The Athenian

15350 E. Iliff Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013
720-449-0224
The Athenian +

Mark Manger

Details

  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
The women who work at the Athenian are not there just to serve patrons; they want to get to know patrons. And so those servers see fit to get involved with every dinner decision, sometimes with persuasive forcefulness. They rarely err in their recommendations, though, smiling knowingly while delivering platters of gyros, hummus and saganaki, the famed flaming cheese. Those servers are merely looking out for the best interest of the diners, much as a family member might, and in the Athenian's kitschy blue-and-gold surroundings -- flanked with pillars, potted plants and statues -- it's impossible not to become part of the big Greek family.

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  • Opa! The Athenian serves up the genuine Greek goods
    Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 4 a.m. by Laura Shunk

    Opa!" The word burst from my lips as flames shot two feet into the air from a square of cheese and our waitress jumped back to avoid having her eyebrows singed off. My brother looked at me quizzically; given my usual aversion to din...

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