Taste of Athens Tour
ACROPOLIS METRO: When you make your way into the Plaka historic district you will pass scores of tavernas. A favorite is TOU PSARA which is tucked amongst neoclassical buildings below the Acropolis. Tou Psara, which literally means the fisherman's taverna, is over 100 years old and occupies two restored homes, a tree-covered courtyard and a terrace. The mezedes, appetizers, can make a meal on there own. Enjoy live folk music and friendly service (16 Erecthios...read more
hide detailTraditional Greek fare
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- 16 Erecthios and Erotokritou Streets
- And 12 Erotokritou. The Plaka
Charming taverna nestled within the quaint historic Plaka district just below the Acropolis. Tou Psara, which means the fisherman's taverna, dates back to 1898 and occupies two restored homes, a tree-covered courtyard and a terrace. Choose a handful of flavourful appetizers or settle in for a more substantial meal by selecting a regional Greek dish. Yellow chequered table linens, exposed stonework and wood create a welcoming rustic ambience both in and outdoors. The bougainvillea-covered terrace offers views out over the city and the courtyard offers a neighbourhood charm. Dine to live folk music and enjoy the friendly service. This taverna offers a memorable Greek dining experience that sees many return guests, Athenians and visitors alike.
Get a table on the second level and dine with a view of the Acropolis.
hide detailIsland flavors in the city
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- 15 Fokilidou & 47A Voukourestiou Streets
After 10 years of serving happy clients on the island of Paros, famed fish taverna Papadakis closed its doors only to open them in 2005 to the same faithful clients in the chic Kolonaki neighborhood of Athens. Tables have rarely been empty. Chef-owner Argyro Barbarigou, a Paros native, and chef George Kostas prepare innovative Greek dishes using fresh ingredients with a twist. The octopus simmered in a honey-wine sauce is a favorite along with the Papadakis salad and a number of the seafood-based risotto dishes. They have a good wine list and even make their own ice cream. A hit is the halva (sesame and honey) ice cream. Order the dessert first! Reservations recommended.