Available Food Resources for COVID-19 Response


Athens-area Restaurants Open for Take-Out and/or Delivery

*All are subject to change at a moment. We recommend you call ahead or click the provided restaurant links below to confirm open days, times and restrictions.
Thank you for supporting our local businesses during this time!*

Albany Cafe – open for take out and delivery

Applebees – open for take out

Athens Farmers Market – open Saturdays. all vendors outside

Athens Uncorked – open for gift certificates & bottle sales on site or delivery

Avalanche Pizza – open for take-out only (no delivery)

Bagel Street Deli – Window take-out service & limited lunch delivery

Bob Evans – open for take out

Brenen’s – open for take out

Casa Nueva – open for takeout food, beer, wine and growlers

China Fortune Restaurant – open for take out

Chipotle – open for take out

Ciro Italian Kitchen – open for take out

Court Street Coffee – open for take out

Courtside Pizza – open for take out and delivery

Cutler’s Restaurant at The Ohio University Inn – open for take out including 3 course family meal

Donkey Coffee – open for take out

D.P. Dough – open for delivery and pick up

Dr. May’s Thai Kitchen – open for take out and delivery

Eclipse Company Store – call in for take out food and growlers

El Camino Mexican Restaurant – open for take out

Fluff Bakery – open for take out

Fusion Noodle Company – open for take out and delivery

GiGi’s Country Kitchen – open for take out and delivery for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Goodfella’s on Union St. – open for lunch take out

Gran Ranchero – open for take out

Hangover Easy Athens – open for take-out and Door Dash delivery

Jackie O’s Brewpub & Public House – open for food & beer take-out & delivery

Jackie O’s Taproom – carry out growlers

Kindred Market – open for take out and curbside grocery pick up

KFC – open for drive thru and curbside take out

Lam’s Garden – open for take out

Larry’s Dawg House – open for take out, drive-thru, ICHOWDOWN & Door Dash delivery

Little Fish Kitchen – open for food & beer take out

Little Italy Pizza – open for drive through or delivery service

Los Mariachis Nelsonville – open for take out

Lui Lui Restaurant – open for take out and curbside pickup

Mama Renie’s Pizza – open for take out

Miller’s Chicken – open for takout during regular hours, closed Sundays

O’Betty’s – open for take out and delivery from DoorDash

OMG Rotisserie – Closed until further notice

Parks Place – open for take out

Pita Pit – open for take out or delivery

Pleasant Hill Vineyards – open for family style meal & wine take out

Ray’s Harvest House – open for take out

Rocky Boot Grill – open for take out and delivery to Nelsonville & Buchtel

Shade on State – open for take out and delivery food, beer, and wine

Sol Island Bar & Grill – open for take out and delivery

Spices of Life Coffee – open for take out

Star of India – open for take out and delivery

Steak & Shake – open for take out, drive-thru, ICHOWDOWN & Door Dash delivery

Subway (The Plains) – open for carry out or delivery with Door Dash

Tavolino – open for pre order take out & family meal orders

Thai Paradise – open for take out

The Pub – open for take out and delivery

Texas Roadhouse – open for take out

Union Street Diner – open 24/7 for window order and take out

Union Street Market with delivery

Village Bakery – open for take out, porch pickups & delivery

Wings Over Athens – open for take out – one free kids meal for any child under 12

Zoe Fine Dining – open for Friday & Saturday evening take out


Free/Emergency Food Resources


The Athens City-County Health Department has created a COVID-19 local resource guide. It includes food, community, and social service resources. It also lists places accepting donations.

This is updated daily at 12:00 PM. Scroll down to the bottom of the webpage to click on the guide. To access from our website home page, click on “Quick Links” then “COVID19.” Click HERE.


Brenen’s Coffee Cafe’ and is handing out 30 boxed lunches at 10:00am March 23.

Athens County Food Pantry – 740-590-7051 – . Serving food boxes at the former Athens County Home: 13183 State Route 13, Millfield, Ohio

THE FOOD LINE – 1-800-338-4484 – Call for food assistance
Emergency line – 740-590-7051 (this phone accepts texts)

Ohio University Inn & Conference Center – Free Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches from 11am-1pm Monday – Friday for children K-12. Check for details HERE.

Avalanche Pizza – Free bagged lunches to area children. Check their Facebook page HERE for dates, times and locations.

Local Free lunches & Food Pantry options via Hopewell Health Centers available HERE.

Additional local and up-to-date COVID-19 information available via the Athens City/County Health Department HERE.

Trimble Local Schools – Lunch and Breakfast delivery for students beginning March 18th

SE Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen, a program of HAPCAP, will be hosting 2 mobile food distributions in Athens County.

The Foodbank will be at the Athens County Fairgrounds on Thursday, March 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The second distribution will be at Trimble High School on Friday, March 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Food items will be given to income eligible families who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, and are residents of Athens County. Photo I.D. and proof of residency no more than 60 days old is required.

Attendees will not need to leave their cars and person-to-person contact will be kept at an absolute minimum. HAPCAP is also accepting monetary donations to help us provide meals to children and senior citizens during this crisis via hapcap.org/donate.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions. If you are a person in need of assistance, you may contact our Community Resource Navigator, Amanda Sawvel at (740) 767-4500, or by email at amanda.sawvel@hapcap.org. All other inquiries can be addressed to info@hapcap.org.