Saturday, August 6, 2016

Athena Grill : Revisited - Santa Clara

octopus mezes
We've been to this establishment years ago. I didn't quite remember where it was but hubby found the location which was surprisingly close to my office. ha..ha..

Though looked like a sit down restaurant but you actually have to order and pay at the counter then wait for the food to be delivered. We ordered a small octopus mezes, moussaka and lamb souvlaki plate.

I liked the octopus mezes though it seemed a bit pricey for a small plate of sliced grilled octopus on bed of arugula. It came with 2 slices of lemon and just a squeeze of it was sufficient to balance the savory part of the octopus. Simple but delicious.

Moussaka was essentially lasagna but instead of pasta it was sheets of grilled eggplant. I felt healthier already. The platter though came with a side of salad with romaine lettuce, olives and feta cheese and another side of fries. The fries was very crispy and crunchy.
lamb souvlaki

moussaka with fries and salad

The lamb souvlaki plate came with a skewer of grilled marinated lamb, side of rice, stewed veggie and salad similar to my moussaka. The lamb was tender and well marinated. Yum.

All in all we enjoyed the food. Though the bill came to total of $45 before tips. It's a bit on the pricier side so it's not a place that we could frequent often.

Athena Grill
1505 Space Park Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (408) 567-9144