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The Sultan

1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
+1 706-850-7725
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible32%
28 Oct 2017
“Perfect for Lunch”
25 Aug 2017
“Did not taste homemade.”
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This restaurant is on the higher side, but the food is fresh and delicious. It is a family-owned business, and the family is very warm. I was able to practice my Arabic with the waitress while there. The Sultan is an ideal lunch spot- there...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Their humus tasted like it was a powder mixed with water. It did not taste like they made it with chickpeas and fresh ingredients and spices.

Thank simusimu
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I usually give restaurants a 2nd chance, but I won't do it with this one..I'm sorry. We got there at 11:45am. The server is probably new, we are a group of 9, when we got there, they have 2 customers that just got their food....More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food was TERRIBLE..... 4 trays of vege "finger" food = $245.00 Burnt pita chips and pita halves. The only saving grace was the Store bought Baklava The owner was rude and unable to provide an itemized receipt

Thank asbwell
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Sultan is delicious for supper but has a great lunch menu, perfect for a business lunch. This is a hidden gem and one of the several great restaurants on Baxter Street that has revitalized this area!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We thought we would stop in Athens, which is a lovely town on our way to the Botanical Gardens. We were looking for a restaurant which apparently had closed and happened upon The Sultan which we thought was Greek but turned out to be Lebanese....More

Thank beachwalkerfun
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I rarely ever award only one star--maybe once before--but I can't justify anything better: salad so wilted I can only imagine it had been stored in the refrigerator since the day before. Add to that a commercial bottled dressing. Wait! It started off with a...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Love the food here. Everything tastes so fresh and homemade. The owners work so hard to make delicious Lebanese meals. The chicken and rice soup is amazing--I am addicted to it and order it every visit. You can't go wrong with the entrees--everything I've had...More

1  Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place is so good! It is rarely crowded, though the food is cooked when ordered, so sit back and watch the interesting music videos from the middle east.

Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Not knowledgeable of Middle Eastern cuisine in any way but the owner is personable and a reliable source of advice.

Thank wallyhawn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-7725
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