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Athenian Gardens

950 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902-5486
+1 843-379-9222
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (22 reviews)
“greek salad” (16 reviews)
“gyros” (14 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
950 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902-5486
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Been coming to this place for years. The Real Deal - mama does the cooking and son runs the place. Authentic Greek with a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional dishes. Many daily off menu specials. Very popular locally. Be careful ! Only open for...More

Thank Stevedec
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Oh, they know all about Athenian Gardens at Beaufort Memorial, the staff have worn a groove in Ribaut road crossing to get lunch every day, but some folks don't know of this wonderful place, hidden under a giant live oak. Athenian Gardens may be the...More

Thank greenwichite2017
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Met a friend for lunch today-she eats here weekly, my first time. I arrived a little early and was warmly welcomed and seated at this cute little restaurant. Stephen runs the front of the house and Mama is cooking up authentic and delicious Greek dishes...More

Thank kendellbrink
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Finally got to eat here. Excellent food and engaging staff. Will definitely return. Stephen and his mom are extremely inviting. Love going for the food and entertainment.

Thank Snowny2016
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Always quick service, delicious meals and good size portions. The host is always accommodating. Friendly customers.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I eat in this restaurant as often as possible. Always excellent food. It is sad to hear talk of it closing in the future....

Thank goobersgal
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We enjoyed the lunch the food was good. the owner is very friendly. His mother does the cooking. Has been consistently good.

Thank nkormendi
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have ordered take out many times here over the years and we always receive great service and food. Their Gyros are the best we have ever had, bar none.

Thank Patches62
Reviewed July 9, 2018

As long as mama is in the kitchen (and she always is), you can be sure the food is Greek, from the salad to the spanakopita. The decor is not fancy and the building is easy to miss, directly across from the hospital, but the...More

Thank dgvoge
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This Greek restaurant provides friendly staff, reliably good food and is reasonably priced. Stephan is an attentive host and makes sure things are running smoothly. The menu offers a large variety of foods including gyros, spanokopita, souvlaki and other favorites. I especially enjoy the stuffed...More

Thank Jennifer R
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Questions & Answers
February 27, 2017|
Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
At this time I think they're only open till 8PM on Fridays. Call and ask, though: (843) 379-9222
January 4, 2015|
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Response from lilysouthcarolina | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you will need to call Stefan at the restaurant to coordinate. Remember, they close on Saturday and Sunday
January 4, 2015|
Response from JudithAnn308 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but arrive before the lunch hour. It's really good, and really casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:59 a.m.
10:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902-5486
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-9222
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