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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
518-608-6400
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Ranked #3 of 591 restaurants in Albany
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Athos was voted one of the 100 Best Greek Restaurants in America by The National Herald. Casually elegant, Athos serves only the very freshest seasonal ingredients, lovingly brought together using time-honored recipes and techniques, like clay pot cooking, and whole fresh fish-filleted table-side.
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English first
Delmar, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

5th or 6th visit to Athos. The food is consistently delicious. The service is highly attentive but not intrusive Tonight's waiter, Kevin, provided excellent recommendations for food and drink.

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Albany, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Athos has been a favorite for a long time (we live in Albany), and my husband and I are never disappointed. He's recently become gluten-free, and to our surprise they have many options for him. The appetizers are scrumptious (grape leaves are my favorite) and the salads are divine--just the right amount of dressing. My husband loves the grilled fish... More

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Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Athos is one of my favorite restaurants in the capital region. Authentic Greek food and friendly service. I have eaten on many a Greek island, and the food at Athos surpasses them all. Fresh fish on the grill, awesome appetizers, and the baklava martini for dessert is to die for. When you enter, you are welcomed with a big smile,... More

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Albany, NY
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I highly recommend Athos Restaurant for their impeccable service, food, dining facility, terrific staff and so much more! Recently we were to hold a hold a graduation dinner party for 14 people at another restaurant. Although we had been planning this for over a month, due to unforeseen circumstances, it didn't work out. With only hours to figure out a... More

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Montreal, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Driving from Montreal to Western NY State, we looked for a dinner restaurant close to the Interstate and based on TA reviews, selected Athos. Did not disappoint! Great service, seated promptly, and presented withan impressive assortment of greek grilled fish options. Selected small porgy and grilled lamb chops, both presented with sides of grilled vegetables, and both delicious!. Good wine... More

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Troy, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Hand's down, you will never be disappointed with Athos! Food and atmosphere are top notch, and we take all our out of town guests here. Their menu offers a great diversity of small plates and appetizers to large, amazing classic Greek meals. They also have excellent gluten free offerings including fried calamari that our GF friends still rave about! Be... More

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

On two recent occasions I wanted a nice restaurant for out-of-town visitors. The Athos hit the spot with two excellent meals. My dining partners and I loved the calamari appetizers -- crispy and tasty -- the wonderful avgolemono (egg-lemon) soup, the excellent fresh fish of the day, the salads, the wine ... Our visitors from the UK were duly impressed... More

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Albany, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Wow is all I can say. The food, drink and service at Athos is outstanding! Our party of four each enjoyed different entrees. No one was disappointed. My favorite was the fresh Branzino Fish. My husband loved the lamb Youvetsi. Athos has a large selection of local craft beers, Greek wines and one of the best cosmos I have ever... More

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Upstate, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Be sure to check out the glass floor that looks don into the cellar. Pretty cool. Authentic Greek cuisine and nice roomy seating. Prices are a bit steep for dinner but the bar menu is reasonable if you stop for a snack. Located right on Route 20 in Guilderland so close to everywhere. Everything my spouse and I had including... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

very nice place with good choice and excellent fish choices and a good selection of Greek wines. Dips with Pita bread were really nice, and all of our party enjoyed everything served.

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