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Ta Giouvetsakia

144 Adrianou, Athens 105 58, Greece
+30 21 0322 7033
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  • 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, Vegan Options
££ - £££
144 Adrianou, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We chose this place because it was full of Greek and European tourists. The host recommended the beef stew that the restaurant is named after, I think it is #52 on the menu. It was delicious and a must if you want to have something...More

Thank AnotherRonda
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner here & thoroughly enjoyed it. Started with dolmades, had the greens & beets which were all beautiful, an excellent Greek salad followed by moussaka & whitebait washed down with retsina & followed by baklava, creme brulee & Greek coffee. Total cost 63...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Nice restaurant for tourists with a few greek dishes on their menu. Food (at least what we tasted) is fair and fairly priced, but you may want to double check your bill: at first they presented us another table's bill - one with 4 people...More

Thank ManuRecovery
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant just before our ride to the airport but it was really good they are friendly and their service is very good we ordered a greek salad as you are going to love everything organic they use specially if you miss the...More

Thank Anas A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We found it by chance, having wandered through the maze of streets that makes up the Plaka. Lovely lunch, full of atmosphere and people watching. It's right on the street and the tables are small and close together. Starters (meze), main course kebab, one dessert,...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant during our Greece trip. This restaurant is here since 1959. Food is great, service is super, people is very nice. I will recommend whoever visit Athens to enjoy Greek food here.

Thank tiffanylu88
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The staff were fantastic, and not just fishing for tips. We got what we ordered plus good wine and the food was excellent. We started off with a drink on the house and they served us like royalty.Well done lads.Keep it up. the food was...More

Thank fawru
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very good variety on menu with plenty of nice vegetarian dishes. We had vegetables rissoto, stuffed vegetables (pepper and tomato) both very good. The mix gyros was a bit too dry, ask for some extra zaziki for the gyros as I was given little which...More

Thank Allen P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely quaint terraced cafe just a short stroll away from the Acropolis. We had some dolmades which weren't as we expected. I had the mixed gyros which was nice but the meat was a little dry. Service was reasonable.

Thank MGC1969
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We stopped for a beer after climbing the Acropolis and ended up sitting for several hours and several beers. We didn't eat so can't comment on the food but we found the service lovely and friendly, We were made to feel relaxed and not rushed...More

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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

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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