good home made Greek cooking the music is rabetika with fusion jazz and other we stayed until 2 am and would recommend it to everyone

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1 Thank Ester C
Athens, Greece
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the few downtown restaurants... (by the central market) worth of bearing the trip advisor indication. Early 20th century grandma's kitchen, top quality meats and vegetables from the market, value for money *****. Live music thrown in for free. Must try cooked entrees

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Thank albertdarioangel
Athens
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353 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location-wise it is a unique establishment. An 'a la Grinzing' enclosed and roofed years with commodious outcrops dressed in yellow green. Young conversant waiting and long hauls in terms of working hours. Thursday onwards quality small 'rebetico' type music ensembles offer fine services residing in a cave type receptacle. The food is colourful but 'unequal'. The mustard dressed salad is... More 

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Thank Bardangas
Athens, Greece
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful very friendly place for lunch or dinner. You feel icon of the past .The food was very good also the whole enviroment.

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Thank RULETARULETA
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Greek cuisine, you might not find a menu as extensive and unique -- with with MANY cooked entrees and side dishes. It took me awhile to decide (and the server was very pleasant and helpful), but I finally settled on delicious stewed snails and a salad of black-eyed peas with chopped red peppers and parsley.... More 

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Thank PaulaX45
Athens, Greece
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food in Klimataria is the most original and tasteful greek food you can find in the neighbourhood. The decoration, the live music and the way some dishes are cooked take you back in the thirties. It's packed on Sundays and people keep smoking inside, but you have to eat there!

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Thank Effi G
Helsinki, Finland
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133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were a rather large group all arriving slowly. We enjoyed the music and food very much but the service was slow at points. The prices were cheap and the place is located in a slightly dodgy area.

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Thank AnnaEsk
Tivo'n
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

recommended tavern in Athens. Very nice atmosphere​, greek music, good food, nice service and a reasonable price. I was there two times already And it was perfect.

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Thank kil1
Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you want to taste greek food in a traditional surrounding, this is the place to visit. It's a rare taverna, reminding old days, but with fine delicious food, pleasant service. Unforgettable experience for locals & foreigners!

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Thank Despina M
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The evening we arrived, 6 adults, they had "music from the island" ( as they told us). This is less known kind of local music. I love it! some in my group want to leave after few moments... they were 4 amazing musicians. I think that the music was great however it is important to make reservations ahead and ask... More 

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Thank Nati I

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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
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theatrou Square 2, Athens 105 52, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Omonia
  • Neighbourhood: Omonia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0321 6629

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Staying in Omonia

Neighbourhood Profile
Omonia
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its underground stalls, the square is now mostly frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a sense of old commercial Athens, especially at the picturesque meat, fish and vegetable markets some way beyond the City Hall. The blocks to the west of Athinas are home to many Chinese and South Asian traders, adding a multicultural atmosphere to what was until the late 1990s a very homogenous society.
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