Uptown Athens Eats & Drinks

Uptown Athens has some of Ohio’s most unique, delicious, independently-owned restaurants. Many of these establishments serve fresh, local foods and are partners of our super local food program, the 30 Mile Meal. Many offer live music and a laid-back atmosphere, but you can also find upscale menus featuring world-class dishes at every turn. Every flavor you’re looking for, from the eclectic to traditional dining.

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.

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.

Burrito Buggy

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

Subway

Subway serves fast and healthy sub sandwiches along with artisan breads and fresh ingredients.

Stephen’s Restaurant

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

Souvlaki’s Mediterranean

Souvlaki’s is the oldest eatery in Athens and boasts a wide array of gyros, pitas and an assortment of other Mediterranean cuisine.

Red Brick Sports Pub

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

Pita Pit

Pita Pit is located directly on Court Street, just a short walk from campus. Pita Pit serves handmade sandwiches and pitas and a variety of light lunch foods.

China King

Quick-served Chinese food, convenient uptown Athens location.

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.

Habibi’s Restaurant

Habibi’s Restaurant offers American and Mediterranean cuisine. Dedicated to great food, excellent service, the restaurant is located uptown, quite convenient to Ohio University Students.

Ginger Hibachi Grill & Sushi

Come by Ginger for an unforgettable Asian meal, cooked up directly in front of you and just the way you want it! They take traditional techniques and flavors from a variety of Asian cuisines, and allow you to fuse them together with a modern twist, creating a sensational assortment of customizable dishes that are guaranteed to stand out from any other fast-casual restaurant.

Courtside Pizza

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

Court Street Diner

Serving breakfast all day as well as an assortment of classic American-styled lunches and dinners.

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Serves fast and fresh burritos and bowls in a fast-paced family environment. Chipotle specializes in fresh, high quality ingredients.

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.

Latitude 39

Latitude offers several distinct ways to enjoy your evening including delicious cuisine, hand crafted desserts, after work gatherings, memorable wine dinners, and special events. While the student wait staff pampers you with excellent service, feast on prime steaks, fresh seafood, pastas and great wine.

Buffalo Wild Wings

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

Court Street Coffee

Court Street Coffee provides both young and old with a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere to work on that next project or just have some alone time.

Zoë Fine Dining

An exquisite dining experience located not far off the main hustle of Court Street. Enjoy the seasonal menus and half priced drinks during Wine Night and Mixology Night.

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..

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.

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.

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.

Sol Restaurant & Bar

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

The Fluff

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

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.

Not Guilty Food Cart

The Not Guilty cart offers healthy food choices with a menu based on what is in season and what is available fresh.