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Athenia Restaurant Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 4 - USD 32
Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews moussaka calamari baklava stuffed zucchini mixed souvlaki lemon potatoes meat platter slow cooked lamb creme brûlée turkish bread salad greek restaurant the gold coast overlooking the lake friday night great night family and friends
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful location right on the water at Emerald Lakes. Nice to look at the lake while the sun goes down and the lights come on. Service was prompt, friendly and helpful. Drinks were nice (beers and wine by the glass). Food was delicious -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 0412JuliaC
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another amazing meal here. Very authentic flavours and generous portions. We had the meat platter and some extras between two of us and left feeling very full. Friendly service and highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dotpom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Manager was kind enough to squeeze us in (a big booking) at short notice. Friendly service especially from the younger waitresses. Food "nice". Good serving sizes. Only letdown was how incredibly hot it was inside, they had the doors open but there was no breeze...aircon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lynda_e_Miller
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our return to Emerald Lakes village included a visit to the restaurant. We enjoyed good service, prompt food service and very authentic and tasty Greek food. Recommended.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chrisrferdi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Athenia is a regular favourite of ours, staff are friendly and attentive, the food is excellent always and if the weather permits eating outside the view of Surfers Paradise is captivating. Sour favourites are an entree on Garlic Mushrooms and the Chef’s Suggestion as a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 370JimS370
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Athenia after finding their menu online which looked great. The food surpassed all expectations and was absolutely delicious, and the house wine with their own label was also lovely. Sharp and friendly service from everyone who was on shift that night and a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alexhS655OS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You couldn't find more authentic Greek cuisine! The service is impeccable...I could sit and talk to the owners all night! They are just divine individuals. Food portions are MASSIVE!! You get your moneys worth here. The calamari melts in your mouth (best calamari I've ever...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JamesGraham71
Majid P, Owner at Athenia Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you We do what we know is best Very glad that we provided what was expected , it comes natural , it was a pleasure to meet you Look forward to seeing you again Please do tell your friends Kind Regards Majid

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally got around to visiting Athenia and we were not disappointed. Perfect evening with great food, wine and ambiance. Every meal was better than expected. The service was just right and the meals arrived arrived perfectly timed. The Calamari was to die for and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 510brucet
Majid P, Owner at Athenia Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you It was our pleasure Look forward to seeing you again Kind Regards Majid

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great quality food, huge servings and very friendly staff. As it’s not right on the coastal strip (10 mins inland), it is not too crowded and still has a picturesque waterfront location (Emerald lakes). I would highly recommend anyone to seek out this restaurant -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andymc2060
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We are locals to Athenia Restaurant. We have tried a lot of dishes from their menu and all are amazing. The staff are warm and friendly and make you feel like you are part of the family. The setting is beautiful over the water. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Judy K
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