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Athena Cafe & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Located in the heart of downtown Bay Street, Athena cafe offers the authentic greek cuisine with a Bahamian flare. Not only you can find the traditional greek favorites here but also Bahamian delicacies such as conch, snapper, grouper and lobster! We are a true, family operated business that want everyone to feel like family as soon as they enter. Have a choice to sit at our cosy bar, our air conditioned dining room or the lively verandah.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Greek
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout
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All reviews greek salad gyro baklava pita bread grilled octopus flaming cheese lamb saganaki conch fritters fries seafood jewelry store great greek food bay street overlooking the main street downtown nassau food tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped at Athena on a Cruise ship port stop. What a great restaurant. The Dolma were first rate, the Greek salad was the best we’ve had, and the lamb was fantastic!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank W7714EXpauld
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best mojito I’ve ever had and amazing Greek food! I am Greek and have had a lot of traditional food and this was Greek! Loved the chicken gyro! Highly recommended this place! Rebecca is so so nice and you can tell they put their hearts...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Nathalia S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

To be honest, the Athena offers really great food in a fantastic location. Conch fritters perfectly fried although current conch offerings all over town a bit more 'chewy' than usual at the moment. Being from Australia, I'm accustomed to a high standard of espresso. My...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dgsvll
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Nassau for a conference, and stayed at the Baha Mar. We took a few extra days on each end of the conference, and stayed at a different hotel downtown and tried out some of the local restaurants. Athena café was a highlight…...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CJSchmidt1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying at Atlantis, but we always make the water taxi ride ($8 round trip) into Nassau for lunch at Athena Cafe. It’s one of the oldest family run places in Nassau, and the food and service is consistently excellent. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ride2fast4u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been in this restaurant on previous visits to Nassau, and enjoyed having a cool drink overlooking the Main Street. When we called in this morning, we made the waiter aware that all we wanted was a cool drink, and he told us the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GlasgowRobbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sampled the Conch Fritters here during a food tour and they were very good. We would defiantly go back and order them again. This place is a bit odd in the fact that it is family run by the same family that runs the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gary T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great lunch we had on a cruise stop. The dips and the chicken pitas were amazing. We loved it!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rikke66
Reviewed March 14, 2019

A fabulous Greek restaurant above a little Jewelry store right in the heart of downtown Nassau. The authentic lamb giro was excellent, and the conch fritters are "to die for!" Wife had a really great Greek salad. Highly recommended by a friend, and I pass...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alan Ira F
Reviewed March 13, 2019

The food at this restaureant is excellent, my husband and I have eaten there several times. It is authentic greek food, the portions are quite large so bring your appetite. You have a choice to sit inside (with air conditioning) or outside overlooking Bay &...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Hello, We are located about 10 minutes away from the Atlantis Hotel, via cab which we recommend. Thank You
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This Greek restaurant is located above a jewelry store, and you walk through the jewelry store and go up the stairs to get to the restaurant. You can eat inside in air conditioning or outside on the porch, which overlooks... More
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