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1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
Today
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Athos should be reserved for special occasions as it is rather pricey. Atmosphere steps up to prices and food is very good and not like any other in the Albany area.

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Thank Geri D
Long Island, NY
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Upon walking in we were greeted by the well dressed hostess. Decor is warmly appointed, bright but not too much. Bathrooms were very clean! But the star of the show was of course the food and service. Our server Danielle was so nice and professional. I feel like coming back just to see her!! We will definitely be back next... More 

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Thank Joanne G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good atmosphere and friendly people. Excellent cuisine. Good variety of wines. Excellent service and outstanding Greek cuisine.

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful Greek food - the octopus appetizer is a must (tender, great flavor), the whole fish never disappoints. Nice atmosphere, great wine list, always exceptional service. I've never had a bad meal. Great place for couples, friends, in-laws. You could bring the kids, but for me it would be a waste.

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Thank Becky S
Albany, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Athos restaurant has a lovely atmosphere for business or friends. The preparation and presentation of the dishes are well done. I would recommend, for Tapas, Dinner or just a nice adult beverage. It is moderately priced.

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Thank Lintonaire
Loudonville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Athos over the weekend. The service was phenomenal and staff friendly. I was a little reluctant to try some dishes, but I got great advice from the staff. The lamb chops and lemon potatoes were EXCELLENT!!! Will definitely return.

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Thank sullenbergerl
Loudonville, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal for my daughter' bon voyage dinner before heading back to college. I had the lamb chops which were spectacular. All 5 of us enjoyed our meal. Be sure to order appetizers. Our waitress Danielle was excellent also.

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Thank John F
Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service, really is the defining characteristic of fine dining. The meal was excellent. Some of, if not the best Greek food I have had. The Moussaka, was terrific, better even than at local Greek Festivals. The Retsina, (by the glass) was also a good solid table wine. Were it not for the gauntlet that is Albany DWI patrols, I would... More 

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Thank demoroman
Latham, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've dabbled in basic Greek fare, stuffed grape leaves, Falafel, hummus, Greek Salad, Baklava,and I've eaten in many fine dining and ethnic restaurants; so imagine my surprise and good fortune to find this gem. First, the atmosphere is delightful, elegant yet friendly. Great fun to walk over, the large Glass floor-Wine Cellar and enter the Formal dining room. Real linens... More 

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Thank Mj B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I wanted to go somewhere a bit upscale and out of our normal routine for our Christmas Eve celebration. We decided to give Athos a try. Our server Shelby was excellent - friendly, attentive and accommodating. The atmosphere was nice but could have had a bit more of a holiday flair. I had a grasshopper at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?