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South Kitchen + Bar

247 E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601-4532
+1 706-395-6125
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“tater tots” (21 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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247 E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601-4532
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Shrimp and grits with collard greens was very good. Service was even better. All servers made a point of making sure I was happy.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to this nice restaurant a couple of times and it was good.....don’t get me wrong. But if the hostess tells me the wait is 40 minutes, then 50 minutes, then it’s an hour and then they admit they had reservations for several...More

Thank leefmorgan
Danielle G, Manager at South Kitchen + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good evening, My name is Danielle and I am one of the managers of South Kitchen + Bar. I am very sorry for the way things were handled at your last visit. I have had a discussion with the other managers who will check in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of good places for eats and drinks in Athens, but SOUTH is at the top of our list. Entering the door we were pleasantly surprised. Love the interior, much larger than expected and great ambiance. Help staff was top shelf, knowledgeable and very friendly....More

Thank papakil0
Danielle G, Manager at South Kitchen + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the incredibly kind words, we are so glad to hear we are at the top of your list! We can't wait for you to try our brunch menu, see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just had the most tasty, juicy and mouthwatering Pork Belly on my plate since a long time. Complements to the chef ! This place is awesome. We have been touring the South since three weeks now, but this restaurant is one of the...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the South Kitchen and bar for a birthday brunch, for our niece who is a student at UGA. There were 10 of us. We were seated promptly. The service was excellent. Our waitress was very friendly, and very efficient. The portions were...More

Thank ronniefoster046
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for Happy Hour during my recent stay. Had a couple of great half-priced cocktails and a few appetizers. Everything was fantastic! The server was attentive, polite, and provided great recommendations. The drinks were great (Athens Mule) and the appetizers were delicious (Friend Green...More

Thank akleros376
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The restaurant is beautiful, restored with stained glass windows. The food was disappointing. We started with a $13 cheese plate which we waited a long time for. They must have been out of some of the cheeses because we barely got enough for a few...More

Thank wendy p
Danielle G, Guest Relations Manager at South Kitchen + Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Wendy, my name is Danielle and I am one of the managers at South Kitchen + Bar.   I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your meal, it seems like we might have missed the mark on a few items.  I understand it’s...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is in a classic older downtown building. The owners have kept most of the walls which gives it a chopped up feeling, but if it were changed, it would lose some of the feel. As the name would lead you to believe, the...More

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I make it a point to eat at a new restaurant each trip to Athens. South was one of my recent choices, and one I will definitely visit again. They have a great bar selection and varied menu options. I was hungry, but not starving,...More

Thank GracedGirls
Reviewed 18 June 2018

After walking around downtown and dropping in a few shops and a bar or two, we were hungry. The bartender at our last stop recommended this nice restaurant. Our server Maggie was very attentive and was even able to make recommendations from a beer to...More

Thank donnaka3
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7 November 2016|
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Response from Michelle V | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us! South Kitchen + Bar is open this Saturday. We do not take reservations on game days, but do every other day of the year. Hope to see you!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 E Washington St, Athens, GA 30601-4532
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-395-6125
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