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Athenia Resturant and Bar

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U 80 3030 the Boulevarde | Emerald Lakes, Carrara, Gold Coast, Queensland 4211, Australia
+61 7 5594 5656
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the best Greek restaurant on the Gold Coast. It's worth the drive. The food provides fair sized but not over the top portions for a fair price while being delicious and genuinely Greek food. Although a little out of the way compared to the tourist areas, it provides a restaurant aimed at return business from locals... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again Belinda, lily and all the staff at athenia gave us 1st class service and we loved celebrating mum's birthday there tonight. The trio of dips, calamari, haloumi, stuffed zucchini and souvlaki were divine as usual. A top gold coast restaurant!

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Thank Ali S
Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marvellous food, excellent service and a feeling of that authentic Greek touch. The best Souvlaki you can get in QLD. Definitely recommended !!

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Thank NeilGAB
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What this restaurant lacks in good food it makes up for in poor service and arrogance. Started by trying to select a wine, waitress came back twice..not available. Accept a wine not available, but shouldn't the staff know? Waited two hours for main course only to be presented with non descript tasteless prawns and dry rice swimming in cream. When... More 

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Thank Tracey C
gold coast queensland
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 60 th Birthday back to my favourite Greek restaurant and bar on the GC They came interstate Nsw Victoria Brisbane city and local to celebrate my birthday 2 large tables seating for 30 plus like minded people We thought it would be for the best for mine host Majit to create a Greek tapas feast for everyone Breads variety... More 

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Thank taffy_longman
Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Greek food menu something to please everyone. Generous meal size fresh and tasty Dined on a Tuesday night very relaxing service was great.

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Thank avlim2017
Gold Coast, Australia
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We love this place for Lunch. Usually have plates of Tapas style i.e. Haloumi, garlic mushrooms, meatballs etc. The staff are wonderful and really take the time and care to look after you. The Owner has a real sense of humour.

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Thank Shirley T
Runaway Bay, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had been searching for a while for a great Greek Restaurant in the Gold Coast. Had tried the few that are listed on Google and were always disappointed, but then found this treasure. I totally agree with other reviewers who commend the host Majjid for his brilliant hospitality. I have not had such authentic slow cooked lamb since leaving... More 

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this place. Could not fault it in anyway! Definitely will be coming back. Food was marvellous and the service was even better. Such a calm and relaxing environment

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Thank Brooke W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful in every way. The food was amazing, very fresh and came out so quickly. Meal sizes were quite big, great value for money. All the staff were so welcoming and nice. Can't wait to visit again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 80 3030 the Boulevarde | Emerald Lakes, Carrara, Gold Coast, Queensland 4211, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Carrara
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5594 5656
Description
Authentic Greek Cuisine. Absolute Waterfront Dining on Emerald Lakes. Gold Coast's #1 Greek Restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?