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Mama Roux

#113 of 3,008 Restaurants in Athens
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48 Aiolou Str. Monastiraki Metro Station, Athens, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 21 3004 8382
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12:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 18:00
Mon 08:30 - 18:30
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 00:30
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New Brunswick
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181 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had lunch at Mama Roux in Monastiraki in mid November. We were able to eat outside, on their sheltered terrace and when we asked to have a bit of heat, our server was very quick to respond. The food was excellent, prepared in an innovative way and well presented. The prices were very reasonable and the service was friendly... More 

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174 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This place is cool, the staff service was excellent. The food and the cocktail was also very nice. Enjoy very much.

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Thank Joel o
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We booked in the morning a table for 2 for Sunday Brunch. When we reached our reservation was near to the open door as a result of freezing without any option of another table. Also, we were informed that we had only 1 hour to sit. That's why we left. They should enhance the management of reservations.

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Thank Michael R
Paros, Greece
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very good food experience. The personnel is very polite and helpful. The food has fantasy, very interesting recipes, fresh salads.

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Thank Nikos P
Athens, Greece
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The location is very convenient by foot and is in the center of the city with many places and shops close to it. Brunch is always excellent ( packakes, aggs, bagels etc). Coffee is mediocre. The decoration is very alternative, personally I am not a big fan. The service is ok ish they are not very experienced, not too eager... More 

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Thank katefstath
larissa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent flavors We tried Bulgogi corean beef, tandoori chiken , falafel, houmous and moutabal . Everything was great. WE also tried a beer from Santorini: the yellow donkey which was yammy...A bit overpriced indeed.

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Thank Maria G
Athens, Greece
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Let us start with the service, which was quite poor, although it was a Tuesday night. The food was not particularly good and the only dish I can remember is a salad with an amazing cheese from Syria. I really cannot understand why anyone would want to spend time there with friends.

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Thank IOANNIS P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I never miss Mama Roux's street bbqs. The food is great and cheap, they serve excellent gumbo, burgers, slowly cooked ribs and creole soups. There's also a new orleans type of bigband playing music in the street, everbody is dancing and drinking spicy cocktails. Happens every couple of months, not to be missed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect for brunch. Value for money.Good service. Nice place to spend time with friends. Make sure that you have a reservation.

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Thank elenalili
Chania Prefecture, Greece
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Sunday visit for brunch.. It was the 4rth time i think. Always very good service ,good coffee and the menu very impressive.. This time i ordered the classic breakfast burger... Extra yummy !!! also the salomon omelete is perfect and last but also worth it , pancakes !! The only - is that you have to make a reservation first... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Cuisine
Mexican, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 18:00
Monday
08:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 00:30
Thursday
08:30 - 00:30
Friday
08:30 - 00:30
Saturday
08:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Aiolou Str. Monastiraki Metro Station, Athens, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Plaka
  • Neighbourhood: Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 21 3004 8382
Description
Mama Roux is a casual restaurant with international cuisine on a pedestrian street in Athens's historical center. High quality ingredients, careful preparation, full bar with creative cocktails and selected wines. Elaborate Sunday brunch menu.

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

Staying in Plaka

Neighbourhood Profile
Plaka
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 number of souvenir shops, offering classier items than you will find in the Flea Market. The most rewarding section to explore is the upper reaches towards the Acropolis itself, where many old stone houses with tiled roofs have survived. Up here you can find leafier corners and the odd quaint taverna with unobstructed views of the ancient rock.
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