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  • Mayflower Restaurant

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    Price: $

    Locations

    • 171 E. Broad St. Athens, GA 30601. 706-548-1692 View Map

    File Under: Downhome. Features: Cash only, delivery. Hours: Breakfast and lunch. The oldest restaurant in Athens (since 1948), with Southern comfort food for breakfast and lunch. Try the hotcakes. Lunch options rotate and include pot roast, fried chicken livers and lemon pepper tilapia alongside vegetables like fried okra, cabbage, sweet potato souffle and squash casserole.

  • Mell's Place

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    Price: $

    Locations

    • 4648 Atlanta Hwy. Athens, GA 30622. 706-548-0830 View Map

    File Under: Bars and Clubs. Features: Full bar, cash only. Escape the downtown scene for the oldest bar in town, built in 1952. The atmosphere is warm and unfussy with pool and country karaoke. Drinks: Cold domestic beer and generous liquor pours.

  • Polleria Pablo

    Price: $

    Locations

    • 50 Gaines School Rd. Athens, GA 30605. 706-850-8599

    File Under: Mexican and South American. Features: Counter service, take-out. Hours: Lunch and dinner. Peripatetic Peruvian restaurant has a new location, inside a small grocery store on the Eastside, but is worth seeking out, as usual. Excellent ceviche, magical roasted/grilled chicken with cilantro-infused rice, good lomo saltado, seafood specials, tallarin (spaghetti) and tortas.

  • Scott & BJ's BBQ

    Price: $$

    Locations

    • 4007 Danielsville Road Athens, GA 30601. 706-546-1005 View Map

    File Under: BBQ. Features: Cash and checks only. Hours: Lunch and dinner. It’s not quite out in the boonies, but it is a bit off the beaten path. Quality barbeque pork, chicken, beef and ribs with beans, hash, slaw, potato salad, collard greens and seasonal vegetables. Sauce is hot and thin.