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Review of Adrianos

Ranked #3,128 of 3,750 Restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Plaka
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Great setting. Charming girl to usher you to seats. Food awful. Service terrible and very expensive for Athens. If you had a choice between this place and not eating at all then starvation is the wiser bet.

I feel sick writing this review remembering how I felt after eating the muck they served. Avoid like the plague

1 Thank Daniel F
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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727 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“sidewalk meal”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

The food was ok. The service a little better. The best part was Nadia who was trolling for tourist passersby.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank OneAddictedTraveler
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Haifa, Israel
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“mediocre food, highly priced”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

we paid 3 EU for minersl water we didn't ask for, 8 EU for bread, and too much for the food, that didn't look tempring and tasted below average.
Avoid, by all means

Thank galy
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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Plaka tourist trap - avoid, avoid, avoid!!”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

After strolling the streets of Plaka for a good 20 minutes we chose Adrianos because of its lovely street setting and the seemingly sweet girl saddled with the job of enticing unwary tourists to be scammed out of their money.

We had barely sat down when a large bottle of mineral water was opened and poured at our table despite pleas that we only be given tap water. The waiter continued to pour and left us mid-sentence. We asked the girl who had seated us whether the water was complimentary, and she told us there was a charge. We insisted we hadn't asked for it and stated we would not pay.

The water was quickly whisked away by an irritated waiter, and we were also informed that the "free" bread that had quietly been placed on the table was in fact not free, and it too was removed.

In actual fact the mineral water bottle looked quite dirty, and the willingness of the staff to pour it out instead of simply allowing us to drink it free of charge suggests to me that it is just tap water anyway - a further scam.

After that we were treated terribly - the waiter was extremely sour and rude, and made no acknowledgement when we thanked him for placing our food on the table. We ate our gyros and Greek salad with none of the calm and pleasantness the picturesque seating had seemed to promise and worried whether the bill would be correct when it arrived.

The food was fair, but nothing to write home about, and certainly not excellent by comparison to other restaurants nearby. It was also quite pricey.

When the waiter, still brazenly rude, did bring the bill we were relieved to see that we had been charged only for what we ordered.

Nevertheless, we would not return, and are disgusted still that this establishment would so easily rob tourists of their money.

Buyer beware!

Visited June 2014
Thank dilemmilou
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Adrianos is is shocking”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Terrible food,bad service,very expensive
they tried to crook us with extra items on the bill.Location was good and musicians
But we left and went to Diogenis where the food was superb

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Travelgal48
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