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Athena Cafe & Bar

Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
+1 242-326-1296
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for Greek enchantment, then downtown Nassau, overlooking the main street of New Providence and further west, overlooking the ocean are the absolute location for fine dining. At these location, you can feast on authentic, delectable Greek dishes that tickles your appetite....More

Thank P Samuel B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found this restaurant after several days in Nassau and it was a great find. It's above a jewelry shop owned by the same family. If you enjoy Greek food this is the place for you. They have many of the usual Greek dishes like...More

Thank anigre
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Athena with our friends, it lived up to the hype! Quaint little spot but the food was absolutely amazing, service was friendly and fast. Prices are reasonable too! Great Greek selection as well as local Bahamian options. Highly recommend if...More

Thank StefanR2305
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I had lunch there last Weds (Nov. 29th), our server was a wonderful young woman who was attentive, answered our questions and in short was one of the greatest examples of Greek hospitality and friendliness short of going to someone's Yia-Yia's house! The owner himself...More

Thank mgeorges9
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This place is off an entrance of a jewelry store. You actually go in the store and then go upstairs for the restaurant. We sat outside on the balcony. Food was great, but prices are like in Boston. Understandable, since Nassau is a tourist destination....More

Thank Annie A
Reviewed 5 December 2017

All righty. In the interest of full disclosure, I am OLD. I'm 67 years old. I've been to Greece three times, and I love Greek food. I love traveling. What I do not love is a restaurant where there are televisions and radio and tin...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Excellent authentic food, the ingredients come from Greece, you can taste the difference. Great service as well, loved the taste and definitely recommended.

Thank VJ V
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Authentic restaurant sitting above the shops on the main drag. Pleasant to sit out on the balcony. Enjoyed everything we had – nice to get some traditional Greek food as a lot of the places to get lunch are mainly fried food type options. The...More

Thank DAllan29
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This the the only restaurant we ever go to in downtown Nassau. We have probably eaten at Athena Cafe at least 30 times and the food is always GREAT! Last week we enjoyed the grilled chicken gyro and it was like nothing I have ever...More

Thank Jean293
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We had extremely high quality customer service from the ownership who recommended their house-made hummus which we ordered. It was delicious, lots of flavour, very smooth, the best we've ever had! Very nice atmosphere on the balcony

Thank Rachelle O
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29 December 2016|
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Response from IsamarP1 | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a Vegan dish, but I have tried their Grilled Veggie Gyros without Cheese ( and they used Hummus as sauce) and it was DELICIOUS!! loved it!
21 November 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for inquiring about our restaurant. We are located on the second floor and is only accessed by stairs. We hope we can still accomadate you. By request, we occasionally can arrange a seating on the first... More
24 October 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Thank you so very much for your compliments. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again soon. Kolyva is usually eaten after a memorial service and yes it is delicious with barley, pomegranate, dried... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-326-1296
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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.
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