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Diogenes

Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
+30 21 0322 4845
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the first ever review I have ever written, for which I simply cannot find a way to express myself... I will do my best to protect the unexpected tourists that visit the area. Coffee is mediocre but then again... it is ok. However......More

Thank Ευάγγελος Θ
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Within the touristy center just below the Acropolis in Athens (P.S. obviously the area is touristy because it is quite beautiful), there are a number of restaurants back to back, each with a catcher/receptionist on the outside trying to convince people to come in. Diogenes...More

Thank AMKaiser
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was actually April 2017 & was the first time that I have been to this restaurant in all my 45 years of going to Athens & Greece. And it was my last time. Over-priced for below-average food & service. I sat to eat &...More

Thank Muswell8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't have super high hopes, but oh my was it a bad experiense. The food was a joke. Only thing that was ok was halloum (6€ for 3 samalla pieces) and tzatziki. Even The bread that we order with the tzatziki was bad. We...More

Thank Jenna R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in a very touristic place for sure we did not expect to eat good food, it seemed to be a genuine tourist trap but come on guys that was a living nightmare : very expensive, disgusting food and not even a smile waow what...More

4  Thank kristoufle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The prices were good. Nice atmosphere but it had very Poor service. Off course if the service was good i would visit again

Thank Kyriakos E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, food was good and service prompt Safe try for Plaka Fried feta was of very good quality soup was in fact a cream and we were not told ahead that we should expect it that way, fish soup good however veggie soup average;...More

Thank sorinvladescu2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered quite a few dishes and all of them very good, creamy penne pasta, greek salad, octopus and eggplant. Very romantic atmosphere but also good for friends. They take credit cards and like all Greek restaurants we've been to, they bring the cc machine...More

Thank dumlvr7
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, Warmest greetings from Diogenes Tavern, and thank you very much for the incredible review on tripadvisor. We are very happy to read your detail comments, highlighting our excellent services. Thank you for taking time and sharing your comments on trip advisor community. Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location on a square and nice terrace, but service staff is unpleasant. We have been waiting for our food for 45 minutes and when we asked the staff to check without any complain, she replied in a very disagreeable way to us. The food...More

Thank polletseb
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear customer, Warmest greetings from Diogenes Restaurant, and thank you for sharing your comment on trip advisor community. We are really sorry for the bad experience you had, and thank you for letting us know about this. Kind Regards, Diogenes Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely spot for a lazy, shady, Sunday lunch after a busy morning sightseeing. Fantastic location on Lysikratous Square, right by the one of Athens’ most significant monuments. Thanks to waitress Olga for very friendly attentive and charming service. Delicious traditional Greek food: stuffed peppers...More

Thank Christine D
VS S, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Diogenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ms Christine, Warmest greetings from Diogenes Tavern, and thank you very much for the incredible review on tripadvisor. We are very happy to read your detail comments, highlighting our excellent services and our quantity food. Thank you for taking time and sharing your comments...More

Nearby
Plaka
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
...More
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysikratous Square & Shelley, Athens 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 4845
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