Athens Thanassis Kebab Restaurant in Monastiraki

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Location: Monastiraki

Located at the heart of Monastiraki, Thanasis is one of the oldest souvlaki taverns in all of Athens. Founded in 1964, this kebab restaurant has been a staple of grilled meat cuts and tzatziki-filled wraps since its early days.

The restaurant is known around town for its meat-based dishes and pita wraps, such as its famous kebab, served on top of pita bread with thin onion slices, fresh tomato, and paprika. If you take a look inside Thanasis kitchen, you will encounter rotating pork and juicy chicken gyros on a rotisserie spit, always ready to serve! In addition, one may find mouth-watering beef platters, chicken platters, salty french fries, and a variety of dips and side dishes, like grilled cheese, green salads, and tzatziki.

Have this chance to enjoy a kebab dinner alongside a drink of your choice! Thanasis serves bottled & draught beers, soft drinks, local ouzo, and tsipouro drinks, as well as a wide selection of wines. Moreover, there will often be live musicians in order to accompany your dining under the picturesque settings of Monastiraki and Plaka, or you can always take a pita wrap on the go! This restaurant fills up quickly during the weekends, so it is important to show some understanding for possible minor delays!

Thanasis is open daily from 10:00 to 02:00 every day throughout the year.




  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Extra Features

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Take away
  • Free Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Good For

  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Kids

Business Type

  • Street food
  • Tavern



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