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Athos Restaurant

1814 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-4602
+1 518-608-6400
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • 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 yesterday

While staying in Albany, my fiancee and I went online to try and find a good place to eat. Athos had good reviews, so we decided to give it a try, and we're really glad we did. The service was great, and the food was...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to a graduation dinner to celebrate from out of town. Since none of the four of us knew any place to eat, TripAdvisor to the rescue!!!! This was a great Greek restaurant!!! I had the Marinato (scallops/ shrimp in a blood orange reduction),...More

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Albany on our way to NY for one night, and one night on the way back to Montreal. We don't like to eat at chain restaurants where things have been frozen etc. so we try to find something local run by a...More

Thank cohenprof
Reviewed 1 week ago

Athos is definitely one of the best restaurants in the Capital Region. We were there for a celebration with family members from around the country, and everyone was thrilled with the experience, This is no small accomplishment, since all are seasoned travelers with very high...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Albany for training. Coming from a small town to LIMITED fine dining, this was AWESOME! I have not had lamb in a long time and what I had was flavorful along with being appealing to the eye. The young lady who attended...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is "the" place for Greek Food in Albany. The authentic menu is outstanding, excellent service and real Greek culture among ownership and staff. And, as a restaurant, they are great corporate citizens among our Greek population within Albany's Capital Region.

Thank Ginmint63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with high quality food, large quantities as well, deserves its high ranking on TripAdvisor.

Thank Amr H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We love Greek food and when we travel we go looking for it. If the restaurant serves grilled octopus, then chances are we'll be eating there. We went to Athos for the grilled octopus appetizer, which was really good, and also loved the roasted lamb....More

Thank LeonaO1
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have eaten here dozens of times over the past several years. Both the food and service are consistently very good. I could make a meal of their kolokithakia (zucchini chips with salt & vinegar).

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great Greece food but overall really good food. The fish is great, great apps. Nice Atmosphere and friendly service.

Thank billsfun77
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Questions & Answers
4 March 2017|
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Response from Chris L | 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 Chris L | 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
Renee C
10 August 2015|
Response from Chris L | Property representative |
We will be open for Thanksgiving! Our first seating is at 1:00pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
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
  • 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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