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Review of Athena Cafe & Bar

Athena Cafe & Bar
Ranked #6 of 312 Restaurants in Nassau
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $38
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Bahamian, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Bay Street, Athena cafe offers the authentic greek cuisine with a Bahamian flare. Not only you can find the traditional greek favorites here but also Bahamian delicacies such as conch, snapper, grouper and lobster! We are a true, family operated business that want everyone to feel like family as soon as they enter. Have a choice to sit at our cosy bar, our air conditioned dining room or the lively verandah.
Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

Amazing authentic Greek food, wonderful service. Sit on the patio if you can for a wonderful al fresco lunch.

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

While on our annual Bahamian vacation last month we decided to try this well known, long- established restaurant after a busy morning of shopping on Bay Street in Nassau. We are generally reluctant to eat in many of the downtown restaurants becasue of the noise and crowds, (and the sometimes questionable fare) but it was close and highly recommended to us by a shop clerk. What a treat it was! The entrance is through a corner jewelry store, then up a winding staircase to the second floor where we found an attractive restaurant. There is a modest, but well maintained main dining room, an outdoor terrace overlooking Bay Street to the front, and stylish bar in the rear. Service was fine with a friendly, knowledgeable staff, and the food was excellent. The fried calamari was easily the best we have ever tasted - tender and fresh, and cooked to perfection. The Spanakopita and Greek salad were also just right, and the portion size was perfect for lunch. Our waiter talked us into trying kataifi for dessert, which was absolutely delicious. A final, cool touch was the glassware. The drinks came in tumblers that are slanted, very unusual looking and likely very efficient when drinking through a straw. Lunch was not inexpensive-even for Nassau-but it was worth it, and we will return next year.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

My husband and I are spoilt for we live in Melbourne, Australia that has the largest greek population outside of Greece! Further our local Greek Restaurant (Agapi, Richmond) serves the most amazing food alongside exceptional services (thanks Tim). This upstairs Restaurant in Main Street, Nassau is no exception and can stand alongside Agapi with pride. Fantastic service, amazing tasty and authentic food. Highly recommend for lunch whilst shopping in town.

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Thank WorthKnowing
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was the best part of Bahamas. The food and service was great. There were many different options. The portions were generous. The taste was authentic. There was an older gentlemen that was very friendly, happy, and gave the place an authentic feel. I went once with my wife and again with four other friends. The place overlooked the main street. The price is a little high but vacation appropriate. I would come back on a weekly basis if it were in or around my town.

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Thank piasan-11
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Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick bite to eat. We had the Trio Dip and it was delicious! Was hoping the portion would be bigger but for us at that time (mid morning) it was just right!

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Thank gponders
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