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Marathon Restaurant

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706 Evans St, Greenville, NC 27834-3270
+1 252-752-0326
11:00 - 20:45
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Sun 11:00 - 14:45
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:45
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Greenville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Another great meal at Marathon. Love the freshness and simplicity of the food and the flavors are great.

Thank WesWooHoo
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Thank you Perry, thank you for providing an alternative to the chain restaurants that dominate Greenville. As for the menu, close you eyes and point, whatever you choose is delicious. Good variety, with choices for ppl who like spicy (massala), traditional (gyros), vegetarian (eggplant pita), or is you just want a sub (roast beef). Next time you want something different,... More 

Thank Dennis D
Greenville, North Carolina
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Marathon is a nice compromise restaurant where those of us who like ethic food can dine with our meat and potatoes friends. The atmosphere is casual and it's always easy to find a table. The prices are reasonable. I wish management kept the dining area cleaner, as it is always somewhat unappetizing. I usually get the 4 seasons chicken special,... More 

Thank Gayle R
Greenville, North Carolina
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Pretty authentic Greek food - and this is from a person who spent five months in Greece. The sampler plate is a good value.

1 Thank LizAndPogo
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Good, quality Greek food, especially the chicken and lamb kabobs. A little pricey, but worth it. The food is better than the atmosphere.

1 Thank Patricia J
Greenville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I was told they have awesome gyros but discovered the meat was dry with no taste as if it had been in the freezer for a year. But I've heard their Philly cheesesteak is pretty good. I hope to find a good gyro in Greenville, NC

Thank hjwatts1
Greenville, North Carolina
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197 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

Being close to "uptown" Greenville and a short walk from ECU, this place likely draws in enough business--which is perhaps why they have not spent money on updating. It looks like the last update was 1972. It needs updating of the bathrooms, carpets, and walls. You wait in line and order at the counter, and they bring the food out... More 

Thank RRRice
Greenville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

I have been eating here since I was at ECU in 1998 and have only had the chicken skewer meal. That is all I need. Great local place to have on your list to frequent.

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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449 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

Wife and I went here on a Saturday for lunch. Our past experiences here have been good but on this visit we were very disappointed. We waited at the counter (where you place your order) for 8 minutes and no one came to take our order. One of the servers walked from the dining room to the kitchen and completely... More 

3 Thank Ray Z
Greenville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

My wife and I have loved the Marathon Steak and Cheese Sub for many years. It is the steak sandwich I judge all steak sandwiches by. It is on special every Wednesday. A small order of fries is sufficient for the two of us.

1 Thank Jack M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 Evans St, Greenville, NC 27834-3270
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 252-752-0326

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