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State College
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109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is really a great place with wonderful food and very reasonable prices, and I hate to say anything negative about it, but there it is ... My husband, son and I went there for lunch on Monday before Christmas. Maybe Mondays are generally slow, and one waitress is enough to serve food, to clear tables and to accept payment,... More 

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washington dc
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The hokey decorations in this restaurant just a mile off I99 belies the filling portions and home-cooked tastiness of the four dishes we ate. The pita bread came out warm and doughy. Hummus was of a nice texture. Side salads were decent. And our main dishes, spanikopita, gyro salad (enormous), and pastichio were delicious. Perfect for a stop off the... More 

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Claysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Athenian Cafe is undoubtedly one of the best places to eat in Altoona. The food is good; the service is friendly and prompt, and the price is very reasonable. I particularly liked the chicken and baby spinach wrap.

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Vienna, West Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great lunch stop during our recent road trip. Convenient location. Large portions of yummy Greek food. Great customer service. Definitely on our list for a return visit!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've eaten in many greek restaurants across the east coast, and The Athenian Cafe is one of my favs! The atmosphere may not be the most unique, but their gyros are awesome, and the price can't be beat! Give it a shot!

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Athenian Cafe in Altoona, PA has wonderful food! It is very reasonably priced and the portions are huge! The have a open, spacious dining room but also do a huge take-out business. It is located very close to the exit on Interstate 99 and would be a nice change-of-pace stop for travelers. It is closed on Sundays. They have... More 

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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great gyros, gyro salads, and grape leaves! The service and value are always good. This is a favorite among family and friends.

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This place is great! Great value, great food and average service. I could tell that the servers were new to the service industry but they did a great job catering to my friends Vegan needs. I do wish that they were a little more informed of the menu, overall they were great. Must try the homemade Baclava (sorry if im... More 

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The Athenian Cafe has excellent Greek food, reasonably priced, and huge portions. They are usually busy, but still serve quickly. The gyros and salads are the very best.

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Pennsylvania, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I have drove pas the Athenian Cafe several times while in Altoona. I decided to stop with my Fiancee and was pleasantly surprised. The service was great and only out done by the food. I have not had better Mediterranean food and will go back again. The gyros are by far their best item in my opinion.

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Additional Information about The Athenian Cafe

Address: 217 Union Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602
Phone Number: (814) 949-0991
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
Cuisine: Greek

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