Athena | Greektown | Greek, Mediterranean | Restaurant
Greektown place with an inviting outdoor garden.

Our Review

At Athena you'll find old-world fare like loukaniko (homemade sausage), dolmades, lamb with artichokes in lemon sauce, and galaktobouriko, a faintly lemon-flavored custard that floats beneath several flaky layers of honey-soaked phyllo dough. The bright interior is spacious and colorful, but the big draw is the lovely two-level outdoor garden, open spring to fall. Still, that’s not what keeps at least one customer coming. A 45-year-old who’s been dining here weekly since 1996, when the Tsoukalas family opened Athena, says, “They make you feel comfortable, and that’s not true of all these Greek restaurants.”

Ryan Hubbard

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