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) #1,839 of 3,096 Restaurants in Athens ££ - £££ Mediterranean, Greek
46 Panepistimiou, Athens 106 78, Greece
+30 21 0330 3000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
15 Feb 2017
“authentic greek food, not a touristic place”
3 Aug 2016
“average. blunt food”
Open Now
12:00 - 18:30All hours
Mediterranean, Greek
££ - £££
46 Panepistimiou, Athens 106 78, Greece
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

A peaceful place in the heart of Athens with authentic Greek plates like stifado, fried fishes from Mediterranean sea, mousaka, stuffed tomatoes and so on. The service is good and quick.

Thank Alina S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

price is average. my sister's salmon was still "fresh" when it was served to her. my mom's and aunts' baked mac were all blunt, as if salt and pepper were not added. they already added a lot of parmesan cheese but the taste is still...More

Thank emjaej
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This restaurant is beautiuflly decorated with great staff and amazing food. If you are visiting athens and want a slice of good food at a reasonable price then you definitely should come here. Flawless.

Thank agiaba
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Oldie and goodie, reminds how Athens used to be and supposed to be. Proffesional service reasonable prices.

2  Thank AlexandrosP589
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This restaurant is a typical good Athenian restaurant,nothing spectacular ,decent food and professional service

1  Thank calomen
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We walked by this restaurant, but it looked nice so we checked out the menu. It looked good so we gave it a try. Personally my wife and I felt it was the best meal in our three days in Athens. $30 Euros for dinner...More

2  Thank Greg A
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Excellent atmosphere in place remembering you Paris, while being in the center of Athens! Personnel extremely friendly and well trained are working there for many years, knowing each client's needs. The abundant food is cooked and presented in a perfect way. Check for the plates...More

3  Thank PanosA
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Recently re - decorated in art nouveau style, this place served us reliably good traditional Greek food in comfortable surroundings. The service is excellent and it proved a good place to retreat to after a day's sightseeing. We had a simple but really delicious meal...More

Thank lilywall
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Every time we visit Athens a lunch or dinner at IDEAL is a must. All family has now a familiarity with the place and personnel so that we consider ourselves part of a long tradition. We hope to be there in few years to celebrate...More

2  Thank Agriogatos
Reviewed 18 October 2011

the food was not very typical as we imagined. more fish than meat. but the food was really good and the dessert.... do not miss it!

3  Thank costalmeida
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Panepistimiou, Athens 106 78, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Omonia
  • Neighbourhood: Omonia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0330 3000
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