Visiting the Greek capital of Athens and looking to soak up some local culture and cuisine? Try one of the city’s tavernas!
A beautiful tavern which is located just near the Greek capital central marketplace. It is operating in the same location since 1925—a fact that the lovely owner Maria takes great pride in. The main specialty is homemade food, including roasting big chunks of meat in clay pots for long hours. The result is absolutely amazing. On the weekend, you can listen to live music as well.
Address: Pl. Theatrou 2, Athens 105 52
Opening Hours: Every day from 12pm to 2am
To Triantafyllo tis Nostimias
With some enjoyable sights of the Greek National History Museum (Old Parliament), this place offers dishes of Greek and Mediterranean cuisines. Here you will find great grilled sardine, calamari and grilled salads with great service.
Address: Lekka 22, Athens 105 62
Opening hours: Every day from 12pm to 9pm
Stamatopoulou Palia Plakiotiki Taverne
At the heart of the old city not far from the Acropolis, you will find this nice tavern. The menu offers a big selection of fresh and grilled salads and some of the classic Greek cuisine. Around 9pm the action starts with some live music, which you are invited to dance to between one glass of traditional Ouzo to another.
Address: Lisiou 26, Athens 105 58
Opening hours: Every day from 12pm to 1am