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105 Palaiologou, Sparta 231 00, Greece
+30 2731 028636
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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place, where they cook as at Home. Very friendly service and nice inside restaurant. A garden in the back and sitting out in front. Goood food and traditional cooking.

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Thank Stefanos X
Rome, Italy
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant after the advice of the concierge of our hotel in Sparta (Dioskouri)Dimitri. Well, he said his friend, owner of the restaurant, would do a special treatment and discounts for the hotel customers. Unfortunately it was not true. We paid the full price. And we met other people from the hotel...and then, Dimitri himself! Apart... More 

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Thank Unamusicapuofare
Rome, Italy
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

While walking hungry in the hustle and bustle of the thoroughfare of Sparta, finding nothing but fastfood, kebap, pubs and the likes, we got the feeling that there was no hope that evening of getting a proper meal, But no...we came across Diethnes! A lovely lamb in the oven, briam, artichoke and peas were waiting for us...in the peaceful, relaxing... More 

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Thank Enrico D
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stopped in Sparta on our way back from the seaside to Athens. We wanted to eat nice Greek food one last time before leaving this magical country. The waiter in this restaurant was kind and we decided to give a go as the garden is quite pretty. We asked for souvlaki but we have been told that it would... More 

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Thank Benoit L
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

I come to Sparta often often and tried many restaurants and was very disappointed. They had a very traditional menu and prices reasonable but the quality of the food was very poor. They cut a lot of corners and used fillers instead of the more traditional expensive ingredients.

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Thank Anogia
Drammen
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

A lovely restaurant where you can either eat inside, out on the pavement in the street or in a secluded garden area at the back. We chose the back area since it was quieter and away from the traffic of the street. We ordered a variety of small dishes and were not disappointed with any of them. The Greek sallad... More 

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Thank Petter U
Stamford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

This place reminds me of my mother's home cooking. It is family owned and run, and they take pride in ensuring everyone not only enjoys their meal but enjoys their stay. The menu is what is made fresh that day, along with having fresh grilled options. It's not fancy but it is delicious and more than reasonably priced. Eating at... More 

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Thank Efstratia V
UK
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Easy to find, has welcoming, helpful staff (with some English), nice shady garden out back, good selection of food (they'll show you what's on offer each day), reasonable prices. Great place for a relaxed meal. (And watch out in case the restaurant tortoise ambles past your table!). Nothing pretensious, just really good authentic Greek food.

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Thank Althusian
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Diethenes was recommended to us by the clerk at our hotel. "And I eat there" she said. Just a few hundred meters north of our hotel in city center, we had the pleasure to be served one night by the younger generation and a second night by the older generation of this family run place. Not one bit a problem... More 

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Thank John M
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

I love places like this. Home style cooking just like my mother used to make. Not a fancy place...but the garden at the back is the place to be. We had the oven lamb...beef stew...and my kids had pastichio..... All in all faultless....delicious meals....great prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Palaiologou, Sparta 231 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Laconia Region  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: +30 2731 028636

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?