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Fish Cafe

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Thissio / Makriyanni
Seafood, Hamburgers, British, Healthy
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3 Veikou St | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
+30 210 9235813
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7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Athens Original and Best Fish and Chip Place. Icelandic Cod, Hellenic...
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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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
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
Fish lovers do not miss this place

The food was just excellent I do not have have words except that it was excellent so also the people running it were very good and polite.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
sunilkirti
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food was just excellent I do not have have words except that it was excellent so also the people running it were very good and polite.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stumbled onto the Fish Cafe, which was actually quite close to our hotel. Quick service, pretty good fried fish- reminded me of a famous U.S. seafood fast food chain. It is attached to a sports bar that has a number of screens.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place is great. Tasty simple food. Ready fast, and all at a reasonable price. I love the simplicity of it! Even though it says fish cafe, they also do amazing burgers and quesadillas. Just off the main restaurant strip it's a lot quieter than the really touristy haunts. On a side note, it is right beside a laundrette and... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Long trip, needed to do laundry. On one side a lively local tavern and on the other side The Fish Café. Raj and Alex are the animated pair of operators of The Fish Café, in Athens. They made our dining experience fun and satisfying. The food was good and the beer was cold. What more could you ask for. Oh... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Found this place while waiting for our laundry next door. Fabulous fish and chips. We had the prawns and chips as well as the fish and chips. Shared both plates with friends and we all enjoyed them. Really nice battered prawns and fresh cod. Would highhly recommend.

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Athens, Greece
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I visited this place once because I was in the area and wanted so badly to eat fish & chips again after my visit in London. So I ordered the small cod. I was really surprised when a quite big cone with two pieces of fish and loads of chips arrived. The fish was tasty, but somehow reminded me of... More 

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Athens, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Don't buy food from here, both myself and a friend had food poisoning from this place, we ate here on different days and the next day both had food poisoning, which had us in the bathroom for an entire day afterwards. When I recovered I went to go complain to only be laugh out of the cafe, and the employee... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had a large serving of the fish & chips for dinner and it was great! Decided to stop by again for brunch. Had cheese omelet for breakfast and waited for awhile til it hits lunch time to have the fish & chips again! Good tasty food, and reasonably priced too. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

................................ I like very much the food and the staff! Nice and friendly people!............. Thanks! Happy new year 2015!!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is the second time we've visited this great little cafe, after discovering it shortly before leaving Athens on our last trip. We had the sharing fish platter with prawns, squid and fish all done in a tasty crispy batter, with tartare and sweet chilli sauces to dip in to and chunky herb-sprinkled chips. A crunchy salad completed the beautifully... More 

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Additional Information about Fish Cafe

Address: 3 Veikou St | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
Phone Number: +30 210 9235813
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 11
Cuisine: Seafood, Hamburgers, British, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Veikou St | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighborhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 210 9235813

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hamburgers, British, Healthy

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm

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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.