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Big City Bread Cafe

393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
+1 706-353-0029
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
“biscuits” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love the food here. It is friendly for families and dogs. The food is great, and the patio eating is very beautiful and shady.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I ordered the special and got an all vegetable platter. I guess there must have been 2 specials on the board. But I didn't get the meat and 2 sidesMore

Thank vickypudelski
MaryDee15, Owner at Big City Bread Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

I apologize that you did not get what you thought you ordered. Did you happen to speak to anyone about the mix-up? I would rather know that our staff apologized for the mistake and made it right for you, which should be expected. If you...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We drove up to meet our daughter for lunch. This was the second time in a few months that we had tried to get in here for lunch. The daily specials are very good. Salad is generous and fresh. Incredible house made soup! We missed...More

Thank CondosOnTheBeach
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful day, my friend and I had been walking the lovely town of Athens, Ga. and we'd been to Big City Bread before and were quite excited to return. We ordered our lunch, their outdoor area, which is so beautiful, was full,...More

Thank Caoimhe N
MaryDee15, Owner at Big City Bread Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

As the owner, I want to sincerely apologize for you negative experience at our restaurant. I am not sure why or how your experience turned out to be what it was, but it is embarrassing to my husband and I to hear that you were...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went early--before 9am on Saturday to avoid the crowds--such a sweet local place to have breakfast! In my group, all the egg dishes were delicious--the Eggs Benedict looked especially yummy! I had the quiche and it was perfect! Expect to pay about 10/person for...More

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a fun lunch spot with a wide variety of fresh food options. We enjoyed the chicken salad and Tahini salad. We will be back!

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The options at this local haunt are many, and all that we sampled were awesome. You order at the cash register and the food is brought out to you - be ready with your order when you get to the register because the lines are...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visited Big City numerous times over the years. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and each meal has a separate menu and run for specific times during the day. They also have a nice assortment of in-house bakery items. The breakfast menu is heavy on...More

Thank Bulldog82
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Just a quick visit to have lunch with our UGA student. Great patio seating on a gorgeous day & thankfully, dog friendly as we had our golden retriever with us. The place was very busy for 2:00 on a Saturday but the wait to order...More

Thank Hokiemiller
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Do not miss it. Always great for vegetarian or meat eaters. Breakfast lunch or dinner. An Athens staple!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-353-0029
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A local family owned and operated restaurant two blocks out of downtown Athens serving affordable but high quality ingredients utilizing locally farmed produce and meats. All breads and pastries made in-house daily. Fabulous outdoor seating on an expansive courtyard. Welcoming to families with young children.
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