The 2023-2024 Flagpole Guide To Athens, GA

Cash Only

  • Billy Meadow's Station

    Price: $


    • 6729 Hwy. 72 Colbert, GA 30628. 706-788-3517

    File Under: Sandwiches, Burgers and Chicken. Features: Take-out, counter service, cash only (ATM available). • Old-school hot doggery in the country makes a steamed dog with coleslaw on a toasted bun like no other. Also grilled cheese, corned beef and chicken salad.

  • Mell's Place

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    Price: $


    • 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 the area, built in 1952. The atmosphere is warm and unfussy with pool, video games and karaoke. Cold domestic beer and liquor drinks.

  • Scott's BBQ

    Price: $$


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

    File Under: BBQ. Features: Cash and checks only. Hours: Lunch and dinner. • Family-owned place you might have seen on "True South" on the SEC Network serves barbecue pork, chicken, beef and ribs with beans, hash, slaw, potato salad, collard greens and seasonal vegetables. Sauce is hot and thin.