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Babs16 Oct 7, 2009 01:25 PM

Last night my husband and I had the pleasure of eating at Athens Grill. This place is a diamond n the rough. I purchased a $25.00 coupon on Restaurant ,com and I am so glad that I did. The place is small (9 tables) but big on taste.

It was Tuesday night and we though we would be the only patrons there, NO there were 5 tables occupied ( not bad 5 out of 9).

The waitress started us out with complimentary appt. There was cucumbers, tomatoes, greek olives, grape leaves and feta chesse in a light dressing. There was no way that two people could eat it all, she asked if we wanted to take the rest home, ( Nice touch but we declined.)

I ordered the rack of lamb which came with piping hot orzo, grulled veggies and 6 chops. My husband had the orzo platter, It came with a choice of shrimp, lamb , pork or chicken, you have a choice of two meats. He picked the pork and chicken both of which were cooked perfrectly.

For dessert we ordered the chocolate mousse cake, which came with a side of taramisu. Each desset was worth the calories.

I will be buying more coupons for this restaurant and enjoying my dining experience at Athens Grill many times over.

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    Jerzeegirl Oct 7, 2009 01:36 PM

    Where is this restaurant?

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      Babs16 Oct 7, 2009 02:45 PM

      It is on Rt 166 in Toms River same strip as El Gardinello (sp?

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        Tapas52 Oct 7, 2009 03:23 PM

        We've been going to Athens grill for years.....it's very good.....it's in Stella towne plaza in Toms River RT9.....same plaza as El Familiar . Il Giardinello, & Oil House Cafe`also.

        http://athensgrillnj.com/Home_Page.php

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/425139

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