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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my second visit to Athos and I think if I died and woke up in food heaven, it would inside this place. The variety and quality of their offerings makes every visit here a new adventure. Great meals are to be had from...More

Thank El_Cheevo72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us spent ~$100 with tips. Food is very tasty and fresh. We did the fish platter of the day, three spread salads, fried calamari with Marinera spice and sea food pasta. Lot of food but am big eater. Everything we ate was perfect....More

Thank Bmsabry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dropped into Athos on Monday evening. We had a FABULOUS experience. The waiter (who also was working the bar in the Taverna) was friendly AND efficient, made good suggestions (ie. wine, dessert choice, etc), and was of the highest caliber. We...More

Thank Rrose411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly the best in Albany. The selection and presentation of seafood is memorable, flavorful, and sets a presidence. The servers are always prompt, courteous and happy to explain how a dish is prepared. They have a nice selection of wine, and have always explained the...More

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 4--every dish was excellent. Good location with parking. Attentive/unhurried service. Have bee there before and will return again.

Thank BrewsterG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg! The food is delicious and the service is excellent!!! Highly recommend & have never had a bad meal. The ambiance is elegant....the menu is plentiful! Athos is our secret treat!

Thank Woody P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch authentic Greek food. The best Greek you will find in the capital district area. You won't regret the visit.

Thank Evan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our meal was excellent. Our Service was great. An prices were reasonable. I would recommended this place.

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When in Albany, it is worth your while to eat here. Close to the Crossgates Mall with ample parking- the service is great, plentiful seating and delicious fare. We made last minute reservations for 5 for Sunday night and were immediately seated around 6:30pm. We...More

Thank Analia G
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent atmosphere...none better in the area! Easy to find, very clean, very friendly. Will not be disappointed.

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Jean H
29 July 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Yes, fully accessible.
4 March 2017|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
We have many gluten free options, all of which are labeled on our menus. In addition to our many GF selections, There are a few dishes on our menu that are "gluten free possible"... for example: the zucchini chips (made... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from CLCropsey | Property representative |
Thank you for the question! We have a few sweeter cocktails on our current cocktail list, and we'll also have a few on our new cocktail list. Our bar manager is excellent, and he would be happy to create something that fits... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-608-6400
  • E-mail
Athos was voted one of the 100 Best Greek Restaurants in America by The National Herald. Casually elegant, Athos serves only the very freshest seasonal ingredients, lovingly brought together using time-honored recipes and techniques, like clay pot cooking, and whole fresh fish-filleted table-side.
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