Traditional Greek Tavernas Ideal For Children In Athens

  • by XpatAthens
  • Monday, 07 January 2019
Traditional Greek Tavernas Ideal For Children In Athens
Whether it's on a weekday or during the weekend, anytime is the perfect chance for parents and children to spend some quality time together. Nothing compares to a family lunch outing at a taverna in Athens, where the kids can play while you enjoy your meal.

Here are some of the top tavernas in Athens, ideal for families with young children!

O Tasos

One of the most popular family restaurants in Athens, O Tasos is famous for its ribs, a traditional Greek meat dish called 'kokoretsi', and oven cooked goat in a traditional ceramic pot. The restaurant offers excellent and fast service, an outdoor playground where children can pleasantly pass their time, and if you decide to visit the tavern on a Sunday, a clown is there to entertain the kids. The taverna also has plenty of parking so no need to worry about your car.
Address: 9 Aiginis, 122 44, Aigaleo
Open daily from 12:00
17-25 euros per person

To Steki Tou Antrea

If you wish to get away from the centre of Athens for a bit, a very wise choice would be to visit To Steki Tou Antrea in Spata. It's a family restaurant who opened their doors in 1975. The restaurant includes a wide variety of Greek dishes to choose from and guests have the opportunity to enjoy their meal while the kids may play in the playground inside the restaurant. The restaurant's ground floor is non smoking, while smoking is allowed on the upper floor.
Where: 64 Dimarchou Christou Beka, 190 04, Spata
Open Fridays & Weekends
18-28 euros per person

To Vrasto

With 40 years of presence in the field of gastronomy, Vrasto intends to bring to mind memories and smells of your childhood. The specialty of Vrasto is boiled meat soup, which is from where the restaurant received its name. Recently renovated, it has four different rooms and on sunny days, you can enjoy your meal in the green courtyard with a fountain. Other feaures of the restaurant are the child seats for toddlers, changing tables for babies, and a play area for children. Smoking is not allowed indoors.
Where: 3 Rodon & Rododafnis, 152 33, Chalandri
Open daily except Mondays from 7:30 pm. Weekends open at noon.
17-24 euros per person


Koralli is well known for the quality of their food and service, which proves the longevity of the restaurant. Koralli opened its doors in 1995, focusing on fresh seafood and ouzo. However, if you are not fond of fish, you can try one of the roasts and choose from a variety of hot and cold appetizers! The restaurant offers a lovely dining experience with its stylish interior and modern playground, where you can leave your child to be entertained while you enjoy your food!
Where: Agamemnonos & 19 Kolokotroni, 176 75, Kallithea
Open daily at noon
10-16 euros per person

Gallery tou Meze

Decorated as an old mansion, Gallery tou Meze makes you feel warm and cozy as you enter the restaurant. Οne of the unique characteristics of this restaurant is its love for homemade food, including sauces, mayonnaise, sausages, and sweets. Do not hesitate to try the special dish of the day. 
Smoking is not allowed inside there is, however, a smoking section outside. There is live music on Saturdays and a pedestrian zone where children can play.
Where: 63 Megalou Alexandrou, 121 32, Peristeri
Hours: Open daily at 1 pm
Price: 14-21 euros per person

Originally published in Greek on: Mama365
Translated by XpatAthens