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Athenian Restaurant

15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
+1 720-449-0224
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“flaming cheese” (12 reviews)
“saganaki” (9 reviews)
“gyro meat” (9 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Here you can get the classic gyro or something more interesting like stuffed grape leaves, spinach and feta in phyllo dough and many others.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I got the Greek Combo and it was all good. I skipped the pita because I wanted to fill up on everything else. Serve was really good and I really like the atmosphere. If I lived in the area, I’d make this a permanent staple...More

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

"I'm gluten-free." I told the owner/server, right up front. She then served me WHEAT FLOUR-encrusted flaming cheese! Her defense? "I don't know what gluten is. YOU [the customer] should have ..." She didn't understand, or care, that I have Celiac Disease. Unaccountable. Unteachable. Should not...More

Thank CritiqueNoir
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Easy to get to location with good food, great service and a large menu (physically large and lots of items. Maddellina is a fun server to have. Enjoyed the comfort food on a cold winter night. Settled on the Greek Combo plate although there were...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is like a true family Greek restaurant. The servers are friendly and the food is delivered fast. The gyro platter had the most gyro meat I have ever gotten for a meal. The meat was excellent plus there was a salad and potatoes,...More

Thank doantales
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I love the Greek Combo! I love the spicy feta! I love the saganaki(flaming cheese!). I love everything about this restaurant from the decor to the friendly staff! MUST TRY!!

Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Found this restaurant on TA while visiting Denver. The atmosphere is cozy and definitely makes you think of Greece. The server was attentive and friendly. The moussaka and gyro meat my friend ordered were really good. The sampler I ordered was hit and miss. The...More

Thank hookedontrvl
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

First time there for seven of us and we all loved this place! We ordered the flaming cheese, grape leaves, meatball sandwich, gyros and much more. We all ordered something different to share. Service was great and will go back.

Thank Kss1947
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I wish I could be as effusive about the food, but the lamb shank was tough - given its size, may have been from an older sheep. And the pork was dry - overcooked. But the ouzo was smooth, and their signature flaming cheese served...More

Thank KiwiBob1948
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Came here tonight looking for some good ethnic food. I found it! Eating here takes me right back to Greece. The ambiance of the place could be somewhere in Greece, or in Colorado. The service was prompt, friendly and attentive. Everyone was very pleasant. I...More

Thank jumbonav
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Laurie W
11 January 2017|
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Response from Cg P | Reviewed this property |
Iliff and Chambers. If your heading east on iliff, go thru the intersection and take the next entrance into the strip mall. It's a stand alone location and you can see if from the road.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 720-449-0224
(720) 449-0224
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