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Athene's Restaurant

Kitsilano
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3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 731-4135
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 3
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Greece without the airfare

I have a been a regular here for a while. The place is the best Greek food outside of Greece. Appies of calamari are great, prawns in garlic to die for. Main course is tough..I love the eggplant dish, and the chicken is superb, dito the Dolmathes but the teal deal s the lamb. They have two dishes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
NICHOLASVancouverBc
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VANCOUVER BC
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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VANCOUVER BC
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have a been a regular here for a while. The place is the best Greek food outside of Greece. Appies of calamari are great, prawns in garlic to die for. Main course is tough..I love the eggplant dish, and the chicken is superb, dito the Dolmathes but the teal deal s the lamb. They have two dishes on offer... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Three of us decided on chicken but got 2 chicken and 1 lamb. That was sent back to the kitchen so it meant that we did not all eat together. Chicken tasted a bit dry and was not seasoned enough. The salad had too much cucumber in it as was very oily. Will not be returning to this one

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We ordered Calamari, Hummus & Pita, and a Veggie platter to go this evening. The Hummus and Pita was decent, the greek salad was bad (tomatoes were old and should have been tossed). The Calamari was absolutely horrible! It looked and tasted like it was expired!. My wife and I ate two or 3 pieces and that was all we... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

To start, I had the lamb and it was delicious, but the greatest thing happened there, George our fabulous and amazing waiter saved my life. Life is fragile, thanks to my new hero George, I am here today. While dining at Athene's I choked on a piece of food, and had no air, I got up & moved towards the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This place was just awful. It was empty when we arrived for lunch and it stayed that way for our entire meal. I ordered a beef and chicken souvalaki meal. Where do I start... Cons: -The greek salad was not fresh. I don't like when my cucumbers taste pickled and that is precisely what they tasted like. There were no... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We love going to Athenes for their Greek food, and usually go for the souvlaki - we love the lamb or chicken. The service and value here are great, and the place has a nice atmosphere. It is a nice cosy place to sit inside in winter, and fun outdoor setting when the weather is warm. On top of all... More 

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Kamloops
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114 reviews 114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

What I like about this place is that besides the usual Greek fare, there were quite a few authentic dishes. The chicken livers were outstanding as an appetizer and mousaka and other Greek dishes were on par with some more expensive places. I would not hesitate to return.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The beef, lamb and chicken souvlakia are all very good, although my personal favourite is the beef. The pizzas, calamari and baked spaghetti are good too. What sets Athene`s apart for me is their hummus and the roast potatoes. Service is top notch. Athene`s has been a family favourite for many years and still holds top spot as our ``treat``... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Top Contributor
504 reviews 504 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is plebian Greek food. They do a nice job of service and food preparation. We find it also to be reasonable for the plate of food you receive for the price.

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Singapore, Singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My family loves Greek cuisine, and we've tried a number of places during our travels and experiences, from Singapore (Blu Kousina), Manila (Cafe Mediterranean), Toronto (Zorba's), Vancouver (Simpatico)... So this one was up against tough competition, if it was competition. But it really isn't. As long as the place meets our expectations of genuine Greek food, quality and tasty and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: (604) 731-4135

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?