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Fish Cafe

3 Veikou St | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
+30 210 9235813
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Ranked #321 of 1,846 restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $11
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, British, Healthy
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Athens Original and Best Fish and Chip Place. Icelandic Cod, Hellenic Potatoes, Cretan Rock Salt and Homemade Tartar Sauce makes up to well delicious sit down or take away meal. Located a stones throw from the Acropolis. Makes this a inexpensive and favorite hang out for travelers and budget conscious foodies. The local wine varieties we stock pair perfectly with our foods try our Nemea reds and whites with your meal.
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was there two days ago, a disaster ... cockroaches everywhere, waitress sends you to get your own drinks from the bar, potatoes  moldy, rotten fish, oil unchanged since who knows when ........ I do not recommend anyone to go there, the kitchen should be closed forever! Most unpleasant experience of my life!

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Davo F, Owner at Fish Cafe, responded to this review

This review was written by a disgruntled former employee who has just opened a Trip Advisor account to attack and villify our business. We have asked Trip Advisor to remove the obviously fraudulent review and are still waiting. Our 3 year old restaurant is kept immaculately clean and has all completely new equipment and uses only the best raw ingredients... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I tried out the fish and chips...large portion ! It was huge and very filling...The fish fry is so yummy You must try it out

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

we ordered the platter that came with calamari, huge shrimp and battered fish and real(not frozen) french fries. it was delicious. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys seafood.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Chips were good, but the fish was super soggy and not flavorful. The greek salad was good, but it is everywhere in Athens. It also wasn't as affordable as it is touted here.

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South Pasadena, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

You can sit in the bar next door to eat and drink if you wish, the owner is the same. This place is great and located right near the Acropolis and what appears to be a decent hostel although I wasn't staying there. If you are in the mood for fish and chips and perhaps some onion rings, then I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I am going to this place for some time. Great affordable food but terrible service. today we waited 15 mins...waitress was talking on phone and totally ignored us. saw us and left the place. Went upstairs and didnt care for customers. Waited and waited and noone at all came to service us. huge dissapointmet.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Great quick breakfast near the Acropolis. We were staying at nearby Hotel Tony & this was an excellent breakfast option. Small good value for money menu...their website shows current menu. After 9.30am it is not as busy as the "in-house" guests [backpackers] service finishes then.

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Kingston, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Amazing service, amazing food, amazing prices........there is a laundromat right next to the Fish Cafe......So we did laundry and had fish and chips and a bottle of vino......Wonderful. A must try when in Athens

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Found this cafe when strolling around the back streets near the Acropolis Museum. It really appealed as it was so fresh and clean looking. It did not disappoint. All the food was freshly cooked to order. It all tasted great and was served pipingly hot. It's not just fish and chips they serve. We had that the first night and... More

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Milan, Italy
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95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

30mins waitin, noone approachin,food not that good, salmon is ok but not so excellent as i thought.. just the prices r really affordable.... really closed to home but no more reasons to go there again as waitresses were also really not that kind..

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