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Athens On 4th Avenue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS
$8.75
Tiri Saganaki
kefalotiri cheese lightly sauteed in clarified butter and flamed with brandy. served with pita bread.
$6.75
Taramosalata
caviar spread. served with pita bread.
$8.95
Pikilia
combination plate with dolmathes, kefalotiri cheese, kalamata olives, feta cheese, fresh tomatoes, and cucumber.
$5.5
Scordalia
garlic spread. served with pita bread.
$7.95
Roasted Peppers
sweet red peppers filled with cheeses and fresh herbs, lightly floured, sauteed in extra virgin olive oil, and finished with a balsamic reduction. served with pita bread.
$5.95
Tzatziki
yogurt, cucumber, and garlic dip served with pita bread.
$12.95
Garithes Saganaki
gulf prawns sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with fresh garlic, tomatoes, onions, and feta and kefalotiri cheeses.
$12.95
Kalamarakia Appetizer
calamari lightly dusted in flour and pan-fried in olive oil.
$6.5
Dolmathes Appetizer
grape leaves stuffed with rice and herbs. served cold.
$8.75
Cheese & Olives
feta cheese and kalamata olives garnished with greek oregano and extra virgin olive oil.
SOUPS & SALADS
(lg.) $9.25
(sm.) $6.25
Village Salad
tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, peppers, feta cheese, and kalamata olives seasoned with extra virgin olive oil dressing.
(lg.) $7.75
(sm.) $4.75
Greek Salad
fresh mixed lettuce greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, onions, kalamata olives, and feta cheese seasoned with extra virgin olive oil dressing.
(lg.) $8.5
(sm.) $5.5
Avgolemono Soup
athen's fresh chicken stock, rice, chicken breast, lemon juice, and egg whites.
(lg.) $7.0
(sm.) $4.0
Lentil Soup
lentils cooked in a tomato, onion, garlic, herb, and extra virgin olive oil base.
(lg.) $8.95
(sm.) $5.95
Orea Salata
butter lettuce, cucumbers, seasonal fruit, and raisins with a honey-yogurt dressing.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
$16.95
Braised Lamb
lamb shoulder chop seared in extra virgin olive oil and braised with tomatoes, onions, and spices. served with vegetable of the day and choice of rice or pasta.
$17.95
Gleekathakia
sweetbreads sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and scallions. served with rice.
TRADITIONAL DISHES
$13.95
Dolmathes
grape leaves stuffed with beef, rice, fresh herbs, and seasonings. braised and finished with avgolemono sauce. served with vegetable of the day.
$15.95
Moussaka
braised ground beef baked between layers of grilled eggplant and potatoes, topped with bechamel sauce. served with rice.
$15.95
Pastitsio
braised ground beef baked between layers of tubular pasta, topped with bechamel sauce. served with vegetable of the day.
$10.95
Macaronatha
greek pasta and mitzithra cheese served with your choice of garlic butter, red sauce, or marinara.
$14.95
Spanakopita
fresh baby spinach sauteed with fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, and feta. baked between layers of filo pastry. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$12.95
Grilled Eggplant
sliced eggplant grilled and layered with a tomato herb sauce and melted kefalotiri cheese. served with rice.
SEAFOOD
$19.95
Garithes Pasalimani
gulf prawns sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with fresh herbs, garlic, tomatoes, onions, and feta cheese. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$16.95
Kalamarakia
calamari lightly floured and pan-fried in olive oil. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$24.95
Fishermen's Seafood Stew
seafood selection(s) of the day, prawns, and calamari simmered in a rich tomato base with citrus, herbs, and dry white wine.
Market Price
Fresh Fish Of The Day
seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and herbs. broiled and finished with white wine and garlic. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$23.95
Seafood Platter Santorini
gulf prawns and fresh fish of the day sauteed in extra virgin olive oil with fresh herbs, garlic, onions, tomatoes, and white wine. served over greek pasta with mitzithra cheese.
FROM THE BROILER
$19.95
New York Steak
usda choice. broiled to order and served with vegetable of the day and choice of rice or potatoes.
$24.95
Britzoles Arnisies
lamb chops, seasoned and broiled to order. served with vegetable of the day and choice of rice or potatoes.
$17.95
Psaronefri Souvlaki
pork tenderloin seasoned with herbs and broiled with fresh peppers, tomatoes, and onions. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$15.95
Kotopoulo Souvlaki
breast of chicken seasoned with herbs and broiled with fresh peppers, tomatoes, and onions. served with choice of rice or potatoes.
$14.95
Gyro Platter
rotisserie broiled spiced lamb and beef, sliced thin. served with pita bread, tzatziki sauce, and choice of rice or potatoes.
SPECIALS
Ask About Our Daily Specials.
Roasted Eggplant Spread
grilled octopus, steamed mussels, steamed clams, and pan-fried smelts are our & our guests favorites!
DESSERTS
$4.75
Baklava
$4.75
Rice Pudding
$5.5
Milopita
$5.5
Honey-yogurt Cake
Market Price
Dessert(s) Of The Day
PRICE RANGE
US$ 0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cute Greek restaurant. Service was super. Food delicious with reasonable prices. We will be back. Parking is available and not hard to find. Located near UofA.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Golden spoon find! Owner operated devotes his efforts to his customers with genuine heartfelt service and the food speaks for itself! Anything everything TOP NOTCH! Cozy atmosphere and warm staff deserving authentic Middle Eastern delicacies. Armenian Greek Lebanese lovers will not be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Realgoldfinger
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The Greek salad, moussaka and pork souvlaki were good. Small portions available at a reasonable price. Outdoor seating available. Just off 4th means its quieter.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 4phun
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Went here for dinner and there are a number of positive things to applaud this restaurant for. The first being a real Greek wine list and the second being the service. I cannot imagine a Greek restaurant that does not have anchovies for their salads....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Wow! Great food, great prices! We arrived an hour before the football game on parents weekend. We did not have reservations, but they accommodated us and we enjoyed a fantastic meal. Three people ordered 2 entrees, a large side salad and a bottle of wine...and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 1moreinthebucket
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great little treasure near the college excellent grilled octopus wonderfully marinated and tender. The spanakopita did leave a little to be desired so that's why I gave 4 instead of 5 the filo was a little chewy since it was over cooked but the filling...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Zachary T
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Wife and I had delicious plates. They have all Greek beer and wines. The kebab plate was good but ask for crispy meat, if you like it that way. Will visit again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael s
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We enjoyed an excellent meal at Athens on Fourth Avenue, which has been here since 1993. Everything was perfect - presentation, delicious food, and an attentive server. Our server seated us away from a large group since we were having our own anniversary dinner. He...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank RJB5253
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Greek Salad with large, fresh Feta cubes from Greece surprised us. Generous servings. We both ordered the Gyros and we split a Greek Salad. It was enough to allow us to savor the authentic flavors and enjoy the skillful preparation of our meal. Linen...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TravelPair1968
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Great Greek food! Had a superb lunch - Greek salad, Greek salad & avgolemono soup, gyro sandwich and special filo with stuffed lemon curd filling...totally awesome! Shared some of my gyro meat for others Greek salad which was an especially wonderful combination.

Date of visit: May 2018
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roxy406
23 July 2018|
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Response from Michael s | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. We went for dinner.
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bocce69
5 September 2017|
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Response from Zachary T | Reviewed this property |
Sweatbreads are always on the menu but the octopus depends on what they get in.
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