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4400 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3609
+1 954-771-2900
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have eaten here yearly for 10 years and always enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Our dinner last night was very disappointing. My wife always loved the the flakey homemade spinach pie but now it appears as something right out of the frozen section at a grocery store . In fact when inquiry about the quality, the waitress politely stated... More 

Thank gary s
Malmo, Sweden
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an nice place for a beer and a drink, but nothing if You want to eat a nice meal. I ordered the gyros, but it was not warm and tasted nothing. My wife had an similar experience with her moussaka. I saw some people that had to wait very long to get the bill. NO!!

Thank Lithnert
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our plane was delayed so we were looking for something other than a fast food chain and it was later at night. Athena by the Sea fir the bill. We sat the bar and had the Gyro pizza and Greek salad. Everything was very good and the bartender was friendly.

Thank Diana33931
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza was amazing, the crust was succulent! My girlfriend took the grek salad and she liked it! The small size is perfect. Good ambiance, the music was okay, the restaurant is sited at a good place in lauderdale by the see.

Thank Louis S
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice indoor or outdoor atmosphere. Very eclectic delicious menu. Bar and restaurant. If you do not like smoke, I suggest eating inside, you can get the outdoors feel even eating in.

Thank roadruner711
dallas, texas
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us for dinner and three ordered the roasted chicken which came highly recommended from the local hotel manager. One had baked jumbo shrimp. The meals did not disappoint. Service was attentive but not overly--very friendly and efficient.

Thank texascouple21
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited all the restaurants in the area and find Athena's by far to be outstanding every time we have dinner The happy hour is great We love the octopus , lamb chops and lamb kebabs are always sensational In addition , we love our greek waitress who recommended perfect , dry , Greek red wine .

Thank Staab
Avalon, NJ
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Greek food was something new for me and I can say I'm a fan of this place. Indoor & outdoor seating w/ very good food and service. Stop in - you'll like it.

Thank JeromeAvalon_NJ
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very convenient location. Food was very tasty and portions were large enough to box some up for lunch the next day. Wait staff was very accommodating, and prices were good. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Eric M
Melbourne, Florida
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stopped by for an appetizer. You can't go wrong with flaming cheese!!! Lol! The Saganaki flaming cheese was an interesting order as well as to watch! So yummy and our server was outstanding. Very fun!

Thank becvet1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4400 N Ocean Dr, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 954-771-2900

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