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Athena By The Sea

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4400 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3609
954-771-2900
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 23
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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Surprising Mediterranean food in Lauderdale

We walked up to the restaurant and weren't sure because it looked a bit 'touristy' for our tastes. I'm glad that we stayed! We chose an outdoor table on the sidewalk where there was a nice breeze. Our server Phillip was attentive and made allowances for our indecision. The Saganaki was done... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We walked up to the restaurant and weren't sure because it looked a bit 'touristy' for our tastes. I'm glad that we stayed! We chose an outdoor table on the sidewalk where there was a nice breeze. Our server Phillip was attentive and made allowances for our indecision. The Saganaki was done properly with Phillip flaming it at our table.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visit here yearly and this year did not disappoint. We travel to Florida every year and always make sure to stop. The gyros are great and so is the seafood and pasta. Try the saganaki!

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Finksburg, Maryland
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Recently visited LBTS and decided to Check out Althena by the sea. We had a good Greek salad and the chicken skewers, which were good as well. Sidewalk seating made dining great for people watching. The service was not the strong point, however and was mediocre.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Genuine Greek food is hard to come by. So many places make it more American Greek, but this place is authentic and not over priced.

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ate late afternoon before heading to the airport for our flight home. The service was barely adequate and the food just ok. We wouldn't have returned to this restaurant even if we'd been staying a few more weeks. There are better places to eat which offer more value for your dollar.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The service was good. The humus and bread was excellent, just remember you will be eating a meal afterwards so go easy on the bread! The mains of seafood combination and moussaka were pretty good. The bill was very reasonable compare to some of the restaurants we have visited on our trip. The only caveat I have about this restaurant... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

This place is terrible and wayyy overpriced. $8 for a burnt piece of bread and cheese. The service was the absolute worst I have ever experienced

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Kristiansand, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Would love to have those Lamb chops again, but the veggies on the side were not so exciting. Friendly staff. And the kids Chicken fingers were perfectly fried, crunchy but not dry.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Our meals were excellent and the ambiance was wonderful! We ate outside and they had a fun band. Great People watching! Our server was great too!

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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice place to go for a drink and dance. All Fridays they have a live band outside the restaurant. Restaurant have been renovated.

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Additional Information about Athena By The Sea

Address: 4400 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3609
Phone Number: 954-771-2900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4400 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: 954-771-2900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?