The restaurant counts almost 100 years of life, since its establishment in 1920, and still offers high quality meat, well set and well cooked dishes, today, made by Chef Marios Salmatanis. His brother, Panayiotis Salmatanis, who is always with a smile and warmth on his face, makes sure that everything runs smoothly between the dining room and the kitchen. Natalia is by now part of the family and welcomes you to the restaurant. She will pamper you to the end!

The fireplace creates a warm atmosphere and is a constant reminder of the Salmatanis roots in Kifissia area. The location of the restaurant, along with its courtyard, is ideal for your meal during the Greek summer. Live music on weekends makes your days more easygoing and lighthearted.

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Our History

Salmatanis started off as a grocery store and tavern in 1920. Managed by the Salmatanis siblings and run based on their instinct and tenacity on quality. The place was later on turned into an animal and bird hunting dish taverna which made it into the 2nd world war and the Junta years in Greece. The location in the Northern-and posher at that-suburbs favoured it even more and made it the…

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Our specialties

The kitchen and hall smell like Greece in Salmatanis restaurant. Unique dishes made using only local products and seasonal vegetables from our own vegetable garden. We wanted to share with you some of our favorite recipes. Try them at home or visit us at Kifisia to taste them along with good company and good wine!

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Exceptional service


Panayiotis Salmatanis, Chef Dimitris Salmatanis and Natalia are your people from the minute one steps foot onto the stone paved yard of the restaurant until the moment he steps out of it filled with joy and good food. It is that same feeling in the customer’s mind that keeps Salmatanis Bros in the business for almost 100 years now and that same attentiveness they offer that keeps them going.


The dinner room at Salmatanis restaurant is also offered for events like weddings, baptisms and corporate events. Customer service remains warm and loyal in every occasion as it is part of the Salmatanis signature and the restaurant’s identity.

Bank Holidays

Salmatanis restaurant celebrates every holiday and every occasion. Loyal to the customer as ever, the restaurant is open on Clean Monday, Fat Thursday, Easter day, Christmas and New Years day. Live music takes over and the festivities begin.

Affordable prices

The Salmatanis Brothers, each season, set a menu with traditional dishes and a few bold combinations. They aim at satisfying every single customer by offering good value for money dishes and at enhancing the Greek cuisine while respecting its tradition.

25-30€ per person
Preset menus upon availability

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