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Ta Giouvetsakia


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#927 of 2,290 Restaurants in Athens

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Ηistorically located in Athens, in the scenic area of Plaka (Athens old town), just below the Acropolis Hill , Taverna “Ta Giouvetsakia” welcomes you.This traditional, family owned and operated -for more than 50 years- tavern, is specialized in Greek cuisine.​​Over the years, Taverna “Ta Giouvetsakia” became a meeting point for actors, politicians and families that were looking for quality.
$25 - $49
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually do not eat at tourist places, but we were hungry and decided to give this place a shot on our last night in Athens. It is a great people-watching location at the intersection of two busy streets. The souvlaki was great as well...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpectedly started raining today and so I raced into the nearest Taverna for Spaghetti Bolognese and a couple of glasses of white wine. It's touristy so why should I expect anything better than average. Their wifi "not working today". What's the bet it's not working...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GreeceHelena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starters had a hair in it which was raised to the staff who just shrugged their shoulders. The main which was the gyros was unsafe. The meat was horribly cold for something that was supposed to be freshly prepared. Again raised to staff, who really...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TommyJoe69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our last dinner of our visit to Athens here and we left with good memories after enjoying a lovely meal. We sat at an outside table and enjoyed the evening and the house red. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BillNorthumberland
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We were in Greece for few days and experienced few types of restaurants, and tavernas. We always enjoyed the good food and service. It’s was the first restaurant which caused stomach problem. Furthermore The food was not fresh and not tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank niki200046
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Very tasty food, good prices! Chesee balls super, the lamb esquisit, the wine perfect, the staff very nice.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We really liked the location: next to shops and the acropolis but not too busy. It was sprinkling outside and the outdoor seating was covered. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank toyah134
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

We went for dinner and next day for the lunch. We liked friendly staff, great food and house wine for a reasonable price in great location. Highly recommemded! Hello from the three girls grom Croatia!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TrailBlazer750783
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

They work hard to invite you in. Initially quick service - trapped. Food mediocre, service terrible. Do yourself a favour and give this restaurant a miss - it’s all hype.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Good food and lots of it. I even got my bro-in-law to try a gyro. I had lamb kabobs along with my wife; a little Greek salad and fried zucchini and we were on our way to a good evening. This is Easter Sunday and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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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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