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Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
+30 21 0721 0501
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A five course degustation menu with wine pairing (40+20 Euro). Simple recipes with good taste.Most of the wines were fine,compared with the price paid. Professional service and nice surrounding (choose the upper deck). Cannot be compared with Michelin Resto's ,however a great dinner and value...More

Thank Kyriakos A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compliments to Amanda and the folks at Vassilenas for making our party of 9 feel right at home in Athens . our family just loved the experience of eating authentic creative greek cuisine in an outdoor roof top setting. (Phiraeus neighborhood) the food quality was...More

Thank Elizabeth A
VENIAMIN D, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Vassilenas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review, Elizabeth! It doesn't matter that you posted it on the "Vassilenas" Restaurant account instead of the "1920" that you visited. "1920" is the new name of the restaurant hosted at the address where "Vassilenas" was located until it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to Vassilenas by the company which had organized our business trip to Athens and were offered a limited menu with two options. It included a fish soup, 4 starters for the table, a main dish of beef skirt or orzo shrimp risotto...More

Thank 1001night
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A restaurant with excellent food, especially fish. The wine list is extensive with etiquette from small producers offered by a lovely lady sommelier. Good and friendly staff. I strongly recommend for business dinners.

Thank Christos52
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Another serious effort to take the Greek cuisine on step further. Traditional materials of the Mediterranean are combined in new ways to challenge even the most demanding palate. From carpaccio of fish and tartare of shrimps, to a typical Mediterranean fish cooked Tataki, the place...More

Thank kYazitzoglou
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cozy restaurant, nice staff, good food. I had some kind of risotto (more like fregola) with seafood, which was very enjoyable. Highly recommended for business dinners.

Thank Diabolik77
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Vassilenas is an institution in the city of Piraeus. This is their effort in the more competitive market of central Athens. The location is great and the decoration excellent. The food ranges from excellent to average. Try the cod or the tartar. The wine list...More

Thank AthensRabbit
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Service outstanding, location central , food preparation & taste excellent. We are restaurant people and believe me this place is holding the best choice to enjoy a great meal. Owner is very caring , we met him first in his older location. Keep your quality...More

Thank kavlamou
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I ve been there a couple of times. First time I liked it more than the second time. I will not return to this restaurant because: the menu is really fine, but no so fine to justify the high prices. The decor is so cold,...More

Thank afrok-trip
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We took dinner here. With my colleagues, the place was really nice. High quality foods, nice location.

Thank muha_kabartay
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You list 'lunch' in your dining options but the opening times are from 7 p.m. to 12.00 a.m. seven days. Is it possible to get lunch here? We last visited in 1965!!!
15 April 2016|
Response from Alex H | Reviewed this property |
Hi American Gourmet! Yes it is possible but only on Sunday 13.00-17.30 and it is better to reserve before at +30-210-4612457 in the terrace. Tomorrow at lunch time will be 26 degrees celsius in Piraeus. Enjoy it! Ciao and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$62
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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vrasida 13 | Hilton area, Athens 11528, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0721 0501
Welcome to the oldest restaurant in Athens, the legendary "Vassilenas" restaurant. After 96 years in our original location near the Pireaus port, we have recently moved to central Athens, close to the Hilton hotel. Our captivating new "home", designed by acclaimed Greek architects Maria Kokkinou and Andreas Kourkoulas is ready to welcome you serving creative Greek cuisine with quality ingredients and using modern culinary techniques in a unique environment.
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