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Union Street Diner

70 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2751
+1 740-594-6007
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“late night” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
70 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2751
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Reviewed yesterday

It's great to have a diner open 24-hours a day, and one that offers breakfast all those hours too. The staff is welcoming, the food is traditional American cuisine. There is usually parking along Union Street.

Thank lylajens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the portobello sandwich and the rueben. Both were great with fresh bread from the local bakery. The french fries and cole slaw were perfect. This is a great place for a casual lunch!

Thank cyndielw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Omg! Ate here for the first time today. Had the meatloaf sandwich special! It was the best meatloaf ever! The bread was toasted and it was wonderful! Don’t let the old style decor and rough spots inside the place fool you! The food is great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you spend time in Athens, you must make time to grab a meal at the Union Street Diner, Right near campus, parking in the street both sides, popular almost 24 hours a day. We have always gone for breakfast and it is quite special....More

Thank Smitty09876
Reviewed 13 May 2018

If you go here bring your appetite because the servings are very large. I went for breakfast and had a great spinach feta omelet that was served with hash browns and your choice of bread/biscuit. This is s very busy place, obviously very popular.

Thank DeannaAB
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Every time I’m in Athens I have to stop in to USD, I’ve never had a bad meal here in the 6+ years since my first visit. They do everything well from the pancakes to the Philly cheese steaks.

Thank Rome L
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I were in Athens one day and decided to eat here after seeing some other reviews. It was the standard, typical local diner. Not new by far, torn vinyl seats, has had a lot of wear and tear. A little run down, but...More

1  Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

An old college town diner with large portions of delicious traditional breakfast food. Looks like a basic "greasy spoon" with ripped vinyl booth seats and dingy worn laminate flooring, but the breakfasts we had were delicious and the portions generous. Great tasting coffee and excellent...More

Thank Barb T
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We drove 30 minutes to eat here. Before making the decision to come, we checked out their online menu. Much of what was offered was standard fare, but their dessert menu highlighted a chocolate malt cake-a diner favorite it said. We rarely ever order dessert...More

Thank Repol1991
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to the Union Street Diner with my wife and daughter who is a OU student on a Saturday morning. Got the “garbage omelet” which had everything it came with a side of hash browns. Needless to say I didn’t leave hungry it was...More

Thank Kerry D
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Menus are subject to change. Not sure what menu Trip Advisor has.
Diane E
3 March 2017|
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Response from Kimberly J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701-2751
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-594-6007
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