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Vyzantino Taverna

18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb” (14 reviews)
“greek salad” (12 reviews)
“mousakas” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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51 - 60 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2015

We have frequented this restaurant for over 22 years and I sincerely hope that the Vizantino management and/or owners read this review. There are still a lot of good reasons to dine here; however unfortunately it's slowly changing....and not for the better. If it were...More

Thank DHG
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I arrived there with my group on April 15 evening. It was very nice dinner for us.My travel agent arranged mixed salad,stuffed tomatoes,shared every 4 pax:herbrice,mix seafood plate with Grilled salmon,grilled silver snapper fish,grilled calamari,grilled octopus,grilled shrimp,fried small whitebait fish,fried squid,tasty 1/2 kg Lobster and...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

Not overly impressed with dinner but the appetizers are very good. I could eat appetizers and dessert all day in Greece

Thank D W
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Very pleased to find this place. I visited several good tavernas in Athens, but I was travelling alone and I was either the only customer, or there were bustling groups all around me. Either way I felt a little out of place. Here I felt...More

Thank sallry
Reviewed 5 January 2015

if you are looking for a taverna where you can people watch this is the right place busy street with people walking right next to your table it was different we like the food and the service !

Thank Hasano M
Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

Approached after long journey and as we had hungry children we succumbed to the chap pouncing on poor unsuspecting tourists walking by. Starters were ok same as usual greek salad and dips. Mains awful keftedes disgraceful, dry and tasteless! I make better and I'm an...More

Thank Tamsin R
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Located in the famous Plaka , which is the old part of the city, not far from the city centre, this taverna is in a very busy walkway, very good to watch people going and coming. Service was up to usual tourist area standards and...More

Thank N S
Reviewed 23 October 2014

The restaurant is actually spelled Vizantino and not Vyzantino. The lamb shank we ordered was so good we wanted to order another round. We were surprised to get our order probably 5 minutes after we have ordered. The presentation was so simple we did not...More

Thank Travellingisagift
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Tried this restaurant while walking around Plaka. It is in a nice spot for people watching and has good service but as for food...not greek food. We had a rooster cooked in wine but could not taste that. Soutzoukakia were even worse. I did not...More

Thank cylib
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

Our concierge recommended this place and we enjoyed it. Large portions of good and a friendly waiter!

Thank KathleenTS
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kydatheneon Street | Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30103227368
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