Kuzina Restaurant in Athens, Greece

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: November 15, 2021

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Review of Kuzina restaurant in Athens, Greece

Kuzina is a modern Greek restaurant in Thissio offering some of the best views of the Acropolis from its rooftop.

Kuzina is a modern restaurant in a historic mansion with a magnificent rooftop patio (April-October) in Thissio serving Greek-inspired meat, seafood, and vegetarian dishes. The family-friendly restaurant has been recommended regularly in the Michelin Guide and occasionally features art exhibits from local artists in some of its rooms. The moderately-priced menu includes specialties like Loukamades, Chickpea Fritters, and Soutsoukakia, and a special set lunch is available for €22/person; half orders are taken for solo diners. Views of the Acropolis and Temple of Hephaestus from the rooftop are breath-taking, and Thissio and Monastiraki metro stations are close by.

Kuzina Hours and Information

  • Season: Open year-round.
  • Hours: 1 pm-midnight 7 days a week.
  • Website: kuzina.gr
  • Location: Adrianou 9, Thisio.
  • Telephone: +30 210 324 0133
  • View: Beautiful views of the Acropolis and Temple of Hephaestus.
  • Parking: There are 7 parking lots within a 5-minute walk north of the restaurant.
  • Metro: Thissio (200m) and Monastiraki (400m) metro stations are close by.

Kuzina

Kuzina restaurant in Athens, Greece

Kuzina offers plenty of outdoor and indoor seating across 2 floors and the rooftop (April-October).

Outdoor dining at Kuzina

The streetside dining area has lots of tables.

Indoor seating at Kuzina

The large and elegant indoor space is spread across 2 levels.

Kuzina bar

Bartenders at the long and lovely bar serve up an extensive cocktail list and an excellent selection of Greek and international wines.

Art exhibition in dining area

Works from local artists are often displayed throughout the dining spaces.

Art exhibition in dining area

A few rooms have tables large enough for group dining.

Art exhibition in dining area

Large windows let in lots of natural light.

Indoor dining at Kuzina

Kuzina’s upstairs dining area.

Open kitchen at Kuzina

The open kitchen is at the back of the restaurant, and the floor here is glass, situated over wine bottles.

Kuzina bread with olives

Freshly baked bread with olive oil and olives.

Kuzina Greek Salad

Spinach salad with poached pear and ricotta cheese.

Kuzina Loukamades

Loukamades stuffed with feta and sun dried tomatoes and topped with crushed pistachios and olive oil pomegranate sauce.

Kuzina Chickpea Fritters

Chickpea fritters with homemade tahini sauce and rocket.

Kuzina Greek Taco

Pork tenderloin, caramelized onions, Greek ricotta cheese, and pine nuts wrapped in a Greek corn tortilla.

Kuzina Soutsoukakia

Soutsoukaki, grilled beef and lamb served with pita and salad, is delicious.

Kuzina Ice Cream

Homemade vanilla ice cream with homemade chocolate sauce and roasted almonds.

Kuzina outdoor dining

The outdoor area sits in a park-like setting.

Kuzina Acropolis view

Some tables on the street offer views of the Acropolis.

Acropolis from Kuzina rooftop

The rooftop terrace, open from April to October, offers beautiful views of the Acropolis…

Hephaestus temple from Kuzina rooftop

…and the Hephaestus temple.

Acropolis from Kuzina rooftop

The view of the lit-up Acropolis from the rooftop in the evening is breathtaking…

Hephaestus temple from Kuzina rooftop

…as is the Hephaestus temple.

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