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Athena Greek Taverna

680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
+1 336-794-3069
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lemon potatoes” (26 reviews)
“spanakopita” (18 reviews)
“greek salad” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We read reviews and many said the food was good, but service terrible. We had a cute 16 year old wait on us and she couldn't have been more attentive or professional. The food wasn't good, it was great!! The portions were enormous, but the...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Athena's was recommended by a local associate of mine who's Greek. Of course I had to try it as it's authentic! I ordered what I was comfortable with, which was a Gyro with fries. I requested my Gyro created with the fixings of their Steak...More

Thank TDeals
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We go to Athena regularly and find it to be nothing but a 100 % great experience. This is not your usualy Greek restaurant. The food is always tasty and consistently prepared. They have unusual items such as grilled octopus and squid that is unbelievably...More

Thank JoMo6320
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

No matter the season, you cannot go wrong here. The menu and wine list are substantial. The service is gracious. The restaurant is simple but pretty. Date night or family gathering, it’s all possible here. I love the soups and salads here. The avgolemeno and...More

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It's a shame that I had such sad service because the food was spectacular. However, our waitress seemed to be out in La La land. I'm fine with waiting for good food but someone needs to fill up my drink once in a while. My...More

1  Thank 1Theo1
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I’m no expert when it comes to Greek food, but my first impression was very good. Tried the hummus with warm pita slices, spanakopita, and Arni Pisto (lamb roasted in wine sauce, lemon potatoes, rice & Greek green beans). Brought leftovers back home (where we...More

Thank demTravels
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great spot for take-out or dine-in. Authentic Greek food and lots of choices. Salad with Greek dressing, grape leaves, Greek rice, spanakopita and so on. On main street and easy to find, Easy parking.

Thank aggada
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Greek place in WS. The full menu, great wines and super service. Vegetarians and vegans can eat here. Excellent spanakopita, soups and vegetarian moussaka.

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed 23 August 2017

After several years I went back to Athena recently on a work related luncheon. I honestly tend to forget about this restaurant, tucked on Stratford Road, despite the fact that I frequently drive by it. I ordered the small chicken souvlaki skewer, served with a...More

Thank DearDona
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I am Greek and my wife and I decided to look for a Greek restaurant on a trip to Winston Salem. We tried Athena Greek Tavern on 8/18/17. The food was fabulous! I had the dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves) and my wife had the stuffed...More

Thank Nick R
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Response from danitroline | Reviewed this property |
No it is not! I ate there Two nights ago!
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19 August 2015|
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They have music on Thursday nights!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 S Stratford Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27103-1726
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-794-3069
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Offering age-old tradition and timeless recipes that have been passed down through generations, the restaurant successfully combines cuisine and atmosphere to create a dining experience that won't soon be forgotten.
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