Axios
Axios

Axios

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.axiosdenver.com/
  • Phone: 7203282225
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch and Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday : 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Greek
  • Executive Chef: Thomas dAquin
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 39th
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Axios
Estiatorio AXIOS is Denver’s newest modern Greek Restaurant located on Tennyson Street in the Denver Highlands, only ten minutes from downtown. AXIOS offers an array of traditional Greek favorites from our family's recipes going back to the Greek Island of Chios. We also offer more progressive Mediterranean dishes, which we have created with strong Greek influences. In addition to the classic meat dishes, we offer many vegetarian and gluten-free options. Estiatorio AXIOS offers a full bar and an extensive wine list focusing strongly on Greek and Italian wines. Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 5-6 p.m. where mezze (small plates) are offered at happy hour prices along with discounted drink specials. Come join us for an authentic Greek experience!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Axios reviews from OpenTable diners
56 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (48)fit for foodies (38)special occasion (20)good for groups (15)great for brunch (15)notable wine list (14)romantic (13)kid-friendly (9)great for lunch (6)hot spot (3)scenic view (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Flow
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    outstanding, I have been going there for over 2 years & it is consistently good with a fine wine list & educated advice from Telly the owner & his wait staff. Thanks, Debbie
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Greek food you can find!
    NancVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The red lentil soup is outstanding, the lamb shank exquisite, and the flourless chocolate torte a marvel. Who would expect a Greek restaurant to make a to-die-for flourless torte? Expect it here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    Karen
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We have eaten there 3 times now for brunch and the food is always good. Service always good too. I recommend everyone to give it a try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A-One for Greek Food
    Foodmaven
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Axios is by far the top Greek restaurant in the Denver metro area. It has filled a void quite nicely. Portions are ample, and prices in the moderate category. Service has always been good to excellent. We have attended some of their Greek Nights, and it was a lot of fun with great Greek music and sometimes dance. The $10 cover for these special occasions is a reasonable extra. Parking in that neighborhood on the weekends could be a problem at times, but we have always found a space eventually. My wife loves the chicken dish in a wine sauce, while I have roamed the menu and have found everything very good and well prepared. We have only had dessert once, but that was also good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special night out
    srls
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We were celebrating a quiet birthday- the service was very personable, the food was excellent and the atmosphere was relaxing. We were able to enjoy our wine and appetizer without rush, then the main course was exceptional. The dessert was lacking a little. I would recommend to friends.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, slow service
    Dave
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We live within a 10 minute walk of Axios and with all of the great dining along Tennyson street hadn't gotten to eat here yet. That was a mistake, we found the food to be delicious and unique. We will definitely be back. The one complaint is that the service was slow, we were there for an hour and a half total for diner. My feeling about going out to eat is if I want fast food I'll go to chipotle. The manager did come out and apologized for a large party of 12 that was seated right before us, so I think the wait may have been abnormal. One last note is the noise level was pretty high.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints!
    ViennaGirl
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Ambiance, food and service very good. We'll be back for Greek Night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    One of our very favorite restaurants in Colorado Springs is Jake n Telly's. We decided to visit our kids in Denver and wants to Axios, the offspring. The brunch was fabulous. Greek eggs Benedict and a cheese dish with egg on top. Scrumptious! We even had sweets that were unique and tasty. The service was less than stellar. We were seated right away, having made reservations. We were served water and given menus, but had to still for a server after waiting 15 minutes. Food came out slowly, the dessert was very late coming out. The server was sterile, which is completely the opposite of our favorite eatery in The Springs. Even the celebratory OPA was flat, and not offered to our table. I would probably try again, but no time soon. :(
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Greek Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Axios is a standout. We've been a couple times this past year, and the quality and depth of flavor of the dishes has really impressed us. They have several traditional dishes they do to perfection plus some that are creative, different and tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We have been craving great Greek food since moving to Denver, Axios did not disappoint. We will definitely be going back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • surprisingly classy
    Kpearl
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    From the exterior it may look a little gimmicky, but inside it's nothing but class all the way! Food is flavorful, elegant and exciting. The ambiance is relaxed with just the right amount of Greek charm. A great place for a date.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go Greek!
