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Athenian Grill

313 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1729
+1 859-303-5048
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyros” (30 reviews)
“beef stew” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (14 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
313 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1729
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My reviews tend to highlight good places that deserve notice (especially those with real vegetarian meals) and just ignore the places that were disappointing. Mediterranean restaurants are reliable vegetarian sources for travelers in regions not known for their vegetarian meals. Now I have to say...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank D R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit on the referral of a friend. Tried the Chicken Gyro with a side of lemon potatoes, both very good. Parking and seating are limited but the patrons who followed us (we arrived early for lunch) indicated the popularity of this little gem....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Xface43
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I work right down the road, and I try to at least stop once every two weeks for a treat for myself. I have had numerous items off of the menu and they were all great. And I would recommend to anyone in or out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eclipsefire92
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the tzatziki with pita and the scordalia with pita along with 2 beers. Our friends had lamb burgers and eggplant. Everything was delicious and served with a smile. We ate upstairs in the little meeting room. There are also a few tables outside,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KyBoop
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Always love going here to eat. Staff is great. Food is always great. Good sized portions, good prices.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sunflowwer
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Athenian is a small building at the back end of a parking lot near the heart of Lexington. The food was surprisingly authentic and worth the drive. Gyros was moist and tender, salad was fresh and tangy, service was friendly, and value was ever-present. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travelbobk
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant, food was delicious. Restrooms were very clean and neat. Food selection was awesome lots of items on the menu to choose from. I had the lamb chops, and my husband had the stew. Service was a little slow, lady At the checkout was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pennylocks
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A go-to place for lunch. Very good food and a good value. The Greek stew is a favorite dish with the grilled veggies.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jclarkin
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The best surprise we had in Lexington! Our family of 6 left with full tummies, smiles and to go boxes. The plates were loaded with the main entree and sides. It was all delicious. Clean, friendly, high chairs, seating indoor and out.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AStudebaker
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I had a Noon Doctor's appointment and since we had a $3.00 coupon thought we would try here 1 more time. We both got the lamb sandwich- their deep fryer wasn't working so Kathie got their boiled potatoes and I got their fresh vegetables. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Sheila D
August 3, 2018|
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Response from tomsweeney342 | Reviewed this property |
the cost is $12 or less and the quality of the food is excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $9
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 S Ashland Ave, Lexington, KY 40502-1729
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-303-5048
Authentic fresh Greek Food.
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