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Athens Pastry

East End
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509 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P5, Canada
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

I keep coming back to Athens pastry after seeing all the rave reviews, but am somewhat disappointed each time. I've now tried the spinach spiral, cheese spiral, loukoumades, and galactoboureko, and find them all to be average tasting. I find for the spirals that there is too much pastry and not enough filling, and it can be a bit pricey... More 

Thank Siskel E
Toronto, Canada
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1,182 reviews
656 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

I don't get the Tim Horton's right next to Athens Pastry which is also a coffee shop. The way it's located you can't help but walk into Tim's first since Athens's doorway is a little off to the side. Well, Tim's ran out of ice coffee. Walked over to Athens and I'm glad Tim's didn't have any because this was... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

If you are looking for an amazing vegan dessert then loukamades is a must try. They are small timbit looking balls lathered in Greek honey. They are amazing!

Thank cwblue2001
London, United Kingdom
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326 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been there before but this time service as well as pastry was so much better. Portions are big enough and value for money very good.

Thank Roadster2015
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870 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2015

I have lived in the neighbourhood for 25 years, and this place is AMAZING. I am here to eat in or take out easily twice a week. In addition to cheese or cheese and spinach pies, there are the BEST loukoumades anywhere. They also have great coffees and other drinks. Cash only. If you have never been here you are... More 

Thank MaraFromToronto
Toronto, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

Love going here for breakfast. Always enjoy the coffee and the spanakopita. Not the cheapest but you get your money's worth. The service can be a little friendlier.

Thank pinoy_ako01
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I went there for lunch today with a business friend. Service was super quick. The place is very clean and tastefully decorated. The staff were friendly we had coffee and some Greek dessert and some spinach pies. Everything tasted fresh. Selection was good. If you are looking for a quick lunch and your pressed for time, this is the place... More 

Thank Jimmyzi
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

Walking on the beach? Need a coffee and some dessert. This is the place to go. Located at the west side of the beaches their coffees and desseerts are really something. Nice patio to sit and enjoy on a sunny day. This is a good choice!

Thank wasntme58
Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

Favourite spinach pie on the Danforth (in Greek town). I've tried various spinach pies in various Greek restaurants and the one at Athens Pastry is one of my favourites. Most spinach pies tend to have a little more goat feta -- which is not to my palate. The spinach pie at Athens Pastry has a nice harmonized blend of spinach,... More 

Thank silverbike
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015

Amazing Greek bakery with all items peanut free. Frappedes are a must, metrio with gala is really good. Loukoumades a must, with the bougasta a close second. Danforth location very busy. Victoria Park location not very busy. They also have locations in East York and at the beaches.

Thank christo K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4K 1P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighborhood: East End
  • Phone Number: 416-463-5144

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

Staying in East End

Neighborhood Profile
East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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