    foodcritic
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    It is great to finally find an upscale Greek restaurant in Denver. The food and service were both top-notch. Very friendly, kind and welcoming environment. The lamb ribs fell off the bone & melted in my mouth & a bite of the swordfish left me wanting more! The house-made desserts are out of this world. especially the flour-less chocolate cake!! (If you do save room for it, bring a slice home.) A welcome addition to our list of favorite places. Will definitely frequent it and let friends know about it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Greek with a twist
    CapHillRes
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    My meal started off w Kasseri cheese flambeau. That was a fun presentation. The lemon, so indicative of Greece, added a nice counterpart to the melted cheese. I really enjoyed the Roast lamb ribs. They were tender and flavorful. Rather than a bed of rice , it was served on garlic feta mashed potatoes. My only disappointment was the Baklava wasn't drenched in honey. I like mine gooey and sweet. The dining experience is certainly worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Restaurant Week
    Epep
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We came for Denver Restaurant Week and had a great time. The food was delicious and portions were very generous. Our waiter was very helpful and professional, as were all the staff. They have a very nice selection of Greek wines which are not so easy to find, but go perfectly with the food. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Remembering
    Enjoy
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Have been to Axios before when they were serving lunch. Was very impressed then. Thought I would try again. This time the service again was excellent. The wine choice also. The food was very good. The description of the lamb ribs was a little misleading but the dish is worth ordering again. All together a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not real Greek food
    goodeats
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    It wants to be fancy Greek Food but it is over thought. If you want spicy Pastitsio with green peppers then you are at the right place. I did expect olive oil on the feta and olives but the orange infusion on the olives was unexpected.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Really great -
    Graced
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We love this place. Wonderful food and fun staff. Save room for desert and try the Torta Kataifi, it's amazing!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • love2eatVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Everything is perfectly done every time we come in! Well done Axios. We will be back often!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum. and LOVE!
    yummyeater
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had a great experience. The food was amazing- really unique and not something that you can just whip up in your own kitchen. Our waitress was fabulous- she even brought me two different kinds of feta to sample and explained the difference. Great food, and the service was so good that I asked to speak to the manager. A really great neighborhood find.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not as good. this time.
    mangiaVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I really like going to the restaurant. But Saturday night was a little off. First we were served the wrong salad which I can see might happen. The menu is in greek and it hard to pronounce some of the words. So, perhaps the waitress could not understand me. We ate it anyway but miss what we wanted. The fish special was not up to par because of a very bland sauce served with the fish. Just an off night but we return again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Greek food EVER
    NancVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Seriously. If you like Greek food, this is THE place to go in Denver. Like moussaka? You will never find any more heavenly than at Axios. Same goes for their arni. And the chef here knows how to make a simple lentil soup or Green salad something really special. In addition to delectable Greek desserts, the flourless chocolate cake is out of this world. You have to try this place...and then you'll be craving for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice brunch option
    pastrychef5280
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had been to Axios before for dinner, but we never thought of it for brunch until we saw a Living Social deal including mimosas, entrees and a pastry to share. We really enjoyed our experience. Our server was quick and efficient but also friendly. Our food was tasty too. I had the fig pancakes, and my fiancé had the omelet with added gyro meat. The only criticism I can share is that one or two of my pancakes were cooked a little too long and were kind of crispy on one side.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Annie
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Our New York City cousins were visiting and we took they to Axios...and we had a great evening. Ann is a professional and very enthusiastic waitperson and all four of us enjoyed our meal....especially the calamari appetizer, and my lamb rib and chicken dish made with deep purple wine (sorry, don't remember the name.) We are going back tonight with our best couple friends.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply outstanding
    whodat
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    All the dishes being served looked so good but we had a new salad on the menu with arugula and cayenne pepper which was a fantastic start. My wife got Moussaka and I had Lamb Giouvetsi which were both excellent. Wine pairings suggested were spot on and finished with some ouzo - what a great meal! Portions sized for leftovers which was an added bonus.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    Karen
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Just yummy! The service is great too. A must try for anyone new.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • An up and down experience at Axios
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    My wife and I like Axios, and have enjoyed all four or five times we've been, but our recent visit for brunch didn't measure up. The coffee came lukewarm and the cream put in the coffee had curdled. The bowl of soup, which just involves pouring into the bowl and bringing out, took a very long time to come out, and right on its heels came the entrees. Then, the fig pancakes with candied nuts arrived with none of the candied nuts. My wife had to ask about it twice. Finally, the situation was kind of remedied when they were packaged up and put in a carry out box with the dessert we decided to take home with us. I can report that the split pea soup, Greek salad and Greek dessert were fine. Altogether, our most shaky experience at Axios.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 30 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 98 reviews are from the Axios reviews archive.
