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5 Pentelis, Athens, Greece
(+30) 2103228502
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Ranked #67 of 1,843 restaurants in Athens
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Greek
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91% Recommend
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  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Edmonton, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very much above average small and inexpensive take out Souvlaki place a few blocks from the Parliament building. Juicy and flavorful pork wrapped in a pita with yogurt, onions, tomato, and parsley. It can be a busy place which speaks to its popularity among locals and tourists a like. Hours are pretty limited, something like 9 AM to 3 PM... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I've had some other pita souvlakis in Thassos, Greece, before. This one is delicious. The old guy prepares it in front of your eyes. It takes 2 minutes and it costs 2 euros. I've had two of them. A must go.

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Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Focus on the appetizers, which are tasty and varied. Main dishes are nearly all fried and quite bland. Wine flows freely, and it can be quite loud.

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Juneau, Alaska
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Saw reviews for this place on Trip Advisor. Looked good so gave it a try. Very, very good souvlaki and a very good value. Two of us had 3 souvlaki pittas and 2 beers for 10 euros. Guy behind counter seemed very helpful. Only thing I would add is get ther dearly because they close at 230pm

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I will add my voice to all the others and say this was an excellent souvlaki. Perhaps not 'the best in the world', but really excellent. A little different to many others i have had: no garlic sauce but heavy on a delicious tomato-based sauce. Possibly more than, or equal to, the food is the experience of finding this hole... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

For me it was the best souvlaki in Athens. The meat was juicy and the bread ("pita") was soft. Some people may find a little spicy, but I like spicy food. The only problem is that the place is very crowded, so you need to be a little patient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This was by far the best soulvaki I had during my time in Greece. It's a small restaurant, but it's perfect for a quick bite (there seemed to be many locals there as well). The ingredients taste extremely fresh and the meat tender - all for an extremely low price! Would highly recommend.

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South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Soon after our arrival in Greece we had souvlaki at one of the more famous establishments near Monastiraki. Food there was OK at best. On our last day in Greece we found Kostas. All I can say is that the souvlaki we had that day was much better by a long shot. The only thing I regret is that we... More

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

You can't go wrong with Kostas' souvlaki. Very good and always fresh ingedients. Go early, as he doesn't stay open till late.

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Just go there when you are peckish and want something fresh, tasty and good value. Hell even knock a few ice cold beers down, they have a good range. Super friendly people, ask about all the photos on the walls, the history is pretty cool. You won't be disappointed, we had 3 beef souvs, 2 beers and 1 bottle of... More

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