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Athenian Deli & Restaurant

1242 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-2627
+1 401-463-6025
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
23 Feb 2017
“Awesome Comfort Food”
23 Aug 2016
“Great food.”
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Greek, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
1242 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-2627
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The décor is not memorable, but the service is very good...such a friendly staff! The food is terrific and there are so many choices. Best of all, the selection of comfort foods changes from day to day, but is always extensive AND delicious. The selections...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This has been a favorite of mine for over 30 years. Always fresh and delicious food. The folks who serve you are pleasant and fun to talk with. Very very reasonably priced. Never disappointed. Try the spinach pies. They are one of my favorite items.

Thank RevRon881
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The insides of this restaurant is like going back in time. Nothing fancy but very clean. The staff is very friendly and aim to please. There are hot items available which vary daily. I personally love the lasagna and the portions are generous. I will...More

1  Thank Keesar
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Before I married my husband and moved away, the Athenian was one of my favorite lunch spots. My sister and I visited, and couldn't wait to see if the lazagna and spinach pies were still on the menu. To our delight, they were! That first...More

2  Thank DGeli
Reviewed 29 November 2015

some friends from URI told me about this place so i stopped in. was blown away. the food was fabulous and the prices were really really a bargain. do not miss it. only mistake image was not taking out a bunch of food for dinner!

3  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Recently I have been in Cranston a number of times. On my first visit my client suggested the Athenian for lunch. First the caveat ... it aint fancy. Its not the place to go if you are looking to impress a date. It is the...More

6  Thank JeffreyONYC
Reviewed 13 August 2015

a very plain inside this restaurant should not turn you off. the food is great,like greek all the way.the dishes may be a little different but try them and I think you will like them a lot. they have a nice but limited choice but...More

2  Thank Barry N
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

If you haven't try this deli...you are certainly missing out on some authentic Greek food.and some other great deli treats...I had the Greek gryo with side Greek salad...and my husband had one of the daily specials...fried delish scallops...and we took home some spinach pies for...More

3  Thank Carolann S
Reviewed 5 March 2014

All food made fresh and homemade. Eat in or take out. Super size portions. Very busy at lunch but they move quickly.

3  Thank Diva6296
Reviewed 14 August 2012

This was a staple place for me back in the 80'/90's.. Went back recently and the owners are now Portguese and the owner went back home to Greece a few years back.. I still got Gyro but it was poor and not the same.. Too...More

3  Thank Anthony C
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  • Address: 1242 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-2627
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-463-6025
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