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Athena Cafe & Bar

Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
+1 242-326-1296
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“greek salad” (82 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this restaurant for years which is owned by a Greek-Bahamian family. They also serve yummy Bahamian food in addition to Greek and I always depart wanting to return for more. Be sure to visit them when you tour downtown Nassau.

Thank shee78
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Must walk upstairs, staff very friendly. My first tIme there was almost 20 years ago..the owner was his dad ..food is good , more than you pay in New York , but remember everything is imported. Just sit outside and enjoy !

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed May 20, 2017

One could miss this wee gem as you enter it through a jeweller's shop of all things!! Please don't as you will miss a treat the staff were brilliant and found a table for the two of us swiftly despite the lunchtime throng. The menu...More

Thank sabadgeman
Reviewed May 15, 2017

While traveling in Nassau, please stop by and enjoy their fast service, located upstairs so look for it! Nice cool frapes!

Thank Lindy M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Quick stop on a food tour to try the conch chowder - it was good! Staff was friendly and we enjoyed a Greek salad as well.

Thank kszeek
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This restaurant is not open for dinner but it is a wonderful place to go for lunch. I think that their grilled octopus is the best I have ever has. Their portions are huge so do not order too much. The location is a bit...More

Thank vishty
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Located on Bay Street in the middle of the "tourist district" this upstairs restaurant offers excellent service and high quality lunch menu with daily specials.

Thank packlight1212
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Great food, sad to see the old owner just passed away. Love the souvlaki, the tzaiki sauce. Service is always great

Thank Julie A
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

We were told about this restaurant by crew and a few other passengers on our cruise ship. We are glad we tried it. It is pricey, but it was worth it. We had 3 drinks and the grilled octopus and it was $60. That included...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Great family owned restaurant. A good way to take a break from walking around Bay Street and have a cocktail and some good food. The staff is friendly, the food is good. You can get authentic Greek food or you can order something with a...More

Thank margokohlhoff
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Questions & Answers
December 28, 2016|
Response from Ziyaad D | Reviewed this property |
No vegan options closest is a vegetarian if I remember correctly
November 20, 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for inquiring about our restaurant. We are located on the second floor and is only accessed by stairs. We hope we can still accomadate you. By request, we occasionally can arrange a seating on the first... More
October 23, 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Thank you so very much for your compliments. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again soon. Kolyva is usually eaten after a memorial service and yes it is delicious with barley, pomegranate, dried... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$10 - $38
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-326-1296
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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.
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