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Athena Greek Restaurant

212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
+1 312-655-0000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“saganaki” (30 reviews)
“lamb” (37 reviews)
“greek salad” (22 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love this place for a) the atrium seating b) family friendly service and c) good greek classics

Thank jgonzale2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic greek food in the heart of Greektown Chicago. Starting with Saganaki and ending with Backlavah it was a great meal. Loved the octopus and lamb, standards of greek food, but prepared excellently

Thank Kelly c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like to eat good food in super cute places and this place is very high on the cuteness scale. Chicago has incredible Greek food and this is one of many great Greek restaurants in the city. We go here because of the patio -...More

1  Thank Mary Jo K
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

From one of the “premier” Greek restaurants I guess I expected more, but then again Greek food is not one of my favorites. Down from WI visiting family and my brother is a big fan of the restaurant. He ordered a plethora of appetizers including...More

Thank wxman291
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

First off, ask for Lambros, he's the best. Every dish we ordered was delicious. The rack of lamb was perfect. I recommend medium to medium rare so you don't have the "burnt" complaint I read below. The wine selection is excellent and don't be afraid...More

Thank travellp4
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Free valet parking, attentive service, good food and lots of it. A local brought us out of towners with a big build up. I'm not convinced that this is the best greek food in Chicago, a real foodie town, as I have had better in...More

1  Thank Rxgeek
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Menu has changed. only 2 pages plus specials. Of our party of eight, one meal was excellent, two were so, so and five were terrible. A side of rice looked like it had been yesterday rice. Appetizers were good. Didn't stay for desert. Rally too...More

Thank nickzs2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

There are 5 of us on a conference trip. We had amazing service and the food came out quickly, was delicious and plentiful. I couldn't finish my dinner!

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I knew I was going to have a wonderful Greek meal when I entered the restaurant and saw the elderly Greek restaurant owner scurrying around the floor, directing his waitstaff, welcoming patrons and generally acting exactly like a proud, restaurant-owning Greek gentleman would act. We...More

Thank TieTheKnotVideos
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had not been to this venue in years and certainly not before its recent modern renovation. We had service and a pretty smile from Melody at the bar, while waiting for our table. Luckily we were seated in the dining room to the left,...More

Thank Raphael L
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18 May 2017|
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Response from MandRSanchez | Reviewed this property |
You can call them and ask them if they have a kids menu I believe so. I don't remember it was a trip I took without my kids. (312) 655-0000 Chicago, IL here is there number. Happy Travels
John H
12 August 2015|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are open until 11 am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 S Halsted St, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60661-5450
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-655-0000
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