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Athena Greek And Lebanese Restaurant

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1530 Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203-3579
+1 318-855-8153
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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758 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

One of our favorite local restaurants to dine. The only Greek and Lebanese restaurant in the area. My wife likes the Mediterranean salad and I like the combination platter which is lamb and chicken shawarma. We always order the grape leaves with meat. Great place to eat this type of food in Monroe.

Thank French S
De Queen, Arkansas
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Not enough words to say home much I enjoyed this place. Our waitress was knowledgeable and informed us of dishes we hadn't had before. The food was beyond my expectations. Very very good. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Beau C
West Monroe, Louisiana
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Lamb and chicken were great. Great place to talk with family on a Friday night. Large portions. Service was good. Fair price. Will be back soon!

Thank fishnurse72
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

You wouldn't expect to find delicious Mediterranean food in a smallish town in Louisiana, so I was pleasantly surprised! We went for lunch. The gyro plate was delicious and an excellent portion of salad, gyro meat, rice and hummus. The hummus was some of the best I've had. The rice was buttery and perfectly seasoned. Prices were reasonable, although dinner... More 

Thank Patricia B
Monroe, Louisiana
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Not my 1st trip to Athena, but 1st time at this new location. In my opinion, Athena has always served consistently great food combined with great customer service as I have yet to have any bad experiences. My hands down favorite is the meat moussaka which is a casserole-style dish featuring eggplant and potatoes. Great place for family, business lunch... More 

Thank Jarred A
Monticello, Georgia
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Athena is a good place to go when looking for something that isn't fried or catfish in LA. It is a little expensive but it is worth it.

Thank littleshep
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I had the shrimp scampi & my friend had the chicken shawarma. Both were fabulous! The hummus was also outstanding! Grabbed a to go menu on my way out! I will be back!!

Thank Carol M
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

This is not my first time here. The Chicken Swarm is good. The service is far and the wait for your food can be long. This was true at all of my visits. During my last visit, our table had an issue and asked the manager for assistance. Someone was not happy with their food after one bite. The manager... More 

Thank blueeyedcajun28
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

I really love greek food. This place has great greek salad and the chicken kabob used to be my favorite dish there. But since they moved from North 18th street it is not the same at all. It is more like overcooked chicken strips similar to what you would pick up at a fast food restaurant. Please go back to... More 

Thank Jeane V
Newberry, Michigan, United States
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We finally were able to get to this restaurant for lunch! Every time we thought about stopping it was packed so thought if we waited till about 1:15 today it would be easier to get into the small parking area (there are also about 3 other little businesses on site). We ended up parking off to the side of the... More 

Thank Cathy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203-3579
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-855-8153

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?