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O Tzitzikas Ke O Mermigkas

#67 of 3,015 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Syntagma
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Mitropoleos 12-14 | Syntagma, Athens 10431, Greece
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+30 21 0324 7607
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13:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Mon 13:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 01:00
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

If you want to experience a traditional Greek cousine at a reasonable prices, thus the place. Nice food , friendly staff , quick service

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We ate twice at the restaurant and had delicious greek food with a modern twist. Particularly recommended are the baby goat and the rabbit as well as the unusual vegetable side dishes and salads. Don't miss the fresly baked country bread - out of this worl and the desserts. The restaurant is incredibly busy with locals and it is advisable... More 

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Munich, Germany
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

We visited twice, once for dinner, once for lunch. I would HIGHLY recommend the graviera cheese, the variety of grilled mushrooms, the grilled souvlaki sticks, the slices of beef fillet medium rare, the orange pie with vanilla ice-cream and the crème brûlée. I would NOT recommend the burgers, the vegetable millefeuille and the profiteroles au chocolat. Staff very hard working,... More 

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Sant'Agnello, Italy
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Friends from the city suggested this restaurant for dinner during my holiday in Athens. It's a nice little restaurant with really nice original greek food, not the usual stuff you'll find not too far down the same road (the restaurant is just off Syntagma square) Fava salad, loukoumades and fried cheese with honey above all, but it's really hard to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped off here for some relatively light food mid-afternoon having already been to their Kifissia branch (close to our hotel up there): had a couple of mezes again but chose different ones from previous visit - excellent choices available (we had the deep fried Gruyere with honey and sesame seeds, the grilled meatballs with yoghurt and tomato sauce and fries)... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was close to our hotel so we decided to have dinner I had fish with scordalia (I think it is called Aliada and beetroots The fish was nod cooked My daughter had lamb with vegetables and it was cold They brought us a new portion which was hot , but it came after 20 min and by this... More 

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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Our last but one of the tastiest meals we had during our 5 day visit. We went at lunchtime and the place was busy with locals enjoying the large variety of dishes on offer. Decor is fun, modern and colourful and there is a feeling of space. Staff are friendly, knowledgeable and efficient, they bring you water and a shot... More 

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Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Most of the dishes are taste and well cooked. Nice environment and friendly service. Good value for money.

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Thank Kostas Z
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

The classic greek cuisine meets the modern one, inside your plate. Every time I have visited this restaurant, I left with a full belly and a smile of satisfaction. The atmosphere is very cosy, the stuff is very friendly and the food is always delicious. The temporary dishes, in the first page of the menu are always a set of... More 

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Thank Giorgos Z
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Very good starters, delicious typical main dishes, quality wines. Good choice for a romantic dinner. Reasonable prices for the quality of the good (not a cheap option). Need to improve the service but this is the standard in Greece - "service desert land". Despite this, would recommend and be back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mitropoleos 12-14 | Syntagma, Athens 10431, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Syntagma
  • Neighbourhood: Syntagma
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0324 7607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Syntagma

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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, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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