Savor Restaurant Week at These 5 Athens Hot Spots

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We’re proud of our local food network, especially the Athens Farmers Market, where locals and restauranteurs alike shop for the freshest area produce.

Welcome to the most delicious time of the year to visit Athens. Not only is it Ohio Brew Week, but also it just happens to be 30 Mile Meal Restaurant Week, celebrating local restaurants that use ingredients produced within a 30-mile radius of Athens.

Here is our guide to five wonderful foodie destinations, whose dishes are worth traveling for this week and any time of the year.

The Cajun Clucker at its new location at the Little Fish Brewing Company.

The Cajun Clucker at its new location at the Little Fish Brewing Company.

Food Truck: The Cajun Clucker. Permanently installed at Little Fish Brewing Company, Cajun Clucker specializes in classic Cajun dishes like jambalaya (vegetarian versions, too!) and po’ boys plus New Orleans-inspired twists on chicken strips and wings. Facebook.com/TheCajunClucker

"Kids Night" at Kiser's Barbeque happens every Thursday night in Athens. [Photograph by Joel Prince]

“Kids Night” at Kiser’s Barbeque happens every Thursday night in Athens.

Family-Friendly Fare: Kiser’s Barbeque. Kiser’s considers anyone who eats their food a part of their honorary family, which is good because their low and slow pit smoked barbeque is a favorite that spans generations. express.kisersbarbeque.com

Sol uses Snowville Creamery milk and Shagbark Seed and Mill products as ingredients in many of their dishes.

Sol uses Snowville Creamery milk and Shagbark Seed and Mill products as ingredients in many of their dishes.

Globally-Inspired: Sol Restaurant. Heavenly Caribbean comfort food awaits you at Sol’s Uptown and East State Street locations. The fish tacos are a year-round favorite, but their Ohio Brew Week special menu is not to be missed. solrestaurant.net

Rhapsody is run by the Hospitality & Culinary Professionals of Tomorrow from Hocking College and by Chef Anthony Schulz with Certified Master Chef Alfonso Constrisciani.

Rhapsody is run by the Hospitality & Culinary Professionals of Tomorrow from Hocking College and by Chef Anthony Schulz with Certified Master Chef Alfonso Constrisciani.

Fine Dining: Rhapsody Music & Dining. The learning lab of Hocking College’s culinary program, Rhapsody reminds diners that traditional Appalachian cuisine can be both elegant and comforting when created with care and local ingredients. rhapsody.hocking.edu

The Village Bakery's menu is free of genetically engineered foods; perfect for those who cherish local foods.

The Village Bakery’s is the perfect stop to experience some of Athens’ local flavor.

All Local: Village Bakery. With a menu that always reflects what’s in-season in Southeast Ohio and a commitment to renewable energy and community awareness, the Village Bakery is a place to sip fair trade, organic coffee, enjoy a flaky pastry and find out the latest Athens happenings. dellazona.com

Discover more Athens County restaurants that are road trip worthy. Ready to plan your foodie adventure? Let us help!

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