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Vassilenas

Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
+30 21 0721 0501
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“taramasalata” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant serving modern cuisine and not necessarily traditional meals. The wine selection and quality was rather good but the meals were good but nothing exceptional. I had salad , taramasalata, grilled fish, and interesting fusion-type deserts. I would recommend it for...More

Thank Ali D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with a friend and we had very good time. Very nice environment, excellent service from an exceptionally well trained staff and , last but not least, very very very good food. We both had the menu degustation, 6 plates , both seafood and...More

Thank Demosthenis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleased from everything! Degustation menu was perfect. Τhe service was flawless. Especially from the Area Supervisor & the Chef Manolis Garnelis. They both were very kind and helpful. We will visit again Vasilainasfor sure!

Thank Konstantinosk B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Top of the top. Great atmosphere, excellent service, flawless wines, accurate cooking and restyling of traditional greek dishes. You can choose meat or seafood plates. Top wine is Santorini's Assyrtiko: a suggested experience. Prices are adequate but worthwhile.

Thank zigno2009
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is one place in Athens that I had not been to previously, and I have a lot of experience there. The restaurant is near the Hilton Hotel, which is an Athens landmark. It's Greek food "with a twist," a term that's overused these days,...More

Thank George817
Reviewed 30 August 2017

we had a surprisingly exceptional experience. surprising because we had no expectations, going cold without gave read any reviews. service - attentive, prompt, pleasant. food - creative, attractive, more importantly delicately prepared and very tasty. ambience - contemporary, calm and warm. we loved the deconstructed...More

Thank EmmStef
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I am currently live and work in the UK thus I visit Greece for vacations. I am from Athens and though today was the 1st time I visit this restaurant. I have to admit that it is the best restaurant I have ever eaten in...More

1  Thank geogiak13
Reviewed 17 August 2017

What is dinning after all? An experience of taste, sight and feeling. Vassilenas has it all in an expensive but worthy of money way! If you want a good dinner you can select this restaurant in the center of Athens. "Taramas" is the hit but...More

Thank KYRIAKOS-IOANNA
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered the charcoal grilled octopus and cabage dolma as appetizers. We found them both delicious, multidimensional, fresh, and well conceived. For mains we had the grilled brown grouper filet and the slow cooked lamb shank. Again, the did not fail to impress as the...More

Thank macferzly
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a historic fish restaurant that had a recent revamp and we have enjoyed many fine meals here, often with international friends visiting. Very nice taramasalata, good fresh fish, and good service. Worth following recommendations of the day. Interesting innovative ideas but attention very...More

Thank Takis P
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Response from Alex H | Reviewed this property |
Hi American Gourmet! Yes it is possible but only on Sunday 13.00-17.30 and it is better to reserve before at +30-210-4612457 in the terrace. Tomorrow at lunch time will be 26 degrees celsius in Piraeus. Enjoy it! Ciao and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0721 0501
Description
Welcome to the oldest restaurant in Athens, the legendary "Vassilenas" restaurant. After 96 years in our original location near the Pireaus port, we have recently moved to central Athens, close to the Hilton hotel. Our captivating new "home", designed by acclaimed Greek architects Maria Kokkinou and Andreas Kourkoulas is ready to welcome you serving creative Greek cuisine with quality ingredients and using modern culinary techniques in a unique environment.
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