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Athenian Restaurant

15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
+1 720-449-0224
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“saganaki” (10 reviews)
“flaming cheese” (12 reviews)
“gyro meat” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten here on several occassions, and on different days of the week and at different times and regardless of this, and of how busy they are, the food and service has always been absolutely 100% outstanding. I have tried nearly everything on their menu...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as you step into the Athenian you feel the relaxed nature of the restaurant and the people who work there. The service is always great. The food is delicious, unique, and plentiful.

Thank PuraVida32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a nice surprise, this restaurant has excellent Greek food. The owners and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and took the time to explain the menu. The owner even recommended a wine that complemented our fabulous meal. I am so very glad we...More

Thank CandiceMoy
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Here you can get the classic gyro or something more interesting like stuffed grape leaves, spinach and feta in phyllo dough and many others.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I got the Greek Combo and it was all good. I skipped the pita because I wanted to fill up on everything else. Serve was really good and I really like the atmosphere. If I lived in the area, I’d make this a permanent staple...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 28 January 2018

"I'm gluten-free." I told the owner/server, right up front. She then served me WHEAT FLOUR-encrusted flaming cheese! Her defense? "I don't know what gluten is. YOU [the customer] should have ..." She didn't understand, or care, that I have Celiac Disease. Unaccountable. Unteachable. Should not...More

Thank CritiqueNoir
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Easy to get to location with good food, great service and a large menu (physically large and lots of items. Maddellina is a fun server to have. Enjoyed the comfort food on a cold winter night. Settled on the Greek Combo plate although there were...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is like a true family Greek restaurant. The servers are friendly and the food is delivered fast. The gyro platter had the most gyro meat I have ever gotten for a meal. The meat was excellent plus there was a salad and potatoes,...More

Thank doantales
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I love the Greek Combo! I love the spicy feta! I love the saganaki(flaming cheese!). I love everything about this restaurant from the decor to the friendly staff! MUST TRY!!

Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Found this restaurant on TA while visiting Denver. The atmosphere is cozy and definitely makes you think of Greece. The server was attentive and friendly. The moussaka and gyro meat my friend ordered were really good. The sampler I ordered was hit and miss. The...More

Thank hookedontrvl
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Laurie W
10 January 2017|
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Response from Cg P | Reviewed this property |
Iliff and Chambers. If your heading east on iliff, go thru the intersection and take the next entrance into the strip mall. It's a stand alone location and you can see if from the road.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15350 E Iliff Ave, Aurora, CO 80013-1032
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 720-449-0224
(720) 449-0224
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