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Sissifos

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Plaka
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31 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
+30 21 0324 6043
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap for this location. Wine is good. Food was ok.. service varies from person to person... view is amazing.

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Thank ihp10
Greater London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This Resturant is located at the top of a set of steps full of Resturants. The view of Acropolis from the roof top terrace is great and much better than Resturants lower Down the hill. At this time of year Resturant is much quieter than those lower down the stairs, clearly tourists stuck with the others rather than walk a... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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92 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It has a roof-top terrace with great views of both the city and Acropolis. Food is fine with all the typical Greek choices plus perhaps a few more. Portions are big. Service is excellent, they made sure I understood what I was ordering to avoid any unpleasant surprises. It also seemed that they made an adjustment to the ingredients based... More 

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Thank 767-767
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very friendly staff, good food. Our waiter brought us red Easter eggs from the house (yes, it was Easter Day :)), a small gesture that made us feel like home.

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Long Island, New York
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a hard time finding this restaurant (it was recommended by a Greek friend) and were over a 1/2 hour late for our reservation but were welcomed with open arms. We were seated on the rooftop and had a beautiful view of the acropolis. We had grilled octopus (with carrots and potatoes) Dorado (with carrots and potatoes), spinach pie,... More 

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Thank stellina1936
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The view is simply amazing from the seating on their rooftop patio, very romantic etc... but the food was the worst I've had so far in Greece. Greek salad for instance was more like a green salad. No feta, and it came soaked in a honey mustard sort of dressing. Not great! But okay.

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Thank Reinig M
Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
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132 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Together with a number of our tour group members, we had dinner in this charming restaurant located at the tip of the Plaka Area. The food was good and reasonably priced. The ambiance that the restaurant exuded was also very romantic. We all dines in an al-fresco area of the restaurant with background music to booth. Their staff was also... More 

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Thank gurufvg
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and I have to say the atmosphere was very sweet, there was live Greek music and the restaurant itself is looking nice. The food we ordered wasn't very tasty really and the service wasn't so good. There was an older waiter who wasn't so nice to us and a young one who was very polite and... More 

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Thank Ana B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly customer service, prompt and attentive. Food was very good quality and good prices. Located on a steep cobblestone street with many restaurants.

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Thank VickiZiat
Palm Springs, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had 5 different small plates (mezzedes) and all were so good. Incredible live music in the heart of the bustling Plaka. Owner and staff so gracious. If I were in Athens longer I would go again. Very reasonably priced!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0324 6043

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plaka

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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay and play. Its attractive features include small squares, some notable museums and the beautiful Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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