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Athens On 4th Avenue

#167 of 1,546 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
West University
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500 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8467
+1 520-624-6886
11:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were great. The food was excellent. The services were superior. The ambience and seating needs some help to reflect the Greek culture, but over all I highly recommend the place.

Thank Ahmed M
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us dropped in after the 4th Avenue Street Fair on a Friday evening. We were surprised to have the pick of a table and we very pleased we choose this restaurant. Hadn't been in a while. The service and food were fabulous. Nice red wine choices and the Tiri Saganaki was wonderful - flamed table-side - always a... More 

Thank Gayle P
Castle Pines, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had come into the 4th Avenue district to eat at a nearby restaurant. However, it was closed on Monday nights. Athens on 4th Avenue happened to be close by, also with good Trip Advisor reviews. Long story short, we were not disappointed. The place was staffed appropriately for a Monday. Service pace was brisk, but unhurried. Fortunately, patron arrivals... More 

Thank John M
Tucson AZ
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The food is delicious, but the service is sub par. We were a group of 6. We had reservations, so they should have been expecting us. We came in at 5:45PM for dinner as we were going to a nearby show afterwards. They didn't have enough clean silverware to provide us all until 1/2 hour later, and were out of... More 

Thank Akafay
Phoenix, Arizona
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162 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My wife and I both had the lunch salads, hers was chicken and mine shrimp. The only negative is the waiter struggled with the no gluten and no cow dairy request. The waiter should have asked the chef what he could do for me. I have gotten some really good meals when the chef can be creative. For lunch the... More 

Thank jprem295
Green Valley, Arizona
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132 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We love the excellent restaurants Tucson has to offer, and this one is no exception. Did the 'opah' cheese thing which was great and the quality of the entrees was top notch. We had the grilled squid and Pasta Mussels dish, and had enough for another meal the following night! These kind of dishes could have been easily destroyed by... More 

Thank CCMH
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

4 of us dined at Athen on 4th Avenue. We had a delicious appetizer that was a sampling. If I could correctly spell pikalia , but I hope you understand. Then we decided to have 3 entres for 4 people. The restaurant was willing to accommodate our request even by putting 2 tables together for adequate room. The food was... More 

Thank Lorraine M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My friend and I are no strangers to Greek restaurants. Being from the Chicago area with their multiple excellent Greek restaurants on Halsted St have set the bar pretty high . Also having gone to Greece with stops in Athens and various Greek islands doesn't hurt either. Which brings me to our stop at Athens on Fourth in Tucson. I... More 

Thank TequilaMark
Boulder, Colorado
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A small greek restaurant on 4th ave. with great food, decent wine list and great service. The lamb dishes are delicious, as is everything on the menu

Thank wallace s
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I had an excellent lunch and went back 2 days later for dinner. Not overly crowded and the service was great

Thank howard2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705-8467
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson>  > West University
  • Neighbourhood: West University
  • Phone Number: +1 520-624-6886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?