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Grill House Restaurant Ambrosia

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Drakou 3 | Koukaki, Athens, Greece
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+30 21 0922 0281
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Haemeenlinna, Finland
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83 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We wanted to have Greek dinner - his place was recommended by locals. Really good vegetarian starters - we shared 6 plates, delicious combination and very reasonable prices.

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Thank MinnaLii
Brisbane
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We ate here on our first night in Athens. It's a cheap 'n' cheerful taverna, a nice stroll away from the main tourist area. We were pleasantly surprised when we got the bill: it was very reasonably priced AND they took credit cards - quite a rarity, we found. Did I mention that the food was very Greek and very... More 

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Thank PaulBBrisbane
Brit in France
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230 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I read the positive and negative reviews about this place and was surprised to see such a difference of opinion. Now I've been there, I can see both sides of the picture. Simple food, quite an extensive menu, but not everything is "on", when you go. Good spirits roasted meats, what looked like a really good gyro sandwich. Drinkable house... More 

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Thank Stopeter44
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a local and lived up to its promise. Good authentic food, decent portions and very modest prices. The starters beat mains and think the best way is to eat like tapas- a series of dishes from the starters supplemented with Kalamaki skewers. Don't miss the fried zucchini. If you are an Indian vegetarian- peas are like aloo... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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185 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was recommended to us by a local - with emphasis on us wanting "real Greek food, like Momma would make". We were not disappointed. Service was good, food was plentiful, good and price was unbeatable, ( even for drinks).

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Thank Sunsequitur
chios
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Huge portions. Good food. Nice prices :-). Friendly staff and mainly local guests. We stay often in Athens for weeks, and this taverna is a good one ....

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Thank Trond H
Anstruther, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Quality of meat here was nothing special. Waiter got our order wrong despite on a few tables. House wine was almost undrinkable. Very touristy. Would give this place a miss.

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Thank xlynnbx
Craiova, Romania
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

While visiting Athens, we stayed in the Koukaki district. We found this place by complete accident and were delighted to blend in its "not quite the touristic clientele". The atmosphere is more local (many athenians also eat there) even if the place is located only minutes away from the Acropolis Museum. You get a lot more bang for your buck... More 

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Thank Laura R
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Ambrosia was recommended to us by our hotel, and it was our first stop in Athens. For good fresh souvlaki and Greek salad, it would be hard to beat! Great location on a pedestrian plaza allows for people-watching. A blend of locals and tourists. The pork souvlaki was incredibly succulent!

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Thank Kim V
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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352 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Found by accident this wonderful restaurant. Looks like many others but the cooking is wonderful. Tried many items on 2 nights and we're delighted by every item. Special was the fried courgette.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drakou 3 | Koukaki, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0922 0281

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