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“Quite impressed, great Greek food”

Athena Greek Taverna
Ranked #22 of 665 Restaurants in Winston Salem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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.
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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181 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Quite impressed, great Greek food”
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stopped here for lunch, basically on others Trip Advisor recommendations, and were glad we did. The building is not much on atmosphere, but that won't fill you up! I went with my wife and ordered a couple of our Greek standbys: chicken souvlaki on pita and a gyro platter with Greek salad. Both were quite good. The gyro was the biggest serving I've ever seen - I took a box home, it was easily enough for two. The meat was nicely crisped with delicate flavorful seasonings. The chicken for the pita tasted like it was grilled over a real wood fire, yet remained tender and juicy. I really like the salad dressing, but if there was down side to our lunch, it was the plain iceberg lettuce in the salad - kind of bland for such a tasty dressing. I could have done with a bit more seasoning on my lemon potatoes as well. Still, overall this is great Greek food and we are excited to go back and try some other menu selections. The service was great, but I did feel bad for our server and she seemed to working as hostess, cashier and waitress. As i said she was great, but that's a lot of hats to wear!

  • Visited January 2014
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Caeur D Alene
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519 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Fantastic service and ambiance”
Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Feels like Greece. The servers accent. The music. The way it looks.

Friendly. Very friendly staff. Smiles all over.

Food was great. I had a special for the day. The salad was great.

Loved the place.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best Greek In Winston”
Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant since we moved from NY. The food is consistently good. The portions are great, & the owner makes you feel at home. When you want to go out but don't want to go for broke, this is the place. You will not be disappointed whether you have just a Greek salad w chicken or some of the Greek favorites, which are always fresh & tasty.

Visited December 2013
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Rural Hall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food, nice people”
Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

You just can't beat the quality or price! Family owned and the best kept secret in Winston. Even non Greek savvy people can get some great chicken, lemon potatoes and salad for under $10

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food ”
Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

If you want a good home cooked meal, go here. You will not go away broke or hungry. Food served hot and fresh. They let you relax and take your time.

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Thank Chewable
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