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The Athenian Cafe

217 Union Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-3247
+1 814-949-0991
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (19 reviews)
“gyros” (22 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
217 Union Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-3247
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone is really nice and the service is quick but good. It's a simple atmosphere but really delicious authentic cuisine. We dine here often!

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Don't let the dated 1980s decor and unimpressive location fool you -- this is an amazingly good Greek restaurant. I chose to eat here while staying at the new Fairfield Inn and Suites about a minute away because the reviews were so good. Yes! I...More

Thank AnikoBod B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The gyros are delicious and the staff are gracious and polite. I enjoy dining in or getting take out!

Thank pastordenise41287
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for my birthday and the waitress was very nice. Made excellent recommendations. The chicken pita wrap was so good. The house dressing was just perfect.

Thank kobooks
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Best place for Greek food in Blair County! The owner makes the absolutely best Baklava in the World! When ordering one of the Greek dinners, (Mousaka, Spanikopita, Pasticcio) always ask for the luncheon size. You will be served huge pieces -- we always need take...More

Thank PAmom82
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place for dinner but didn't want a chain restaurant. Found this on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. The setting leaves a little to be desired but, the food is excellent. Our waitress was great, from making...More

Thank Steve459
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We visited twice in the fall of 2016 for lunch. Both times we ate late - around 2 pm., so missed their busy time and some of the specials were not available, but both times we tried new-to-us foods and everything was delicious and reasonably...More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very good food, good prices. They have some very good gyros and I really like there Greek salad. There French fries are pretty good also

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Athenian Cafe always delivers consistently great Greek food. Call in an order and pick up awesome food in 20 minutes. The gyros are the best!

Thank foodie2121
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We travel from State College just to eat at this place. All of the food is delicious and the service is lovely. One owner cooks all the food. The locals check the specials regularly and they often sell out early. Kids love the food too!

Thank Suzy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Union Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-3247
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-949-0991
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