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Athena Pallas

556 22nd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2720
+1 703-521-3870
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“moussaka” (18 reviews)
“baklava” (16 reviews)
“greek salad” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
556 22nd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2720
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Was on the hotel bus going from the metro stop to the hotel and saw this restaurant as we drove by. Having just been to Greece, thought "Why not give this place a try". So, walked back the same evening to the Athena Pallas. SOOOO...More

Thank BRTC
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Decided to try this place after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. Glad it did! Good service, and lots of "Greek comfort food" on the sampler platter. Too much, in fact -- couldn't eat it all, even though it was all good! Wound up with the baklava...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you want an excellent meal in Crystal City area then Athena Pallas is the place to go. Their daily specials are super but you need to get there early or the specials will be gone. That's okay though as their menu offers exceptional food...More

Thank Billy E
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great find. The service was great and so was the food. I ordered a vegetarian dish with Egg plant and it was just great. Portion size was enough for one person. Overall great ambience and good place to eat in DC. Specially...More

Thank gomia1979
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had the combo Greek plate with a bottle of Greek wine. Very generous portions! The mousaka was very good and the Greek salad had very fresh ingredients

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner - had a great traditional Greek village salad with cucumber, tomatoes, onions, feta, and a very good scallop dish for the main course - light and very tasty. The waiter we had was very nice, and service was good. I'm guessing he...More

Thank Ann971
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Not only are management rude and childish, they literally chewed someone out for parking in their empty shared lot to go to the restaurant next to them, the other side of the line of parking spaces were full and thy went out of their way...More

Thank kaponflores
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We really enjoyed Athena Pallas! The grilled octopus and the moussaka were just like we had in Greece two years ago. They even had Assyrtiko wine from Santorini - our favorite from the Islands. I highly recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for an authentic...More

1  Thank Kshimits
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I enjoyed the Greek Salad (without anchovies - I'm a vegetarian), but the dressing didn't seem homemade and was too sweet for me. The veggies were very fresh and the feta was super creamy. The Tzatziki and Spicy Feta appetizers were good, but there wasn't...More

1  Thank CMH-FC
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Athena Pallas is an authentic Greek Restaurant located in Arlington, VA. Their food and their service is top notch. Their house red wine is excellent as well. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for some great food with a warm and friendly staff. They...More

1  Thank Dramajames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 22nd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2720
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-521-3870
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