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Cafe Athens

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2842 Council Tree Ave, Ste 149, Fort Collins, CO 80525-6318
+1 970-232-9084
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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El Mirage, Arizona
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had family coming in for a concert with us and they were craving middle eastern food....as we were new to the area, we were not sure where to go... after a bit of research, we decided on Cafe Athens and were not disappointed! we didn't want a fast food joint, which this is not....but were expecting a bit more... More 

Thank TheRotens
Saratoga WY
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173 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for a quick meal. Lots of choices, but I enjoyed the appetizer plate as a meal. Quite filling for one person!

Thank PBandJ2003
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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88 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at the Athens Café. The café is small in an outdoor mall setting. We were seated immediately. We both had the gyro plate that included a side and a drink. The gyro was very fresh and hot. I'm not really into French fries, but they were outstanding. Thanks to the waiter for making the suggestion.... More 

Thank HaFinkne
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place is one if my favorites especially for a late lunch. A good glass of wine, some dolmates (stuffed grapeleaves), and maybe some chicken, or a gyro, or spanakopita! Love this here! Fantastic for dinner too and doesn't cost you a week's wages.

Thank Amanda J
Centennial, Colorado
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We like Mediterranean food and Cafe Athens won't disappoint you! We enjoyed feta queso appetizer (a unique dish in our experience...and very good)and gyros. It has sort of an upscale fast food but full service.

Thank OurDenverFamily
Loveland, Colorado
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263 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We visit here periodically when we're craving tzatziki and gyros. The food is consistently good and service tends to be friendly. They're the best gyros in northern Colorado, although I wouldn't compare the food to what you can find in the "big city" or anywhere in Europe. But they're definitely good enough to sate that craving for Greek food. To... More 

Thank CopperLeah
San Ramon, Costa Rica
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211 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We try to go here every time we're in Fort Collins. Everything's delicious, but the souvlaki/lamb gyros platter is my favorite since it has basically everything you'll need there. Also check out the flaming cheese and desserts.

Thank CostaRicaOutsider
Lusk, Wyoming
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

do you love gyros and baclava? then try this place out I believe it is a chain and I usually dont go for those I like the mom and pop private places but I wascraving gyros and this popped up on my search in FoCo and i want disappointed. The greek nachos are way too much for one person as... More 

Thank Meesh63
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with three other family members. We all ordered the gyro meal and they were authentic and delicious. We had an excellent server who brought extra sauce and checked back frequently. The decor is comfortable and family friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank epenp
Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

I went to this restaurant on Thursday for lunch. I paid the bill with my credit card and left CASH for the tip. I just checked my bank account and saw they also took the liberty of adding more tip to the credit card! Won't be going back to this place and won't recommend it to others. Pure fraud!!! The... More 

Thank michelek950

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2842 Council Tree Ave, Ste 149, Fort Collins, CO 80525-6318
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: +1 970-232-9084

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