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Kostas

#8 of 2,380 Restaurants in Athens
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5 Pentelis | Syntagma, Athens 10560, Greece
(+30) 2103228502
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
So good; follow the locals!

This is a local institution and serves wonderful, cheap Gyros but be prepared to wait as it is very popular with locals, many of whom order ahead and then come to collect. It only cost us Euro 6.5 for two Pork Gyros, two 500ml bottles of water and a bottle of orange drink. It is close to Syntagma... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tried to find, first time is was too well hidden, second time it was closed. Complete waste of time looking for it. They failed even before delivering their service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a local institution and serves wonderful, cheap Gyros but be prepared to wait as it is very popular with locals, many of whom order ahead and then come to collect. It only cost us Euro 6.5 for two Pork Gyros, two 500ml bottles of water and a bottle of orange drink. It is close to Syntagma square so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Quality is great for it's price, only €2,2 for one souvlaki. Perfect as a small lunch. When you're very hungry one souvlaki probably won't be enough but the low price makes it perfectly possible to have two.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Kostas was our lunch the first day in Athens and seemed to be a local favorite. The value for the food was amazing and the service was awesome! Very simple greek food yet very delicious and would definitely recommend to anybody traveling to Greece!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Easily the best souvlaki I had on our trip to Greece. Perfect balance of all the ingredients, not greasy. Well worth the 2.20 euros - went back the following day too! Was busy both times I went and deservedly so.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Tiny little take out shack with a bench seat outside serving souvlaki. They are not greasy which is hard to get in Athens: freshly made to order and top quality. About 2euro's each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It seems to be a common carry out but this is by far my wife and I's favorite souvlaki pita place in Greece. It seems that they only have enough meat for the day so the earlier the better. 2 euro for souvlaki pita.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ticks all the boxes for a tasty low priced clean environment just slightly away from the hustle and bustle of Plaka. Glad we did this

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Food was perfect, price under average and whole atmosphere with staff was very good. Place is easy to miss and also is always full of people so be patient, it is worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The best kebab we had on our trip to Greece. A Hidden Gem that should not be missed. Even the locals were surprised when we asked for directions to this place.

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Address: 5 Pentelis | Syntagma, Athens 10560, Greece
Phone Number: (+30) 2103228502
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: 5 Pentelis | Syntagma, Athens 10560, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: (+30) 2103228502

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: Greek

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Staying in Plaka

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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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