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Athenian Corner

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207 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852-1810
(978) 458-7052
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Greek food

Wonderful assortment of original Greek food in an old building in downtown Lowell. It's small but do have an upstairs to accommodate large parties.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Englewood FL
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Englewood FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Wonderful assortment of original Greek food in an old building in downtown Lowell. It's small but do have an upstairs to accommodate large parties.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Athenian Corner is our go-to place when we want very good Greek Food at very reasonable prices. The place seems a little crowded with the tables close together but the service is always good. I enjoyed the Roast Lamb Garnish. I think "garnish" in this restaurant means it comes with green beans, Lima beans and potatoes cooked in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

The food here was exceptional! I loved the Greek fries! The atmosphere was friendly and I loved the blues and the Greek atmosphere. All of the food was amazing, so amazing that my 15 year old son went there several more times while in the area with his friends. I only wish we had one here where I live.

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Rowland Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our group of 7 had a dinner here primarily due to the fact that all other restaurants were either closed or overflowed with delegates attending the same conference as our son was. But we were not pleasantly surprised that the food was good and reasonable. The lamb shank was tender and testy and the grape leaves were also quite good.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went to this restaurant for dinner and although even some recent reviews complain about the old interior I thought it was fine -- in an antiques kind of way. Was the only one for the first 10 minutes, but it was early in the evening anyway. Service was friendly and quick. No complaints here. The lemon egg drop soup was... More 

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We were here for lunch and enjoyed it very much. The Moussaka was just the way I like it. The others in my party also enjoyed their dishes. The wait staff were not quite as attentive as they could have been. Definitely worth checking out.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went there for dinner, and ordered Lamb Youvetsi... It was about the worst thing I have ever eaten! Lamb was overcooked, and tasteless, was obviously microwaved, It had no seasoning at all..The bed of orzo was a mass of hard starchy clumps and was definitely cooke a long time in the past and reheated. Again, no taste, other than the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Been here many times since moving to Lowell 7 years ago, the lamb garnish is awesome, as is their lentil soup. Best Greek food in the area by far.....

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Food was quite mediocre though plentiful. Could not finish meal and it was just not very good. No Greek seasonings to speak of in the chicken shish kebab, strange coating on the deep fried calamari with a stranger dip. And a Greek coffee for $9. (not listed in the menu) is simply an unheard of price. Waitress very nice but... More 

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Dracut, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have been going here since the 1970s. I like it better than the Olympia for food and prices. Nice staff, very personable...the decor is old and the carpets are dirty. The bathrooms are upstairs and if you have physical limitations, good luck! One thing I never understood is there policy to not allow you a soup to go that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 207 Market St, Lowell, MA 01852-1810
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: (978) 458-7052

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Greek


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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