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5865 Sky Pond Dr, Loveland, CO 80538-7096
970-619-8467
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 43
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Slightly hidden gem

I wanted to expand out of the "typical" restaurant places for my birthday dinner and settled on Café Athens after convincing my family that new food can always be good food. It was a little hard to find as it is not on the main strip where all the shops are located. It is on the west side (back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
JPtheHP
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Greeley, Colorado
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Greeley, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I wanted to expand out of the "typical" restaurant places for my birthday dinner and settled on Café Athens after convincing my family that new food can always be good food. It was a little hard to find as it is not on the main strip where all the shops are located. It is on the west side (back side)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Café Athens is to Greek food like the Olive Garden of Italian food. You come and get delicious food, in good portions, but to a Greek it's been "Americanized". Still the food is very good and I enjoy eating here. My two daughters, 2 and 4 years old also enjoy the falafel balls, hummus and other foods. There is a... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Cafe Athens is located in an upscale (for Loveland) shopping center and I had expectations that they didn't meet. There are other, nicer restaurants within walking distance and even a brewpub that is friendlier with just as much background noise. Cafe Athens tables are set close together and the interior resembles a fast food outlet more than a fine restaurant.... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My friend and I who are fans of Greek food went here for my birthay. We were so disappointed; the acoustics were terrible so we could not visit at all. She ordered the combo plate and I ordered the gyro plate. The food was only "passable" and the gyro plate was covered with "fillers" of salad and bread. The combo... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There are typically two types of ethnic restaurants - authentic and cheap imitations. The operators of authentic restaurants cook from scratch using recipes from the old country. They take pride in their food and service, and are usually busy. Not so much Café Athens. I thought that, being located in an upscale "lifestyle" shopping plaza, the place would be good.... More 

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greeley, CO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had trouble finding the restaurant. Even when we called, their directions were off. The restaurant is on the western side, facing I 25. It is between Barnes and Noble and Dick's Sporting Goods. It is not on the side with all the shops. The food was good. I had a gyro that was the proper spiciness. I just wish... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We both ordered Gyros with my choice spicy (jalapeños). Quantity, taste and freshness were excellent. Priced right and service was quick and attentive. We arrived a little after 11:00 and by noon the Cafe was nearly full with locals. Decor welcoming but nothing special. Would be a good place for families with kids.

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Ft. Collins
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

So it was a super busy day and the restaurant was crowded. Our server was really busy so I tried not to knock him for that. The food took a ridiculously long time to come so he gave us a discount. The pizza was great and the gyro was delicious!

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

There are a lot of good options here. I prefer the sampler platter for a good variety. In terms of authentic Greek, I think this is like the Olive Garden for Greek food.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the first time I have been here and how I wish it was closer to Aurora. Loved it! All four of us had the lamb. It was so flavorful and tender! One friend had a colossal gyro and he couldn't even finish it! Huge. My husband and I had the gyro platters. It came with gyro meat, pitas,... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Athens

Address: 5865 Sky Pond Dr, Loveland, CO 80538-7096
Phone Number: 970-619-8467
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Loveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5865 Sky Pond Dr, Loveland, CO 80538-7096
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Loveland
  • Phone Number: 970-619-8467

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?