Athenian Express

Phoenix/Tempe Metro, Arizona

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Middle Eastern Cuisine on the light rail line!

Athenian Express is a family-owned and operated breakfast and lunch spot on the light rail line, just north of downtown Phoenix. They have a good selection of VEG-friendly and VEGAN items on the menu, and they're happy to honor special requests.

VEG Menu items include:

>Side Fresh Sliced Fruit, $2.15
>French fries, $2.15
>Tossed Salad, $2.15
>Falafel Side (3 piece fava bean patties) $3.55
>Dolmades (Rice & herb stuffed grape leaves) $3.55
>Hummus (Homemade chick-pea dip, served with fresh veggies and pita) $3.55

>Greek Salad (Lettuce, tomato, onion, cucumbers, bell peppers, pepproncinis, feta, Kalamata olives and oregano, $6.25)
>Authentic Greek Salad. (No Lettuce and extra Veggies: Tomato, onion, cucumbers, bell peppers, pepprocinis, feta, & Kalamata olives, $6.55
>Fresh Fruit Plate. Large fruit assortment served with side of cottage cheese. Includes watermelon, cantalope, honeydew, grapes, pineapple, mango and oranges, $6.75)

>Vegetarian Pita (Grilled onion, peppers, tomatoes and Feta, $5.55; add hummus $5.95)
>Falafel Pita (4 Fava-Bean Patties with garnish and tzaziki or tahini) $5.75)
>Garden Burger (VEG patty made with cheese and veggies on bun w/garnish, $5.45)
>Vegan Boca Burger (Soy-based patty on bun w/garnish, $5.45)

Veggie Combo Plate (Combination of 2 pieces spanakopita, 2 falafel patties, 2 dolmades, scoop of hummus, side Greek salad and pita) $7.25

Breakfast Menu
>Vegetarian Omelette (Mushroom, Onion, Tomatoes, Peppers) $5.25
>Mushroom and Swiss Omelette, $4.95
>Greek Omelette (Tomatoes, Onion & Feta) $4.95
>Thick French Toast, $3.85
>Pancakes, $3.85

Added by Steve Carlson on Sep 2 10 (last updated Sep 29 11)

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North of Downtown


Located northbound on Central Avenue (west side of the street) just south of Roosevelt. There's parking in the rear of the building and also across the street on Garfield St.


Wheelchair Accessible


$ - inexpensive


  • MasterCard Visa


  • Mediterranean


  • Delivery
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Outdoor Seating


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7:30am - 5pm
8am - 4pm

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