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Athena Cafe & Bar

Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-326-1296
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“greek salad” (94 reviews)
“lamb gyro” (50 reviews)
“baklava” (32 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to take a shopping break. Food was delicious, service prompt. Clean restaurant, too. Dips were yummy!

Thank ArnoldsGo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricey for the poor menu. Recepies are far away from traditional greek. Ive been there 4 times last year. Last ordered a salad only with greens, feta cheese and olives. Salad came with radish jalapenos and cucambers. Feta was poorly springled on top and two...More

Thank Cristina A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing... The ambiance also is relaxing over looking main street. Try the octopus...it was delicious...

Thank TrinidadChick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on the food tour. Salad was amazing and service was great. Even have a baby changing station in restroom which was helpful for a person on our tour. Lovely atmosphere too. Nice bar.

Thank Lauralux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an exhausting day of shopping, my husband and I stopped in for lunch. Our server was a lovely young woman who made fantastic lunch selections. I had the cracked conch which was out of this world. My husband had a soup and salad. The...More

Thank Zrotkiv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there twice so far. Great salads, drinks, burgers, lamb, gyros! Good size menu with a lot of variety. Very reasonable prices. This is a no-brainer for inside OR outside dining right in the middle of downtown! Very friendly service. Waiter both times was Rashad...More

Thank Braden D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was out of this world. Hands down the best Greek food I've ever had (and we visited Greece for a week!). The lamb gyro was tender and flavorful. The 3 dip appetizer was to DIE for...we seriously considered ordering another one...the pita...More

Thank May21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a bit hidden but it is such a gem. The lamb was extremely tender and flavorful, and the service was very nice. I made sure to talk to the owner because the food was that good. Order the lamb gyros! You won't...More

Thank Trupti P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this terrific restaurant on a Friday With two friends. We are tourists and really had a taste for authentic Greek Food! All I can say from our OPA greeting the staff was friendly and extremely courteous. We sat on the terrace and appreciated our...More

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork gyro with fries and a pint of local beer. Great lunch. The place is busy but the staff do their best to serve with a smile. Would definitely go back again.

Thank apenn034
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Judy J
January 25, 2018|
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Response from Jean293 | Reviewed this property |
This Greek restaurant is located above a jewelry store, and you walk through the jewelry store and go up the stairs to get to the restaurant. You can eat inside in air conditioning or outside on the porch, which overlooks... More
December 28, 2016|
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Response from IsamarP1 | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a Vegan dish, but I have tried their Grilled Veggie Gyros without Cheese ( and they used Hummus as sauce) and it was DELICIOUS!! loved it!
November 20, 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for inquiring about our restaurant. We are located on the second floor and is only accessed by stairs. We hope we can still accomadate you. By request, we occasionally can arrange a seating on the first... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau
  • Phone Number: +1 242-326-1296
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Located in the heart of downtown Bay Street, Athena cafe offers the authentic greek cuisine with a Bahamian flare. Not only you can find the traditional greek favorites here but also Bahamian delicacies such as conch, snapper, grouper and lobster! We are a true, family operated business that want everyone to feel like family as soon as they enter. Have a choice to sit at our cosy bar, our air conditioned dining room or the lively verandah.
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