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Antica Cafe restaurant

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25 Adrianou | Monastiraki, Athens 105 55, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0321 3232
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Today
10:00 - 23:50
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:50
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little gem overlooking the Parthenon, seemed to be run by a cool couple who were attentive but not pushy. Went with my 14 year old son at 9pm. Food was fresh and local, we ordered too much but with jug of local wine and a smoothie, starters and mains only came to €35, seemed a good price to me.... More 

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Thank Graham J
Brescia, Italy
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long walkabout on the Parthenon, you look only for something to eat and drink. The choice is difficult because the area is full of touristic restaurants. But among all these tricky places, a light shines. This restaurant will surprise with a very good cooking and an efficient and kind service. And besides, the dishes are rich and prodigal.... More 

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Thank AlakValsir
Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great view and very tasty food. One of the best tzatziki in town. Lots of cats will quietly surround you while eating.

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Thank Steluta M
Weiningen, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Cosy and very nice place, excellent food and service; altgough in touristic place, it has a very warm, local and homely touch; happy to recommend further.

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Thank rstraeul
Anstruther, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Antica is a bit of a touristy restaurant, but the food served here is really good. The menu is varied, and the food is fresh and well cooked. A good people watching place. No complaints at all.

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Thank xlynnbx
Amsterdam
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If one expects typica "tourist's food" on this great tourist location, one is very happily surprised, the service is friendly and excellent, the food is basic Greek in choice but of very high quality; all is fresh, of good taste, rich portion, well served...in short a festive experience for a very reasonable price.

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Thank maxmax432
Orlando, Florida
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The location is excellent. The waiters are not very helpful with the menue. We were on own. It takes time for the food to be served but it is acceptable as it is cooked for you and not just heated. Avoid the meatballs. Get the salads and the appetizers are amazing!

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Thank UNDERPALMTREE
Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland
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95 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We found the place accidentally while strolling around the city. My husband decided we are staying there for coffee. And since that time we were there everyday. Delicious frappe, mojito and food. They also treated us with free wine and coffee on the last day of our stay in Athens. Wonderful, smiling and lovely staff.

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Thank 517Magdalenka517
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent food, fair prices. The employees were also amazing. A good deal of vegetarian and vegan choices! If you are in the area you should visit!!

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Thank Andreas D
Kyiv
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Well, first, the place has a great location on Adrianou Street with a view on ancient agora; from the first look it's the same as many other along this street. However, we had a great experience there, just everything you need after a long walk on Acropolis: a very good (Greek) food, a quick and friendly staff, and a great... More 

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Thank Julia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:50
Monday
10:00 - 23:50
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:50
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:50
Thursday
10:00 - 23:50
Friday
10:00 - 23:50
Saturday
10:00 - 23:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Adrianou | Monastiraki, Athens 105 55, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Monastiraki
  • Neighbourhood: Monastiraki
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0321 3232

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monastiraki

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Monastiraki
Monastiraki is a souvenir-hunting enclave with a difference. Apart from the dramatic backdrop of the Acropolis, its network of alleys and pedestrianized streets surround the remains of both the Greek and Roman agoras, adding the quaint concept that this is where the ancients also came to shop. Named after the tiny monastery church at its center, Monastiraki Square is a lively spot by day or night, with street peddlers vying for your attention to sell you nuts and sweets. Down beside the metro station, the official Flea Market is an unbroken row of souvenir shops until you come to antique-oriented Platia Avissinias, while Pandrossou Street on the other side of the square offers more tourist shopping. The pedestrianized street beside the Greek Agora is lined with cafés offering fine views.
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