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Athena Greek Taverna

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680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
13367943069
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Manhasset, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommended by friends whose daughter attended college in the area. Promised we would try it out. Started with stuffed grape leaves and hummus, both tasty. I had the vegetarian mousaka and my daughter had the chicken gyro platter. We both enjoyed our meals. Large portions and dinner included a salad.

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I are originally from Chicago where there are many many Greek restaurants. This restaurant reminds us os some of them. The restaurant itself is rather unpretentious and seems rather drab compared to the brand new shopping center and restaurants that now reside next door to it. But the restaurants in the new center are chains (nothing really... More 

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Thank Raymond F
Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic Greek food, lovely staff, fast service, huge portions. Eat here! We arrived after a long day of travel. Not the most posh surroundings, but this restaurant is awesome.

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Thank danitroline
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Granted, this is a very "authentic" Greek restaurant in a city filled with restaurants owned by members of our fabulous Greek community. But with that said, the service we received was disappointing, and maybe we just caught her on a bad night. Specifically, she would disappear for 10-15 minutes at a time (and there were only 3 other occupied tables... More 

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Wallburg, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience here was wonderful - friendly staff, authentic dishes, and generous portions. The entertainment on the bazouki made the atmosphere seem like I was back in Athens. This is one of the few places I have had tzatziki in the area that is closest to what I had throughout Greece. I loved the spanikopita as well as the moussaka... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What I used to be only able to get at Greek Festivals , now I can get year round. And the chicken souvlaki with Greek style green beans was delicious. They even had live music on this Saturday night. Its a small friendly family restaurant , nothing fancy. Next time we are going to make a dinner just from the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried Athena for the first time this weekend - we ordered takeout, so can't really comment on the service, but the inside of the restaurant was super cute. We both had the gyros, which were really yummy, and we're planning to return and eat inside and try something a little more adventurous.

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Thank Bethany S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Always too much. We order an appetizer and split it. Usually split the dish too. Everything is great. The lamb is to die for. The owners and staff treat us like family. Welcoming and thoughtful. Wish it was overlooking the sea, that would be the only improvement!

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Thank Aquick
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just moved to Winston-Salem from Chicago where we had Greek-town on Halsted street. I grew up with my best friend's Greek family and her Mother's delicious cooking. Last night my husband and I found Athena Greek Taverna. As soon as we walked through the door, I felt like I had truly found my new home! We were greeted so warmly... More 

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Thank valentme
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Athena Greek Taverna is good. We had saganaki, gyros, Greek wine. Everything was good up until we received the check. This is the type of place where you pay at the counter. There already was a total on our bill. The lady at the counter said I owed three dollars more. I paid it but I wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $15
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
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
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: 13367943069
Description
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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Mount Airy, North Carolina
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?