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Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 1406 7032
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal and visit to Makalo. The food and atmosphere was lovely and there was a good variety of courses for all tastes. Would certainly visit again.

Thank MarinaSamsjo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food,great service,great prices!Greek cuisine with a twist,ask the friendly english-speaking stuff for recomendations and you won't be dissapointed.

Thank Pierre P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again Makalo delivered. Relaxed atmosphere, great quality of food, hearty portions, best value for money EVER. If you are looking for Fast Food please go somewhere else. This place is an experience you can't rush.

Thank Giorgos K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Makalo was a very nice find not far from Syntagma Square in central Athens. The street is mostly residential with a few restaurants on it and it became clear as we sat there that Makalo is very popular with local families. It is also very...More

Thank SteveLikes_3_Stars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to eat. The owner speaks english and french and was very friendly. We had the best homemade cheesecake there !

Thank M L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family october 2017 , the atmosphere , quite , the interrior needs more things , the chairs must be more comfortable . The food one if the best in very logical price . The staff very friendly .

Thank Stavros K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem in Athens! My Husband and I had the avocado salad and the pie of the day and we order a second pie to take because it was too good!!! The service was incredible and the food very very good. We...More

Thank Cattia A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on reviews for our last night in Athens. No disappointment here. Gin and tonics perfect, food a hit with our five, nine, and twelve year old. Server won the kids over also with his special lemonade and mint ‘mock tail’. Very cosy...More

Thank Stacie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was helpful in reviewing gluten-free options. Ended up ordering the saganaki which is locally sourced (as much of their ingredients are, per the server) and the salmon entree. Both were full of flavor. I particularly liked the beet greens in the salad -...More

Thank sfcl0ud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our Airbnb host, Christina, we thought this restaurant was fab. The food was fresh and the service great. I had the ‘forno’ dish of the day and my husband had the schnitzel. Both plates were left clean!

Thank Sara D
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikis 23, Athens 105 57, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Syntagma
  • Neighbourhood: Syntagma
  • Phone Number: +30 21 1406 7032
  • E-mail
Food and drink suggestions based on seasonal products, with the best value for quality. Classic cocktails made with a twist combined with imaginative dishes, like a Bloody Mary with red peppers from Florina and sumac, which supplements a hot chickpea salad,with sun-dried tomato, fresh basil and smoked pork tenderloin. The best choice for a lunch break or to start your night out.
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