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807 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3628
773-348-5155
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Cozy Stop with Great Food

We were staying in the Lincoln Park area and found the Athenian Room just a block away. It looked intriguing so we stopped in and were not disappointed. I'm glad we arrived when we did because the place started to fill up over the supper hour. In spite of the great variety on the menu, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Beatriz121
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Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wisconsin
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We were staying in the Lincoln Park area and found the Athenian Room just a block away. It looked intriguing so we stopped in and were not disappointed. I'm glad we arrived when we did because the place started to fill up over the supper hour. In spite of the great variety on the menu, we decided to have a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stopped in to the Athenian Room for a lunch break while spending the day checking out Chicago neighborhoods. I used to live around the corner from this place over 20 years ago, and though the prices have changed ($7 Gyro), it's not expensive and the food was as good as I remembered. It's a small cozy space with brick... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We drove into Chicago to try the Athenian Room. We were very dissappointed. The Kalamata chicken did not have real roasted greek potatoes. The small 1/2 chicken was served on french fries with greek dressing. My gyros sandwich was average and overpriced.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Great neighborhood choice - excellent value, very well run. Reasonable prices in a high priced neighborhood. Very very good food.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

7 y/o son: It's good and MEAT! 13 y/o daughter: Enjoyed the outdoor seating and surplus of Tzatziki sauce and olives. Overall a good dining experience. 41 y/o wife/mother: Good value. I enjoyed the delicious slabs of Feta. 40 y/o father/son: I've had better Greek food, but the price was definitely right, the people were friendly, and the service was... More 

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Kohler, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This unassuming little Greek restaurant is in a fun neighborhood. Parking is a challenge but they have a valet. Food is great - bar adjacent if you would like wine with dinner. We used the valet parking, had a great lunch and when we went to get our car the valet had it waiting! Said he saw us standing up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food here. It's a quick walk from my apartment and I figured I would give it a try even though it honestly didn't look like anything special from the outside. I heard from a friend that they had great food and they did not disappoint. I love anything with tzatziki and... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Must have the Greek Fries. Portions are huge, prices reasonable, service wonderful. Must try the gyro....

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Texas
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I am a sucker for a Greek restaurant, so this review is automatically biased. This place should be in a film with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks meeting and failing in love while sharing a dish of Kalamata chicken. The food is what my body craves on a rainy cold Chicago evening. There is one dessert choice and after you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Athenian Room just west of Halsted on Armitage has terrific Greek food, the chicken shish kebab over salad is refreshing on these balmy Summer nights. My husband and I drove through Greektown, tried to find parking there but were unsuccessful. We live in the Lincoln Park/Old Town area and so parking the car and walking was fine with us….especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 807 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3628
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > DePaul
  • Neighborhood: DePaul
  • Phone Number: 773-348-5155

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?