30 Mile Meal Dining

Discover the farms, foods and spirits crafted within 30 Miles of Athens, Ohio!

Athens has long been the epicenter of a vibrant and thriving local foods region, and is home to one of the nation’s first “super-local” food economies – the 30 Mile Meal. It’s real food, real local, real good…

Check out our 30 Mile Meal map to locate farmers, food markets, local food producers, eateries and local food events. It’s the easiest way to set a course and find your way through our Garden of Eatin’.

The 30 Mile Meal provides a shared identity for our many farmers, specialty food producers, farmers and retail markets, food events, and independently-owned eateries and bars featuring locally sourced menus.

Athens Bread Company

Visit Website Location: 284 East State Street, Suite A, Athens Phone: 740-331-9777 Athens Bread Company is a bakery and panini shop owned by head baker, Douglass Wistendahl, who was raised in Athens and returned to pursue his passion for bread after practicing law in New York City for over 30 years. Our bread is the product of View

Burrito Buggy

The friendly employees dish out burritos, tacos, low-fat selections, and ice-cold pop and water.

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina

Casa Nueva is an innovative, worker-owned cooperative, dedicated to strengthening the environmental, economic and social well being of the community by promoting wholesome products, democratic participation, and responsible business practices.

Catalyst Cafe

Catalyst caters to all your early morning needs, whether it’s coffee, or freshly made smoothies. Catalyst has what the early riser wants.

FullBrooks Café

FullBrooks Cafe offers fair trade organic coffee, specialty espresso drinks, a light lunch and breakfast menu, and delicious desserts.

Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery

Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery prides itself in creating neo-traditional handcrafted artisan ales. Inside each pint, a fusion of American craft brewing creativity and historically sound techniques await your palate.

Pleasant Hill Vineyards

Sitting on a former horse farm high atop a ridge, Pleasant Hill Vineyards features beautiful wines.

Shade Winery

Beautifully crafted wines in a serene picturesque location.

The Fluff

C’mon, there’s no better time for dessert… Life is fun. Eat it up.

Village Bakery & Cafe

At Village Bakery & Cafe, the goal is to sustain our community and provide exceptional dining by using locally grown organic vegetables, and eggs, meat, cheese and milk from locally pastured animals.

West End Ciderhouse

The neighborhood corner pub featuring house-made cider, wine, mead and exquisite cocktails.

OMG! Rotisserie

Visit Website Location: 139 Columbus Rd., Athens Contact Information: eat@omgrotisserie.com Phone: 740-447-9598 OMG! Rotisserie specializes in mouth watering, humanely raised chicken, made-from-scratch soul food sides, crisp fresh salads and scrumptious sandwiches. Family-owned and operated, OMG! uses only the highest quality ingredients, many of which are locally sourced. Menu favorites include, a five-cheese macaroni and cheese, gumbo and collard greens; made-to-order View

Lui Lui Restaurant

Visit Website Location: 8 Station Street, Athens Contact: 740-594-8905 Since 1994, Lui Lui has offered the Athens area an eclectic fine dining experience using both Eastern and Western culinary influences along with the freshest, most high quality, locally sourced ingredients available. Our team strives for greatness in everything we do from food preparation, to creating a View

Miller’s Chicken

Athens institution serving locally-sourced chicken for over 60 years.

Herbal Sage Tea Company

Herbal Sage Tea Company uses organic ingredients whenever feasible, and seeks growers with the best quality herbs, teas, and spices from around the world.

Gourmet Your Way

Creating fresh meals from scratch covering a variety of flavors and specialties. Meals are frozen and then sold during regular-scheduled “Raid Our Freezer” events.

Zoë Fine Dining

An exquisite dining experience located not far off the main hustle of Court Street.

Restaurant Salaam

The eclectic menu at Salaam includes traditional and traditionally-inspired dishes from the Middle East, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, North Africa, Thailand, India and Pakistan..

Lui Lui’s Restaurant

…Lui Lui’s is the ideal setting for a delicious meal of food from around the world.

Cutler’s Restaurant

Cutler’s is conveniently located within the Ohio University Inn and offers a wide array of freshly grown and sourced ingredients. Cutler’s has garnered a long-standing reputation for the greatest steaks and freshest seafood in town.

Bagel Street Deli

Bagel Street Deli is a locally owned and operated unique Athens’ eatery!  They take what would be a common deli sandwich, and turn it into a steamy, hot bagelwich.

Nelsonville Farmers Market

Every Saturday, May 9 through October 31 stroll through the Nelsonville Farmers Market to purchase the season’s freshest produce, yummy baked goods and a couple of plants for your garden.

Union Street Diner

A great diner that’s open 24/7 and serves some of the best breakfast in Athens at all times throughout the day. If breakfast isn’t your thing, there’s still a wide-variety of dishes that cover lunch and regular dinner hours.

West 82 Food Court

Located within Ohio University’s Baker Center, West 82 offers a global variety of cuisine for students as well as guests visiting campus. Surely to fill any food craving you may be having.

Kiser’s Barbeque

Kiser’s offers you authentic low & slow hickory pit-smoked barbeque at its finest!

Sol Restaurant & Bar

Imagine yourself in the hottest of Miami hotspots or destination dining in the islands of the Caribbean – that’s Sol.

Avalanche Pizza

Voted the number one pizza joint in Athens for over 5 years running, Avalanche Pizza delivers the finest quality of ingredients on their out-of-the-box pizzas. Gourmet favorites as well as traditional pizzas are available.

Caleb’s Coffee

After roasting his own coffee for six years, Caleb started the business in 2014 through a micro-loan from a friend who wanted good coffee.

Fusion Noodle Company

Athens’ newest Asian Fusion restaurant! From Pho to Penne alla Vodka; Spaghetti & Meatballs to Sweet & Spicy Udon, you’re sure to find a noodle combination to enjoy.

Lake Hope Lodge

You’ll enjoy their real pit barbeque and smoked meats from the traditional fire pit using pure hickory. Make sure not to miss the striking views and delicious food, be sure to give it a try.

Rhapsody Music & Dining

Creative cuisine by award-winning chefs gives a fresh flavor to old favorites on the Appalachian farm-to-table menu. A full bar, an extensive wine selection and live music most Friday and Saturday evenings complete the Rhapsody experience.