The Very Best Local Restaurants in Athens

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Athens locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands.

Avli – A backyard full of taste

Avli – A backyard full of taste

Image by Andreas Papadopoulos

“Avli” in Athens (‘backyard’) is kind of a secret restaurant. The scenery reminds me a bit of the ’60s, what the city must have looked like back then…

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Barbadimos Kebab – Kebab made right!

Barbadimos Kebab – Kebab made right!

Image by Nikos Palavitsinis

“Barbadimos Kebab” is a cute Kebab place that I love. Ask for the specials every day, as they are always cooking something different back there…

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Biftekares – Big burgers – Super local, well-hidden

Biftekares – Big burgers – Super local, well-hidden

Image by Nikos Palavitsinis

“Biftekares – Big burgers” is a small, super local, secret restaurant in Syntagma, Athens: if my articles were a crown, this would be the crown jewel!

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Ciao Italia – 24/7 great pizza

Ciao Italia – 24/7 great pizza

Image by Angeliki Georgokosta

“Ciao Italia” in Athens is a landmark for eating after a night out, a place where you can find good Italian food 24/7 – where the morning meets the night.

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Colibri – Fave burger in Athens

Colibri – Fave burger in Athens

Image by Angeliki Georgokosta

“Colibri” in Athens is a small restaurant which serves surprisingly delicious casual food. Apart from the burgers, I recommend the paprika & yogurt pizza.

Full Article by Angeliki Georgokosta

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