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9 Sokratous | Theatrou, Psirri, Athens 105 52, Greece
+30 21 0321 1463
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sardines” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
9 Sokratous | Theatrou, Psirri, Athens 105 52, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As you can see from the other reviews they have only few dishes but it's all special. The restaurant has 130 years history and an owner of the restaurant works under his father since 1957, according to him. Better go earlier like 12 o'clock. Their...More

Thank Hisashi I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to Athens late on a Friday night... excited I decided to flick through the 'this is Athens' kind of magazine in our apartment... food is kind of a live of mine so when I found an article '10 must go cheap eats in...More

Thank LincolnB1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Diporto is a small place with very good food and many Athenians it is always fool because it is so good the atmosphere is nice and so are the staff I recommend it I went there twice in my 5 days visit of Athens and...More

Thank Ester1212
Reviewed 8 April 2017

you get transposrted to the early 20th century Athens eatery under a row of big retsina barrels mostly local nationals and central market workers . Greek traditional dishes with emphasis on soups and grilled fish, excellent retsina, ,(do NOT visit the WC)

Thank albertdarioangel
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Tucked in just west of the vegetable stalls at the central market, you will find no sign of a restaurant; just a wall with some steps going underground. Diporto means '2 doors' and that is all the clue you will get. When you bravely descend...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We ate an excellent dinner here. We arrived late, so the music was just ending, go earlier so you can enjoy the entertainment. The owner/chef offered us a fixed menu - fish, lamb, a vegetarian dish and wine - all of it was very flavorful...More

Thank Phene R
Reviewed 3 February 2017

One of the oldest taverns of the town, still untapped. You get served a chickpea soup, fava beans and some wine from the barrel. There are also other alternatives to eat I think but who asks for it! This is the place to break your...More

1  Thank favoriganyan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This unmarked and totally unchanged room gives one a glimpse of what eating out for the working classes must have been like 100 years ago. If the food was anything like Diporto then it must've been fantastic! Do not miss this place

Thank borna78
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This restaurant is amazing the food it fresh and very delicious Very inexpensive Great value for the money Was very impressed

Thank tony77772009
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This restaurant is not like usual restaurants. It's difficult to find and situated in a small cellar. But the atmosphere is absolutely beautiful. There are barrols of which you get the wine. Sometimes they are playing live acordeon. And - the most important thing -...More

Thank martinmilian
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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17 August 2016|
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Dear Stephen I have no idea. If is closed that's a bad news for an amazing traditional and family style restaurant.
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Sokratous | Theatrou, Psirri, Athens 105 52, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Omonia
  • Neighbourhood: Omonia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0321 1463
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