Burr Oak Resort Dining Room & Bar

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Location: 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road, Glouster

Phone: 740-797-2112

Treat yourself to a home-cooked meal after a day of hiking, hunting or simply relaxing.

Perched just about Burr Oak Lake, the restaurant and bar offer spectacular views from every seat during every season of the year. Keep an eye out for wildlife amidst the trees as you enjoy dining in the beautiful setting


Cutler’s Restaurant

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Location: 331 Richland Avenue, Athens

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Phone: 740-593-6661

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At the Ohio University Inn, guests, visitors, and area residents have two great places to dine. The ultimate in Athens fine dining, Cutler’s Restaurant, offers a menu focused on simple dishes prepared with the finest local ingredients. Cutler’s has garnered a long-standing reputation for the greatest steaks and freshest seafood in town. And local fare… they’ve got it! Here’s a sample of their most recent local foods menu.


Kiser’s Barbeque

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Location: Kiser’s Express: 1002 East State Street, Athens

Contact: Sean Kiser

Phone: 740- 594-RIBS (7427)

Our location offers you authentic low & slow hickory pit-smoked barbeque at its finest! Family owned and operated, Kiser’s Barbeque Express (located within the Market on State at 1002 E. State Street, Athens) and prepares meats and homemade sides each and every morning. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, or needing someone to cater your next event, keep Kiser’s in mind.


Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina

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Location: 4 West State St., Uptown Athens

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Phone: 740-592-2016

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. In addition to their dining room, they offer:

The Bodega is an extension of the Casa Nueva restaurant and Cantina and is a “quick” daytime deli kitchen and a nighttime appetizer kitchen. During the day you can sit in the Cantina or restaurant and enjoy the soup of the day, salad, sandwiches, wraps, and desserts. In the evening while you wait to enter the restaurant or just want a quick meal, you can order an appetizer.

The Casa Cantina is a full service bar with a D-6 liquor license. It acts as a waiting area for restaurant seating as well as a community center and live music nightclub. The Cantina offers appetizers during dining hours as well as a Bodega style menu during non-restaurant hours.  Drink specials are offered daily, earning a “best of” Athens award for best “happy hour.”

The Cantina’s beer selection is one of the most diverse in Athens. Beer taps adhere strictly to a “buy local” strategy, with multiple draft selections from all over Ohio, including the Columbus Brewing Company and Elevator Brewing Company. Over 70 bottled beer selections and multiple original recipe infused vodkas offer something for everyone. The drink menu changes seasonally with the restaurant menu, to offer new and exciting mixed drinks to fit the season. Bar and mixology staff create these concoctions, often featuring their infused vodkas as well as other popular favorites.


Fluff Bakery & Catering

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Location: 8 North Court Street

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Phone: 740-249-4286

webpage roosterFluff Bakery & Catering exists to fill tummies and tanks with sweet treats and scratch-baked fuel for the soul. C’mon, there’s no better time for dessert… Life is fun. Eat it up.

Fluff Bakery & Catering seeks to fill the Athens community with uncompromising bakery and scratch-baked products, many of which include locally sourced ingredients. Fluff strives to build and provide a place of learning, sharing and community – A place to get away from the everyday worries and to bask in the sights and smells of a sugar-laced heaven, a land of milk and honey.

The lunch menu features deli sandwiches, soups, salads, rice bowls and house-made curry (Fridays, only). Breakfast offerings include muffins, house-made bagels & cream cheeses, breakfast sandwiches and more. Finish it off with something sweet. From lemon bars to cupcakes, macaroons to brownies, there is something for every sweet tooth.

Check their website for daily specials!