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The Gateway to Athens

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360 Exchange St NW, Suite 107, Concord, NC 28027-2923
+1 704-788-2174
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and it's one of the best Greek restaurants in the area. Food was authentic. Highly recommended.

Thank Jeff F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While driving around the shopping plaza for a lunch option I found this gem. So glad i did. The food was fresh, full of flavor and more than enough for lunch. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The value was spot on. I had the full size chicken rice bowl. The chicken was juicy, tender and grilled to perfection. The... More 

Thank nchokiegal01
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The mama Mia bowl is the best! I also love the NY Greek gyro! If you're a local or visited out of town, you must check them out!

Thank Katie B
Mooresville, North Carolina
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This is a terrific Greek place. It's a small family place with a lot of smiles from the servers. Food is fresh & homemade. That's why I think some reviewers are critical of the prices. You can't do food from scratch & do it really cheap & stay open. Anyway best fresh tiziak sauce ever. We each had a NY... More 

Thank LeslieL4
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

While visiting family in Concord I had a day to myself. I decided to get some take out from Gateway to Athens. The staff was super friendly, and my order was ready to go in a few minutes. The food was fresh and delicious. Highly recommend! And if you sit to eat that seem to have a great wine and... More 

Thank Chelsea S
Greenville, South Carolina
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235 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I've eaten Greek food in big cities - Chicago, NYC, and even Athens, Greece. The GYRO in this place is the best I have ever had. Every time I am in Concord, I get a few. The flavoring of the meat, plus pita, plus the sauce is just a mouthful of flavor. You will not be disappointed here. I love... More 

Thank D M
Concord, North Carolina
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted something different than our usual take out, and gave Gateway to Athens a try. We had the gyros with the Greek rice. Delicious. The only criticism is that we would have loved more rice, which was flavorful and very tasty. Since we did not dine in, I cannot comment on the restaurant atmosphere.

Thank Kirby N
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We was in the neighborhood and always noticed this restaurant wanted to see if it was any good and to my surprise the food was very good and so was the service I would definitely come back

Thank Angela N
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to this place with family. Food is average and over priced. This is the first time this happened to us. We ordered starters for lunch. The lady at counter charged us extra 3 dollars for splitting cost. Why would u charge a splitting cost to anyone. We told this to her,she removed the charge. But said we... More 

Thank Bhavin D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have been to the restaurant several times, and I have never had a bad experience. The NY combo is amazing!! Highly recommend this place, besides the great food, the staff is very friendly.

Thank jesussalas75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Exchange St NW, Suite 107, Concord, NC 28027-2923
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 704-788-2174

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