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Thea Thissio

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Neighbourhood:
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Apostolou Pavlou 25 & Agias Marinas, Athens 11851, Greece
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+30 21 0345 4555
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Portland, Maine
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798 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here in July when visiting the Roman Agora, Tower of the Winds, and the Thisseion. This cafe is just across the street. Sit outside to enjoy the views of ancient architecture and history...the service is quick and the frappes arrive with lots of ice and great coffee flavors. Try one of their pastries...a great accompaniment. You will never be... More 

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Thank BeeMelissa
Athens, Greece
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you are hot you can go there .It is a noisy place in the heat of the town .It haw good food and perfect view nearby many attractions and shops

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Thank maria v
Alice Springs, Australia
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1,904 reviews
594 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6,020 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Thea Thissio is located amongst several bars and café’s along Apostolou Pavlou. Centrally positioned and surrounded by many of the icons of Athens including, The Acropolis, Mars Hill, The Archaeological sites of the hills of Muses (Philopappos) and many others. Thission Station is very close and Ermou and the famous Monastiraki are only a short walk away. The Ancient... More 

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Darien, Illinois
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Very good restaurant, friendly service, spectacular views. Marvel at thre sights of the Acropolis, the hills of Lecabettus and Philopappos with its' namesake monument and the ancient Agora and Temple of Thession (Hephaistion). If the weather is good ask for rooftop seating. Recommend making reservations as it gets very crowded especially on the weekends.

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Thank Tassos Z
Brampton, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

After a hot, long day spent walking from Monastiraki station around to the top of the Acropolis, down the other side and admiring the large trees along the pedestrian street of Apostolou Pavlou, we chose a cafe to rest. It was reasonably busy, the waiter was friendly and our order arrived quickly along with an extra small bowl of nachos.... More 

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Thank Marlene Meerkat S
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

The view of the Acropolis and Agora was excellent and the food quite good. It is quite a busy place with a lot of young people coming to chat and have coffee it was slightly noisy. Despite the buzz it didn't come down on the service. A very nice selection of greek wines and we were reccommended wisely. Worth it!

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Thank Jóna K
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Magnificent view of Parthenon from the roof garden very nice and special drinks & food. Prices adequate for the offering view and service though higher from the neighbourhood.

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Thank Ian N
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

everything from the view to the food quality to service and very very normal prices. Best value for money from every point of view.

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Thank ionian2014
athens
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

the location and view is great for coffee, food and even quick drinks... but lets redefine quick.. the waitress in charge of orders (for the outdoor tables) is amazingly slow and does not pay attention much to customers... in short service could be better...

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Athens, Greece
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

This place has a wonderful view of acropolis, nevertheless it lacks proper service quality. We tried the waffles with ice cream but unfortunately it was a complete disapointment. It is a pity as the scenery in this place is very promising.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 59
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apostolou Pavlou 25 & Agias Marinas, Athens 11851, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighbourhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0345 4555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Thissio / Makriyanni

Neighbourhood Profile
Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the up-and-coming area of Makriyanni, whose centrepiece is the magnificent new Acropolis Museum. Opposite the museum is the entrance to the southern slopes of the Acropolis, while the eponymous metro station nearby is at the top of Makriyanni Street, another strip of touristic cafés and restaurants.
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