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Smile Cafe Restaurant

#37 of 2,355 Restaurants in Athens
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Thissio / Makriyanni
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24 Syngrou Avenue | Tsokri Park 1 - Makrigianni area, Athens 11742, Greece
+30.210-921-8911
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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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
Definitely worth a visit!

Hard to beat the food but the service was amazing. We had an early dinner our last night in Athens. Happened to be same night of the referendum vote. Woman owner chatted with us about Greek politics and food. We felt like we were long lost relatives and they didn't mind when I crashed some rocks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Nichole333
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Hard to beat the food but the service was amazing. We had an early dinner our last night in Athens. Happened to be same night of the referendum vote. Woman owner chatted with us about Greek politics and food. We felt like we were long lost relatives and they didn't mind when I crashed some rocks (you have to paint... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Went here twice. Both times tasted the pita gyros menù and really enjoyed it. The dessert was not very good though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

On over day of arrival in Athens we were excited and it was our first experience with Geek food. We loved Greek salad, Spinach pie, Mousaka and Baklava along with local wine. We liked it. After eating elsewhere on 3rd day we returned to restaurant for lunch we took Vegetable meal (combo), Lamb Kleftiko, and local dark colour bear. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Went here because of the great reviews. Staff were incredibly helpful and food tasty and very good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We ate here twice for lunch, end really enjoyed it. Great food, very tasty decent portions, nicely served by very friendly staff, free&fast wifi, great location (close to attractions yet out of the crowds), and delicious Loukoumades (greek donuts)! We will definitely come back here during next vist to Athens!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Lady that owns it, Connie, is a wonderful hostess! She came out met all of us and introduced us to her family. She guided us through their wonderful menu. The Moussaka was creamy and rich, the Greek Salad one of the best we had. Delightful experience and great prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Have to come to Athens couple of times a year and always try to come here. Lovely to sit outside for once as I usually come in the winter. I come here for the really good authentic Greek food. The spanakopita was excellent as were the gyros all washed down by a very reasonable house rosé. The staff are always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wonderful family owned place! Affordable prices. We've eaten two days in a row so far. Will return anytime! The customer service by the owner's daughter was excellent! Had their famous Gyro the first day and the Kebab platter the second, Delicious!! Their reputation from previous years is absolutely correct! When in Athens please stop by SMILE!! Lyonel, Yolanda, Elizabeth, Blanca... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good food, nice and clean, wonderful staff, extremely good prices (especially menues)! The perfect start or end to a holiday in Greece!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The place was very good and comfort to stay; The waiters here were very nice; The food was delicious and relatively not expensive; This is a value choice to take fast food here

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Additional Information about Smile Cafe Restaurant

Address: 24 Syngrou Avenue | Tsokri Park 1 - Makrigianni area, Athens 11742, Greece
Phone Number: +30.210-921-8911
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Syngrou Avenue | Tsokri Park 1 - Makrigianni area, Athens 11742, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighborhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30.210-921-8911

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Thissio / Makriyanni

Neighborhood Profile
Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianized Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centerpiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.