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Athens Restaurant Co

$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Greek, Canadian
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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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Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Jordan R
Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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774 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
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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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank Angela B
Yukon
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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Thank yukonalb
Saint John, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

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Thank Brenda D
Tallinn
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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.

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Thank 179wesleys
Toronto, Ontario
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137 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 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 

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Thank Trakette
Halifax, Canada
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18 reviews
10 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 

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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, Canadian
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, Kids, Business meetings, 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?