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Kassandrou 50, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
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+30 231 026 3928
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00
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Athens, Greece
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Everything is homemade and fresh even salads are prepared when ordered. You can taste meatballs, sausages, steaks for 4-5€ per portion. The place is noisy and crowded during pick times, smoking is allowed...but the service is fast and polite

Thank Konstantinos N
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to eat cheap and well, this tavern is a good option. The space is very small, very simple decorated with an old jukebox at the corner.

Thank fanikara
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Small traditional restaurant at the center of the city!! Offers tasty homemade food at reasonable prices. Also, take-away is available.

Thank Paschalius Z
Thessaloniki, Greece
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

the place is very cheap, you have only a few choises but everything is better than ok, a nice touch is the juke box where you can try (free) and listen to old "rebetiko" records

Thank giorgos_gavriilidis
London, United Kingdom
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875 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Stopped for the famous bougatasia, 1.80 euros! Was lovely fresh and yummie.. Loads of people stopping for the scrummie dessert, both locals and tourists

Thank Angela H
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

I have been going to Giannoula since 2000. It's 15 years. The taverna is runned by a family all these years. Not a big variety of food but few and excellent. Friendliest people ever!

Thank Malamas S
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

It's a pitty to visit Thessaloniki and don't eat at Giannoula's tavern! It's a family business, you can even see the mother of the owners to chop potatoes and onions and to prepare the dishes! I've visited this tavern first time as a student in university (many years ago) and I have to say that it serves one of the... More 

Thank Silver_Greece
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

If you seek a warm and friendly atmosphere,great and simple food,fresh salads at almost zero cost ,this is the place...Giannoula.Fantatic stake,meatballs and "tigania". And don't miss the chance to insert some coins in the old jukebox

Thank fotsam
Sligo, Ireland
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We eat here on our last night in Greece, it was just around the corner from our Hotel. It was really good value, we paid E23 for meal for two with beer, also best value in Greec. The food is cooked by the owner himself, deep fried zucchini which I can still taste, meat balls with spices which he gave... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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97 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

So...I've been living in this city all of my life but it was actually a Korean student who brought me there. This is a small family place, alll the flavours are genuine, the cuisine is that one of a Greek mother. If you want the really Greek expirience this is the place. No wonder so many Greek students have passed... More 

Thank Erisa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
00:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kassandrou 50, Thessaloniki 546 33, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Central Macedonia  >  Thessaloniki Region  >  Thessaloniki
  • Phone Number: +30 231 026 3928

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?