The 8 Best Bars in Piraeus, Athens

Evangelos Tsirmpas

Piraeus is Greece’s largest port and a town close to Athens known since the ancient years because of its strategic position. Its significant importance continues until nowadays, with the port being the dominant factor of its growth. Piraeus is densely populated, with folk neighborhoods like Maniatika shaping its unique identity. Although it has not been established as top tourist destination, it offers a number of nightlife choices.

Piraeus by night

1. Rockfellas

Bar, Greek, Pub Grub

Rockfellas unique design
Courtesy of Rockfellas
Rockfellas the Bar was established in 2011, in the place of a forgotten narrow street in Marina Zeas, one of the most beautiful corners of Piraeus. It has quickly evolved into one of the most famous haunts of the area, attracting locals and tourists, especially during the summer period. It is not an ordinary rock place, it is more like a rock party place that aims to host a party every night (except for Monday, when it’s closed), with great pop, rock, hip hop and Rnb music.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the rock partiesAddress & telephone number: Rockfellas, Marina Zeas, Piraeus, Greece,

2. Bizz Bar

Bar, Cafe, Greek

Βizz is a lounge cafe bar, located right next to the sea in Akti Koumoundourou. The atmosphere is relaxing and peaceful, the decoration simple and warm. Great choice if you wish to spend a romantic night at an idyllic setting.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the romantic setting and the great cocktailsAddress & telephone number: Bizz Bar, 8 Akti Koumoundourou street, Piraeus, Greece,

3. Blow Lounge Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Greek, Pub Grub

Troubar interior
Courtesy of Troubar
Blow offers one of the greatest views of Athens and Piraeus from Profitis Elias, whether you sit inside, in a warm space, or outside. It attracts customers of all ages and serves sweet delicacies, delicious dishes, great drinks and fresh cocktails.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the breathtaking viewAddress & telephone number: Blow Lounge Cafe, Idis, Piraeus, Greece,

4. Chez M

Bar, Bistro, Cafe, Greek, French, Pub Grub

Chez is a tasteful place in the area of Pasalimani, famous for its unique cocktails! The small but nicely decorated space reminds of a French bistro and serves a wide variety of rare cocktails under the sounds of great jazz and soul music. Check out for its frequent special events and offers.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the unique cocktails and the relaxing musicAddress & telephone number: Chez M, 176 Ipsilantou street, Piraeus, Greece,

5. Troubar

Bar, Greek, Pub Grub, Fast Food

Troubar is a smart wordplay, mixing ‘true bar’ with Trouba, the location of this bar. Troubar is just two years old, but it has already won the preference of the locals and the tourists. You should visit the bar on a Friday or Sunday night to enjoy some amazing live soul, funk and rock music concert.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the live concertsAddress & telephone number: Troubar, 131 Filonos street, Piraeus, Greece,

6. Lola's Bar

Bar, Pub Grub

Lola’s Bar is also located in the area of Trouba. It is an all day bar, famous for its special industrial design, its modern Greek cuisine and its rich wine list. No matter what time you decide to visit it, you’ll love it and definitely come again. Don’t miss the live Greek music nights every Sunday.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the live Greek music nightsAddress & telephone number: Lola’s Bar, 14 Defteris Merarxias street, Piraeus, Greece,

7. Mecca Bar Restaurant

Bar, Restaurant, Greek

The Mecca of entertainment was established in 2010 in the wonderful Mikrolimano, located next to the marina. Open all day long this elegant bar is serving coffee and Mediterranean dishes under the sounds of lounge music, it becomes a dynamic bar playing pop music and attracting large crowds until late.Price: Mid-rangeWatch out for: the Mediterranean delicaciesAddress & telephone number: Mecca Bar Restaurant, 62 Koumoundourou street, Piraeus, Greece,

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