Athena Greek Cuisine

7000 E Mayo Blvd, Ste 26, Phoenix, AZ 85054 Directions
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83% of 203 customers recommended
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At Athena Greek Cuisine, a high-ceilinged, arched foyer bears an intricately carved winged sculpture, bathed in light from sharp, star-shaped chandeliers. Saganaki cheese plates burst into flames in the dining room, punctuated by shouts of "Opa!" The eatery, which has been featured on ABC15, fills with the lemon, garlic, and feta aromas of a menu of Greek dishes.

Dimple lights hang overhead like a zodiac constellation, casting a glow over spanakopita and pitas dipping into hummus and tzatziki. Kebabs and leg of lamb blend with fresh rosemary, and flames lap with warm sizzling sounds against cuts of marinated filet mignon. After enjoying a glass of wine amid the white-brick porticos of the bar, guests peruse Athena's backlit artwork, which displays Greek deities dancing to music and awkward demi-gods hanging back, bobbing their heads, and readjusting their tunics.

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Phoenix Restaurant Guide

As the capital city of Arizona, Phoenix offers a variety of restaurants to serve the needs of a diverse population. While some might assume that Phoenix restaurants are dominated by Mexican food, sushi, French food and other ethnic cuisines are also immensely popular. Casual dollar-taco stands easily mix with upscale French bistros in this city.

For a relaxing bottle of wine and the ability to experience a carefully crafted meal, try one of Phoenix's many French restaurants. Sophie's French Bistro offers an extensive wine list and a selection of vegetarian options to cater to every member of a dining party. Coup Des Tartes is also a popular neighborhood bistro but does not sell alcohol. Customers can bring their own wine and pay a modest corking fee. For diners on a budget, the Vincent Market Bistro offers reasonably priced French food.

In Phoenix, sushi bars offer an easy way to eat a light meal. Yasu Sushi Bistro has an extensive menu for discerning guests. Adventurous customers may want to try the small-plate menu to experience a variety of items. Yen Sushi & Sake Bar offers happy hour specials perfect for those with large appetites. For a quick and inexpensive lunch, How Do You Roll? has made-to-order sushi in an casual atmosphere. Families dining in Phoenix may find that eating at How Do You Roll? is an easy way to encourage their children to try new types of food.

From Tex-Mex to authentic Mexican cuisine, Phoenix's close proximity to the border ensures a wide variety of Mexican restaurants. For inexpensive tacos, quesadillas and similar fare, Tacos Atoyac is a great spot. Guests who plan on eating at Tacos Atoyac should be prepared to wait in line during peak lunch and dinner hours. Mariscos Playa Hermosa offers a more upscale menu, including an extensive selection of Mexican-influenced seafood.

True to the spirit of the city, Phoenix restaurants offer plenty of options to the residents of Arizona's capital.

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Many people described the Greek Cuisine as Authentic.
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Many people described the Greek Salad as Authentic.
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Many people described the Gyro as Tasty. Others thought:
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  • Tasty
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  • Dry
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Many people described the Pita as Extra.
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Many people described the Hummus as Delicious.
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Many people described the Lamb as Succulent. Others thought:
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