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Makalo

Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 1406 7032
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This place is located in the heart of Athens but it looks like it's more popular among locals. This is actually one of the best things - there are no crowds of tourist and you can spend some quality time there. My boyfriend and I...More

Thank Daninkaaa
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Speechless , long story short. Foods here awesome , was tasted by the owner before put on the menu. Owners are very friendly and command good English Price is very reasonable , must try the chicken pasta and salmon , please

Thank PeterUFS
Reviewed 17 September 2016

we had lunch. ordered halloumi salad and cous cous salad. both were good and it was clear that the ingredients were very fresh. I would definitely visit again if I go to athens.

Thank Zeynep Y
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Very good home-made food, good quantity for good price, very good service, the personnel is very nice Better than most of the "get the tourist" restaurants in the center

Thank TorV21
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Makalo for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon. We were greeted by a friendly greekman who gave us great recommendations for food and wine. Everything was absolutely superb and we ended up reminecing over some old songs from Finland. A place with a warm...More

Thank Maiken M
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. Its original and the food is well cooked with some feeling attatched to it. A must visit

Thank Joaofrutuoso
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have been there more than 5 times with 3 different menus! So fresh ingredients and genuine ideas! Really nice execution of the recipes from the chef! Service is always discrete but personal and comfortable! Strongly recommended for lunch or dinner if you are near...More

1  Thank tntath
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was just prefect: the people managing the place, the food, the wine, the atmosphere and the music! Great place for a wonderful evening in Plaka.

Thank Sorin B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Returning from 2 weeks in the islands, we only spent half a day in Athens. We were looking for something light and fresh for our last supper in Greece. We found this spot while we were headed to another restaurant "Avocado". To our luck, Avocado...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Best homemade lemonade ever!! Host very polite, helpful!! Great pita and lentil salad, all fresh! We were pleasantly surprised!

Thank johanne n
Nearby
Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
...More
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.08 miles away
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.05 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:30
Thursday
11:00 - 00:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Syntagma
  • Neighbourhood: Syntagma
  • Phone Number: +30 21 1406 7032
Description
Food and drink suggestions based on seasonal products, with the best value for quality. Classic cocktails made with a twist combined with imaginative dishes, like a Bloody Mary with red peppers from Florina and sumac, which supplements a hot chickpea salad,with sun-dried tomato, fresh basil and smoked pork tenderloin. The best choice for a lunch break or to start your night out.
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