Under a creeper-strewn canopy just off pedestrianised Ermou, Petrino's dishes are as enticing as its shaded location. Try the wonderfully garlicky aubergine mezedhes and generous portions of mussels on rice.
Nedim has been serving what is perhaps the best baklava this side of İstanbul since 1950. Try your teeth on kadayif (sweet bird's nests of pistachio and pastry), Turkish delight ranging from mint to orange and cocoa…
While other sweet sellers are better known, some locals swear by this unassuming little shop between the plateia and the mosque. The kindly owner offers myriad dried fruits and nuts.
In an underpass opposite Emboriki Bank, this lively taverna has simple and succulent grills and excellent salads.
This slightly upscale central restaurant has Greek and international fare.