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Athena Greek Restaurant

212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely outdoor courtyard patio and the most delicious salad with perfectly grilled salmon. Love the bread. Close to downtown known as Greektown and also West-town. You'll feel like you're in Greece! Can't wait to go again!

Thank phototeacherChicago
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the lamb chops...menu said 4 but they brought 5! They were cooked and prepared to be full of flavor. The greek salad and potatoes with broccoli were also very good. Will be back soon....highly recommend. Also there is a picturesque water feature which provided...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They offer open air seating and valet service. Food was delicious and portions were of good size. Service was friendly. Prices are on higher side

Thank travelerKolkata
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped here for dinner during my visit to Chicago as this restaurant was within walking distance from my hotel. I had the mousakas and it was wonderful. It came with one side. I had the okra and stewed tomatoes. The service was excellent as...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Open air, great service, great braised lamb. It was a fun nite out with a fun atmosphere with great friends and a surprise birthday cake.

Thank Herb E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible service! They couldn't be less interested in taking care of their customers. It was difficult to even get another glass of wine or a piece of bread. It was like we were invisible!

Thank travelkat59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have not been to Greek Town in years. We met friends for dinner. Be Careful when using the Valet as people will plow into you. This is the only negative of this place. The place is beautiful and the food was Wonderful. It was...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you walked in the door of this restaurant, the first surprise was how large it is. There was a retractable glass ceiling that was open the evening we were there, allowing al fresco dining, with tables on the periphery at were still outside but...More

Thank luvtravel88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I knew it may be a long wait on Sunday, which I had no problem with. I informed the hostess there were 12 of us, and she said it would be a 15 minute wait. Twenty minutes later, the hostess called my name, but for...More

Thank Thorntone M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a bloody experience never again. Those who say this is the best Greec restaurant for sure have never been in Greece. What a noise level. Amazing! No option to have a normal conversation with your spouse. Time to invest in baffles guys. The waiter...More

Thank Rob V
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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18 May 2017|
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Response from MandRSanchez | Reviewed this property |
You can call them and ask them if they have a kids menu I believe so. I don't remember it was a trip I took without my kids. (312) 655-0000 Chicago, IL here is there number. Happy Travels
12 August 2015|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are open until 11 am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: 312-655-0000
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