Eating Healthy For The Last 5,000 Years!

Hours & Location


1593 West Southwest Loop 323
Tyler Tx




Monday—Thursday: 11:00AM–9:00PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:00AM–9:30PM
Sunday: 11:00AM–9:00PM



Show Appetizers
    • Appetizers

    • Large Meze Sample Plate

      Large Meze Sample Plate


      A perfect beginning to a meal with a variety of our favorites including: dolmas, spanakopita, feta cheese, kalamata olives, gyro meat, tzatziki sauce and hummus dip served with our pita bread.

    • Traditional Hummus


      Chick pea dip mix with tahini, lemon, garlic, and olive oil served with pita bread.

    • Tzatziki


      Greek yogurt, cucumber and garlic mix served with pita bread.

    • Dolmas


      Imported grape leaves stuffed with seasoned rice and Greek spices, served with tzatziki and pita bread.

    • Calamari



      Fried to a golden brown, seasoned and served with marinara sauce.

    • Feta & Kalamata Olives


      Slices of feta cheese and kalamata olives. Sprinkled with olive oil, oregano and served with pita bread.

    • Rotisserie Gyro


      Sliced gyro meat, tzatziki sauce, tomato and onion served with pita bread.

    • Spanakopita


      Famous fresh spinach pie served with tzatziki sauce and pita bread.

    • Grilled Feta

      Grilled Feta


      Topped with grilled onion, tomato, green peppers and sprinkled with olive oil and served with pita bread.

    • Chicken Wings


      Grecian, hot or mild.

    • Shrimp Cocktail


Show Soups & Salads
    • Homemade Healthy Soup

    • Avgolemono Soup

      Cup 2.95
      Bowl 4.25

      Authentic traditional Greek soup made from a delicious blend of chicken, rice and seasonings.

    • Lentil

      Cup 2.95
      Bowl 4.25

      Lentils simmered with onions, veggie broth and various seasonings.

    • Fasolada Soup

      Cup 2.95
      Bowl 4.25

      Greek bean soup made from Northern beans, fresh celery, carrots, onion, tomatoes, veggie broth and seasonings.

    • Soup & Salad


      Your choice of any of our soups served with either a garden or Greek salad.

    • Entree Salads

    • Horiatiki (Village Salad)

      Horiatiki (Village Salad)


      Traditional Greek Salad consist of tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, red onion, Kalamata olives and feta cheese topped with extra virgin olive oil and oregano. (served without lettuce)

    • Famous Greek Salad

      Sm 6.95
      Lg 7.95

      The traditional Greek salad, consists of mixed lettuce, tomatoes, cucmbers, red onions, green peppers, pepperoncini, kalamata olives and feta cheese served with out pita bread. Add grilled chicken or gyro for 2.95.

    • Aphrodite's Salad


      Fresh spinach leaves and strawberries topped with pine nuts and feta cheese, tossed in our balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

    • Athena Salad


      Our famous Greek Salad topped with marinated grilled beef strips.

    • Chicken/Lamb Politiki Salad

      Chicken 9.95
      Lamb 11.95

      Shredded veggies. carrots and cucumber topped with feta cheese tossed with our house Greek dressing, with your choice of marinated grilled chicken or lamb.

Show Greek Pitas
    • Traditional Greek Pita

      All served with your choice of side.

    • Famous Gyro Pita


      Our rotisserie gyro meat with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and our house tzatziki sauce.

    • Pork/Chicken/Lamb/Beef Pita


      Your choice of marinated cubed pork, chicken, lamb or beef wrapped with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and our house tzatziki sauce. Lamb and beef 1.00 extra.

    • Philly Pita


      Sliced tender Angus steak with mozzarella cheese, jalapenos, grilled mushrooms, grilled onions and grilled peppers.

    • Kefte Pita


      Greek meat balls served on pita bread with diced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions topped with with tzatziki sauce and parsley.

Show Greek Plates & Combos
    • Traditional Greek Favorites

      All served with Greek salad or your choice of two sides.

    • Chicken or Pork Souvlaki


      Two marinated Char-grilled chicken or pork skewers over rice, with tzatziki and our warm pita.

    • Lamb Shish Kabob

      Lamb Shish Kabob


      Two marinated char-grilled lamb skewers over rice, with tzatziki sauce and our warm pita bread.

