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O Kostas

#22 of 2,802 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
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5 Pentelis | Syntagma, Athens 10560, Greece
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(+30) 2103228502
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Alcossebre, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to try the Souvlaki because of all the reviews on TripAdvisor. Bought it and took it To Go to our hotel room close by. Very fresh and tasty, was the first time we try it and was very good. It's not really a restaurant so have that in mind if you decide do go. Cheers

Thank dadius
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it has this old recipe.small and delicious.spicy and juicy. no tables,just a bench and it closes late in the afternoon.On Sundays is closed

Thank ferlae
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is it the most delicious souvlaki in town, it is an absolute pleasure to sit, eat and observe Greek culture in action right before your eyes; from the trust and hospitality that Kosta and Poppy offer through to the dry and quick witted humorus engagement they have particularly with their local customers.

Thank Argiri A
Chichester, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place on tripadvisor and hunted it down it was well worth it it's cheap authentic and tasty you can get souvlaki anywhere in Athens but not as authentic as this and probably not as cheap either must get there before 3pm though as they shut for the day

Thank reeceyb
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty pita for only 2.30 euro. A perfect snack. If you are really hungry, you will need to get 2 of those.

Thank Rwerwe0
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little shop was by far the best place I ate in Athens. Be patient and not pushy, it's easy enough to get by with just English. Busy but friendly staff. Also affordable, only 2.30 euro for souvlaki!

Thank Logan W
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One would not believe that such a simple food could be so delicious. Especially for that ridiculous price. Don't hesitate and grab one souvlaki. My veggie girlfriend also liked it very much.

Thank Lukáš H
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from the Monasteraki approx 8 mins walk and on the corner of Best Western Amazon Hotel. Pork Souvlaki is simple yet beautifully cooked. 2 souvlaki and a can of coke is 6 euro. Small bench outside to eat and then go. Recommended.

Thank 09S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small family business that stays busy with fresh food. Only options are beef and pork. Apparently, the picture shown isn't a gyro, I just told her I wanted the beef wrapped in a pita! Nice people, I would definitely go back.

Thank Halima S
Hyderabad, India
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The small hole in the wall place is not very easy to find and we visited the place after a local recommended the place to us. We ordered one pork souvlaki and it was just simple and fresh and so affordable. We absolutely loved it so much that we did order a few more to go. Authentic and best local... More 

Thank Sandeepbala

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Fast Food, Mediterranean, Greek
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Pentelis | Syntagma, Athens 10560, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: (+30) 2103228502

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plaka

Neighborhood Profile
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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