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Aglio, Olio & Peperoncino

13 Porinou, Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 21 0921 1801
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
13 Porinou, Athens 117 42, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small restaurant with great home made pasta, wonderfully tasty salads, great music and friendly and helpful staff. There are a couple of special dishes each day, the Bios beer is great and the red wine is palatable. Relaxed atmosphere.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Understated but with lots of character, we enjoyed dinner at this neighbourhood Italian. Perfectly cooked pasta, well priced and friendly, welcoming service. A lovely meal.

Thank T J
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The service was slow. Frustratingly, considering I was solo, and the only other table was a couple. I was skeptical. I gave it five more minutes, then I was going to walk. Then the waitress was able to stop by. My last night in Athens,...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Near the Acropolis Museum and restaurant row hawking every day for your business, this small Italian option is one block over on a side street. We had a group of 9. We went by the evening before to make a reservation. They were very hesitant...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Cozy and quiet Italian restaurant in Athens. Delicious pasta dishes. Relaxing atmosphere. If you go, be sure to have time to sit and relax because the dishes take a while to come out. Enjoy a bottle of wine while you wait. Filled with local Greeks,...More

Thank Caitlin R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here Friday night around 21:30 or so - the restaurant has a wonderful intimate atmosphere with just the right amount of lighting to set a relaxing mood. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful, but the wait time was a bit...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

No stress is the motto of the restaurant. So that means that it will take time for food to arrive which gives you time to enjoy your company and that food is being made especially for you fresh... but if you don't like it, it...More

Thank Yasmin N
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This place is an amazing: they know what they are doing wih pasta! Wine choice is excellent, ambience and aestheics upretentious and really confortable... The owner and people there are just warm and honest people and it reflects in their food!

Thank EleniM801
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have been there a few times in the past as the pasta is very good. I have to say that this time i was heavily disappointed by the service. We were waiting to be seated @ 22:30 but this was expected as the have...More

Thank Aris M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I visited with a friend for late lunch on Sunday. It's a nice place - nothing fancy. Simple and clean. The service is a bit slow due to the kitchen to my understanding. It took sometime to bring us the bread/olives/wine and then the food....More

Thank Elena T
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 29 - USD 44
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Porinou, Athens 117 42, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighbourhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0921 1801
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