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19 Xenokratous | Kolonaki, Athens 106 75, Greece
+30 21 0721 6390
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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19 Xenokratous | Kolonaki, Athens 106 75, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This feels like an old and appreciated restaurant. Food is delicious, tastes like made at home. Is served almost instantly, I'm guessing they get a lot of customers (and even during my visit I've seen people take 6-8 portions for takeout), so they prepare it...More

Thank Lukas C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very tasty and very good value too. Atmosphere a bit too formal for a Greek restaurant (maybe some Greek music would help...?). Menu claims to be changed daily and based on seasonal ingredients but when we tried to order some positions we found...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice traditional greek restaurant. All the dishes we had were very tasty; Including lamb in sauce, chicken souvlaki and fried zucchini. Great service. Fair price. Highly recommended.

Thank 8erta
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great food. We had spinach and squid, fava beans, sardines, fried calamari and se Greek salad. We could look at he food in the kitchen and choose. This place has no sign and you almost miss it if you don't know where it is.

Thank Magnus_Solna
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. It is a local's delight. The food is authentic Greek fare and the prices are very reasonable. I try to come to this restaurant every time I visit Athens. Try the veal with rice or fries. All of their fish is...More

Thank chase174
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you're looking to escape the tourist scene and/or planning to ride the funicular, look no further...this is your place to eat! Clearly they have been around a long time, 1923. Much of the clientele we observed during our lunchtime, midweek visit seemed like regulars...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Filippou, an old taverna-restaurant renovated to serve the local clientele, is synonymous with first quality greek food. Good service form experienced waiters, attention to serve a selection of various meals every day, so that frequent clients can enjoy a variety of plates. Perfect in his...More

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is THE Greek tavern to taste traditional recipes of almost everything Greek traditional cuisine has to offer.

Thank pchatzi2017
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Eating at this restaurant, operating from 1923, you get the impression that your mother is cooking in the kitchen. Used to be my lunch restaurant for many years as the food quality is impeccable and the prices of the different plates are reasonable. I suggest...More

Thank Athan41
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We came to this traditional Greek food for dinner. The service is fast. The food is home cooked, delicious. The prices are very reasonable. A great place for a simple delicious healthy meal. We liked in particular the artichokes a la polite, the favs beans...More

Thank kephalonia
Kolonaki / Lykavittos
By far the ritziest neighbourhood in town, Kolonaki is
home to most of the chic boutiques and designer label
stores. Here, the wealthy say no to austerity by
dressing in their finest and spending hours in the
trendy cafés around Kolonaki Square, sipping the most
expensive coffee in Europe. The area also contains a
couple of notable museums and cultural institutions,
which add to the air of nobility. The leafy upper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Xenokratous | Kolonaki, Athens 106 75, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Kolonaki / Lykavittos
  • Neighbourhood: Kolonaki / Lykavittos
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0721 6390
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