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Thespidos 18 | Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
+30 21 0325 0592
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Jun 7, 2018
“It was open and very good when we went there recently (May 2018)”
“Terrible - a Volatile Experience”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Thespidos 18 | Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

We sat down to eat at Thespidos restaurant, ordered drinks, then looked at the menu. During our review of the menu, we asked the waiter if some signature Greek dishes were available, but they were not. We decided to have the drink and leave as...More

Thank paulaknappfisher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't go to this place, just a "money grabber".They don't care about service or quality of food, just want your money! We went there for lunch beggining of june 2018, as a family, five of us and paid a lot of money for not good...More

Thank thracian54
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Some really nice greek cuisine in a quiet and pleasant location. The owners let us know they had only recently opened.

Thank alanddave2017
Reviewed November 7, 2013

This taverna is in a peaceful setting just a few minutes walk from the main hubbub in the Plaka. Sit outside in the courtyard and enjoy the view up to the Acropolis. The food was a good cross-section of Greek dishes -- all were delicious....More

1  Thank vandyvw
Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

This is a shame that this restaurant has closed down, I loved this place so much good food and friendly people and amazing location. I was there on the 10th October and it has closed for good they have signs up saying that the building...More

Thank tintin84
Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had decided on going to this restaurant, especially after the great review from Rick Stevens. We followed the directions perfectly, or so we believe, only to find out from a local that it had shut down! Granted the person who told...More

4  Thank Scot K
Reviewed April 18, 2013

Our second visit to this fine, authentic Greek restaurant. We first went in 2010 based on the Rick Steves recommendation. After being accosted seemingly every two minutes by beggars sitting in Plaka restaurants, this restaurant, on a side street near the Lysicratos monument, is in...More

Thank YiorgosM
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Lovely outdoor setting, with view of Acropolis from some tables and view over a green valley from others. A little off the beaten path so not crowded. Food was simple standard Greek fare, but very well prepared. Service was prompt and friendly, with little extras...More

1  Thank Grisha G
Reviewed September 7, 2012

This is a cute, multi-level outdoor taverna tucked into a side-street halfway up to the acropolis and framed in grape vines - everything looks like it's in soft-focus ... very romantic at night. Service was very attentive and friendly. Food was simple but excellently done....More

1  Thank NoFixedPlans
Reviewed September 3, 2012

I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor before leaving for Greece and noticed that it had been written up by Rick Steves. It's off the beaten track, which makes it a lovely quiet place to relax over a good meal and a decent glass of wine....More

Thank WendyDL
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thespidos 18 | Plaka, Athens 10558, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0325 0592
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Thespis is an inspiring brand new restaurant in the heart of Plaka. Combining ingredients of Greece to create a unique gastronomic experience, Thespis consists the new spot in town. Thespis was a Greek poet, the founder of tragic drama, and maybe the first actor in ancient Greece.
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