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Athena Greek & Lebanese Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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French Fries
Deep fried to perfection
Pickles & Olives
Kalamata olives and dill pickles
Fried Kibby
Shell made of cracked wheat then stuffed with ground beef, onions, pine nuts and spices
Athena Special Pizza
Special bread topped with feta cheese, za'atar and olive oil
Spinach Pie
Triangle shaped pies stuffed with spinach and onion, flavored with sumac
Breaded Eggplant
Slices of breaded eggplant served with Grecian dip
Falafel (6)
Ground chickpeas, seasoning and spices formed into balls and deep fried to perfection and served with tahini
Grape Leaves Vegetable (4 Rolls)
The individual leaves of the grapevine are rolled with special rice, parsley, spices, and slow cooked until tender
Grape Leaves Meat (4 Rolls)
The individual leaves of the grapevine are rolled with special rice, meat mixture, and slow cooked until tender
Baba Ghanoush
A dip of mashed baked eggplant, tahini paste, lemon, and garlic
Red Lentil Soup
A hearty soup prepared with split red lentils and pita chips
Feta Salad
Fresh chopped parsley, cracked wheat, green onions, mint, tomato, and lemon
Fatouch Salad
Green salad with olives, green onion, cucumbers, parsley and pita chips served with house dressing
Athena Salad
Romaine lettuce with mixed vegetables, parsley with a dressing of lemon juices and olive oil topped with feta cheese and pomegranate molasses
Gyro or Chicken Shawarma Salad
Our special feta salad topped with your choice of meat
Shrimp Salad
Grilled jumbo shrimp served on top of our feta salad
All Kabobs are cooked on our charcoal grill & served with grilled vegetables, hummus, salad, rice, and pita bread
Lamb Lula (Kufta)
Fresh ground lamb and beef marinated with herbs and spices
Chicken Kabob
Boneless chopped chicken marinated with herbs and spices
Beef Kabob
Lamb Kabob
Combination Kabob
Beef, Lula, and Chicken
Lamb Chops (4)
Fresh marinated with olive oil and spices
Extra Basket Bread
Extra Skewer Kabob
Chicken, Lamb, Beef, or Lula
All served with Rice, Hummus, Salad, and Pita Bread
Meat Mousaka
Layers of potatoes, eggplant, and ground beef, topped with special sauce
Chicken Shawarma Plate
Boneless chicken marinated in olive oil with garlic and spices broiled on a vertical grill
Gyro Plate
Lean lamb and beef mixed, seasoned with oregano & broiled on vertical grill
Hummus with Lamb
Chopped lamb sauteed with spices, onion, pine nuts, and olive oil served in center of hummus plate
Combination Plate
Gyro and Chicken Shawarma
Athena Special Plate (For 2)
Gyros, chicken shawarma, grecian dip, hummus, 2 kibby, 2 meat grape leaves, rice, and 2 feta salads
All served with Rice, Hummus, and Salad
Tilapia Fish Plate
Tilapia fish grilled with our own special blend of seasonings and special sauce
Shrimp Kabob
Jumbo shrimp marinated with mayo and special herbs mix
Lebanese Fish (Samka Hara)
Marinated fish with garlic and lemon juice then sauteed with spices and fresh cilantro
Athena Special Fish
Grilled tilapia topped with sauteed shrimp
Grape Leaves Plate
Individual grapevine leaves are rolled with a stuffing of spiced carrots, rice, mint, parsley, and onion served with hummus, salad, rice, and pita bread
Falafel Plate
Ground chick peas are mixed with spices, onion, garlic, and parsley then deep fried and served with hummus, salad, rice, and pita bread
Eggplant Plate
Slices of breaded eggplant served with grecian dip, rice, salad, and pita bread
Grilled Vegetable Plate
3 skewers of grilled vegetables seasoned with olive oil and spices served with hummus, salad, rice, and pita bread
Combination Vegetarian Plate
Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, 2 Veggie Grape Leaves, Tabouli, Falafel, & pita bread
Served with a side salad
Gyro Pasta
Gyro meat grilled to perfection, served over penne pasta with out special sauce
Chicken Shawarma Pasta
Chicken grilled to perfection, served over penne pasta with our special sauce
Shrimp Pasta
Athena's Special Pasta
Baby shrimp with your choice of gyro or chicken served with our special sauce over pasta
Combo Pasta
Chicken and Gyro meat served with a side salad
All served with one side of rice, fries, salad, or grecian dip
Kid's Chicken or Gyro
Chicken or Gyro on a plate with your choice of a side
Kid's Chicken Nuggets
Kid's Chicken Tenders
Kid's Shrimp Pasta
Baby shrimp served over penne pasta with special sauce and choice of side
Falafel Sandwich
Falafel wrapped in pita bread with lettuce, tomato, and sauce
Chicken Shawarma Sandwich
Chicken wrapped in pita bread with tomato, lettuce, and sauce
Gyro Sandwich
Gyro wrapped in pita bread with tomato, lettuce, and sauce
Lamb Lula Kabob
Eggplant Sandwich
Fried eggplant, feta cheese, and lettuce wrapped in pita
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$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Everything was great. We had the Athena dinner for 2 and it allowed for a taste of everything. The Athena dessert was delicious. We also ordered the baklava and it was delightful as well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Had high hopes to find a solid spot in Shreveport that not only offered healthy menu options, but had such great ratings. That usually provides a successful meal or a solid attempt at one. I would say this was very average and so was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank b0ndcc
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place for lunch or dinner on Line Avenue! The food and service are great. Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BFourFam
Reviewed December 12, 2018

We go to Athena and they always welcome us in the door. I food is served very quickly and we are never disappointed. The service is always good - especially Ajay. Thanks for being there for us.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nancy K
Reviewed December 12, 2018

the personal pizza is a meal along with the salad which is more than enough for two is very crowded at noon and again early evening , the outside dining is about half their seating but the traffic in front can make it a little...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rickpjordan
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Grape leaves were amazing. They reminded me of the ones my grandmother used to make. Chicken kabob plate was also really good. Very friendly staff. We'll be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WebParishJeff
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We were driving through Shreveport and this was highly recommended. We enjoyed every bit of the meal and the staff was great as well

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cfi360
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We were passing through Shreveport on our way to Jackson, MS... TripAdvisor posted Athena’s as #1. It’s literally 4-5miles off the highway and SO worth it. The service was friendly, prompt. The only gripe would be to assist in clearing plates before they pile up....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Hennac03
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Another Trip Advisor Win.very pleasant atmosphere and great food. Gyro platter...Yes! Lentil soup! Service was great It’s a win!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TagTexas
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times now . The service is great and the food is good . Would recommend and will return !

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JustDeadra
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October 15, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from akshayad | Property representative |
They have BYOB policy!
Shannon W
February 18, 2018|
Response from Marvin M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know--- ensuring all ingredients are gluten-free is a challenge for smaller restaurants--- I have never asked here
May 24, 2017|
Response from StaceyH900 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, gluten-free items are available.
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