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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 17 min
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is a really simple place, with Greek architecture and forniture, everything is remembering me the Mediterranean Sea, Greek flag and the Greek people warmth. Just sorry for my English, but when you are eating, you don't need any words. This is what happened here. Our...More

Thank jacopo c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a chef and a food critic, this restaurant is a gem off the beaten path. From the wonderful welcoming at the front desk, the walk over the wine cellar, our waiter Charlie, and staff were exemplary. Charlie's recommendations and the whole team in the...More

Thank iamrem3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with a large group of friends to try this restaurant which has been highly recommended. We were not misled. This is a beautiful restaurant with excellent service and superior authentic Greek food. Great for singles, couples, groups and families. Possibly the best restaurant in...More

Thank Manny R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had friends visiting from Long Island who wanted authentic Greek food - well, we definitely got it. This place is wonderful. The couple we were will are both Vegan and there were several wonderful selections for them as well (I even tried one and...More

Thank sthomas0616
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very authentic and delicious! Ok, I have been to Greece and sampled the cuisine, and Athos is totally genuine. My spouse and I have been there a number of times and have never been disappointed. Must mention that Charlie, our server/waiter, was fantastic. Such a...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fancy place for the nice dinner. Tasty and healthy food. I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Dmitry I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know if it is possible to get a bad meal here. Beautiful decor, friendly servers and Excellent food! PS: don't forget the Greek desserts!

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in at 8:30 on a Sunday night and got out at 10:30. While the food tasted good it took forever to get to the table and it was not piping hot. There was one other couple in the restaurant. The pork prixfixe dinner...More

Thank VPBunnie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The glass floor that you walk on to enter looks down on a fantastic wine cellar and that alone is worth the visit but the smells coming from the kitchen won't let one linger for long.When the gracious hostess seats you at a table and...More

Thank Zeke234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service was great! Ambience is not bad but not wonderful. Can be very noisy. would give 5 stars if weren't so noisy at times and is not a luxurious restaurant . Food and service are wonderful as I already mentioned. Dinners the 5...More

Thank dasgretch
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Jean H
30 July 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Yes, fully accessible.
5 March 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
We have many gluten free options, all of which are labeled on our menus. In addition to our many GF selections, There are a few dishes on our menu that are "gluten free possible"... for example: the zucchini chips (made... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! We have a few sweeter cocktails on our current cocktail list, and we'll also have a few on our new cocktail list. Our bar manager is excellent, and he would be happy to create something that fits... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-608-6400
  • E-mail
Athos was voted one of the 100 Best Greek Restaurants in America by The National Herald. Casually elegant, Athos serves only the very freshest seasonal ingredients, lovingly brought together using time-honored recipes and techniques, like clay pot cooking, and whole fresh fish-filleted table-side.
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