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The 8 best food spots in Athens!

Last update: 4 January, 2024  ◦  4 November, 2022 by Photo from Emely Emely  ◦  4 minutes reading time
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Are you heading to beautiful Greece soon? Treat yourself to the best food Athens has to offer! Check out our blog for more information!

Europe's oldest capital is worth a visit because of the Parthenon or the numerous museums and the delicious food! Greeks love dishes from the oven, such as moussaka, a lasagne-like dish with aubergines instead of pasta. Moreover, Athens also offers international delicacies you should try during your stay in Greece! We've picked out 8 food spots and directly linked the address and Instagram profile in this blog. So you know what to expect and where to go, so check it out!

1. All day Bar Canteen from breakfast to dinner



From Monday to Sunday, morning to evening - the All Day Bar Canteen has its doors open for its customers every day of the week! You can get it all here: a delicious cappuccino in the morning or a lovingly prepared truffle risotto for dinner. The bar offers delicious main courses as well as fresh cakes and tasty cocktails. Be sure to stop by at:
Dodekanisou 34, Alimos 174 56, Greece 


2. Pink magic at Fairytale Athens



If you want a magical experience, Fairytale Athens is the place to go. The cutely designed café is a fantasy dream in pink. Especially for Instagram lovers, this place is a paradise. Whether it's a pink cappuccino, a sweet slice of cake or a savoury Pinsa barbecue baguette, everything is lovingly arranged and looks good and tastes delicious!
On top of that, the aesthetic café has an Instagram menu with special drinks to spice up your Instagram Feed!
Check it out at this address: Leokoriou 16, Athina 105 54, Greece

3. Street Food at Hoppers



Do you feel like indulging in South American street food? Then Hopper's in Athens is the place for you. This restaurant offers dishes from Brazilian, Venezuelan and Colombian cuisine. You can enjoy shakshuka eggs or a Brazilian wrap called tapioca with different fillings in the cosy ambience. It's the perfect place to spend a relaxed evening with your friends and try South American cuisine. You can find the restaurant at this address: Vissis 22, Athina 105 51, Greece

4. Healthy Brunch at Gaby



It's brunch time! Time to go to Gaby's! This cute restaurant serves healthy, feel-good food. They offer delicious focaccia sandwiches, smoothie bowls, bagels and much more! All orders are served fresh and with love! Be sure to check it out if you're looking for a place to eat delicious but healthy food with your friends! You can find the restaurant here:

Leof. Mesogeion 33-37, Athina 115 26, Greece

5. Memorable experience at Ergon House Athens



If you want to go out for a good meal and take a piece of Greece home with you afterwards, Ergon House is the place to go. The hotel offers nice rooms, good cuisine and a small shop where you can buy souvenirs and food. So you can either drop by for a coffee in the café, a tasty dinner, or even stay in the boutique hotel and buy some souvenirs in the shop afterwards. Seventh heaven for all travel enthusiasts!


6. Chocolate dose at Jerry's food truck 



You can find this donut shop in cities all over Greece - Athens, Thessaloniki, Chania, Katerini, Piraeus, Ioannina, Volos and Nicosia - and they have equally good pastries at all locations! Jerry's Food Truck offers everything a sweet tooth and donut lover could wish for. But the best is the chocolate syringes you can fill your donuts with!💉🍩 Plus, the colourful donut boxes are great for making your friends jealous with an Instagram Story ;).

7. vacation vibes at Buena vista social bar 



This Spanish bar is the perfect place to end the evening with a few cocktails and tapas with your friends. With lovely Spanish décor and fiesta music, you can also enjoy a delicious paella. Be sure to stop by, maybe even to toast your time together and new friendships!


8. Traditional Greek cuisine at Mpempa Bar Restaurant



This traditional restaurant has typical Greek dishes like kerameikos or veal liver with homemade salad on the menu. The cosy ambience and fair prices make this restaurant a popular food spot in the centre of Athens. It is only 2 km from Acropolis Hill with the famous Parthenon Monument and can be reached in 20 minutes by tram. Of course, you can also walk there for 30 minutes and explore the streets of Athens along the way.

👉 Are you down to check out the food spots yourself? Then feel free to check out our job opportunities in Athens and discover Greece! 

You can read our blog on Malta's food spots for more inspiration!😁

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