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Athena Grill

1505 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054-3433
+1 408-567-9144
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (33 reviews)
“greek salad” (10 reviews)
“moussaka” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1505 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054-3433
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An early seating gave us a nice window table and attentive service. The informal atmosphere of Athena is inviting, and the menu is basic but broad--salads, stuffed grape leaves, seafood and grilled meat specialties are here in abundance. Prices are reasonable and service is fast....More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The first impression about this restaurant is the parking situation. Right next to the restaurant is a parking lot with two big signs saying "No Athena Grill Parking". The only available parking is on the street. We ended up parking where it took a few...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice Greek Restaurant. Decent greek food blended with American specifics, like Garlic fries. The latter coming from nearby Gilroy, America’s garlic city. Great service, recommended.

Thank Stefan K
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We always enjoy coming here: great service, free bread with some special house-made hummus as a starter, wonderful greek salads, and the best lamb kabab dishes. we have been coming here for the past 10+ years and they have never disappointed us.

Thank richter20182018
Reviewed 6 September 2018

When we were searching for a dinner plate near our hotel, this place popped up with good TripAdvisor ratings. We had Italian food the night before so some good Greek food would be a nice change. Since this restaurant is buried in an industrial area...More

Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Popular among workers in the area. A small place with some indoor and outdoor seating. Limited parking. Pretty good souvlaki.

Thank Ron V
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very nice restaurant with good mid level food. very popular for good reason. Look out for the owners own Greek olive oil.

Thank danielrS2992ZM
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Always loved going here, people are down to earth, and have brought man of my extended family members here too. On any given random evening, you might be greeted by the owner too. Can't go wrong with this place and if by chance the food...More

Thank flynford
Reviewed 27 July 2018

You order at the counter and they bring you the food to the table. Wide array of traditional Greek dishes, including some delicacies as octopus.

Thank js0rel
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice greek restaurant. Hummus and Tsasiki were very good, as well as the chicken and lamb skewers. The side dishes (salad, rice, grilled vegetables) were average. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank moshee62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Space Park Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054-3433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-567-9144
Description
Since 2002 Athena Grill has been the gastronomic oasis for the best Greek food available in the Silicon Valley and we're excited to continue that tradition with you. We offer healthy portions of delicious, authentic Greek food made fresh daily- using traditional recipes direct from Greece. Our hope is to provide you with a dining experience that will take you on a journey of the sites, aromas, and flavors that has made the Greek cuisine famous around the world. Our dishes are Greek family favorites combining the finest herbs and spices with the freshest ingredients available. When you come to Athena Grill you will have your choice of classic dishes like dolmades, biftekia, mousaka, pastitsio, giouvetsi, gemista, lamb chops, souvlakia and many others. Our freshly made delicious desserts-baklava, galaktoboureko, kataifi, karidopita, ravani, kourabiedes and melomakarona-are better than our own mothers used to make! We have designed the ambience of Athena Grill to give you the feel of a cozy neighborhood restaurant in Athens, also reminiscent of the colorful restaurant in the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding." With the blue and white national colors of Greece and authentic artwork lining the walls, and Greek music playing in the background, the interior of the restaurant matches the authenticity of our cuisine. Outside, we have plenty of seating surrounded by lush landscaping, reminiscent of what outdoor dining would typically look like at a Greek neighborhood restaurant. We will always do our very best to provide you with the same dining experience we would provide our own families and appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Thank you very much! Sas efharistoume poli!
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