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RIFIFI

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Em. Benaki 69A &Valtetsiou | Exarheia, Athens 10681, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 0330 0237
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Today
13:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 13:00 - 00:15
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 00:30
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Athens, Greece
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250 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My friend George from Creta recommended this place and it was great! Unique plates, great variety in our courses and a very kind waitress. Good house wine and reasonable prices. Highly recommended!

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Thank Johnmir13
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Rififi must be one of the best restaurants in Athens! I found the food outstanding, the ambience really pleasant and the service perfect! What a pleasant experience! I will be visiting it again very soon!! Sygatalego to Rififi sta kalytera estiatoria tis Athinas, xoris kammia ypervoli! Thavmasia kouzina,prototypa kai poly prosegmena piata, exairetika efxaristo perivallon kai apsogo service: alithina i... More 

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Thank KaterinaLondon02
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had the Greek reimagined Ntako salad, one of the best I ever tasted .Also the main courses my friends had were very good. Excellent location downtown, value for money, pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank Dimitris B
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This place is an example of what is wrong with the food in Athens. Nice decor, trendy area, modern cuisine, bad cook. They never asked how I like my burger. It was pink inside and out. The appetizers fried in so much oil it was disgusting. The desert should be like foam but I had to use my spoon as... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My first random choice to eat and I did it very right! Great food, good atmosphere, polite staff and fair value. Totally recommend for all...

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Thank Matheus C
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Rififi is the perfect place to be if you want to be greeted with a smile and fed with very good (and more than reasonably priced) food! The offer dishes baked in vacuum, which is cool! Lamp, pork, chicken... no matter what you like you'll be glad you chose Rififi for lunch or dinner! What a place@@@

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Thank Superlamno1
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The food is amazing, the environment lovely and the service excellent! It is always a matter of taste but believe me rififi has enormous variety of different plates and a friendly atmosphere indeed! If you want to have lunch , dinner or even coffee or drink this place is the no1 choice. Just visit immediately and you wont regret it... More 

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Thank Pianosd
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A very nice place to eat. Ordered pork with peppers and was excellent. Very tender pork cooked perfectly. Good service and nice outside seating

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Thank martingarnham
Athens, Attiki, Greece
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Cosy sweet restaurant right in the heart of Athens, in Exarchia: friendly, homey atmosphere, smiling service, generous portions and excellent value for money. What more could you want??

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Thank Eleni K
Athens, Greece
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83 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

This is a nice place, with average food. It is friendly, with good atmosphere and service. If it was elsewhere, you should probably give it a try. However, being right to the center of Athens, you have many options that are both cheaper and tastier.

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Thank ELENI K

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 00:15
Tuesday
13:00 - 00:15
Wednesday
13:00 - 00:15
Thursday
13:00 - 00:15
Friday
13:00 - 00:30
Saturday
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Em. Benaki 69A &Valtetsiou | Exarheia, Athens 10681, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Exarchia
  • Neighbourhood: Exarchia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0330 0237
Description
Located in one of the most vibrant areas of Athens, RIFIFI loves local ingredients, creative cuisine and an attention to detail. Operating since 2006, RIFIFI has become a local's favourite for both its main menu, as well as its daily dishes. Open daily from 13.00 till late at night, its the ideal spot to taste greek and mediterranean cuisine with a creative twist. With a friendly, feel-like-home and value for money attitude, RIFIFI is a restaurant that real food lovers should not miss.

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Neighbourhood Profile
Exarchia
Exarchia is in many ways Athens’ best-kept secret, discovered by relatively few international visitors. Located behind the main University and Polytechnic buildings, it is unsurprisingly home to many students, intellectuals and politicos. This is reflected in the area’s vibrant street art and graffiti, which seems to cover almost every inch of wall space. Some of the best Athenian tavernas are located here, as well as its most alternative bars and underground music venues. You'll find political bookshops and quirky stores here, yet it is also a neighborhood inhabited by families and older folk. On Saturdays, punks and grandmothers alike head for Kallidromiou Street, nestled below Strefi Hill, to pick up fresh produce at the traditional laiki agora (street market).
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