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21 Eolou | Aghias Irinis Square, Downtown Athens, Athens 105 51, Greece
+30 21 0321 0880
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Cafe, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
21 Eolou | Aghias Irinis Square, Downtown Athens, Athens 105 51, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the shop and tasted the strawberry bliss, the white chocolate/praline lukumades and the original with honey! all of them were so delicious, crispy outer shell and soft filling, absolutely delicious.

Thank arielle l
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is a must-stop for a greek treat! Both savory and sweet options, but you can't go wrong with classic greek donuts (loukamades, aka fried dough balls!) smothered in honey and cinnamon, or any other of many topping options. Bring a friend and try multiple...More

2  Thank luvnyc106
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pop in here to get these Greek crunchy balls of airy pastry drenched with your choice of honey, nuts, chocolate and/or filled with cream or custard or chocolate.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Donuts which were filled with chocolate was A little bit too sweet for us, by the way it wasn’t rea chocolate it was nutella. Another ones with honey and cinamonn was very good, I enjoyed them!

Thank Gintarė L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a weekend day and it was EXTREMELY busy but line moved quickly and the lukamades were worth the wait - perhaps not the very best I have eaten (tough to measure against restaurant quality) but still very good and at reasonable prices -...More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 1 week ago

who knew donut balls could be so yummy.. it's great and very comforting, a sweet treat to wrap up an afternoon or evening walk, fantastic =)

Thank Nitzan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lukumades look just like left over middle bits of donuts. I didn't care much but my friend wanted to try. Wow! To die for. They fry the dough on spot. It's very fresh. The dough is kind of crunchy and not sweet. The sweetness comes...More

Thank yourfriendtruly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place while wandering around Athens. It was a cute appealing dessert shop and we decided to try it. Best decision ever. Lukumades are Greek donuts. It doesn’t taste like regular donuts and each order takes about 10 mins since they make it...More

Thank meiki w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great place after (or during) a bit of bar hopping in the Ministiraki neighborhood to get a sweet bite to wash down that Ouzo! The lukumades are hot and fresh out of the frier and the staff is friendly and accommodating. As and...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine told me to try Lukumades when in Athens so we found the location off Ermou street and waited in line. The service was quick and friendly and we ordered the donuts with honey. They came out fresh so we had to...More

Thank mswain28
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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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Alisha S
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Renata K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I highly doubt it, I’m afraid. Not sure that Athens is generally geared for the diversity of dietary requirements!
May 29, 2017|
Response from Nikolas G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Thank you for your interest. Lukumades dough and preparation are definitely vegan friendly. we also have the options of Bitter Chocolate and Agave syrup as toppings and Apple filling that are all vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $6
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Eolou | Aghias Irinis Square, Downtown Athens, Athens 105 51, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighborhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0321 0880
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Why we are always ending up complicated things ? Having this in mind, we decided to create a simple yet modern space offering the all-time classic and beloved round and crisp lukumades with honey and cinnamon. The original lukumades which we all know since kids are being made in an open-kitchen, freshly-fried in front of your eyes and being served in the perfect warming temperature. Our recipe is old, simple, traditional and above all perfectly executed. In order to satisfy even the most demanding lukumades lovers, we started thinking of more mixing options so... We fiilled them with a unique "injection" procedure, we put ice cream on the side...and many other different and delicious toppings... We present them to you filled with chocolate praline, lemon and mastiha cream, with vanilla-honey ice cream & caramelized almonds, kazan dipi ice cream for more oriental memories or deeped in hot chocolate praline. Come over to taste our lukumades and discover your favorite combination !
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