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Athens Restaurant

33 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

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For more than a quarter of a century, people have been returning to Athens Restaurant for an enjoyable dining experience and friendly hospitality.

Here at the Athens we believe in using fresh & locally sourced (when able & available) ingredients and superior products in our recipes. We prepare most everything in house and to order.

A family run restaurant, we specialize in authentic Greek dishes from our own original recipes, as well as serving an array of other dishes such as Grilled Meats, Seafood, Pastas, Pizza and Breakfast, Brunch and Homemade Desserts. With such a varied menu selection, there is something to please every palette.

Founded by Sam & Areti Panopalis in 1982, the Athens Restaurant has been operated by their son, Evangelos, since their re-opening on Quinpool Road in 1996. We still serve many of the same customers from our original location. At the Athens our patrons are like family to us. We invite you to visit us for a fabulous meal.
Dining Style
Home Style
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Greek, Mediterranean, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Daily: 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Lunch: Daily: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinner: Daily: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Phone number
(902) 422-1595
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Sotirios Panopalis, Evangelos Panopalis
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Cross street
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0  based on all time ratings
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Brunchgroup (Atlantic Canada)
5.0  Dined on May 11, 2014

Excellent food and service as usual. We always enjoy spending time with friends after church to continue our fellowship.

Brunchgroup (Atlantic Canada)
4.0  Dined on February 23, 2014

Excellent food and service as usual

Greek (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 25, 2014

Good food. I had the veggie combo and I enjoyed every bite. The roasted vegetables were a bit too oily though.
Would go back.

sobernye (Atlantic Canada)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2013

As usual, the food was great, the service was great, and we will be back. The only thing I did notice was that we didn't get any bread before the meal, which we usually do.

Thomas (Atlantic Canada)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2013

Missed your wonderful GREEK salad with my meal. OR Bagget bread with dip,,,,,,, My partner would have liked a few pices of calamari with his seafood platter......

Brunchgroup (Atlantic Canada)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2013

Excellent service and great food as usual. Always a pleasure.

BJfoodies (Atlantic Canada)
3.0  Dined on November 29, 2013

Great local spot for pre movie dinner. Chicken Soulvaki was tasty with greek salad, roasted potatoes and pita bread. We will be back
for sure.

vipOpenTable Diner (Atlantic Canada)
1.0  Dined on August 26, 2013

Monday 26th August, my friend and I were there for dinner. We were seated and presented the menus. It took a log time for our sever to come me take the order and she said sorry for the wait. Well, actually we were watching them standing around and talking as the restaurant had only few customers. We ordered our food, got two glasses of wine, an appetizer, chicken souvlaki and chicken Parmesan. I wanted a bit more sauce for my calamari but our server never came back and asked how things were. Furthermore the calamari were made using the batter they use for fish and chips. After we finished our calamari she came and took the plate. I noticed that other tables were getting bread but we were never offered bread.

Cowie (Atlantic Canada)
4.0  Dined on July 11, 2013

We have visited Athens almost weekly( or more) for approx. 15 years.

Family owned with owners always on site.

Great relaxed/ family atmosphere! Service is usually very good with pleasant staff.

We may not open the menu since we know several dishes which are always dependable and excellent presentation and flavours.

The haddock fillet dinner is a standard and have NEVER had a bone or fish not perfectly prepared.

We always recommend Athens to friends/ colleagues and clients!

Brunchgroup (Atlantic Canada)
5.0  Dined on June 16, 2013

Athens is a very friendly and accommodating restaurant.
I am in wheelchair and my daughter has gluten free needs.
There has never been an issue with either request.
We enjoying going a couple of times a month after church for brunch and fellowship.
Will certainly recommend this great establishment to everyone.