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Athens Tavern

401 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-3323
+1 804-353-9119
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good13%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Real Authentic Greek and Delicious!”
3 weeks ago
“Good food, but terrible service”
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Greek, Mediterranean
401 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-3323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant a couple of time recently and have not been disappointed in traditional foods whose recipes derive from Native Grecians. The daughter of the owner and her husband have brought back this delightful destination which previous was a mainstay operated by...More

Thank MarkWittkofski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pricing is fair. Food is good. Service level will prevent my return. Greek music was too loud when I arrived, but was turned down as the place filled up. While the menu of the old restaurant was too broad, the service was much better. I...More

Thank freqtravlr7
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The Athens Tavern was closed for several years and has now been refurbished and reopened by its original owners. The menu has been modified, removing Italian offerings. We dined there last night and loved our meals. The lamb was delicious and portions were generous. Everything...More

Thank gigiw
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Their food here is excellent. But beware of the calamari; ordered it the other night, it tasted great but was, by far, the smallest portion of calamari I've ever seen. Practically reduced to $1 per bite. Eat slowly, savor, bring your wallet.

1  Thank fxrva
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Used to go here a lot when we lived closer a few years ago. Always busy, people lined up out the door, killer calamari with garlic sauce. Got nostalgic and went back for dinner with friends last night. First, had to find someone when we...More

Thank eggdoc
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This nice little tavern was clean enough and our waitress was very nice. However, the Moussaka was not very good at all. In fact, in our 2 week east coast vacation, this was the worst meal we have had. We only tried the Moussaka so...More

Thank Nyeta
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I am originally from Detroit that had a very strong Greektown for many years, but has since faded. I never thought I'd taste real Greek food again. I have tried many Greek restaurants in the Mid-Atlantic region but found them 'american-ized'. So I went to...More

1  Thank Chava143
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Athen's Tavern is a place that is a little deceiving. It looks like it could be easily passed by,though a bit intriguing when passing by and all the tables are full. The menu is classic greek from the best spanikopita to mousaka or arnaki that...More

1  Thank Hunter L
Reviewed 24 November 2012

I've been going to Athens Tavern occasionally for many years, and I can remember a time when they had shag carpeting on the walls. Fortunately, that has been corrected. The Athens is a place where you will find reliably consistent good food - not great...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 27 July 2012

The service was friendly and fast, and we really liked everything we had - especially the pasticchio, a dish that very much resembled lasagna but with Greek style meats and seasonings in it. It was absolutely delicious, and we would recommend both the dish and...More

Thank Alexander Z
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-9119
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An authentic Greek restaurant started in 1981. Located in the historic Fan area of Richmond. A true testament of time as a long standing neighborhood restaurant.
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