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1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
Today
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful Greek food - the octopus appetizer is a must (tender, great flavor), the whole fish never disappoints. Nice atmosphere, great wine list, always exceptional service. I've never had a bad meal. Great place for couples, friends, in-laws. You could bring the kids, but for me it would be a waste.

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Thank Becky S
Albany, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Athos restaurant has a lovely atmosphere for business or friends. The preparation and presentation of the dishes are well done. I would recommend, for Tapas, Dinner or just a nice adult beverage. It is moderately priced.

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Thank Lintonaire
Loudonville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Athos over the weekend. The service was phenomenal and staff friendly. I was a little reluctant to try some dishes, but I got great advice from the staff. The lamb chops and lemon potatoes were EXCELLENT!!! Will definitely return.

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Thank sullenbergerl
Loudonville, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great meal for my daughter' bon voyage dinner before heading back to college. I had the lamb chops which were spectacular. All 5 of us enjoyed our meal. Be sure to order appetizers. Our waitress Danielle was excellent also.

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Thank John F
Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service, really is the defining characteristic of fine dining. The meal was excellent. Some of, if not the best Greek food I have had. The Moussaka, was terrific, better even than at local Greek Festivals. The Retsina, (by the glass) was also a good solid table wine. Were it not for the gauntlet that is Albany DWI patrols, I would... More 

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Thank demoroman
Latham, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dabbled in basic Greek fare, stuffed grape leaves, Falafel, hummus, Greek Salad, Baklava,and I've eaten in many fine dining and ethnic restaurants; so imagine my surprise and good fortune to find this gem. First, the atmosphere is delightful, elegant yet friendly. Great fun to walk over, the large Glass floor-Wine Cellar and enter the Formal dining room. Real linens... More 

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Thank Mj B
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I wanted to go somewhere a bit upscale and out of our normal routine for our Christmas Eve celebration. We decided to give Athos a try. Our server Shelby was excellent - friendly, attentive and accommodating. The atmosphere was nice but could have had a bit more of a holiday flair. I had a grasshopper at the... More 

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Thank Susan S
Albany, New York
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner at Athos during one of their Greek nights. Live music included, not much dancing. The menu is exciting and authentic. Appetizers were excellent.The wine list was pricey, with house whites at $10. But the place was packed, with lots of groups arriving after 9:00 PM for dinner parties. Try the Tavenera menu at the bar, different... More 

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Thank AllinOneHome
Albany, NY
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Athos Restaurant and I was very pleased. They lived up to my high expectations, as I heard great reviews from friends. The food was excellent, I had Acorn Squash filled with vegetables and a pistachio crust, yum! My friend loved her dish also, although I do not remember the name. Jeff A told us... More 

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Thank ttlasagna
Albany, New York
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Athos both for business and pleasure. They are a fantastic place to have small business functions and work with you to stay in your budget as well as needs for the event. Personally they were wonderful.for my two little kids and the food is always fantastic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?