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Athena Roasted Chicken & Deli

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487 S Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751-5654
+1 407-539-0669
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

ATHENA is a MOM & POP CHICKEN JOINT that specializes in Greek/Cypriot and Mediterranean food. The roasted chicken is always moist and flavorful. The roasted potatoes, red beans & rice and Zucchini Cypriana are always great side dishes. Their soups and salads are fresh and their dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) are always very good. This is a counter-service fast-casual restaurant... More 

Thank John P
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205 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

The food was good. I wasn't as impressed as many here were. The chicken platter had a raw pita. After I sat down, someone asked them to toast it. The chicken was moist and not dry at all. The roasted potatoes were a winner as well. I'll be back.

Thank Jonnyjetprop
Maitland, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Athena is the neighborhood restaurant we never tired of. Franchises and chains will come along but it's the gem of an authentic experience. The decor is nothing fancy but they know their chicken for sure.

Thank Mary S
Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Athenas is absolutely one of Maitland's best restaurants. It is not fancy but comfortable with great food. Their chicken is the best and I can't begin to imagine how many chickens they must cook in a day. I personally get the roasted potatoes and mediteranean salad with the chicken. Their Gyros are also the best I have had and very... More 

Thank jonniemae
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

I always enjoy my lunch (take-out or dine-in). Great value with fast, friendly service. Chicken is the best bet.

Thank flfrank
Maitland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

really nice place to sit down or enjoy the outside while you have a great meal,gyro, patatos or green beans

Thank pamanwmm
Maitland, Florida
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Hidden gem in Orlando. My family and I absolutely love to go there, our favorite is the chicken taboule wrap, but they have much more. Their chicken is delicious, I've been a client for about 15 years. The taboule and humus are delicious, they also have greek salad and greek dessert (baklava). It's a small place, so the kitchen/food smell... More 

Thank tessyfl
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I love this place for the chicken and the patatos. It's a very small place but I've never had a bad meal.

Thank Bowtie1
Maitland, Florida
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

When my kids were small we used to go here all the time. The gyro platter was my favorite and the roasted chicken was my second choice. As time has marched forward I now eat mostly the roast chicken and the Greek salad which are still outstanding. Beware the grilled pittas, they are addictive and before you know it you... More 

Thank SRIZZO23
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

I had a delicious turkey Mediterranean wrap that was full of taste and ingredients. The wrap itself was tasty and not the tough material at most other restaurants. My partner also had a nice chicken dish. This is a nice casual spot even though it is difficult to see from the road. Only a block from the Lake Lilly park,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 487 S Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751-5654
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Maitland
  • Phone Number: +1 407-539-0669

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