Plaka attracts millions of tourists every year . Wandering around Plaka, a picturesque neighborhood of the old city of Athens, is a unique experience. Here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in Plaka, satisfying your appetite with some delicious traditional and modern Greek dishes.
2Mazi is a restaurant capturing the essence of classical Greek cuisine. Enjoy fresh salads, goats’ cheese with marmalade, perfectly cooked fish from the Greek seas, as well as amazing tarts for desert. Excellent flavors, a modern interior and reasonable prices make this one of the best meals you’ll have in Athens.
2Mazi, 48 Nikis Street, Plaka, Athens, Greece, +30 2103222839
This wonderful cafe-restaurant takes your mind and soul on a journey through time, bringing you to the Athens of some decades before, when everything was slower paced, more beautiful and even tastier. The desserts, like galaktoboureko and apple pie with cinnamon, are fresh and delicious, as well as the amazing sweet and salty crepes.
Amaltheia, 16 Tripodon Street, Plaka, Athens, Greece, +30 2103224635
This restaurant is a must for vegetarians. Avocado offers creative dishes like pizzas, salads and burgers made of vegetables, as well as tasty fruit and vegetable juices. Here you’ll find tasty and healthy meals in a friendly environment at reasonable prices.
Αvocado, 30 Nikis Street, Plaka, Athens, Greece, +30 2103237878
This traditional Greek tavern, with a history of more than 150 years, is the oldest tavern in Athens and one of the most authentic remnants of another era in Plaka, a place being violently modernized and transformed in order to cope with the growing touristic needs. The menu focuses on the essentials of the traditional Greek kitchen.
Bakaliarakia, 41 Kidathinaion Street, Plaka, Athens, Greece, +30 2103225084
This traditional restaurant is located in a picturesque narrow street in Plaka, ideal for a warm summer noon in Athens. To Kafeneio offers a rich variety of dishes and mezes at low prices. Among the best dishes are the meatballs with sauce, bekri meze and tourloumpouki.
To Kafeneio, 1 Epicharmou Street, Plaka, Athens, Greece, +30 2103246916