If you missed the first 5 places to eat in Athens that aren’t on Court Street, don’t worry! I am back with 5 MORE mouth-watering restaurants that you won’t believe you’ve gone this long without trying!
Larry’s Dawg House
Photo courtesy of Adam Horst.
410 W. Union St.
This hot dog shop will have you barking for more! From dogs to burgers to seafood, this casual dining stop hits the spot. Finish off your Weenie Wednesday ($.99 hot dogs!) with a root beer float or hot fudge sundae!
Village Bakery and Café
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268 E. State St.
This bakery strives to make a difference in the world by improving energy efficiency and supporting local farms to bring their customers the freshest and finest delicacies! Not only do they have a daily menu filled with soups, salads, and sandwiches, but they also offer locally made gifts, a small grocery selection, and a wine shop! Grab something hot out of the oven before you start your day!
Thai Paradise Photo courtesy of tripadvisor.com.
102 W. Union St.
Spice up your day with a meal from Thai Paradise! Established in Athens in October 2014, this dining experience is complete with excellent customer service, soft Thai music, and a warm atmosphere that welcomes locals and visitors to enjoy! Their Asian cuisine ranges from Thai, to China, to Korean, and their house favorites include Pad Ka Pow and Himmapan Chicken! MMM!
Gigi’s Country Kitchen
Photo courtesy of the author.
105 N. Plains Rd. (The Plains)
This mom and pop shop will make you feel like you never left home! Homemade pancakes, hash browns, and omelets are at the top of their breakfast menu, and a variety of burgers and sandwiches take the prize for lunch!
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979 E. State St.
Gran Ranchero prides itself on their authentic Mexican food, including their Arroz con Pollo (chicken with rice), Fajita Burritos, and gooey queso! Enjoy a large meal for a small price when you order off the lunch combo menu, and don’t forget to try one of the many margarita flavors!
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