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Athenian Garden

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619 S New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-9700
609-748-1818
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I spent two days nearby to celebrate anniversary and trying to find a local place to eat that would make the occasion. Found it and loved it. Family there was great and the food was awesome. I had the lamb chops and wife had Greek chicken salad. Pricing not bad for great food. Place was clean and will... More 

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1 Thank rgarciajr7
Smithville, New Jersey
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94 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for dinner and our food was delicious. We started with an eggplant spread and warm pitas that was so good. I had a Greek salad with a chicken kabob and my husband had a gyro and fries. Everything was tasty. It's a BYOB. It's a family run business and they are all nice.

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Thank Kimberly B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Athenian Garden yesterday and we were very impressed with the food and service. Today after spending much of the day in the sun we just wanted to relax in our hotel with a good meal. We decided to order take out from the Athenian Garden since we had such a pleasurable experience. Everything was cooked to perfection... More 

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Thank Thomas L. R
Hudson, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Greek food that I have had in years. Very friendly staff, service was outstanding. My sister is a Celiac and gluten free friendly dinner options are available.

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1 Thank micheleboda
Paoli, PA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I love the food but the service was subpar. Every other table got warm pita when they sat down, not us. Also the waiter literally never cracked a smile or said thank you. If you like Greek food- it was great!

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Thank KHencken
Athenian G, Owner at Athenian Garden, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the food at Athenian garden. we do not bring pita bread on the table unless you order it. We serve pita with all the dips(humus ,tzatziki,skordalia for example.) as for the waiter he served you in timely manner and was polite. More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you enjoy Greek food, visit this restaurant. It's small but they take reservations. The staff is pleasant. A plus is it's a BYOD place.

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Thank Ronald M
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We stop at Athenian Garden a few times a year, whenever we travel from NYC to the nearby national wildlife refuge for birding. We like the food, good to very good, the service, also good to very good, and the pleasant, not too fancy atmosphere. Their signature fish dish (can't remember the name at the moment) is always a good... More 

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1 Thank DrJ220
Willingboro, New Jersey
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

This restaurant is family owned and the service is superb. The food is utterly delicious and reminds one of a restaurant that I visited in Santorini. They do not have a liquor license so bring your own wine. Make this a must visit when you are in the area!

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1 Thank Spellglo
Sayville, New York
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Ok Greek food in a family type atmosphere and BYOB. I had a small Greek salad which was very good to start. The Shrimp and rice dish I had was good not great, and pricey for what I got. Service was slow on a week night with only 4 others tables occupied. It might be a better lunch spot, or... More 

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Thank Markeatsgoodfood
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We are locals and go here often. The menu has a great variety. The food is authentic and oh so good. This is a family run business and the service is friendly in a congenial atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 S New York Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205-9700
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Galloway
  • Phone Number: 609-748-1818

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