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“Very good, poor menu descriptions...”
Review of Melilotos

Melilotos
Ranked #87 of 2,442 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Greek
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Plaka
Description: Downtown, busy and small family restaurant, with a few tables outside. Fresh, local food with a twist, cooked with love and best quality ingredients. It is placed among cafes and bars, so it is the right place to feel the rythm of the city!
Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Monday night. There was one other couple eating dinner at that time. The service was above average.

We shared an earth salad. It was very, very good.

My wife had the meatball entree. I had the chicken & mushroom pasta. Both were good, bit not necessarily what we expected. The menu descriptions of all entrees lacked details. Our pastas have a sauce...what kind?

Several local beers available and house wine was good (especially for 2.5 euro/glass).

Better menu descriptions that help customers decide what actually sounds good would help this be a 5 star review.

Thank Derrick D
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

We chose this restaurant based on the reviews and it was actually very good. Except from the starters which were standard everything else was delicious. There are some main courses which are fantastic. There is a good selection of non-ordinary beers. The service is actually efficient and the atmosphere is nice.

Its just next to Ermou and very close to Syntagma and it definitely worth a visit when you are at the area.

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1  Thank ArisFC
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Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

We chose this place based on TA reviews but for us it had nothing special. The service was good, we had three mezzes and all three were good but not impressive.

Thank Basak B
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

We ended up in Melilotus by chance after trying to find another restaurant that we didn't end up finding in the end!
We were slightly fed up with having to eat the same kind of things on our trip so we were pleasantly surprised that the menu was different. I had a tuna steak and my hubby had the Cretean pork. The tuna steak was just divine. The pork was too smokey but that's according to preference rather than a criticism. We were also pleasantly surprised by Greek wine, enough to rival french wine!
We were so stuffed that we decided to pass on desserts but we asked about one dessert that we werent familiar with and the staff bought it out for us so that we could try it. It was the most generous and kind-hearted gesture.
Def worth eating here. It has a relaxed ambiance with real friendly staff.

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1  Thank Bhavika C
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Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

The food is quite good and the environment is nice. Also the service is fine.
Not everything on the menu is actually available.

Thank goolasso
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