Athens is one of the gastronomic capitals of the world. Its gastronomic influence has spread everywhere due to its delicious flavor and easy preparation. If you are in Athens or are planning to go you should know that there are places within the city, where good restaurants abound. However, it is very difficult to find bad food in Greece.

3 best places for foodies in Athens

1. Monastiraki

monastiraki in athens

Monastiraki is an area very close to the Acropolis of Athens. Within it, there are many tourist attractions of the city such as the ruins of Hadrian’s library and the ancient Agora. This place has more than 60 bars, cafes and restaurants. Many of these businesses have spectacular views of the Acropolis, something that makes these places very popular for visitors who want to experience having a coffee while admiring this monumental architecture.

2. Central Market Athens

Best places for foodies in Athens

This market is for many gastronomy lovers the best place to visit and this is due to its great variety of products. In this market you can find all kinds of meats and spices. This market also has a food area where you can find typical dishes such as Greek salad, but also more special dishes that contain, for example, octopus or excellent quality prawns.

3. Evripidou

evripidou in athens

Evripidou is a great street that connects Koumoundourou Park and Klauthmonos Park. This street is very busy because there are many spice shops on it. It is well known that Greek food contains many exquisite spices such as cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, cumin and of course anise seeds. A walk down this street will give you a better idea of ​​what the Greeks use in their exquisite food.