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Athena Restaurant

Address
212 S Halsted St Chicago IL 60661
Phone
(312) 655-0000
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Fax
(312) 930-5618

Business Hours

Status: Closed

Sunday
11:00am-11:59pm
Monday
11:00am-11:59pm
Tuesday
11:00am-11:59pm
Wednesday
11:00am-11:59pm
Thursday
11:00am-11:59pm
Friday
11:00am-1:00am
Saturday
11:00am-1:00am

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The largest patio in bustling Greektown features a menu packed with appetizers.

Located at the heart of downtown Chicago, Athena Greek Restaurant was established in 1997. Since our beginning, we've strived to provide our customers with excellent quality Greek cuisine. In an effort to guide our patrons through a journey full of flavors, Athena has become the medium between the ancient Greek tradition and the modern western world. Our restaurant is dedicated to the city of...

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Editorial reviews from the web (4)

Athena Greek Restaurant Restaurant Review

While there’s plenty of places with authentic Greek fare to be found in Greektown, it’s the city skyline views and a flower-frocked outdoor terrace that really set Athena apart from the pack. Enjoy a light white wine beneath the stars, or head indoors during colder months to feast on hearty Greek staples. Gyros, moussaka, dolmades --- they're all here and then some. Braised lamb and...

When sitting on this Greektown patio during the summer, all is right with the world. But it's not all about city skyline views and a flower-frocked outdoor terrace---the proof is in the sizzling, plump shrimp, served atop onions and sweet…

The "killer" patio provides "stellar views of the Chicago skyline" at this inviting Greektowner where the "classic" Hellenic dishes are also served in the spacious, fireplace-enhanced dining room; tabs are modest and service "organized", so even holdouts who feel the food is "nothing to die for" assure it's "awesome" on a "gorgeous night."

The largest patio in bustling Greektown features a menu packed with appetizers.

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On summer nights, the huge patio is jammed until the wee hours with locals and in-the-know tourists. Inside, the dining room is more subdued. Dishes include cold dips like...

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Average Rating
100

Our server John was very friendly and very knowledgeable of the menu , he made sure we had what we needed at all times , the bus boys took good care of our table , Jim the manager was very friendly and took time to talk , also Gabriel , who parked our car was also a really nice man. We will return again to this restaurant.

Average Rating
100

Excellent food, taste devine and service was perfect

Average Rating
100

We had a very kind and helpful waiter. Our food was wonderful - as always. We had a long dinner and once we ordered, did not feel rushed.

Average Rating
20

Got food poisoning! Will not go back

Average Rating
100

i had a amazing time with my wife. The food was very good and outstanding service.

Business description (8) view all

Founded in 1996, Athena Restaurant is a Greek restaurant located in Chicago. The restaurant provides a facility for private and group dining, and serves a wide range of white and red wines, appetizers, soups, salads, charcoal-broiled dishes, seafood, pastas and desserts. It offers various types of salads, including Greek salad, Athenian and broiled chicken breast salad. Athena Restaurant serves...

Athena Restaurant's menu includes Greek items such as vegetarian mousaka, gyros plate, dolmades, and baklava. They have an outdoor patio for dining in the summer.

Serving delicious Greek cuisine in a classic old world setting. Indoors, enjoy our fine Greek architecture and art, with comfortable seating and warm fireplaces. Outdoors, dine on our patio with an award-winning view of the Chicago skyline. Our newly renovated, glass retractable doomed patio seats year round and has heated floors and a fireplace in the winter and fountains and beautiful flowers...

Open Sun - Thurs 11 am - 12 am, Fri 11 am - 1 am. Reservations accepted; valet parking available. A decor of hand-painted walls, light wood accents, and Mediterranean linens provide the setting for Greek bistro fare of traditional dishes as well as new regional cuisine. -

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A traditional Greek menu includes tzatziki, saganaki, and lamb kebabs. Prices are reasonable and...

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Where to Sit: Table space is at a premium on the patio when the weather is nice, despite a two-hour limit on tables. Get there early.

Where to Sit

Table space is at a premium on the patio when the weather is nice, despite a two-hour limit on tables. Get there early.

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