    • Pastistio


      Layers of pasta and ground beef sauteed in herbs and spices, topped with bechamel sauce.

    • Mousaka


      Layers of roasted potatoes. eggplant, parmesan cheese and ground beef topped with our bechamel sauce.

    • Spanakopita


      Philo layers backed and stuffed with fresh spinach, feta cheese, dill, green onions and Greek spices served with tzatziki sauce and our warm pita.

    • Athena's Chicken


      Char-grilled chicken breast topped with grilled feta cheese and tomatoes.

    • Drunk Pork Chops


      Pork chops marinated in Greek wine and grilled with Greek spices.

    • Chicken Lemenato


      Tender chicken breast grilled and finished with lemon wine butter sauce and capers.

    • Roast Lamb

      Market Price

      Roasted boneless tender sliced lamb in au jus.

    • More Greek Favorites

    • Famous Picasso

      Famous Picasso


      Cheese tortellini tossed in our home made dressing topped with kalamato olives, feta cheese and marinated grilled chicken. (or grilled lamb for 2.00 extra)

    • Grecian Eggplant


      Roasted eggplant topped with our marinara sauce, parmesan and feta cheese. Served with your choice of soup or garden salad.

    • Favorite Greek Combo

    • Gyro Plate


      Delicious blend of rotisserie lamb and beef served with tzatziki sauce, french fries, Greek salad and our warm pita bread.

    • Zeus Plate


      Combination of juicy marinated grilled chicken topped with sauteed onions and pepper, with our gyro meat served with Greek potatoes, tzatziki sauce and warm pita bread.

    • Athena's Combo


      Marinated char-grilled beef and chicken topped with sauteed onions and peppers served with Greek potatoes, tzatziki sauce and our warm pita bread.

    • Grecian Combo


      Rotisserie gyro meat, fresh spanakopita, tzatziki sauce and our pita bread.

    • YiaYias Combo (All Vegetarian)


      Serving of spanakopita, dolmas, Greek salad, tzatziki sauce and pita bread.

    • Athena's Trio


      Pastitso, moussaka spanakopita and our warm pita bread.

Show Sandwiches, Subs & American Food
    • Signature Sandwiches & Hot Oven Subs

      All served with french fries and a pickle.

    • Famous Athena's Gyroburger


      Fresh grilled beef patty slices of gyro meat, american and mozzarella cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, tzatziki sauce on grilled kaiser roll.

    • Fish Sandwich


      Grilled or fried with our Grecian coleslaw and tartar sauce.

    • Original Hamburger


      Fresh beef patty served with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. Add cheese .50 Add mushrooms .50

    • Athena's Famous Philly Sub


      Sliced tender angus steak, grilled onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, mayonnaise and topped with mozzarella cheese.

    • Meatball Sub


      Homemade meatballs, meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.

    • Chicken Parmesan Sub


      Fresh Hand breaded chicken strips, topped with meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.

    • Ham & Cheese Sandwich

      Sub 8.95

      Ham and cheese served as your choice of a cool sandwich or warm sub.

    • Athena's Choice American Dishes

      Served with two sides.

    • Hamburger Steak


      Stuffed with mozzarella cheese topped with grilled onions and bell peppers. Served with gravy on the side.

    • Beef Liver


      Grilled beef liver with caramelized onions. Served with gravy on the side.

    • Grilled Chicken


      Marinated grilled chicken breast topped with sauteed peppers and onions.

    • Drunk Beef Strips


      Athena's famous marinated char-grilled beef strips over rice and topped with grilled onions and peppers.

    • Rib Eye Steak

      8oz 12.95
      12oz 16.95

      Angus rib eye grilled to your perfection.

    • Shrimp & Steak


      12oz Angus rib eye steak and ½ dozen grilled shrimp.

    • Grilled Seasoned Sausage


      Served over rice and topped with sauteed onions and peppers.

Show Sea Food
    • Seafood

      Served with two sides.

    • Tilapia


      Seasoned grilled tilapia fillet topped with grilled onions and tomatoes. Served with tartar sauce on the side.

    • Salmon


      Fillet salmon grilled and finished with lemon wine butter sauce and capers.

    • Shrimp

      6 for 9.95
      12 for 13.95

      Seasoned grilled or lightly breaded fried shrimp.

