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65 Merrick Rd Ste A, Amityville, NY
+1 631-691-4607
11:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:30 - 21:30
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New York City, New York
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1,002 reviews
648 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We love Athena for lunch, dinner, even tKe out. The restaurant has a private personal feel and the food is really good. We one the lemon soup. The desserts are fantastic.

Thank lollygal
Amityville, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food here is always super fresh and delicious. Fabulous spanakopita, greek salad, specialty dishes and amazing homemade desserts. The coconut cake is "to die for"!!!

Thank emhadopt
Massapequa, New York
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

only complaint is they do not always have meat (lamb) moussaka available. The service was excellent and the waitress knew her menu items.

Thank artj377
Amityville, NY
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

In the ancient days you knew what you were consuming because you used your bow or spear to hunt your game. You cleaned it and added spices and roasted it on a spit. Athena is extremely slow and the courses are a good size but loaded with far too much gravy therefore the meat or fish becomes lost. The dessert... More 

Thank surgblumm
Bronxville, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting this Greek family restaurant for many years. I've had Greek food in different restaurants in many different locations - this is the best! Fresh, flavorful - I've never tried something I don't love. Try it!

Thank marilynann2015
New York City, New York
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1,002 reviews
648 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We love this cozy little Greek restaurant. The lemon soup is one favorite. If I get a cold o always order it take out. Their dining room is comfortable and the menu is great. Leave room for desser.

Thank lollygal
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

we were driving through and picked up food to go, it was delicious!!!! the chicken was to die for, the pastichio was perfect, the soups were excellent and the salmon wrapped in filo was unbelievable, never had something like this before, and the next time we are in Long Island or even New York we are coming back here, it... More 

Thank nebojsa33
New york
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148 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This place is in a strip center in the corner. Gets crowded on weekends for dinner. It's kind of small, but that's good because it doesn't get load when full. Prices are reasonable. Has real Greek dishes.

Thank Mollymike
Massapequa, N.Y.
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The hummus is the best anywhere I can't pronounce the names of the foods, but everything is freshly prepared and served right away...since everything is made to ordr there is a little bit of a wait for your food but it is worth it....If you know Greek food I am quite sure you will really like it...if you don't know... More 

Copiague, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Athena is a family owned Greek restaurant that serves delicious food. The atmosphere is cozy and the service is good. They serve wine and beer. You can also order take out.

Thank EAP25

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Merrick Rd Ste A, Amityville, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Amityville
  • Phone Number: +1 631-691-4607

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