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Lysikratous 4 | Plaka, Athens, Greece
+30 21 0322 7971
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
19:30 - 23:59All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lysikratous 4 | Plaka, Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Daphne's has a wonderful outside patio down a few steps from the busy Plaka area. The waiters joked with us and were extremely friendly. The helped explain the traditional Greek menu to us and some of the dishes had confusing descriptions. The menu is very...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here. The menu said Epis, the sign on the door said Epis. The sign outside and the credit card receipt said Daphne's??? We ate outside. The food was very good and we enjoyed the atmosphere. The two of us had the chicken souvlaki...More

Thank skd22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Athens on Friday June2 , 2017. The night before my departure back to the US. I was staying very near the Acropolis Museum. By happen chance I walked by this cafe , the setting was beautiful. On old restored Greek villa. As...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went and saw on the menu two dishes with Greek names, and the only description they had were 'Greek Specialty'. We asked the waiter what they were and he said one is a Greek dish eggplants and another is a Greek...More

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We too read the credit card issue here before being seated. We were told "they are accepted" then the waiter said they did not. When I referred him to the individual we spoke with he reluctantly agreed but the initial welcoming warmth diminished. Sadly, makes...More

Thank BigMS
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We ate here once for an evening meal and the food was stunning. The service was great and the waiting staff were smartly dressed. Probably the best steak in Athens.

Thank Sarah_Rees78
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Not the hippest place, but very elegant with great, classic Greek dishes. Note the photos of visiting dignitaries by the front door, including the Clintons, etc., etc. We were there for a special occasion (a significant birthday), and it was PERFECT for that.

Thank Dan482
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We visited for dinner last week. the little area down the steps was nice enough but looking upwards there was all sorts of tat littered around. as it seems with other establishments they only want your cash.. my husbands starter was good, he had calamari,...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner with the family . When the gentleman in charge sat us on our table 'informed ' us that their credit card machine just had a communication problem... but if someone looks over the reviews realizes that it is a standard procedure of...More

3  Thank MARILIA A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Tried the specialities (ie Lamb and pork), grilled (chicken breast and beef burger), greek salads and fried haloumi cheese. Foods are average, reasonable price. Best of all is the fried haloumi cheese.

Thank mamaktang
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
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 01:00
19:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysikratous 4 | Plaka, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 7971
  • E-mail
Dafnes is a classic in every sense of the word located in Plaka and the preferred destination of visiting public figures from the international political scene and business world.
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