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The Sultan

1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
+1 706-850-7725
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
16 Jun 2016
“great lunch place!”
17 Jan 2017
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
€€ - €€€
1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food was TERRIBLE..... 4 trays of vege "finger" food = $245.00 Burnt pita chips and pita halves. The only saving grace was the Store bought Baklava The owner was rude and unable to provide an itemized receipt

Thank asbwell
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Sultan is delicious for supper but has a great lunch menu, perfect for a business lunch. This is a hidden gem and one of the several great restaurants on Baxter Street that has revitalized this area!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We thought we would stop in Athens, which is a lovely town on our way to the Botanical Gardens. We were looking for a restaurant which apparently had closed and happened upon The Sultan which we thought was Greek but turned out to be Lebanese....More

Thank beachwalkerfun
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I rarely ever award only one star--maybe once before--but I can't justify anything better: salad so wilted I can only imagine it had been stored in the refrigerator since the day before. Add to that a commercial bottled dressing. Wait! It started off with a...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Love the food here. Everything tastes so fresh and homemade. The owners work so hard to make delicious Lebanese meals. The chicken and rice soup is amazing--I am addicted to it and order it every visit. You can't go wrong with the entrees--everything I've had...More

1  Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place is so good! It is rarely crowded, though the food is cooked when ordered, so sit back and watch the interesting music videos from the middle east.

Thank Leigh H
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Not knowledgeable of Middle Eastern cuisine in any way but the owner is personable and a reliable source of advice.

Thank wallyhawn
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

This is a family favorite, especially for my mother. We've been customers here for years, and were very happy when they moved off Atlanta Hwy. The new location is more spacious, easier to navigate entry/exit and just like the previous location it is a clean...More

Thank TruthInNumbers
Reviewed 11 April 2014

We ate here while passing through town on our way home from a trip. If you live in Athens or are anywhere near there, give this place a try. Other reviewers obviously had negative experiences with both the food and service but that was not...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This was my first visit to The Sultan and I was looking forward to it. I WILL NOT be going back. I went with a large party for a birthday celebration. Despite being the only group in the restaurant, the food took a long time...More

Thank mrougeau7
Zouheir A, Owner at The Sultan, responded to this review

Mary, As we remember it, everyone's food came out within twenty minutes of being ordered - and by our count, that's pretty good for a table of twenty-people. If you look on our menu, our lunch combos are 7.95 plus tax. It clearly states on...More

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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1074 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606-6315
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-7725