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“Good atmosphere and wide selection to choose from”
Review of Ydria Restaurant

Ydria Restaurant
Ranked #157 of 3,971 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
Cuisines: Greek, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Plaka
Description: Ydria restaurant is located in plaka next to the ancient agora.Our wines collection along with our dishes are the best options for tasting a real Greek cuisine. All you have to do is trust us and let us take care of you. Our new menu is constructed by the award-winning chef Giannis Solakis. The new culinary options are based on the Greek creative cuisine and the traditional raw material from all around Greece.
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere and wide selection to choose from”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Found this place whilst walking back from the acropolis. The staff were friendly and they have a wide selection of food to choose from. Good prices too.
They give you water and bread for free...the water is tap water so I would expect that to be for free anyway.
We ordered the fried feta for starters. It was delicious! For mains, I had the moussaka and my husband had chicken with mushroom and peppers with a secret sauce. They were average dishes. Not bad but nothing to rave on about. For dessert we shared the baklava. The waiter asked if we would like some ice cream with our the baklava. Little did we know that we were going to be charged extra for it.
Our dinner was finished with a complimentary shot of moscato :) The customer service here was great. They were a little busy at one point and we were left waiting for our bill but they were very apologetic. It didn't bother us because it was nice to chill back and watch the world go by.

  • Visited July 2014
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Pleasant Service, nice food and chilled ambiance.”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

For 32 Euros we were stuffed, had 2 main courses. The Greek Yogurt with honey and wall nuts was great. It was lovely. The service was good, even when we ordered one Greek yogurt to share, they brought it in two bowls without even being prompted. Another good place for a meal in Athens.

Thank Shane R
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Bruges, Belgium
1 review
“To recommend”
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We enjoyed our dinners on the terrace of this restaurant! The food ( greek salads, souvlaki, stuffed tomatoes) was excellent. We enjoyed the good service especially by waiter DANIEL. He was very helpful and friendly. We have a good memory of this excellent restaurant.

Many regards from the Belgian family , especially from the two girls who enjoyed the ouzo...

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank 650Christine
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Pirkkala, Finland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Overall good experience”
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

We went for a lunch with my wife. We shared one Greek salad as a starter. As mains she ate vegetarian moussaka that was delicious and I ate pork gyros that was a good dish but not exceptional. The service and atmosphere was great and the food and experience was easily value for money. We recommend Ydria at least for lunch.

Visited July 2014
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Enjoyed it again!”
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I ate here 10 years ago and we were pleased to return with our son. We ate outside and enjoyed the environment in the Plaka and close proximity to the Roman Forum. Free wifi was nice. I had moussaka and it was fantastic. My husband and son had chicken souvlaki which was dry, lacked flavour and was quite disappointing. Our favourite Greek restaurant in Canada prepares souvlaki better! Nonetheless it was a nice lunch but more for the sentiment of having been here before and not necessarily for the extraordinary food. I would, however, recommend it.

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