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“The view and food is good, but a little on the expensive side.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Athens Gate Restaurant

The Athens Gate Restaurant
Ranked #103 of 3,595 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $33 - $56
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
Description: Listed as No 4 Roof Top Views of the World. Enjoy your beverage or cocktail and relax in a comfort and calm environment. Find the Ultimate Dining Experience at our Roof Top Restaurant.Spoil yourself with a Dinner with dishes of your choice from our A la Carte Restaurant Menu, accompanied with Selected Greek Wines. Enjoy the view of Acropolis and all the major Sights that the city of Athens proudly presents.
Colorado Springs, CO
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94 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“The view and food is good, but a little on the expensive side.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

Right across from Hadrian's Gate, the Athens Gate Restaurant is easy to find. The view is beautiful, but when we arrived to watch the sunset, it was so hot in the restaurant that they had to open the doors. Unfortunately, our table was by the door and the wind was terrible. Finally, the door was shut and we all baked until the sun set. We ordered from the fixed price menu that we had read about (the waiter did not mention it) and thought we were getting a bargain. Later, after eating in several other restaurants in Athens, we realized it was sort of expensive. But, the food was very good and the service was okay.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Abu Dhabi
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Not worth the money”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

While the view is great, the food is nothing special, not worth the money. You can enjoy the view during breakfast or for drinks but don't go there for dinner. There are many very good restaurants in the Plaka area, just 5 minutes walking from the hotel.

Visited June 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2013

Not too great but good food selections on the menu. Free wi-fi... and most interest is it's overlooking Acropolis. Staff were great!

Visited May 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Great all round experience.
Food was great. Service was impeccable. Topped by a wonderful view.
Definitely recommended.

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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Very good food and a fabulous view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

This retaurant offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the city with the best view of the Acropolis. Have a quiet meal out on the balconey watching the sun go down and the lights go up on the Parthanon. Service can be a little slow but really, you should want to linger and admire the view. They also have great coffee.

Visited May 2013
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