    • Poseidon's Catch

      Varies (Please ask server for details)

Show Sides
    • Side Items

      2.15 Each

    • Greek Oven Potatoes

    • Fried Okra

    • Fresh Fried Squash

    • Grecian Coleslaw

    • Rice & Gravy

    • Homemade Mashed Potato

    • Rosa Green Beans

    • Grilled Mix Veggies

    • French Fries

Show Desserts & Extras
    • Desserts

    • Homemade Baklava

    • Galaktoboureko

    • Tiramisu

    • Chocolate Cake

    • Cheese Cake

    • More

      We always have new deserts in that are not on the menu please ask your server for info.

    • Extras

    • One Lamb Kabob

    • One Prok or Chicken Kabob

    • Gyro Meat

    • Imported Feta Cheese

    • Pita Bread

    • Kalamata Olives

    • Hummus

    • Tzatziki

    • Meatballs & Marinara


Show Drink Selection
    • Drinks

    • Pepsi Products


      We serve Pepsi products and Dr.Pepper on tap.

    • Iced Tea


      Available in both sweet or unsweetened.

    • Raspberry Iced Tea

    • Coffee

    • Beer

    • Rolling Rock

    • Imported Beers


      Corona, DOS XX, Johnny Appleseed, Stella Artois, Heineken.

    • Domestic Beer


      Bud Light, Bud Weiser, Coors, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Michelob Ultra.

    • Shinner Bock

    • Wines

    • House Wines By The Glass


      Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot, Girgio, Moscato and White Zinfandel all served by the glass.

    • Other Wines By Glass & Bottle

      Glass - 5.95
      Bottle - 22.00
      Cavit Moscato, Italy

      Delicious notes of apricot, white peach and sage, with a wonderful sweetness and a refreshing quality. Served by either the glass or the bottle.

      Pacific Bay White Zinfandel

      Crisp refreshment with bright fruit and flavors of fresh strawberry and hints of sweet, white peach. Served by either the glass or the bottle.

    • Wines By The Bottle

      R .Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay, CA

      The nose reveals ripe apple, melon, citrus and tropical fruit aromas enriched by creamy malolactic tones, spicy French oak nuances and enriched baked bread scents.

      Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc, NZ

      Fresh Crisp and clean with zesty flavors of ripe tropical fruits, especially passion fruit and pineapple with subtle hints of nettle. The wine has excellent presence and mouth feel, with balanced acidity and a generous finish.

      R .Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet, CA

      Velvety layers of blackberry, plum and cassis. Sweet black cherry and dark berry fruit character with ripe fruit that is supported by velvety tannis.

    • Meiomi Pinot Noir, CA


      Ruby-hued with lifted aromas; bright strawberry and jammy fruit mingle with vanilla, mocha and toasty oak. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry and dark cherry are revealed.  Supple tannins, silky texture and exquisite balance. Sold by the bottle.

    • Greek Wines

    • Elios Mediterranean Red & White

      Glass - 6.95
      Bottle - 26.00

      Three blended wines use traditional grapes such as, Chardonnay and Cabernet, along with Mediterranean grapes to give a forward flavor profile.

    • Moschofilero Boutari

      Glass - 8.95
      Bottle - 34.00

      A strong varietal aroma of flowers and citrus fruit on the nose and palate, with white rose and orange blossom prevailing. A fresh white wine, full and balanced with a long aftertaste.

    • Nemea Boutari

      Glass - 8.95
      Bottle 34.00

      Complex, round and well balanced, goes well with lightly seasoned red meat dishes and sweet red sauces.

    • Athena's Nectars

    • The Goddess Lemonade


      Sweet ans tangy, this mix of Moscato and Lemonade with a splash of Lemon-Lime soda is sure to please! Served with a strawberry and a lemon squeeze.

    • Frapa


      Pinot Grigio and Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice with a splash of Lemon-Lime soda, served with a lime squeeze... REFRESHING!!

    • Greek Sangria


      A tasty blend of Cabernet and Orange Juice with a splash of soda, served with a lemon and lime squeeze/


We accept reservations. To make a reservation, please call
(903)561-8065. You can also reach us by email at athena.restaurant@yahoo.com. We would be privileged to accommodate your event and help make it a wonderfully memorable one.

We would also be glad to prepare large quantities of our homemade meals/desserts for you to pick-up. Just give us a call to make arrangements.