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Ariston

#274 of 3,328 Places to Eat in Athens
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Neighbourhood:
Syntagma
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Voulis 10, Athens, Greece
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Singapore
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729 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across a recommendation in two guidebooks about this veritable institution of a century-old pie shop, so of course I had to poke my nose in and see what the fuss was about. I arrived in the late afternoon and had no idea if any of their products had been sold out by then. After having a short introduction... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on warm recommendations and high rating I went to this place I am very disappointed the pie were cold they didn't have any warm pie or any coming from the oven soon so we bought a cheese pie which was cold and not crispy I wouldn't go there again and wouldn't recommend any one else to go there either... More 

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Thank Ester C
UK
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most people went to buy a chicken pie and a "kourou" to try at this famous pie shop. Then spotted a dessert which is drenched with Cretan honey as described in the card. Bought 1 to try. This was the best item I had from the shop. Wished I had bought a few more!

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Thank kawan2
Istanbul, Turkey
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230 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A Greek friend of mine suggested this place for a cheese pie --- which I can also called "peynirli pogaca". I am from Turkey and I know my cheese pie and this one is one of the best that I have tried. Purchase your cheese pie and enjoy it at the coffee shop (that is located right across the shop)... More 

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Thank Elif B
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126 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

They're masters in pies: chicken pie, potato pie, cheese pie, pumpkin pie, pepper pie and so on! The sweets are delicious as well. Everything is handmade of course...There are no tables, it's street food. Just visit it.. There's certainly something to your liking!

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Thank Nikos K
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Fresh and homemade Greek food! We went there twice! It's for a quick lunch and breakfast! I recommend to try the chicken pie is so tasty!

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Thank Arsel I
New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went for the most simple option, a pie called "kuru". I just loved its taste, simple, without being oily, and its price. One of the best snacks I had in the centre of Athens.

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Thank Hollis F
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Try the spinach and chicken pie, are the best I ever had - Ariston is well known for their traditional cheese pies but i love the chicken and meat pies. Tourists must also try the products here, originally Greek in very good prices.

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Thank Marcos K
Dali, Cyprus
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The original street food before it became a thing. This is how filled pitas should taste, offering a wide variety of classics. You might find filled pitas that offer brighter choices elsewhere, updated for the foodie palate. This is old school food, the place definitely shows its age, but that's just part of the charm. Just a block up from... More 

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Thank txpeccini
Germany
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

They have lots of different varieties of savoury pies for you to choose from. We have been there couples of time during our trip,we had not only tried their savoury pies but also their dessert.we would recommend those who interested just try their savoury pie will do. so far our favourite pie of all is the Shrimp pie! Their feta&spinach... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Cuisine
Greek, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Voulis 10, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Syntagma
  • Neighbourhood: Syntagma

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Syntagma

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Syntagma
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament building on its upper side and surrounded by other large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents, bookshops and fashion shops, especially on Ermou Street. Just south of Syntagma Square, you can take a breather in the lush National Gardens, which extend into the grounds of the Zappeio palace and beyond to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus.
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