Yiantes Why Athens
Grilled fish is delicious at Yiantes. Photograph: Why Athens


Where: Exarchia
Why Go: Traditional Greek food with a twist
We Loved: The top-notch organic Greek produce

This modern Greek taverna offers a picturesque courtyard with good quality Greek food away from the tourist sites. Yiantes is located in the gritty central suburb of Exarchia.

Yiantes Why Athens

The outdoor dining area at Yiantes. Photograph: Why Athens

You can expect a full menu with fresh seafood of the day, tasty wild greens and tempting meat dishes such as their knuckle of lamb with celery root. Their organic house wines compliment the meal and ambience perfectly. An ideal place for lunch or dinner.

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