Discovering UGA – Restaurants

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Athens, Georgia, also known as the Classic City, is home to the University of Georgia as well as many well-regarded establishments serving mouthwatering food. There are so many choices near UGA’s North Campus, as well as throughout downtown Athens.

Cali N' Titos

Phone Number: (706) 227-9979
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DePalma's Italian Cafe

Phone Number: (706) 354-6966
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Dolce Vita Trattoria Italiana

Authentic Italian cuisine nestled in historic downtown Athens, GA. Dolce Vita offers seasonally rotating and expertly paired food and wine menus. Reservations accepted.

Phone Number: (706) 353-3911
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home.made

Phone Number: (706) 206-9216
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Last Resort Grill

Southwestern inspired southern food served in the former space of an iconic music club. Enjoy their jalapeno honey mustard dressing on salads or with their fried green tomatoes or potato onion pancakes. Be sure to save room for dessert.

Phone Number: (706) 549-0810
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Mama's Boy

One of Athen’s most famous restaurants, Mama’s Boy is a southern breakfast and brunch place. Perfect comfort food solo or with friends and family on any morning.

Phone Number: (706) 548-6249
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Porterhouse Grill

Polished casual steakhouse featuring live Jazz on Wednesday evenings. Reservations accepted but walk-ins are welcome.

Phone Number: (706) 369-0990
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Saucehouse BBQ

Farm House style BBQ joint with classics and indoor/outdoor seating. They often have live bands but are family friendly as well.

Phone Number: (706) 363-3351
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Shokitini

Up-scale Japanese place fraturing hibachi, sushi, and even karaoke rooms available!

Phone Number: (706) 353-7933
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South Kitchen + Bar

This award-winning restaurant is sophisticated but has enough casual Southern charm to put you at ease while you enjoy lamp chops or fried chicken and tater tots among their many other delicious dishes.

Phone Number: (706) 395-6125
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The Grit

The food at Grit is not timidly seasoned. They love garlic, onions, peppers, vinegar, and lots of other ingredients that give food a kick. But it only works because it’s balanced. To make vegan and celiac lives a little easier, they note all of the dairy-free and gluten-free items on the daily Veggie board and dessert case.

Phone Number: (706) 543-6592
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The National

The National serves Mediterranean inspired food and wine in a casual neighborhood gathering spot reminiscent of the bars and cafes found in Europe. They incorporate local farm food and their dishes reflect the changing seasons in Georgia. Reservations are welcome but not required.

Phone Number: (706) 549-3450
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The Place

A relaxed Southern eatery serving refined comfort cuisine to the Classic City. The menu is built upon a collection of family recipes. The Place is a relaxed gathering place for students, families, university faculty, locals

Phone Number: (706) 850-2988
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Utage Sushi Bar

Casual sushi restaurant offering creative sushi rolls and a full bar.

Phone Number: (706) 227-9339
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