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Being the capital of Greece, Athens offers an abundance of culinary delights for every taste and budget level. One thing is for sure: Foodies won’t be disappointed by the variety of Athens restaurant choices!
Whether you’d like to taste traditional Greek cuisine in local grills and taverns, or you prefer international and gourmet dishes, you will definitely find what you crave. Athens restaurants are found in every corner, from the vivid city center to the beautiful Athens suburbs.
The most upscale restaurants in Athens are situated in Kolonaki, a chic neighborhood in the heart of the city center, as well as in the developing area of Gazi and Metaksourgio. As for traditional taverns, they are gathered in the picturesque quarter of Plaka. There, you can enjoy local specialities at lovely outdoor sitting areas or in one of the Neoclassical buildings, inside which the taverns are housed.
If you’d like to dine with a panoramic view, you’ll find many Athens restaurants that have roof terraces with breathtaking view to the Acropolis and other archaeological sites in Plaka, Thissio and Monastiraki neighborhoods.
As for those who are not willing to leave the comfort of their hotel, many Athens hotels have luxurious restaurants, serving international gourmet dishes.
Are you ready for the absolute culinary experience in Athens?
Cooking Classes in Athens!
In love with gastronomy? Don't miss a cooking class! They are very popular so book early! Check the Greek Cooking Lesson & 3-Course Dinner.
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