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31 Central St, Manchester, NH 03101-2423
603-623-9317
Today
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chicken livers used to be on the regular menu, but not any more. Nevertheless, twice when I have been there, I requested chicken livers -- and got them! Just really great food and great staff. Never too crowded either. Why not? Should be.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Aline L
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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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English first
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Chicken livers used to be on the regular menu, but not any more. Nevertheless, twice when I have been there, I requested chicken livers -- and got them! Just really great food and great staff. Never too crowded either. Why not? Should be.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is my 2nd review I've written about the family owned and operated Athens restaurant. I've eaten the lamb chops at the famous Chalet Suisse in Aruba, and I can truly say the lamb chops at the Athens are just as good, twice the size, and half the price. 38 years ago, the Athens was the place to go, filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went here on a Friday night. The staff was extremely nice and went over the top to make sure we were satisfied with everything. Everyone that works there is family and they are extremely friendly and professional. They talked to us about their restaurant and ho everything is made fresh in the kitchen. They even buy the entire lamb and... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

If you're looking for authentic Greek ethnic food, Athens Restaurant is the place for you. The food here is the absolute best. My husband and I have been coming to this family-owned restaurant for years and we've always raved about the quality and quantity of the food. Their lamb chops are to die for as are the Greek meatballs. One... More 

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New Hampshire
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place is pricey and I think they undercooked the chicken it was pink nothing to special here it's okay maybe I'd give it another go not sure though

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Athens is tucked on a side street not far from the Verizon Center. Going there is like going back in time...family owned, local wait staff, old fashioned décor...just charming! Great Greek menu, large portions, specials every day (we especially like the Sunday specials). The lamb is to die for! If you haven't been there, you must try it!

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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Been coming her since1986. Drive all the way from Portland ME for the stuffed cabbage rolls and rice.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Last Saturday we went out to dinner and let our friends pick the place. As we entered the restaurant at 530 pm I became a little skeptical because there was only one other party eating dinner. Boy, my first impression was totally off base. The menu was very resonably priced. My dinner was the lamb chops which they butterfly giving... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My Parents wife and I recently went to the Athen's Greek Restaurant in Manchester to celebrate the Dad's new car. He recommended it and off we went. We arrived at about 5:44, easily found paid parking in front of a light colored restaurant face with a bit of a run-down signt. Upon entering we found only one couple was inside... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The place looks really shady from the outside (I'm not a big fan of inner-city, personally) but it is very nice on the inside. The people were really friendly and helpful, and the food was excellent! The portions are pretty large, so count on bringing some home, and definitely do not skip the stuffed grape leaves if you're into that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Central St, Manchester, NH 03101-2423
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 603-623-9317

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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