Mainly students line up here at the popular row of ouzeri / tsipouradika that offer plenty of delectable finger-foods for very reasonable prices. Fine dining won't be found here but there are some cute rooftop bars worth looking into.
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Discover the best places to eat and drink in Psiri, Athens!
To Koulouri tou Psiri is a famous bakery that sells the most delicious "koulouria" (def. "round sesame breadsticks") in the city. It has been there since the 1960s and it is family-owned. Every generation follows the tradition and the passion of... more
The "Voliotiko Tsipouradiko" is located in a wonderful building, from 1862, one of the oldest in Psiri area. The tavern is furnished with great attention to detail and offers a wide selection of fresh fish specialties. It also has meat and vegetarian... more
"The Handlebar" is possibly the coolest hang-out in Athens. A London style cycle cafe with buckets of charm. An alternative joint for high-quality juices, fair trade coffee, cool drinks and vegetarian dishes.... more
A journey into the Sefardi flavors. Enjoy a delicious fusion of Mediterranean flavors created by Sephardic Jews since the 15th Century. Experience a Glatt Kosher dining occasion that’s part of a culture, history and way of life.... more
The Psara (a greek island) - once also called Psyra - has possibly named the area of Psiri. Although, according to another version, the name is derived by a caustic title that the citizens of other areas gave to the area's inhabitants - "psirides", meaning the second-rate people leaving there.... more