Ouzo and meze with a view of the sea in the Piraeus Peninsula or near to Hatzikyriakio. Fresh fish, high quality wine, coffee and drinks, in fish-tavernas and coffee bars along the coast of Mikrolimano, an area which has the feel of a Greek island. Creative cuisine in Castella. Clubbing in the warehouses behind Akti Kondili. Coffee in Zea Marina…Postmodern taverns, all-day and gourmet restaurants, picturesque old taverns, taverns selling meze, traditional coffee shops, Greek and International music clubs, countless choices for coffee, drinks and cocktails in the evening: That’s the Piraeus of dining and entertainment which is enjoyed by thousands of locals and visitors every day.
In the past Pireaus was famous for its traditional cafes, hangouts, and folk music (rebetiko) joints. Today some of these remain in areas like Hatzikiriakeio, Drapetsona, the market opposite the dock where the boats of the Saronic Gulf moor, Kaminia, and near the central Korai square.