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Athena Greek Taverna

680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
+1 336-794-3069
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon potatoes” (26 reviews)
“spanakopita” (18 reviews)
“greek salad” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Athena regularly and find it to be nothing but a 100 % great experience. This is not your usualy Greek restaurant. The food is always tasty and consistently prepared. They have unusual items such as grilled octopus and squid that is unbelievably...More

Thank JoMo6320
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

No matter the season, you cannot go wrong here. The menu and wine list are substantial. The service is gracious. The restaurant is simple but pretty. Date night or family gathering, it’s all possible here. I love the soups and salads here. The avgolemeno and...More

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

It's a shame that I had such sad service because the food was spectacular. However, our waitress seemed to be out in La La land. I'm fine with waiting for good food but someone needs to fill up my drink once in a while. My...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I’m no expert when it comes to Greek food, but my first impression was very good. Tried the hummus with warm pita slices, spanakopita, and Arni Pisto (lamb roasted in wine sauce, lemon potatoes, rice & Greek green beans). Brought leftovers back home (where we...More

Thank demTravels
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Great spot for take-out or dine-in. Authentic Greek food and lots of choices. Salad with Greek dressing, grape leaves, Greek rice, spanakopita and so on. On main street and easy to find, Easy parking.

Thank aggada
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Greek place in WS. The full menu, great wines and super service. Vegetarians and vegans can eat here. Excellent spanakopita, soups and vegetarian moussaka.

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed August 23, 2017

After several years I went back to Athena recently on a work related luncheon. I honestly tend to forget about this restaurant, tucked on Stratford Road, despite the fact that I frequently drive by it. I ordered the small chicken souvlaki skewer, served with a...More

Thank DearDona
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I am Greek and my wife and I decided to look for a Greek restaurant on a trip to Winston Salem. We tried Athena Greek Tavern on 8/18/17. The food was fabulous! I had the dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves) and my wife had the stuffed...More

Thank Nick R
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Food is wonderful prepared in typical Greek style. Great variety and every plate has a wonderful presentation with taste of the old country.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I have eaten here several times but I was very displeased this visit. To start we must have gotten a rookie waitress. She didn't even know the three specials they had on the board tonight. THen when I was talking to her about it (...More

Thank OmaConrad
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Herman B
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Response from danitroline | Reviewed this property |
No it is not! I ate there Two nights ago!
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August 19, 2015|
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They have music on Thursday nights!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-794-3069
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Offering age-old tradition and timeless recipes that have been passed down through generations, the restaurant successfully combines cuisine and atmosphere to create a dining experience that won't soon be forgotten.
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