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Athena's Family Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Greek, Diner
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729 Young St, Tonawanda, NY 14150-4112
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been eating here for breakfast, lunch, dinner for about 5 years when in the Buffalo area. The food is awesome. I recommend the fish fry for dinner. If it just you and one other, I suggest you sit at the counter. Watching the waiters, the head cook and the kitchen crew behind him is like going to the... More 

Thank citation1948
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for the first time this week. Had the Half Greek chicken and my friend had the Liver and Onions. Large portion sizes with soup or salad included. Nothing going fancy, but a good meal for the price. Very friendly staff.

Thank Kathleen E
Buffalo, New York, United States
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Have been enjoying Athenas for more than 20 years! The make a great open chicken souvlaki salad and anything for breakfast or dinner is tops!! Always great service, clean and average prices. Love it here!!

Thank Elaine P
Litchfield, Connecticut
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142 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This was our second time to this restaurant and I had the fried chicken which my husband loved the last time. Quite tasty.

Thank Jocey63
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is basic diner food. Large portions at an average price. Wait staff is friendly, efficient and helpful.

Thank roxydogy
Buffalo, New York
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We come here for breakfast when in Amherst. Quick service. Great value for your money. Less than $5 you can get 2 eggs, potatoes, toast and a meat!! Im picky about my eggs and they are always spot on. I would totally recommend coming here. the waitress are always kind and helpful. Coffee is great and hot . I love... More 

Thank Leslie B
Fort Worth, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

My husband and I came to the restaurant for the first time last week. The service was fast, wait staff was helpful and the portions were very large. Very good menu selection and the food was tasty. We will go back again! Give it a try.

Thank Mary W
Tonawanda, New York
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Popular family dinning, always good food, service, portions, Fish dinners on Friday a ht. Varied menue with favorites like Pot roast, Ham, souvlaki.

Thank Carmen R
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Dinner was excellent along with the service! Was a little surprised with the owner's humiliation and unprofessional treatment of his staff.This was an unpleasant ending to an otherwise nice family night.

Thank Durolek
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Great food with larger portions. Services are very good and you are treated like family. Go and enjoy.

Thank Timtruk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 Young St, Tonawanda, NY 14150-4112
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tonawanda
  • Phone Number: 716-692-2626

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