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235 Likourgou, Kallithea, Athens 176 75, Greece
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+30 21 0943 1871
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Athens, Greece
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing food , amazing people !!! come and visit this place ! Shashlik was really nice , with flavor of Russia ! Pirozhki amazing , pelmeni ! everything on top level !

Thank Filippov D
Athens, Greece
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145 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have been to this restuarant a number of times and I havent been disappointed once. The food is very good, I believe its as authentic as it can be. The people that own it are nice an helpful, akll in all an nice evening out.

Thank patricia l
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

One word: SHASHLIK! They cook it exactly like in Russia. And the salads are the same. The wine (red) is soooo nice. Vareniki and the bread are awesome. The location isn't close to transportation, and the restaurant is cold in winter, but as food, is the best russian in Athens!!! Totally worth the taxi and the money (you just cannot... More 

Thank Tayia A
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food is so good, simply delicious! Great Deal of Portions - Quality - Price ! The stuff are so friendly and polite! I would definately recommend it to everyone that wants to try traditional tasteful Russian dishes !

Thank Maria K
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We are regulars, for the past 16 years. We visit the restaurant at least once a month. There was NEVER EVER a time we left dissatisfied or disappointed. We highly recommend this restaurant, food and their service.

Thank vdem
Krakow, Poland
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

First of all it is not Valentino but Valentina. It is an average Russian restaurant hidden between blocks of Russian district in Kallithea. Very few positions in the menu, few real Russian dishes, trying to match Greek preferences rather than being original Russian. They served us undercooked meat (chicken breast). Really nothing special. I wouldn't come back.

Thank Krysienka A
Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

It was our first time to have Russian food and we really enjoyed it. The menu is only in Greek and we think that we must have been one of the first tourists to go there as they seemed surprised at our visit. A friendly guest translated the menu for us because the owners don't speak English at all. The... More 

Thank Charlotte343
Athens, Greece
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

A friend recommended this Russian-Pontian restaurant. All I can say is wow. This really is delicious comfort food. The borscht soup was warm and perfectly seasoned. The salads were fresh. The cabbage rolls were stuffed with minced meat and cooked in a fresh tomato sauce. The vareniki, home made pasta with cheese in a light butter sauce were lovely. The... More 

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Athens, Greece
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

well you will review your ideas of what is a simple Russian salad. Mantie and pilmenje are made by Uzbeck ladies and are an experience. The lamp skews will reveal another world of taste. It is an experience to eat there, I assure you. Do not go if you are very sensitive to decoration. If you have visited central Asia,... More 

Thank Petros S
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2012

Great discovery! Excellent russian food and drinks. Piroshkis, mandi (boiled stuffed pasta) and vodka with tomato juice! Don't miss it!

Thank Nayia K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$22
Russian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Likourgou, Kallithea, Athens 176 75, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens  >  Kallithea
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0943 1871

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