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Em. Benaki 69A &Valtetsiou | Valtetsiou, Athens 10681, Greece
+30 21 0330 0237
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (13 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Em. Benaki 69A &Valtetsiou | Valtetsiou, Athens 10681, Greece
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our host here in Athens. Arrived early for dinner, due to a very early flight the next day. Not a big choice but 3 daily specials along with the regular menu. Between us we had kebabs, chicken, and the pork "special". All the...More

Thank Jon E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We ate here several times during our recent trip. I think we tried just about everything on the menu and all were great (their mousaka was the the single best thing I ate in Athens). House wine is delicious, service was friendly. Offers full meals...More

Thank smitty7749
Katerina P, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Rififi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are trying very hard to keep the quality of our food high and we are really happy when our clients confirm that we are doing well!

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

You can't fault the service and the sardines are delicious but the sad lettuce had an awful dressing which we sent back. It's just OKMore

Thank Andrew B
Katerina P, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Rififi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

First of all thank you very much for telling that our sardines are delicious because we only do really fresh fish and we are happy when people appreciate it! Secondly, I guess that you had the "summer salad"- since you mentioned the lettuce- and I...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

when in the neighborhood worth visiting to enjoy what they offer in their menu. a must drink is their raki. cool corner just above exarcheia square. beautiful people

Thank Vankelis B
Katerina P, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Rififi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

You are the beautiful people! We are looking forward to see you again!

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

After a little research in tavernas around we thought that Rififi would be the best choice.The nice colour of walls and the Mediterranean kitchen style decoration tricked us.We ordered red wine,big portion rififi salad,Flogeres and ntolmadakia. When the food came we were more than disappointed.The...More

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Katerina P, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Rififi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello. "Rififi" salad- which has been in our menu since 2006 -people say that is too big and they usually take the rest of it with them at home. It really has a very wird taste because of the very special white Cretan cheese that...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here in July and we were so impressed with the service and the food. We really enjoyed the mushroom burger and the vegetable pasta. It is a bit of a walk from the main square however totally worth it. The chips were so...More

Thank Biana Y
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice and well furnished in a shabby chic style. We tried many dishes since there is the possibility to ask for small portions, perfect for foreign people who want to taste Greek cuisine. All ingredients were fresh and very well cooked,...More

1  Thank kamyweb
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect atmosphere and great food! Definitely worth the walk and cost. Not too bad on the price either😉

Thank William L
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Fantastic food, truly the best we had in Greece, such lovely staff and beautiful environment. Highly recommend!

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We are staying in an area of Athens that is considered to be unsafe (for variousale reasons). Despite that, we ventured out to explore the area for food and groceries. We stumbled upon this area of restaurants and bars that appear to be thriving. We...More

1  Thank Islandguy57
Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret,
discovered by relatively few international visitors.
Located behind the main University and Polytechnic
buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students,
intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the
area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to
cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the
best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Em. Benaki 69A &Valtetsiou | Valtetsiou, Athens 10681, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Exarchia
  • Neighbourhood: Exarchia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0330 0237
  • E-mail
Located in one of the most vibrant areas of Athens, RIFIFI loves local ingredients, creative cuisine and an attention to detail. Operating since 2006, RIFIFI has become a local's favourite for both its main menu, as well as its daily dishes. Open daily from 13.00 till late at night, its the ideal spot to taste greek and mediterranean cuisine with a creative twist. With a friendly, feel-like-home and value for money attitude, RIFIFI is a restaurant that real food lovers should not miss.
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