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Athena Mediterranean Cuisine

535 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-8703
+1 718-965-4578
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“pastichio” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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535 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-8703
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though the restaurant was almost empty we waited ten minutes before the owner waited on us. He explained the specials and answered all questions relating to food. He was eager to make us happy. We had the large Greek salad to start. It was...More

Thank Lance W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a tradition. We gather together every 1 - 2 months. We vary the borough, the venues and the cuisine. This time there were 16 of us (we have been as many as 29). The "facilitator" of this particular adventure chose Athena Mediterranean Cuisine in...More

Thank mamahartsoul2016
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It's clear here that the chef and waiters love working here and want you to have a wonderful experience. The food was very good but there is room for improvement. The lamb was both dry and greasy!. The fish was very good - the cornish...More

Thank 123cathy123
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The food,atmosphere,service and owners are great!We never had anything we didn't like.The owners come over and treat you like family.If you haven't tried this place yet you don't know what your missing.The spanakopita &grilled calamari are my favorite. They have such a big selection and...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great location in Park Slope, had the house hummus platter, grilled calamari (best ever) and the grilled tuna steak with a bruschetta topping. Teddy, one of the two brothers owners was a blast. Completely professional and very knowledgeable about food and beverage in general. Will...More

Thank scmor142
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I visited Athena Med.a second time today with my son and wife and was greeted by Spiro who seated us immediately for lunch. He proceeded to tell us about the specials of the day which included a chicken and veal dish. Both sounded appetizing. I...More

Thank calasso1
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I live in the neighborhood and ate an early dinner at Athena with my husband. The restaurant was almost empty so the owner waited on us. He explained the specials and answered all questions relating to food. He was eager to make us happy. We...More

1  Thank Holly137
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We came to Brooklyn looking for a Brooklyn experience and we were not disappointed when stumbled across Athena! The food was scrumptious. The ambiance was clean, crisp and inviting. The best part was Spiro himself-the friendly owner of Athena. He was as delightful as his...More

Thank rickNsteph
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent cozy little Greek restaurant. Fantastic food & service. The two brothers do a great job running things. Dolmades were amazing. Pastichio was on point. Baklava was just how my Grandmother used to make them.

Thank James A
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It's much like a family establishment with generous portions, tasty, well presented dishes. There are a limited number of tables but we are usually able to be seated without a reservation. They have excellent grilled food for lunch and dinner. Salads are generous and tasty....More

Thank gaby l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-8703
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-965-4578
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Athena Mediterranean Cuisine is a family owned Greek restaurant whose sole purpose is to provide authentic Greek food to the Park Slope neighborhood. Our menu is comprised of recipes passed down from generation to generation that are guaranteed to take you to a mythical Greek island with every bite. At Athena Mediterranean Cuisine we pride ourselves in offering high quality dishes made with the finest ingredients at affordable prices; because food this good should be accessible to all.
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