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“Fantastic local food and great service”
Review of Evgenia

Ranked #136 of 3,751 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours
Neighbourhood: Plaka
Auckland New Zealand
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Fantastic local food and great service”
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We stayed at New hotel nearby and they recommended it. We said we wanted something local and genuine where locals would eat and this is it. Its rustic looking but don't let that put you off the food is sensational and great service. Family owned business.

the grilled Calimari was divine, the Eggplant in tomato and Greek salad excellent and the grilled cheese with sesame and lemon divine also.

Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Athens, Greece
1 review
“the best”
Reviewed 18 May 2013

very good quality food
fresh fish, salads Mediterranean
sweet after eating
fresh fruit
and coffee
net All
and friendly people

Visited May 2013
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New York City
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122 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“A Local Friendly Taverna With Home-Cooked Greek Food”
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Though Evgenia was located fifteen footsteps from our hotel in the Plaka we overlooked it several times because it did not have a name or a logo printed on the front door. This establishment is a busy little taverna, which is filled with diners from 12noon to the late night hours. Diners are locals but some tourists come here too.

The menu looks extensive but pay attention since only items marked with prices are available. During several visits here we had zucchini croquets, hot eggplant in tomato onion sauce, rice and spinach, rice-stuffed peppers, stuffed tomatoes Greek beans and Greek salad. The rice and spinach dish proved unremarkable. The Greek salad was served too cold, BUT the zucchini croquets were the best I ever tasted. Hot eggplant and rice-stuffed peppers were exceptionally good.

Prices are low and service is friendly. Diners have to be patient during the rush dinning hours due to limited waiter service.

  • Visited April 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Eat where the locals eat......”
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Stumbled across this restaurant which was very close to our hotel. It is a tiny little restaurant but is frequented by locals and tourists alike. The food is quite traditional and tasted delicious. Seems to be a family run restaurant and is always busy - however is you wait afew minutes, a table is usually available. Ate there several times during our stay in Athens

  • Visited March 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious and Fun”
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Johnny and the rest of the staff served delicious food with big grins on their faces. Clearly they love what they're doing.
There are two restaurants run by the same family within blocks of each other, so if one is closed, don't despair--go to the other.
Paradosiako Oinomageireio

Visited December 2012
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