Michelin-Starred Restaurants in and near Athens

Hytra pic

Hytra
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Since founding L J Soldinger Associates, LLC, as a full-service international public accounting firm in 1989, Larry Soldinger has led the firm as managing partner. In his leisure time, Larry Soldinger enjoys visiting Michelin-starred restaurants around the world.

The Michelin Guide lists several restaurants worthy of visiting across Greece. These include Funky Gourmet and Hytra in Athens, Varoulko in nearby Piraeus, and Botrini’s in nearby Halandri.

The recipient of two Michelin stars, Funky Gourmet serves a variety of innovative cuisine from Chefs Nick Roussos and Georgianna Hiliadaki. Housed in a neoclassical home at 13 Paramythias Street and Salaminos in Athens, Funky Gourmet includes a minimalist dining room on the first floor and an art deco lounge.

Hytra, which holds one Michelin star, sits on the sixth floor of the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens. There, Chef Tasos Mantis prepares modern, elegant dishes for guests. The restaurant also boasts views of the Acropolis.

Located on Akti Koumoundourou 52 at the Mikrolimano marina in Piraeus, Varoulko has earned one Michelin star for Chef Lefteris Lazarou’s well-balanced dishes, which feature quality seafood and produce. Varoulko also offers spectacular views of the sea.

Another restaurant with one Michelin star, Botrini’s serves modern Mediterranean cuisine at 24b Vasileous Georgiou in Halandri. A family-owned establishment, Botrini’s has the distinguishing feature of offering homemade salamis, oils, and wines.