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13 Vrasida, Piraeus 11528, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 693 720 0217
19:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Since forever, Vassilenas is the place to eat good quality food in Pireas. The place turned over the years from an old trattoria to a gourmet restaurant. It is always satisfying to visit. Wish for many decades to come.

1 Thank GiaKoutra
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Vassilenas is a charming restaurant that has been around for decades. Amanda welcomed us warmly, as if we were old friends. The menu, a combination of seaside and classic Greek dishes, made it hard to choose. If you can't, there's a lovely tasting menu. Our meals were prepared and seasoned just as we had hoped. Everything was delicious, but I... More 

Thank ljljrichco
Athens, Greece
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Definitely the best restaurant in Piraeus! Degustation menu that you won't expect to find in the specific area since it not a commercial center. High quality service, nice environment and a menue equal to a fine dinning restaurant!!!

Thank dbenetatou
Timbuktu, Mali
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I love this place - 3rd time I've been - first on business, second two on pleasure - so good I brought the family over from UK.

Thank c0linj0nes
Moscow Oblast, Russia
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Hard to find this taverna with a degustation menu worthy of a fine dinning restaurant. The dishes aromatic, diverse and simply delicious, especially the seafood ones.

Thank Tamara K
Balmain, Sydney
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We went to this restaurant on the basis of other TripAdvisor reviews and we're certainly glad we did. Having been to Piraeus many times before we have never been to a restaurant of this quality. From the moment the Restaurant Manager and front of house host, Amanda, gave us a great welcome we were on our way to experience a... More 

Thank Balmainiacs
Milan, Italy
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205 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

As Italians we are sensitive to good cusine and wines so we were curious to visit this historical place but we could not be more surprised seeing Mr Konstantino Lazarakis, the only Master of Wine of Greece, leading a seminar with a large group of sommeliers coming from all over the world. It was a wine tasting of the best... More 

2 Thank Alex H
Athens, Greece
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Vassilenas is one of the best restaurants in Piraeus, the biggest port of Greece. We had a set menu of seven dishes which were superb. The location of the restaurant is not perfect but the place inside is beautiful and cozy. Staff are polite and willing to help you find the best option. If you visit Piraeus do not miss... More 

Thank Ioannis P
Chios, Greece
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150 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We have visited the restaurant one Friday on February 2016. The food was abolutely perfect and the personel of the restaurant made us feeling like home. Prices were amazing.

Thank John V
Athens, Greece
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

It has been a while since last time at this restaurant....therefore I was aware of the good experience I was going to have. Yet the exceptional service of the very friendly stuff that was always next to us ready to answer politely our every query and the exceptional degustation menu option served there, especially the fish selection, accompanied by a... More 

3 Thank Dpaschos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Mediterranean, Greek
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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Vrasida, Piraeus 11528, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Piraeus Region  >  Piraeus
  • Phone Number: +30 693 720 0217
Welcome to the oldest restaurant in Athens the legendary "Vassilenas" restaurant. After 96 years in our original location near the Pireaus port, we are moving to central Athens by the end of November. Our captivating new "home", designed by acclaimed Greek architects Maria Kokkinou and Andreas Kourkoulas will be ready to welcome you in a few days. We already accept reservations for December.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?