Dubbed the Indian souvlaki place, Mirch is excellent for an introduction to Indian food. Also perfect if you need a break from Greek food. Mirch’s menu features Indian dishes (chicken tikka masala, saag paneer, naans…) but also souvlakia, which are are the best option for a bite on the go.
Mirch, Ermou 109, Athens, Greece, +30 210 323 9759
One of Athens’ best secret, this little tavern is mostly known to locals. Behind a blue door, you enter a narrow corridor leading you into a small backyard. Don’t expect to find the typical tourist-friendly menu. Avli serves traditional food and takes you back straight to old Greece.
Avli, Agiou Dimitriou 10, Athens, Greece, +30 210 321 7642
Falafel House is a vegetarian-friendly street food joint located on the busy Athinas street. It serves falafel wraps as well as dishes and open falafel platters. The hummus and tzatziki sauces are to die for. Order to eat in or to take out, either way, you are surely going to enjoy it. Simple, delicious and fast.
Falafel House, Athina 23, Athens, Greece, +30 210 323 4183