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Athena Mediterranean Cuisine

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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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APPETIZERS​
the perfect start to your meal
6.95
dolmades
grape leaves stuffed with rice and herbs. topped with our homemade raisin vinaigrette
9.95
saganaki
sautéed kefalograviera cheese pan fried. served flamed with ouzo to your table
8.95
spanakopita
fresh spinach and feta cheese baked in phyllo dough
11.95
kalamarakia tiganita
lightly floured fried calamari served with marinara sauce or sautéed with red onions, tomatoes, oregano, and extra virgin olive oil
12.95
oktapodi scharas
marinaded​ tender octopus grilled to perfection.served with lime beans and cooked with bacon
9.95
sardeles
three extra large portuguese sardines char grilled to perfection
13.95
mythia saganaki
mussels with red onions, olive oil, tomato sauce,feta and ouzo
13.95
krya pikilia
an assortment of traditional mediterranean spreads
13.95
athenian meat platter
includes chicken kebob, lamb kebob, pork kebob, and gyro. served with greek salad and tzaztiki sauce
SOUP AND SALAD​
cup 3.95
bowl 5.95
avgolemono
traditional greek soup with egg, lemon, rice, and shredded chicken
cup 3.95
bowl 5.95
soupa tis imeras
soup​ of the day. please ask your server for choice and availability
small 8.95
large 10.95
elliniki salata
romaine, stuffed grape leaves, feta cheese,olive medley, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, andpepporochini
small 9.95
large 12.95
horiatiki salata
tomato, cucumber, onion, feta cheese, fresh oregano, kalamata olives, and extra virgin olive oil
SIDES​
7.95
spanakorizo
spinach and rice, roasted garlic, feta and tomato sauce
6.95
horta (seasonal)
broiled dandelion served with extra virgin olive oiland lemon wedges
5.95
fries +3.95
greek french fries
topped with feta, fresh oregano and extravirgin olive oil
6.95
greek style lemon potatoes
oven baked with fresh oregano, lemon juice, and garlic
5.95
string beans
sautéed with garlic and olive oil
6.95
feta
a generous slice of cheese served with fresh oregano and extra virgin olive oil
6.95
grilled vegetables
eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, and roasted red pepper
4.95
tsatziki (8oz.)
yogurt, sour cream, dill, cucumber spread
6.95
taramousalata (8oz.)
fish roe spread
4.95
melitzanosalata (8oz.)
eggplant​ spread
BEVERAGES​
soda
coffee or tea
fresh brewed iced tea
fresh brewed iced coffee
homemade lemonade
greek coffee
espresso
cappuccino
frappe
LUNCH SPECIALS​
served every day 12pm-4pm
10.95
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
vegetable sandwich
roasted eggplant, zucchini, red peppers, and fresh mozzarella
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
bifteki sandwich
home-made beef patty in a pita with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and tzatziki sauce
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
broiled cod sandwich
with bread crums, roasted red peppers, shredded lettuce and red onions topped with remoulade sauce
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
greek sadwich
grilled chicken breast, feta, lettuce, tomato,greek vinaigrette dressing
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
souvlaki
choice of tender chunks of pork or chicken marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and fresh herbs skewered and grilled
5.95
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
sandwich
chicken or pork
7.95
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
sandwich with french fries
10.95
french fries +1.50
french fries for salad +1.50
platter with rice pilaf and greek salad
KYRIA PIATA ENTREES​
13.95
greek style burger
made with chopped meat, onion, egg, and bread crumb, served on a pita with fresh french fries
13.95
pastichio
greek​ pasta seasoned with ground beef and bakedwith bechamel served with greek salad and greek lemon potatoes regular or vegetarian
13.95
moussaka
layers of thin sliced potatoes and eggplant with seasoned ground beef baked with bechamel served with greek salad and greek lemon potatoes regular or vegetarian
15.95
spartan combo
pastitsio, moussaka, spinach pie, and a greek salad regular or vegetarian
14.95
souvlaki platter
marinated pork, chicken souvlaki, or gyro platter over rice pilaf and greek salad
16.95
lamb souvlaki platter
over rice pilaf and greek salad
16.95
kotopoulo sto fournou
cornish​ hen with lemons and fresh herbs grilled and finished with roasted lemon potatoes and vegetables
17.95
kotopoulo mavrodaphne
breast of chicken with mushrooms and mavrodaphne wine served over rice and vegetables
16.95
arni ravioli
large cheese ravioli topped with braised lamb ragu and mavrodaphne wine
22.95
arni me orzo
braised lamb shank served over orzo and shaved kefalograviera cheese
DESSERT​
5.95
baklava
6.95
rum caramel bread pudding
5.95
galaktoboureko
6.95
chocolate souffle
ATHENA'S PASTA CORNER​
linguini 13.95
penne 13.95
shrimp +6.95
grilled chicken +3.95
pasta with clams sauce
white wine, parsley, garlic and clams
linguini 13.95
penne 13.95
shrimp +6.95
grilled chicken +3.95
pasta with meat
chopped meat, cinnamon, onions and tomato sauce
linguini 13.95
penne 13.95
shrimp +6.95
grilled chicken +3.95
pasta with mussels
lukaniko, roasted peppers, mussels and tomato sauce
linguini 13.95
penne 13.95
shrimp +6.95
grilled chicken +3.95
mediterranean pasta
with feta, tomato, red onion, kalamata olives and peperochinis
linguini 13.95
penne 13.95
shrimp +6.95
grilled chicken +3.95
pasta with mushrooms
with mushrooms butter cream sauce
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

We had a delicious leisurely lunch with family friends during a visit to Brooklyn. The food was delicious. The restaurant has old world charm. The owner waited on us. The portions were generous and we could not finish eating them so had to pack and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sdbenegal
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We ate here for dinner and were totally satisfied with ambiance, food, and service. Portions were ample and we enjoyed our appetizers, entrees and the free dessert sampling offered. Would go back again without hesitation.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Laraine G
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Great Greek food with very different flavors especially the veggies. The owner waited on us and we discussed his original (plus Mom's) flavors.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jerry W
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The food was delicious, the little restaurant is cute and the owner Teddy treated us more like a family member than a guest. Oh!! and the Windex drink from Teddy was very stimulant and fun too. My family will visit in December, you sure will...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Thanh C
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This was highly recommended by good friends. indeed on a Saturday night eve it was crowded to capacity. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. Food was the usual . somewhat on the salty side. Prices are fair.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Uriel1123
Reviewed October 31, 2017

We went with our daughter and her children. The restaurant staff were very accommodating and friendly with the little ones (I always appreciate that). There were lots of choice for children and adults. I enjoyed the Spartan Combo (Pastichio, Moussaka, Spinach Pie, and a Greek...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank corptool
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Even though the restaurant was almost empty we waited ten minutes before the owner waited on us. He explained the specials and answered all questions relating to food. He was eager to make us happy. We had the large Greek salad to start. It was...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Lance W
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

It's a tradition. We gather together every 1 - 2 months. We vary the borough, the venues and the cuisine. This time there were 16 of us (we have been as many as 29). The "facilitator" of this particular adventure chose Athena Mediterranean Cuisine in...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank mamahartsoul2016
Reviewed August 19, 2017

It's clear here that the chef and waiters love working here and want you to have a wonderful experience. The food was very good but there is room for improvement. The lamb was both dry and greasy!. The fish was very good - the cornish...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 123cathy123
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The food,atmosphere,service and owners are great!We never had anything we didn't like.The owners come over and treat you like family.If you haven't tried this place yet you don't know what your missing.The spanakopita &grilled calamari are my favorite. They have such a big selection and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Mary D
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