556 22nd Street, South • Arlington, Virginia 22202
Phone: 703-521-3870 | FAX: 703-521-3877

Mon - Fri: Lunch: 11am - 4pm
: 4pm - 10pm
Saturday: Dinner 5pm - 10pm
Home Lunch Menu Dinner Menu Map & Directions

Blindfolded, you would swear you were in Greece!

Conveniently located in
Arlington, Virginia's Crystal City,
near Major Hotels, Restaurants
and Shopping


The Athena Pallas is conveniently located in a cozy neighborhood in Crystal City on South 22nd Street with FREE PARKING and is owned an operated by Michael Kosmides and his wife Kallia who offer gems on their modest menu. The owners have much experience having managed and owned Greek Restaurants in Arlington and Alexandria for the last 30 years.

Step into the Athena Pallas and let the wonderful aromas and décor transport you to Greece. For ten years, this friendly neighborhood restaurant has offered customers an extensive menu, huge portions and great value.

The owner/chef prepares authentic home-style recipes made from scratch including breads and deserts, plus they have their own line of ice cream and the fresh fish is flown in from Greece. Dine on superb lamb kabob, baked chicken with perfectly roasted potatoes or stuffed shrimp. Or try their mouth watering beef, lamb, seafood or vegetarian dishes.

For the finale, enjoy galaktoboureko, a delicious Greek pastry. At the Athena Pallas, there’s always great service and plenty of free parking.

Reservations Recommended but Not Required
ABC License with Full Bar
Children & Family Friendly. Perfect for Celebrating Family Events!
The Athena Pallas gets a lot of small things right too, great bread, a friendly welcome, and an economical list of mostly Greek wines. They offer a full bar, outside dining, free parking and can accommodate, private parties for birthdays, rehearsal dinners, corporate lunches and dinners.

The atmosphere will leave you feeling like you went to Greece to eat….but don’t get carried away and start breaking their plates! The Athena Pallas is open Monday thru Friday for lunch and dinner and open only for dinner on Saturday. Try the Athena Pallas with family and friends…you won’t walk away hungry and you will surely be back for more!

Try a Variety of Greek Appetizers
Try the BEST Grilled Octopus in Town!

Able to accommodate private parties, corporate luncheons and dinners, and rehearsal dinners.