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Athens Restaurant & Grill

1939 Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412-2114
+1 843-795-0957
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“gyro platter” (7 reviews)
“greek salad” (7 reviews)
“spanakopita” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
1939 Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412-2114
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Inside has an old fashioned feel & look, but the food is tasty and the service is good. It's quiet and there is outdoor seating also.

Thank bbg130
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

OMGOSH! It was amazing! First time visit and we will be going back! The food and alcoholic drinks were great!

Thank Kayla K
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had a nice afternoon meal. The food is the best Greek food that we've had in the Charleston area. This is compared to two other Greek restaurants and the food served at the Charleston Greek Festival. Ordered Greek salad, Pastitsio, & Spanakopita. Food was...More

Thank Willbaugh
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing drives me crazy more than poor service. Advertise happy hour, but different in restaurant. Waiter rude and did not make us feel welcome. Didn't know our order or what came with it. We had to tell hime several times. We both had same drinks...More

Thank ThaiDean
Reviewed 20 February 2017

In a town where new trendy restaurants are vying for the title of Charleston's hippest new eatery, predictability and reliability sometimes gets a bad rap. With a menu that has changed very little in 25 years, places like Athens can easily be ignored. This would...More

Thank lowlander46
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy Greek food, Athens restaurant is a treat. Go hungry because the portions are huge. Simple Greek salad with dressing was basic but delicious. Their homemade bread is addictive as are the Greek potatoes. Great family restaurant and pizza is yummy. Prices are...More

Thank _angierines
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a local restaurant at a great price, this is it. Good for breakfast. Does have limited hours.

Thank Rita W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Stopped here for dinner and we were very impressed. The food was very good. We tried kabob plate, gyro platter, spanikotpia and pizza. Everything was very good and very authentically Greek in flavor and presentation. Prices were fair and service was very good as well....More

Thank WEGL185
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped here a few times when we first came to CHS maybe 8-10 years ago. It was fine. I mean it was a gyro and fries. Another time we did dinner and they had some other Greek options and we tried a number but it...More

1  Thank marc c
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This restaurant is in a lovely building and when it first opened the food was great. Now not so great. The same for the service. The food is good but just average. If you are looking for really great Greek food I would suggest somewhere...More

Thank huskyf57
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26 February 2015|
Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
It guess you over charged me then. I have the receipt to prove it. Not even was I charged that but I was charged twice, had to bring it to your attention and had to wait 3 days for a refund to hit my checking account. On top... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 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
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1939 Maybank Hwy, Charleston, SC 29412-2114
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighbourhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-795-0957
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At Athens, our mission is to provide you with a family atmosphere, complete with good food, service, reasonable prices and unequaled quality. Although traditional dishes are our mainstays, we are setting the pace with new Heart Healthy-style dishes. By blending tradition with innovation, we stress the use of pure virgin olive oil in each of our dishes, thus cutting your cholesterol intake, and reducing the risk of heart disease. Thank you for being our friends, and making this family-owned restaurant such a success!
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