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Apollonia Lyra

23 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
+30 21 0322 9727
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“moussaka” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
23 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

On first look this looks like a usual tourist place to eat but it is so much more. Other restaurants just promised where this one actually delivered. There was live music both nights we ate here but it wasn't advertised (other restaurants said there would...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for one drink after dinner and ended up staying for hours. Stumbled across this place in plaka by chance we did sit indoors although there is outdoor seating. Vasilis welcomes us and excellent service. The raki was delicious so smooth we had several...More

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just reached Athens at the first time. During a very nice walking in the Plaka we followed a sounds of Greek music. We had a table next to the guitar and buzuki players. A wonderful atmosphere very good and quiet Greek music and above...More

Thank 18Yoram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place for lunch in the beautiful Plaka neighborhood after a morning visit to the Acropolis. Situated on a side street going up beautiful marble steps. We tried several different appetizers & entrees to share (4 of us), along with fresh house-made lemonade and...More

Thank smithra16
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Situated centrally in one of the oldest neighborhoods of Athens, right under Acropolis! Nice appetizers, refreshments and drinks. Friendly service and amazing Greek music! Value for money definitely!

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This place has great food and the bartender can whip up a tasty cocktail! There isn't a cocktail menu, per see, but I asked for an Old Fashioned and I loved the perfectly mixed classic that arrived a few short minutes later. Great service, great...More

Thank benfinks
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The personality of the person out front caught and kept our attention. The server was very entertaining and attentive. The wine recommendations were spot on as were the specials. The grilled whole white snapper was very tasty and the lamb chops were delicious. A small...More

Thank Kzanol
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Low quality service when compared to Greek standards, they don’t care because it is packed with tourists any way.

Thank kafkas07
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I thought we had arrived at the perfect, charming and heart felt restaurant to participate in the Easter Good Friday procession. Treated with warmth and grace our charming waiter provided excellent service. The food was delicious- HOWEVER- we order a special fish...More

Thank Seattletravelers_3
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We really enjoyed the restaurant in every aspect! The live Greek music was wonderful, we got personal attention from the staff who made sure the meal suited our dietary requests and the food was delicious. A rewarding Greek experience!

Thank naomi_shema
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Mnissikleous, Athens 105 56, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0322 9727
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