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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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“lamb” (69 reviews)
“octopus” (37 reviews)
“baklava” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food we had was very good and the white Greek wine was excellent. I do not give this restaurant five stars because I feel the pricing is relatively high for the value. The seating areas and bathroom are very average overall and not maintained...More

Thank SweetFreesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table and arrived 5 minutes late due to traffic. They still sat us right away, the greeter was very friendly and asked us if the table's location was Ok. It was, our waiter was very attentive, friendly and was very helpful with...More

Thank ZL4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there in vacation with my boyfriend and we went to Athos! Very nice restaurant in Albany! Greek Food was delicious! See you next time!

Thank cris9402
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience starts when you open the door - take a breath and the taste experience begins. The smell of the food, welcome, comfort, warm, brings a smile to your face and you begin to salivate in anticipation. It is not overwhelming, but pleasant, homey,...More

Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend Barry Hughes told me about this place several years ago, and I finally got around to going there on a last minute date with my wife. The second we walked inside, the atmosphere and décor captured our senses. Moments later, the staff greeted...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal, wonderful serve!! Authentic Greek food....highly recommend this restaurant!!Loved the lamb, Moussaka and Baklava!!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starting with a round of appetizers, calamari, and ZUCHINNI Chips! LAMB YOUVETSI and GREKOLIMANO were SO delicious!! And then Loukoumathes and Athos Cheesecake was a fantastic finishing touch. We were visiting from Texas and appreciated the warm greetings and special people who made our evening....More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really, the food is truly special. From the fresh from the oven, best ever pitas, to the salad, to the octopus, to the stuffed grape leaves, etc. etc. it was ALL excellent! The only problem is that we had to drive 2 hours to get...More

1  Thank lovesinns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Greek food. Very fresh, great service. Every dish was delicious. It reminds me of food I had in Greece and feel lucky to have this option here in Albany.

1  Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our visiting daughter and her boyfriend out to dinner recently, not having reservations or a specific restaurant or cuisine in mind. Since we had just returned from vacationing with our other kids in Greece, we decided to stop at Athos....More

1  Thank Frank R
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Traci S
29 July 2018|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
All of our menus are available in the Taverna area, so you can order from either the dinner menu or the taverna menu - or both!
25 June 2018|
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Response from LuvtheAdirondacks | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor patio but a great idea
Jean H
30 July 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Yes, fully accessible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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 50 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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