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Taverna O Thespis - CLOSED

18 Thespidos | Plaka, Athens 105 58, Greece
+30 21 0323 8242
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
7 Nov 2013
“A Wonderful Place Away from the Crowds”
24 Oct 2013
“Closed down”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
18 Thespidos | Plaka, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

This taverna is in a peaceful setting just a few minutes walk from the main hubbub in the Plaka. Sit outside in the courtyard and enjoy the view up to the Acropolis. The food was a good cross-section of Greek dishes -- all were delicious....More

1  Thank vandyvw
Reviewed 24 October 2013 via mobile

This is a shame that this restaurant has closed down, I loved this place so much good food and friendly people and amazing location. I was there on the 10th October and it has closed for good they have signs up saying that the building...More

Thank tintin84
Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had decided on going to this restaurant, especially after the great review from Rick Stevens. We followed the directions perfectly, or so we believe, only to find out from a local that it had shut down! Granted the person who told...More

4  Thank Scot K
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Our second visit to this fine, authentic Greek restaurant. We first went in 2010 based on the Rick Steves recommendation. After being accosted seemingly every two minutes by beggars sitting in Plaka restaurants, this restaurant, on a side street near the Lysicratos monument, is in...More

Thank YiorgosM
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Lovely outdoor setting, with view of Acropolis from some tables and view over a green valley from others. A little off the beaten path so not crowded. Food was simple standard Greek fare, but very well prepared. Service was prompt and friendly, with little extras...More

1  Thank Grisha G
Reviewed 7 September 2012

This is a cute, multi-level outdoor taverna tucked into a side-street halfway up to the acropolis and framed in grape vines - everything looks like it's in soft-focus ... very romantic at night. Service was very attentive and friendly. Food was simple but excellently done....More

1  Thank NoFixedPlans
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I found this restaurant on TripAdvisor before leaving for Greece and noticed that it had been written up by Rick Steves. It's off the beaten track, which makes it a lovely quiet place to relax over a good meal and a decent glass of wine....More

Thank WendyDL
Reviewed 15 August 2012

If you want to eat in the popular Plaka district while trying to stay away from the likely "trap for tourists" type of restaurant that you might very well encounter in this super crowded area of Athens, you might want to try this place. We...More

Thank Pierluigi B
Reviewed 12 August 2012

The food here was exceptional and the atmosphere pleasant. We lingered drinking it all in. They didn't rush us off.

Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed 27 July 2012 via mobile

We had lunch in a quiet and typical mediterranean place, I took a fish with an excellent garlic sauce. And the owner offered us fruits as desert.

Thank painyh
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
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Restaurant Details

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Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Thespidos | Plaka, Athens 105 58, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0323 8242
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