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Ta Giouvetsakia

144 Adrianou, Athens 105 58, Greece
+30 21 0322 7033
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (16 reviews)
“beef stew” (6 reviews)
“moussaka” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
144 Adrianou, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Five of us had lunch here on Sunday (mid Oct 2017). We chose one meze each (fried zucchini, beetroot salad, chicken skewers, pita bread etc) and had a Greek Salad and tzatziki. All the food was delicious, the house red was fine with smiley, efficient...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice street corner location, able to eat outside and watch world go by! Service was a bit brisk and rushed. Staff not especially welcoming or friendly. Our starters arrived at separate times and one of the four people had to wait a good...More

Thank Dilly4472
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The host was very welcoming but after we sat the food and service were poor. No waiter came to ask why my wife is not eating the (not tasty) stuffed wine leaves she ordered.

Thank Eran G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

To kleftiko (roasted lamb) was great. Service is good. And the location is excellent. In the heart of Plaka.

Thank windows730
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are here for our honeymoon and while visiting Plaka, we chose to eat here for lunch. This is our 3rd day here and so far this has been our least favorite restaurant experience. Their food leaves something to be desired. The...More

Thank dede71187
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I eat here 2 times with my husband because it has the most delicious dishes ever. The prices are very good, the food is excelent and the staff is very kind and friendly. I kindly recommend Saganaki Shrimps

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Excellent souvlaki. Fried cheese was delicious. Good ambience. Reasonable prices. Greek salad was delicious, so was the baklava.

Thank marrs2468
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The greeter lef you in with such attention you thought you would be treated well. Turns out the attention and good service ends once you're sat. After that, you're kind of putting them out. the food was a long wait and not worth it and...More

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this place after the Acropolis and museum tour, It was nice and fast. The service was excellent and the staff really had it down packed. Get the Lovato, it's like a pork stew wrapped and cooked in paper, delicious. Worth a visit.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This food here is fantastic, just like my mother's Greek home cooking in Australia. Both the food and service is fantastic, and i cant understand why the previous reviewers had an issue with the service and food. Sadly, i found this place on my last...More

Thank MaryPSydney
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Adrianou, Athens 105 58, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 7033
  • E-mail
Ηistorically located in Athens, in the scenic area of Plaka (Athens old town), just below the Acropolis Hill , Taverna “Ta Giouvetsakia” welcomes you.This traditional, family owned and operated -for more than 50 years- tavern, is specialized in Greek cuisine.​​Over the years, Taverna “Ta Giouvetsakia” became a meeting point for actors, politicians and families that were looking for quality.
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