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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
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a large seating capacity. The wait staff still seem to be able to remember your name and where you sit. My favorite dish is calamari served on a Greek salad. The fish - fish and chips- is lightly battered. All their Greek dishes are absolutely delicious. And their deserts are all homemade and delicious.

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Thank thejudester n
Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to take your family for great value food and a good variety of choices. Young kids to adults with food challenges all can be accommodated. Free parking and a warm environment is perfect for families.

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Thank Patrick J
Halifax, Canada
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Athens is still good. You can tell by the crowd that was there on a Tuesday nite that the place still has a following. The decor could use some sprucing up, they need to take away some of the clutter and get some new tables, but it's the good food that they are known for. Very Greek slanted, of course,... More 

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Thank Mike K
Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to have lunch at the Athens Restaurant today. When we entered, the restaurant was busy, so we thought it must be pretty good. We were offered a table in the middle of the restaurant which would have placed a right in the waiter's walking area. We finally accepted a very small table in the back,... More 

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1 Thank Singent
Halifax, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

If you are not super into Greek food, or needing a special atmosphere... and you just want a big spacious place to eat, with lots of options and variety- then this place will please you. If you are looking for an authentic Greek restaurant with a Mediterranean vibe, then definitely go elsewhere. Food makes me feel like it was not... More 

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2 Thank Jordan R
Halifax, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

My wife,family and friends have dined at Athens Restaurant for over a decade and have never been disappointed in food quality,choices and service.The past year,I've personally chosen their grilled haddock meal.The fillet is genuinely fresh,perfectly grilled and served with roasted Greek potatoes,and Greek salad-all totally delicious.The entree is a small bowl of excellent chowder. The prices are fair and parking... More 

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Thank Loncolnmorris
Halifax
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

We have been coming here for years and always enjoy our dinner. Last time I had the lamb skewers and Greek salad . As usual it was really good. Nice size servings and it's a very comfortable restaurant.

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Thank easterntreker
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 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 

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Thank Kerstin B
Barrington Passage,NS
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 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

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2 Thank Angela B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6273 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 1A4, Canada
    (Preston)
  • 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?