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Taverna Athene

#221 of 6,754 Restaurants in Berlin
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Neighborhood:
Kreuzberg
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Tempelhofer Ufer 12 | Kreuzberg, 10963 Berlin, Germany
0049-30-2516069
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3:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Well I am in Germany not Greece...

I have very mixed reviews about this particular taverna so I'll try to be as straightforward as I can. The friend I was travelling with through Berlin - we first met 3 years ago whilst working and living in Greece so we couldn't believe our luck when we stumbled upon this restaurant it was like a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky C
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have very mixed reviews about this particular taverna so I'll try to be as straightforward as I can. The friend I was travelling with through Berlin - we first met 3 years ago whilst working and living in Greece so we couldn't believe our luck when we stumbled upon this restaurant it was like a blast from the past.... More 

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Thank Becky C
Windhoek, Namibia
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked several weeks in advance via email, which wasn't really necessary, though it did fill up eventually. They give you complimentary Ouzo as aperitif and digestif :-)-O and offer the usual Greek food popular in Germany at reasonable prices. We shared the cold Meze platter with Garlic Bread and had the house meat platter, which was all very tasty. We... More 

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Thank ondohotola
Elst, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Perfect Greek restaurant with German type prices, meaning low. Additional bread from the house as starter with a shot of ouzo. Our mains were 10 euro each. My souvlaki was a bit dry that's why the 4 instead of 5 star review. Easy accessible between 2 Ubahn stations.

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Thank julesnijs
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience here. The staff were very friendly and quick. The food tasted wonderful. I really enjoyed the Tatziki and the chicken spieße.

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Thank Erinn F
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Just great!! and amazing. Everything made me happy:) Food was delicious and good service. Just go and take fantastic things. Definitely you will be happy!!

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Thank MIYA K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

how can i explane here? kindly staff. good food... just awesome!! if you are in berlin, you should visit here. then you will satisfy everything.

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Thank 유연 김
Delft, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Amazing Greek food! But more importantly, the best and the softest garlic bread that I have eaten. We were first, given a complimentary Greek shot (Ouzo), then we ordered garlic bread. We ordered a 2 separate dishes of lamb, shrimp and a chicken main course. We got salads along with each. It was very filling and I am really happy... More 

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Thank Shruti1108
Andover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We searched a lot for a nice Greek restaurant in Berlin, this did not disappoint. The service and food were excellent, highly recommend. Only downfall is the distance from the centre from the town, but a few ouzos warmed us for the walk back.

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Thank lesmal
Lillehammer, Norway
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

If garlic is you game, this is where you have to go! Classic greek and a few international dishes, we had one from our party that was allergic to garlic and even managed to find a dish withour any garlic in it at all. Friendly staff, good prices, good selection of beverages.

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Thank OnkelOnx
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Helpful and friendly staff, great meat courses, Mythos beer, free salad and ouzo. [Blah blah blah for 100 words]

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Thank Dan S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tempelhofer Ufer 12 | Kreuzberg, 10963 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Kreuzberg
  • Neighborhood: Kreuzberg
  • Phone Number: 0049-30-2516069

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am

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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 Kreuzberg

Neighborhood Profile
Kreuzberg
Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighborhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and 60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and 90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighborhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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