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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very comfortable upscale (for Albany) dining room, extensive wine list. Our appetizers were the “best bites”, and if we go again, we’ll sit at the bar and have apps and a glass of wine (and save a substantial chunk of change on the so-so entrees).

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan2532
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in Albany for a meeting and a friend took me to Athos for a delightful evening of authentic tasting Greek food. We went on a weekday evening and found that the restaurant was not very crowded, so we had the wait staff almost...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Al154
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is very good. I was unaware of the place and really impressed with how great this place is. Definitely one of ALBANY's best restaurants.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JVRyan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a birthday celebration and enjoyed every minute! The vegetarian prix fixe was ample - my friend would have 1-2 more meals from it. I shared the Roast Lamb with my daughter and we appreciated that they divided it in the kitchen. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Nice Comfortable Ambience,Fine Dining Experience,Friendly Wait Staff With A Nice Selection Of Wines And Deserts.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 206williamq
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A this is high quality dining, everything is delicious. The wait staff is friendly and willing to please. Can't wait to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vacationer669891
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome for couple and family visits. Good staff and good food.They have very large selection of wines.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Raj K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I really like their waiters , they are competent and know what they are serving. We didn't try the wine but looks like they have huge wine selection.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank raj k
Reviewed 24 October 2018

When my former co-workers come to Albany on business (I'm retired), we always pick Athos as our dining venue. Athos is one of the country's top-ranked Greek restaurants, and it's easy to understand why they have earned that distinction. The quality and tastefulness of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlinAlbs
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant with an attentive, well-trained service crew. We loved the grilled vegetables, especially the lemon potatoes and enjoyed the warm pita bread. Seems like the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or for a romantic evening out. Sadly, the swordfish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Questions & Answers
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
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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