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Athenian Gardens

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950 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902-5486
843-379-9222
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Greek Food

Awesome Mediterranean food! Owners hail from Brooklyn, NY and were very sweet and extremely friendly! The cook was my server's mama. They still speak Greek, that's how authentic the food is. Sitting at my table, I felt like family. That's the sort of feeling that you want when you go to a new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Awesome Mediterranean food! Owners hail from Brooklyn, NY and were very sweet and extremely friendly! The cook was my server's mama. They still speak Greek, that's how authentic the food is. Sitting at my table, I felt like family. That's the sort of feeling that you want when you go to a new restaurant. The falafel and hummus were amazing!... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just fabulous. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is so delightful. Stephan will probably seat you, but if not he will certainly welcome you and come visit. Everytime! You get to know him and Mama too. Mama! What can I say? She's in the back cooking up a storm and you want to just go hug her once you... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a nice surprise! We didn't expect to I get authentic Mediterranean food in the middle of the Low Country, but that was just what we got! Delicious moussaka an spinach pie. Will come back!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have eaten here many times. I highly recommend it. The food is always fabulous and fresh. If you ask for "Mommas" special you will enjoy it. You may even hear Momma in the back ground. It has always had excellent service and quality food.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Always good and love the friendly family atmosphere. Stephen and his mama are so sweet and boy, can she cook! :) Love the Gyros, Spinach Pie, daily specials and of course the Bak lava! :)

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Athenian Gardens is about a 10 minute drive from our house, and we would drive further for this home-made, consistently good Greek fare. Really, for the money, I think this is the best food in town. We routinely order the chicken plate or spanikopeta, and my wife loves the retsina wine. Good selection of beers (I get Stella Artois, Belgian).... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Really great food prepared fresh. Service is attentive. The roasted Greek chicken with potatoes and salad is a must!

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Savannah
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64 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We used to eat here quite often during our first tour and loved it then. Now that we are here again, we stop by whenever we get the chance. Great place that has some of the best Greek food you can find. A must stop for those who love this type of food!

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Nutley, New Jersey
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360 reviews 360 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

This place has terrific Greek food. Our favorite place to vacation is Crete so this place was great! Everything we tasted was delicious. We started with falafel and ended with baklava and in between, I had really good souvlaki with fries and Greek salad and grilled pita while my husband had the flounder stuffed with feta and spinach with rice... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a wonder place for a good, inexpensive meal of home cooked Greek food. This place caters to the lunch crowd from the hospital across the street, so they are open for lunch M-F, but only open for dinner W-F. They are closed on the weekends. The sign says they are open until 8 PM, but don't count on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 950 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902-5486
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: 843-379-9222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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