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Athenian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
+1 720-449-0224
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Aurora, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the food is excellent as well as authentic the servers are pleasant and accommodating !! I had a certain urge for Greek food and since the Athenian was on our route home we decided to go back after 4years and i am so so glad we did their menu has expanded with now even offering breakfast they have it all... More 

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Thank rayjones1956
windermere
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We go here every visit to see my brother in Aurora! They welcome you back like family every time! The food is authentic, they have prompt service and very reasonable pricing! If you're every in the area stop in and say hello to Angie and tell her Bills sister sent you!

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Thank greatwinelady
MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Came in for dinner on a Thursday night and we got the last table available. There were six of us and one would think we were the only ones in the restaurant as our service was like we were family visiting the home of the restaurant owners. Lots of table time to explain and answer questions and just talk. This... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Pros: wonderful food and service. Nicely decorated. Easy to carry on a conversation. Prices: a tad high for the area but not terrible. Cons: some of the booth cushions need to be repadded. Maybe play a greater selection of Greek tunes. Love it there. We had a great time!

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Thank Ron S
Aurora, Colorado
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Angie and her hubby are great hosts and serve up a good selection of greek and American foods. We have special events there in the private room.

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Thank Cindy K
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit and this was a great dinner and great service. Love the lemon chicken soup. Everything we ordered was excellent. Totally would recommend this place and will be coming back again!

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Orlando, FL
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere at this restaurant. The food was authentic and very good! Gyro was excellent. Had the trio dip - spicy feta was Amazing!!

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Thank Deanne1234
Corlette, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Visited on a Saturday night although busy there were sufficient wait staff to have attentive service. With a group of friends and had the Greek banquet. Wow the food was authentic and just kept coming. Everybody commented on hour delicious the dishes were.

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Thank Jeff B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I would recommend this restaurant. Family owned. Very friendly atmosphere. Very good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Portions are large and good quality. I have gone to the Athenian for years and will continue to eat there.

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Thank gypsymonica
Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

service was good. Waitress was attentive. We ordered the second costliest platter on the menu and it came out in 3 minutes. What? That screams under warming dish waiting for someone to order. They didn't even try to fake it. Seemed like we were rushed. Will NOT return. Food was at best OK.

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Thank Neil S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 720-449-0224
Description
(720) 449-0224

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?