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Ydria Restaurant

#90 of 2,925 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Plaka
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68 Hadrian, Athens 105 56, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0325 1619
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Aurora, Ontario
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive a little later for quicker service. When they're not busy, they assume that you're not in a hurry.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for some drinks in group of four after visiting the Acropolis. Staff were increadible disinterested. Didnt speak on arrival, just pointed to a table and walked off. Not particularly impressed.

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Thank Stevensal779
Irwin
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a must. I eat here at least twice on each visit to Athens. The moussaka is excellent. The service is awesome--especially Anastasios and Manislos. And it's in the Plaka just under the Acropolis. Great location.

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Cotonou, Benin
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127 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to this place recently and loved it. The food was fantastic (grilled octopus for starter followed by lamb in lemon sauce); the beer was cold; the service super friendly; the setting perfect (I sat outside, on the esplanade); and the prices were reasonable. Wonderful place indeed!

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Thank SerpaJ
Kendal, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We thought this was a nice place for a drink after wandering around the district.Nice terrace outside, but we sat inside and liked the atmosphere. My wife had stuffed tomatoes which she thought were fine, and I had a moussaka, which I also enjoyed. Nice wine available too.

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Thank Lauriecumb
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

restaurant has very small portions, very expensive price for very basic greek food with nothing special

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London UK
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Ydria is a relaxed place to sit and enjoy drinks or food and people watch. Plenty of outdoor seating surrounded by greenery makes for a pleasant atmosphere. I only ate here once - a cheese & tomato baguette - and was not impressed BUT the coffee was the best I had in Athens, and I returned several times after having... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I walked around Plaka looking for a place to relax, enjoy a glass of wine and experience the local cuisine. We took a chance on this place and we're glad we did. We were tempted to try their blue wine from Salamanca, Spain but instead close a nice glass of moscato. Yum! I ordered the Greek meat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

For the price this was our worst meal. The food was lacking in flavour and the vegetarian mousaka seemed warmed in a microwave . The venue was good and service was good. Would not go again nor recommend.

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29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped by the Plaka area and stumbled upon Ydira. There is a big TripAdvisor sign on the window and so we felt comfortable in giving them a try. Atmosphere was good with also attentive staffs. We ordered the mixed grilled platter and it also included a side where we picked the boiled veggies. My boyfriend said the dish and... More 

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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
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Hadrian, Athens 105 56, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0325 1619
Description
Ydria restaurant is located in plaka next to the ancient agora.Our wines collection along with our dishes are the best options for tasting a real Greek cuisine. All you have to do is trust us and let us take care of you. Our new menu is constructed by the award-winning chef Giannis Solakis. The new culinary options are based on the Greek creative cuisine and the traditional raw material from all around Greece.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Plaka

Neighbourhood Profile
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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