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Athena Cafe & Bar

Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
+1 242-326-1296
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (67 reviews)
“greek salad” (87 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, New Providence Island
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

The location of this restaurant is really convenient for such a great place to eat. Their food is really delicious and they have a really good strawberry lemonade. The staff are really accommodating.

Thank Kelli d
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This establishment is run by a wonderful family. The food is delicious and indoor or outdoor seating is available. This is definitely a family. Restaurant. We visit every time we are in Nassau

Thank CAH6145
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Just had a great Mediterranean meal at Athena's cafe. The lamb gyros and village salad were amazing. The views of the city are nice. Rashad the server did a great job. will be back!

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

if there is a Half Star, I would give it. My wife and I went there for Coconut juice, TWO fresh Coconuts for $20. That RIPPED OFF. Before they brought the coconut, I asked them how much is it? they said it depends on how...More

Thank sovanvatey m
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was a delightful surprise we stumbled upon while touring downtown Nassau. We all enjoyed the chicken Greek salad and the boys love the passion fruit lemonade. A lot of gluten free options.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Some of the best Greek food we have ever had. The wait staff and management were all very friendly-good service.Very nice atmosphere, with indoor and outdoor seating, overlooking the main street shopping.

Thank schneidk13
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Hands down one of the best Greek cuisine options available in Nassau. The wonderful thing about this place is that it is literally in the middle of the tourist shopping district, which means that its less than three minutes walking distance from the cruise port...More

Thank Nick_x_Mimi
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My family and I went to Athena cafe for dinner. It does not have wheelchair access or elevators, so I had to carry my daughter's stroller up the stairs. They missed our order and brought an appetizer that we did not order, and my little...More

Thank elturcogrande
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I first experienced Athena's in 2009 when a group of us went to lunch, and it remains one of my favourite places to eat in Downtown Nassau. It is owned by a local Greek family and offers a comprehensive menu of Greek and Bahamian offerings....More

Thank CBean_Life
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just across the street form Junkanoo Beach,which gives it a wonderful ambiance that pairs well with the great menu!!!

Thank Ashesash
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28 December 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!
20 November 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
23 October 2015|
Response from George M | Property representative |
Thank you so very much for your compliments. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you again soon. Kolyva is usually eaten after a memorial service and yes it is delicious with barley, pomegranate, dried... 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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay & Charlotte Street, Down Town, Nassau, Nassau P.O.Box N-3669, 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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