As far as restaurants go in Athens, there are hundreds to choose from. Even cafes serve good wholesome food. You have top notch restaurants, to light snack cafes who still serve three course meals.
Below are three of the highest rated restaurants to eat at, including service, price and how good the food is.
Ideal is situated in Panepistimiou Street, in Athens. It is the oldest restaurant in Greece, for 80 years it has provided great quality and taste in a friendly and relaxing environment at the very centre of Greece. They merge the Greek traditional cuisine with the needs of the people today. You can enjoy a Greek three course meal, or a Greek platter, or a coffee and sweet from their magnificent menu. The prices are extremely reasonable. The restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from mid-day to late at night. Bookings are always advisable and they also provide a take away service.
Zorbas Restaurant plaka, Athens
The Zorbas is situated in the heart of plaka, under the Acropolis. Then menu offers traditional Greek food and, salads, Appetizers (cold and warm) cooked food, seafood, pasta, barecue, main courses, desserts, drinks, refreshments and coffee. All the ingredients are fresh and of super quality and visitors give it an excellent rating. The service is of excellent standard with welcoming and helpful staff. You can eat inside where the decor is traditional Greek or outside at one of the beautifully laid tables. They have an excellent winery with Greek wines and retsina. They have live music with guitar, buzuki and singers at the weekends. Zorbas is open every day from 11am until 01:00am.
Ammos is situated in Mikrolimano, Piraeus. It is owned by two best friends who aim is to provide high level dishes every day. You can feel the nostalgia for Greek tradition but at the same time they are in sync with modern feel of today. You can sit and enjoy the amazing sea views while enjoying your meal. This restaurant is well known for its fresh sea food dishes and meats of the highest quality complemented by an array of side dishes and homemade sauces. Follow them with a mouth watering chocolate dessert and the best coffee around. All their products are fresh from the vegetables to the salads to the freshest fish available.