Exploring the sites and museums of the capital city of Greece is great, but Athens’ heart beats where people come together to talk, laugh, and enjoy good food. So, where you really want to be in order to understand the local way of living is a patisserie. Patisseries are an indispensable part of everyday life in Greece, and indulging in a housemade dessert is a favorite pastime among Athenians of all ages.
If you always have room for dessert, read on for the best dessert places in Athens. Note that most of the places listed below stay open until late. Some are even open past midnight, also serving cocktails and savory dishes.