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Mama Roux

48 Aiolou Str. Monastiraki Metro Station, Athens, Greece
+30 21 3004 8382
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Ranked #300 of 1,853 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Hamburgers, Lebanese, Mexican
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mama Roux is a casual restaurant with international cuisine on a pedestrian street in Athens's historical center. High quality ingredients, careful preparation, full bar with creative cocktails and selected wines. Elaborate Sunday brunch menu.
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81% Recommend
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Barcelona, Spain
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We decided to visit Mama Roux after reading about it in Lonely Planet. We came here for Sunday brunch and were not disappointed. The service was good. There was a great variety on the menu from Mexican to Greek to modern cuisine. We ordered Eggs Benedict, bagel with cream cheese and a Croque Monsieur. The dishes were simple but delicious.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had read about this place in both Lonely Planet's guide to Greece and the Olympic Air in-flight magazine and decided to eat here if we found it and we stumbled across it whilst walking in Monastiraki. We sat down and waited a while to get service from the waiter but when we received the menu we saw that it... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Really great Aryas (sp?) here, plus lots of non Greek (blt, burrito) if you fancy a change. They also have some interesting twists on Greek classics, such as tandoori souvlaki. Service is good and prices are reasonable.

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Athens, Greece
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Disappointing food but good cocktails. Expensive for no reason, ok service but kind of "decadence" atmosphere.

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Trikala, Greece
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

perfect food in the center of the city!!!very goodfood,perfect burgers,mexican dishes,arabic dishes !!just perfect!!and the inside bar perfect!!drink a beer and eat something spicy!!

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Athens, Greece
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We wanted to eat at Mama Roux quite some time know. Heard and read a lot. But, it was not as expected. Service was almost rude or even arrogant. Food was just ok. Nothing special, nothing exciting. Wine was nice. Prices were ok. But definitely not something that will make us go back. In a city and a neighborhood that... More

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Dimi S, Front Office Manager at Mama Roux, responded to this review

Hello- This is John Higgins, owner of Mama Roux. I discussed your review with Dimitri, The Head Waiter. We are very sorry and surprised that you has such a mediocre and disappointing experience with us. Your tone is not at all hostile, so you seem credible indeed! We are certainly not perfect, but we think it was an anomaly; as... More

Kos Town, Greece
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Really special food, healthy and tasty! The decor inside is also very nice. Staff is very friendly. Outside tables are next to a busy pedestrian street, fun to watch people passing by!

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Bath, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We ended up here on recommendation by a Greek friend and we weren't disappointed. It's a very cool place with good music, excellent service and great food. As a vegan, I had a choice of quite a few things, which was a real treat. I love this place!

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Des Moines, Iowa
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My friend and I stopped by here while on Aiolou Street. It was a great meal -- we sampled a few of the local items including Souvlaki and Hommus. We also tried a local wine. It was a great choice and suggestion from the hostess.

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I stopped at Mama Roux for a quick afternoon bite one afternoon and although not disappointed, I wouldn't put it at the top of my list of places for a return visit. Menus are available in Greek and English, and the variety of offerings is fairly good. I kept my meal simple, with a salad and dessert, but I noticed... More

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