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707 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(416) 465-4441
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Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just as good as ever

I recently visited Athens restaurant for the second time while visiting friends in the Toronto area (it had been two years between visits) and I must say that if anything, the food was even better this time! This is an authentic Greek restaurant with a great family feel and amazing food. Highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I recently visited Athens restaurant for the second time while visiting friends in the Toronto area (it had been two years between visits) and I must say that if anything, the food was even better this time! This is an authentic Greek restaurant with a great family feel and amazing food. Highly recommended if ever visiting Greektown in Toronto

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This restaurant is totally unlike the other places on the danforth. It does not look like much, but be brave and go try it! You get to go into the kitchen and figure out which special looks the best (although they will make other things too). We had some of the best lamb I have ever had - in some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you happen to be in this Greek neighbourhood don't doubt it, go to Athens and you will enter a Greek house. Dishes change daily! How creative is that! Everybody in is Greek and seem to have a good time with each other. Enter this place and enjoy the ride. Thank you Trip Advisor for pointing us at Athens and... More 

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toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This is the place that you would go for a quick meal. I believe that it needs a renovation. There are some walls with exposed plywood. If you are just looking for a quick good meal for good value you can go here but it's not the greatest atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

With so many restaurants out there it's hard to find a unique restaurant experience. Unless you've been lucky enough to Greece before, Athens is a truly unique experience, and we just love introducing our friends to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The best place to bring your family for lunch or dinner . My wife and two boys love every Greek recipe George ( the young owner ) has to offer . He real makes you feel like home , great food - great service and great prices ! Try the beef with red sauce & potatoes ( melts in your... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Having grown up in Chicago and lived in New York for 8 years before moving to Toronto a year and a half ago, my wife and I have been searching for the type of excellent, authentic Greek food to which we are accustomed. We had only found good Greek food in Toronto until this restaurant - Athens deserves the rating... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The best Greek restaurant located in Greek Town of Toronto. The restaurant gives you a chance to feel the real Greek soul in Canada. The grilled pork is my favorite... However, you can taste the other Greek dishes also.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I love Greek food and have tried every restaurant on the Danforth. Athens Restaurant had great chewy souvlaki. The tzaziki was a little salty and runny but still tasy.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We just had dinner at Athens. It was our first visit, and will not be our last! A family-owned and operated establishment. Very unassuming, but it is clear that it is a regular spot for the locals. As we told the owner, it feels as though you are having dinner at a friend's home. Great quality food and friendly and... More 

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Address: 707 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 465-4441
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
Cuisine: Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 707 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto
  • Phone Number: (416) 465-4441

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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