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IL Postino

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Kolonaki Skoufa 64 | Panepistimiou Metro Station, Athens 106 80, Greece
+30 21 0364 1414
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14:00 - 23:45
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Mon - Sat 14:00 - 23:45
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Athens, Greece
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've been going to il Postino for many many years. The owner has changed, the waiters have changed, the chef has changed since my first visit. I always go back and I always enjoy their hospitality and the very good food. It is somewhat expensive, taking into account the economic situation in Greece, but it always feels like home. Cosy,... More 

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Thank apdora
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We ate at Il Postino on our visit to Athens about 6 weeks ago. We weren't planning on eating Italian but were tempted by the Trattoria's surroundings. It is up a little side street and is absolutely delightful. Can't recall exactly what we ate (it was the beginning of a 6 week trip to Europe and we dined out every... More 

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Thank Mark s
Alta C, Manager at IL Postino, responded to this review

THNX for your wonderful review hope u had a nice time here and in greece in general ....hope to see u again !!! be good and cheerful always !! i will be looking forward for the liquorice bullets hahahaha !!! Ideally i will visit my birthland sometime .....!!! Greetings.. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Had dinner there couple of nights ago. Good small menu and wine list with very helpful and pleasant service . Reasonable prices.Tables inside and outside on the small,uphill,street. Worth a visit

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Thank Pantelis P
New York, NY
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305 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,044 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Postino has been around for at least ten years, just off Skoufa Street in the Kolonaki area of central Athens. It is a pleasant and welcoming space, divided into an upper dining room (non-smoking) and a lower dining room for smokers. There is a tray of apetizers which is brought to the table; the salads are exceptional. The menu has... More 

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5 Thank EANYC
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Very beautiful place, friendly staff but very expensive. Our pasta was tasty but nothing special. First plate was cold and tasteless.

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Thank AKRIVI2015
Athens, Greece
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

I visited il Postino on an sunny afternoon. My gnocchi with spinach sauce and fresh ricotta, a bit heavy but tasty, the bread was excellent, my pannnacotta with lime syrup dull, almost tasteless. The service was very good, my glass of white wine came not chilled enough (a very common problem), all those rather overpriced (23 euros in total). Although... More 

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Thank charisgian
Athens, Greece
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Nice place with friendly staff! We enjoyed our pasta with "vino de casa'. A little bit expensive with no special reason! Clean & Cozy!

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Thank Nicole8388
Nicosia, Cyprus
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting Italian dishes in a cosy and friendly environment with very good service. Nothing fancy about the restaurant but very casual atmosphere

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1 Thank theodora t
Athens, Greece
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Thιs restaurant is consistent. The pasta we tried was satisfactory up to very good. The salad was also quite good. But the thing is that ok, you couldn’t say that something was excellent. Also the wine was not that good, as it should for its price. The exterior, was very nice and quiet (Friday afternoon), it is certainly a beautiful... More 

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Thank PAN I
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The menu was varied, as were appetizers. Everything was freshly made and tastes were distinctive. We ate outdoors at tables near a tree with candles in lanterns.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
14:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:45
Thursday
14:00 - 23:45
Friday
14:00 - 23:45
Saturday
14:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kolonaki Skoufa 64 | Panepistimiou Metro Station, Athens 106 80, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Athens>  > Exarchia
  • Neighbourhood: Exarchia
  • Phone Number: +30 21 0364 1414

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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 Exarchia

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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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