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Yiasemi

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Plaka
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23 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
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+30 21 3041 7937
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

I have never met in my life personnel more rude than Yiasemi's. The service was really slow and very ironic. Strongly NOT recommended.

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Thank EvaSid
St. Petersburg, Russia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Good drinks. Unfortunately we didn't try food - but it looked very good. The seats on the steps outside - are especially romantic in the night with all the lights.

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Thank Kvanti N
Athens, Attiki, Greece
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

This place is one of favorites. I love it and i have been there many times. It exudes a highly Greek atmosphere. The steps in the narrow alley, the smell of the flowers and the sunshine compose an imaginery scenery. Prefer it in daytime. One drawback is that the service sometimes is not good.

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Thank Elisavet P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Great Moussaka pies and sweet unique vibe and feeling. Very crowned some times and service takes a while .

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Thank Vasia P
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Great little Greek place. We seemed to be the only foreigners there. We went for dinner and ended up getting spanakopita, a cheese pie and baklava. It's more of a small cafe/bistro, but we were very happy with or meal and very full! Lovely atmosphere in a very enjoyable part of the city that we may not have seen otherwise.... More 

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Thank Alexandra Q
Piraeus, Greece
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We were there because of an event, a young singer with a great composer offered great old fashioned Greek songs memories. The place itself is well situated and decorated, friendly people served us promptly although the place was crowded at the time. Should we look for the villain that affected perfection the limited space available is to blame. Everything we... More 

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Thank Zante_clv
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126 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We've been in this bistrot numerous times. The place is picturesque, simply amazing all day and night long. The Athenians, especially the young people love visiting it. The indoors is stylish, decorated à l'antique, there's a fireplace as well. Try the liqueurs, especially the apple geranium (αρμπαροριζα). I cannot describe the place, just visit it!

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Thank Nikos K
Durham, North Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 26, 2016

We read about this bistro in a magazine we found in our hotel and wanted to try the rakomelo and a dessert. The atmosphere is pure eclectic charm: two houses and a stair/alley between them that has been roofed over and enclosed to form a garden-like seating area.The dining rooms offer 19th-century elegance, while the garden room is an oasis... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Great atmosphere with a fireplace and mulled wine for the winter, great choice of coffee and tea and excellent home made sweets.

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Thank Kyriacos P
2 reviews
Reviewed December 14, 2016

What makes Yiasemi so special? Is not only its beautiful atmosphere, but its lokation too! Anafiotika is the most picturesque neighborhood in Athens. Yiasemi serves tasty homemade desserts and is hosted in a romantic building

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 3041 7937

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

Staying in Plaka

Neighborhood Profile
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 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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