We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fish Cafe

3 Veikou St | Makrigianni, Athens 11742, Greece
+30 210 9235813
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #251 of 1,855 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $11
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, British, Healthy
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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.
Write a Review

103 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
    61
    25
    10
    2
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The waitress was nice and fast. Free drinking water was at our table immediately :-) the food was great and cheap. They have not only fish, but also really tasty burgers. The fish was good, but fried, hence fatty. Their yoghurt desert is soooo good! It is definitely worth a visit after visiting the Akropolis!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Love love this place! Big serves and really tasty food!! The service is so professional and friendly!! Must go for an affordable yummy meal!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kingston, Canada
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Fish Cafe also viewed

 
Athens, Attica
Athens, Attica
 

Been to Fish Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Fish Cafe, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing