360 Degrees

The best place to take your date with as it has great food and awesome views of the city.

Psarras Tavern 

The place is known for their great food and it is also known as Palia Taverna tou Psara.

Geros Tou Moria 

Those who are looking for fine traditional Greek food don’t have to look any further than this place. 

Bougatsadiko Thessaloniki 

This is a great coffee shop with unbelievable pastries. The best time to go here would definitely be the afternoon.

O Thanasis 

Looking for the best gyros and souvlaki? You’ve found it!

Best places to eat in Athens

Plaka/Monastiraki Outdoor Restaurants

Nothing would feel better than enjoying the busy neighborhood of Plaka or Monastiraki. That can be accomplished when you eat at one of the outdoor restaurants there. Greeks love to tell stories at an outdoor setting. When you talk to them, you won’t notice how fast time flies. Furthermore, there are a lot of tourists in this area.

Monastiraki Square

There are many restaurants in this area that serve cheap food. If you’re on a budget, this is the place to be. The restaurants also provide entertainment. It is located nearby most hotels so tourists won’t have to travel far when they want to eat cheap local food.

Plaka and Monastiraki are pretty different because you can expect to see lots of locals in Monastiraki while you can observe there to be lots of travelers in Plaka. Of course, all of them want to eat traditional Greek food and they won’t be disappointed as all the restaurants there are filled with great choices on the menu. 

Plaka and Monastiraki Neighborhoods

When you see A, it means Athens hotels. The noticeable yellow building is the Monastiraki metro station. Also, this is where Mitropoleos Alley starts as it ends at Monastiraki Square.