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1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Falls Church, Virginia
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136 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our large extended family went to Athos to celebrate our Aunt's 90th birthday and they did a wonderful job handling the 20+ group. All the entres offered were well received. Their dips for pita bread are excellent and the olive spread was divine. We also really enjoyed the house salad. Desert - some kind of Greek doughnut with honey was... More 

Thank Motzof4
Albany, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well prepared cuisine for getting away from the usual beef/chicken/pork rut. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Attentive management. Warm, attractive decor. A local restaurant for us that has never disappointed.

Thank Jimngail
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Athos again because it never disappoints. Jeff A was our waiter and he was very knowledgeable and attentive. It was the day before Valentines Day and we benefitted from the quieter day and fresh and delicious food. A great dinner and conversation with Mrs. Sophia Socaris, the owner.

Thank hoffmansw
Albany, New York
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going here for a few years now; finally getting to review.....the food( especially the grilled octopus), staff and setting are always wonderful. This is a place that should not be missed ' enjoy !

Thank lep054
Stillwater, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Greek restaurant with amazing lemon drop martinis and fresh fish brought to your table which you select as well as selecting if you want it whole or off the bone. Ambiance is wonderful as well.

Thank John M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wait staff was attentive, helpful, and very polite! The seafood pasta was amazing an had a more than fair amount of seafood in it (lobster, shrimp, scallops...). A bit pricey but totally worth the price for a dinner on the nicer side. Classy environment with authentic Greek cuisine, a must go!

Thank Ally C
Niskayuna, New York
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has an atmosphere that welcomes you from the moment you step inside. The Host/Hostess offers to hang up your coats and then seats you. The wait staff is very well trained. We were happy to have Jeff A. serve us and answer all of our questions. (It was our first visit.) We will go back, delicious food, great... More 

Thank Deborah K
Watervliet, New York
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you haven't visited Athos restaurant, do yourself a favor and go as soon as you can! The dining room is large and inviting, and service is first class-efficient, attentive, and professional without being hovering or overly solicitous. As expected, the menu relies heavily on Greek entrées, which are prepared to perfection. Lamb, chicken, seafood, vegetarian dishes-all are wonderful, with... More 

Thank Jeff B
Albany, New York
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Athos should be reserved for special occasions as it is rather pricey. Atmosphere steps up to prices and food is very good and not like any other in the Albany area.

Thank Geri D
Long Island, NY
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Upon walking in we were greeted by the well dressed hostess. Decor is warmly appointed, bright but not too much. Bathrooms were very clean! But the star of the show was of course the food and service. Our server Danielle was so nice and professional. I feel like coming back just to see her!! We will definitely be back next... More 

Thank Joanne G

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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
Average prices
$20 - $30
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?