Ouzou Melathron in Athens
Ouzo Melathron is one of the most successful establishments in Monastiraki where you can enjoy authentic Greek flavors and the Greek spirit. It is more of an ouzeri than a restaurant and an ideal place to taste pure Greek cuisine. The name originates from Thessaloniki, as the best known places for serving large portions of Macedonian mezedes. Monastiraki is famous for its taverns and ouzeries, therefore Melathron soon became a classic spot of the Athenians.
This place is known for the quality and taste of the food offering an extensive menu with interesting dishes, like smoked pork legs, smoked mackerel or skoumbri, grilled potatoes with butter and bacon, baked soft cheese along with ham, tomato and aubergine, mussels in wine sauce and dakos salad, one of the Cretan mezedes. You will find ouzo in abundance. Try the main dish, Pilino Melathron, which is served after all the other dishes.