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Athena Greek Taverna

680 S.Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103
336-794-3069
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Ranked #7 of 559 restaurants in Winston Salem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Greek, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Offering age-old tradition and timeless recipes that have been passed down through generations, the restaurant successfully combines cuisine and atmosphere to create a dining experience that won't soon be forgotten.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Offering age-old tradition and timeless recipes that have been passed down through generations, the restaurant successfully combines cuisine and atmosphere to create a dining experience that won't soon be forgotten.
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English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I have visited Athena Greek Taverna several times during the past few years, but returned recently only a few days ago. The food id still excellent, the best Greek food in Winston Salem by far, the atmosphere is outstanding especially if there is live music, and the service is superb. The Greek owners are both gracious hosts and wonderful warm... More

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Excellent food, staff is very friendly, and did I mention the food is excellent! Everything is fresh and Athenas is a great place to bring your family. I have not had a meal at Athenas that was not EXCELLENT!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you enjoy Greek food, this is a nice place to try. The wait staff was very friendly, and the meal we had was very good as well. Once again, trip Adviser steered us to a great place. We went in the afternoon for a late lunch, so there weren't many people there, but the food was just as hot... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Athena is a great family restaurant for lunch or dinner. It is not a fine dine establishment. If you are looking for good Greek food, including just a gyro or salad, this is the place. They give you very generous homemade portions at a very fair price. Their pasticcio & spanakopita are excellent. A family of four can walk in... More

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Thomasville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If you like Greek food or if you have never had Greek food, this is the place. The food is so good you will keep eating will past satiation and you can because the servings are enormous. I went for a Saturday lunch with 7 of my sisters. We almost all had something different from everyone else and compared notes... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Tuesday they have live music that is very good. The Greek food is great. The owners and staff are good people.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We have been here before and the food has always been great. This time we went for dinner and entertainment. On Tuesday night they have live Greek music. The duo was wonderful and we enjoyed the show as much as the food. If you want authentic Greek food, this is the place to go; and if you like Greek music,... More

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Rockville, MD
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161 reviews 161 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Although it did not live up to our expectations given the high Trip Advisor rating (#3 restaurant in W-S), my husband and I did have a nice dinner at Athena. It's a casual and friendly place that serves generous portions of decent Greek food, but for us the quality of the food suffered in comparison to an amazing meal we... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If you like real Greek food, you need to try Athena's. Lunch features are available and allow you to try new dishes. The Horiatiki salad and their stuffed grape leaf is excellent, as well as the various Greek style chicken offerings.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

If that's the number 3 restaurant in Winston Salem. I'm going on a diet! Nothing was good! Hummus was boring. The gyro was big chunks of nasty meat. Tasted like a lamb substitute. They Say this is the best Greek in WS. Don't eat Greek here!!!

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