Bars and Nightclubs

Enjoy cocktails, brews, live music and dancing at these local venues!

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.

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.

The Pub

Year after year awarded with the best burger in Athens. The pub is a small local bar with a lot of big flavor and great service.

West End Ciderhouse

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

Smiling Skull Saloon

Equal parts college bar, townie bar and biker bar, ‘The Skull’ was a favorite hangout of my late college years. A little rough around the edges but with a heaping helping of small-town charm.

Bunch of Grapes Tavern

Bunch of Grapes Tavern is a recently renovated, modern tavern offering light fare, cocktails, wine, beer, and more.

Stephen’s Restaurant

The restaurant and bar offers a great casual dining experience while serving Italian and American classics.

Red Brick Sports Pub

The Redbrick Tavern Sports Grill serves food daily and is home to Mega drafts and Mega drinks.

Lucky’s Sports Tavern

A local Athens bar that’s stylized in classic Pittsburgh fashion with cold drinks and hot and fresh served meals daily.

Courtside Pizza

Courtside is the go-to bar for any sports entertainment. They serve hand-tossed pizza and an assortment of wings, and sandwiches.

Broney’s Alumni Grill

Provides high quality dining with excellent service. Locally owned and operated, Broney’s offers a beer and spirits list second to none.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Wings. Bee. Sports. Located conveniently across from the Ohio University’s campus. Good times couldn’t be any closer.

Zoë Fine Dining

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

The Pigskin Sports Bar & Grille

The Pigskin is Athens’ first Sports Bar and Grille and almost 20 years later, they are still the premier destination for independently-owned casual dining.

The Union Bar and Grill

Due to a debilitating fire that occurred, The Union will be undergoing construction as well as other changes to the building. Its’ re-opening is undecided.