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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
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Reviewed yesterday

I always have excellent food and excellent service at Athos. The waitstaff are very knowledgeable about the wines and can make great recommendations, particularly on the Greek wines. Everything I have ordered over the years has been delicious. I particularly like the Greek salad and...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We just arrived in Albany and decided to try the #1 rated restaurant since it was nearby. We were very glad we did. The food was delicious, the service prompt and very friendly, the prices reasonable. I am making another stop before we leave!

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I have been to Athos many times. Its always fantastic. This time we took another couple for their first visit. They were blown away. Beginning with cocktails in the Taverna and all the way through to desert after our meals -everything was...More

Thank SaratogaGooner
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We always have a great experience at Athos. Excellent fresh seafood, great service and friendly staff made the night a 5 star experience. The manager Chris went above and beyond to help us celebrate a special occasion with friends on 8/17/18. Thank you for making...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were passing through Albany on our way back to Montreal at the end of our vacation and were pleasantly surprised to come across a great restaurant where we were treated like family. We visited on the night of their 10th anniversary party and danced...More

Thank AnnaMourelatos
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Athos for the first time and wasn’t one with much experience eating Greek food. Everyone at our table loved their meals. Even the kids enjoyed the meals and the hummus appetizer. The food portions were generous. The food was so delicious and...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and quiet . Has a little private room for larger parties. Nice Happy Hour crowd with high tops.

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night on the way to the SPECTRUM we ate in a restaurant a friend recommended, with actual Real Delicious Greek Food. We had the $25 Prix Fixe, and would return!

Thank bookdoctor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freshest fish around, and great Greek favorites. Everything prepared with fresh ingredients; family-owned and operated restaurant. The restaurant temperature is a bit warm for me and my friends; in addition it's noisy. Don't plan on hearing any of the conversation at the table - you...More

Thank letsdine0ut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant! Vibrant bar scene. Excellent food and great staff! If you like Greek cuisine and all the amenities....This is about as real as it gets on this side of the pond!!

Thank dsem
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Questions & Answers
Traci S
July 28, 2018|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
All of our menus are available in the Taverna area, so you can order from either the dinner menu or the taverna menu - or both!
June 24, 2018|
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Response from LuvtheAdirondacks | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor patio but a great idea
Jean H
July 29, 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Yes, fully accessible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-608-6400
  • E-mail
Athos was voted one of the 100 Best Greek Restaurants in America by The National Herald. Casually elegant, Athos serves only the very freshest seasonal ingredients, lovingly brought together using time-honored recipes and techniques, like clay pot cooking, and whole fresh fish-filleted table-side.
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