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Athens Restaurant Co

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6273 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A4, Canada (Preston)
+1 902-422-1595
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Welcoming staff and delicious food. Dropped in at 5 on a Saturday. By 6, the place was packed! Hubby had Slovakia dinner and it was delicious, with large portions. I had the salmon special for 15.99. Delicious! It also included a fish chowder and rice pudding, or an upgrade to choice of cheesecake for 1.99. We shared the fresh cheesecake.... More 

Thank Kerstin B
Barrington Passage,NS
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found the food to be ok. Nothing great or out standing. I ordered the special pork wrapped in bacon and my husband ordered chicken and Greek salad. He hated his and we switched. My was better. Lol

Thank Angela B
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason why I'm giving 2 stars is because the waitress was polite! Food: I ordered the platter. Spanakopita very soggy. Couldn't eat it. Salad was old. Lamb was lukewarm. Rice had no taste. I wouldn't eat here again if food was free. Do yourself a favor, don't eat here. Don't waste your money.

Thank yukonalb
Saint John, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Good food. A lot of gravy and rice and potatoes come together. Greek salad was wonderful. Basic decor. The waiter was personable and enjoyed a conversation with us.

Thank Brenda D
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Great food and varied menu options and our first meat after arriving at our hotel and beginning to explore the city. Great food and reasonable prices.

Thank 179wesleys
Toronto, Ontario
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Back in Halifax for a visit I returned to The Athens where I was a frequent diner some years ago. It has been renovated since I was last there, but what was most apparent was how quiet it was. Getting a table in the past usually involved a long wait. By the time I left it was starting to get... More 

Thank Trakette
Halifax, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

First time i have been in this place. Huge restaurant. Very busy on the weekend. Prices are ok but I paid $16.95 for my stuffed chicken breast, roast potatoes, greek salad, and rice...and i NEVER pay that kind of money for a meal...but when i finished i said to my husband that it was actually worth that much money. The... More 

Thank AnnSatoshi
Halifax, Canada
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Athens has been around for many years and is a reliable spot for consistent service and food. Their meals aren't fancy but you get large portions that are filling and flavourful. The service is excellent and friendly and the prices are reasonable. The star of the meal for me is always the rice pudding for dessert - it alone is... More 

Thank peispud66
Moncton, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This Restaurant has amazing food. It does not matter what kind of food you are looking for, cause you will find it here, from gourmet hamburgers to full course meals, in Canadian or Greek cuisine. The desserts will make your mouth water by just viewing them. When you are undecided and don't know what you want to eat you will... More 

Thank Judy M
Pictou, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful chicken souvlaki dinner! It came with two skewers of chicken, roasted potato, rice, pita bread, tzatziki dip and a Greek salad. Delicious!

Thank Wlmac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Mediterranean, Greek, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6273 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-1595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?