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Vyzantino Taverna

18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“moussaka” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (11 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to the Vyzantino for many years - probably over thirty years if I think about it and have eaten here many times. There is nothing intrinsically special about it; it is an honest Greek taverna that specialises in "mayirefta" i.e. ready-made,...More

Thank PaulH4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat lunch in the Plaka district and chose this restaurant when a man standing out front showed us a menu and offered us free drinks. The food selection was quite nice and the prices were reasonable. The staff...More

Thank goismymiddlename46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While exploring the Plaka, there are so many Tavernas to choose from. Best just to pick out one that looks good and friendly. We had a group of six and chose here and were seated immediately. It was a good choice, food and service were...More

Thank TheCards
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here after being recommended it by a tour guide whilst enjoying a day visit to Athens on our cruise. We were quickly shown to a table and within a couple of minutes the whole place was totally packed out. Our waiter took our...More

Thank Whackerv23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch here, in the heart of Plaka and the local market. We found the servers to be very friendly and helpful. The food was good and we enjoyed people watching while sitting outside in the shade. We had moussaka and fried...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed May 21, 2017

It was Saturday night in Plaka and everything was full. We were sold on this restaurant by a man chasing down tourists. It has a great atmosphere and nice servers. After enjoying great restaurants throughout Greece the food wasn't in the top echelon, but all...More

Thank JamboJourney
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here, staff were very friendly and the food well cooked. Menu had lots of options both traditional Greek food and other choices as well. Prices were very reasonable and they offer us our first drink on the house as a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Nice tourist restaurant with reasonable prices and very friendly staff. We had moussaka, greek sallad, eggplant, olives and soup. Excellent raw materials and quality - well prepared.

Thank G G
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We went 3 times during our week visit to Athens. Once we had drinks only and there was no pressure to eat. The fried calamari was as tender as you could expect at any restaurant.

Thank Warwick1308
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

In the heart of Plaka Big choice of food Much better ask waiters about plates for the day Very tasty Good and quick service Friendly staff Good for value money

Thank Анатолий К
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30103227368
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