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Yard restaurant

Makrigianni 17 | Akropoli metro station, Athens 117 42, Greece
+30 21 0923 9792
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Makrigianni 17 | Akropoli metro station, Athens 117 42, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was so delicious, fresh, and artistically prepared! Tony and his brother were incredibly hospitable and kind! An evening we will never forget!

Thank RHLCorder
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staff is lovely,friendly and kind! The food is nothing special because you can find it everywhere..typical turistic.. but the area and the staff no:)

Thank Susy V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went in for a quick lunch after getting hungry quickly. Service was great and huge salad and spinach and feta pie was just great. Pizza for the kids was good too. Couldn’t fault the food or service. Satisfied us 4 vegetarians easily.

Thank RookieEssex
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My partner and I wondered through Plaka searching for some afternoon drinks and some dinner. Managed to stumble across Yard Restaurant! We arrived during happy hour so we shared a €12 bottle of wine and a pizza along with another Greek Specialty dish. The food...More

Thank Mikaela H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place! We loved the food, drinks,everything!! The customer services was amazing! Thank you from South Africa & Venezuela!!!

Thank Aumari R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I don't prefer visiting Makriyianni area early in the afternoon, but late in the evening this place is the place to be. This is a very nice restaurant cafe decorated in retro style. We had margarita pizza, malagouzia wine and draught beer. It offers good...More

Thank Evgenia365
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hesitant to eat in the area because you are often approached by restaurant staff. However, I was pleasantly satisfied with the Greek Pork Knuckle that was recommended by our waiter. He provided a great choice for a meat lover. It was a huge...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located near the Acropolis on a street full of them in what felt like a bit of a tourist trap. Competition for custom is clearly cut throat. We chose Yard because the host was genuinely welcoming, whereas others on the street were...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Athens for a week and the Yard was the only restaurant that we visited twice. It is a small mostly open cafe in the most historic area just below the Parthenon. It is on a main walking street surrounded by other restaurants,...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had yoggurt and omlette for breakfast. Food was great with large portion sizing. Would definitely recommend this place before visiting the Acropolis.

Thank kushal g
Thissio / Makriyanni
Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
temple of Hephaestus), Thissio is blessed with a small
wooded park and some less frenetic streets that offer
numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
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07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Makrigianni 17 | Akropoli metro station, Athens 117 42, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Neighbourhood: Thissio / Makriyanni
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0923 9792
  • E-mail
Whether you are going to have lunch, dinner or just a drink, the Yard will always meet your needs. We cordially invite you to our restaurant, which is located at Makrygianni street, right in front of the Acropolis museum. Relax at our patio or interior & enjoy delicious food with good wine. We mainly serve traditional Greek cuisine & add variety to our menu according to the season. Yard combines tradition with modernity in an exceptional way.
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