  • Friendly, Wonderful Greek food
    24brunch
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Charming corner view with attentive service and very vibrant menu. Had a lovely time and enjoyed the view of the neighborhood with Greek food both traditional and newer variations.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Carole Hopson
    Shirah
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    A real gem for a date, a meal with friends,with good food and wine. The special occasions are a plus. Looking forward to the day when its venue can expand somewhat,so that the occasional Greek music and dance has room.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Greek food lover
    RogersVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    It was a special event about santorini wines.we all enjoyed the evening
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Greek food in denver
    Dineorwhine
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I am half Greek and love the food at Axios. The flavors are authentic and delicious with a modern take. Truly great. I ordinarily avoid Greek restaurants because the food is never as good as what my grandmother and mother used to make. However, Axios is fantastic. Great service and drinks too
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disgusting
    Notafoodsnob
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Food wasn't fresh, wasn't skillfully prepared, wasn't at the proper temperature and wasn't served by competent people. It was disappointing in every way.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Find
    luv2eat
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Axios is a great little place in the up and coming neighborhood. Had driven past it many times and finally had a birthday dinner there. Wonderful food at good prices. Will definitely go back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Axios continues to impress
    TBarnes
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    We have been eating at Axios since they opened and have always had an excellent experience. Not just the best Greek restaurant in Denver, but one of the best restaurants in Denver. Service is attentive without being overbearing. Food is excellent and well presented. Telly, the owner, always manages to stop by to see how everything is. The only negative is that Axios is not open for lunch during the week.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The food is authentic and delicious! The servers were really attentive and the owner even stopped by to check on everything. Wonderful experience and will return!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing Food and Great Experience
    GarrettLS
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    This place was amazing! The service was really impressive. The owner was very active in making sure everything was great, and the server was really helpful and informative, too. The food was the best part, though. We got the dolmades to start and then the Arni Psito and the Lamb Giouvetsi. Everything tasted sooo good! I'm sure a lot of time and care went into crafting the recipes, and it was obvious in how great the results were. This was our first time visiting, but we will returning, as well as telling our friends about it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Deliciously Intimate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    We ventured to Axios with an Amazon Local deal for $50. We were seated at the front in a small table that faced the road, to see the way the nightlife was in the area. We were greeted with a hearty smile and appreciation for using an Amazon Local deal (which is a nice change of pace from how people usually react to some sort of deal voucher). Our waitress gave us recommendations on food and drink, and we went with a nice hummus plate, pork loin with rice, and pork chop. The hummus plate was the perfect size and a nice space filler before the main courses. I had the most giant hunk of pork I've ever had at a restaurant, and it was cooked to perfection. The drinks were unique and a nice complement to the entrees. A great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Greek
    foodnut
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    A small Greek restaurant located off the usual track. The food is excellent and the diners are young professionals. Friendly staff. The flaming cheese is always my favorite. Great place for meeting friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GEM!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    We went here for dinner to celebrate Mother's Day, the food was amazing and our service was even better! I highly recommend and will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    If you like Greek food, you should check this place out. It is outstanding Greek food and not even classifying it as Greek, it is just flat out delicious-very everything on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Excellent
    KleatusVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great place for Mother's Day brunch, one of my mom's favorite restaurants when she comes to town!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.