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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
“For the last 30 years this place has been changing and growing and adding new gardens all the time. The Alice Richards Children's Gardens opened in March 2019 and includes wonderful immersive activities to get children familiar with and develop a love of nature.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Café
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“A really nice high end restaurant, smack in the middle of downtown and next to our local non-profit theatre, Cine.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Café
“This place has it all! The best coffee in town, great live music or comedy daily, and delicious brunch on the weekends!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Café
“Great for breakfast lunch and dinner during the week. Serves brunch on the weekend. Always good and has an excellent bakery as well. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
“Local to Athens, there are several locations. Best coffee & breakfast treats. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Every board game you can imagine so the entire family can have fun. And great food and drinks”
  • 15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A mile from The Yellow House. Athens' favorite cup of Joe! This location offers free Wi-Fi, outdoor and indoor seating. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Park anywhere. Don’t be shy. Most people there have never been either. Veg there early and get what look good to you. Being kinds!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Just down the street, some really good Italian food for not too expensive! Check out their specials!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Cafe by day and casual bar by night. They have a huge selection, and I've never come across anything I don't like there.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“1000 Faces Coffee is a local coffee shop that has awesome coffee and business practices.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Amazing local roasted coffee! Interested in trying it out? Check out our signature "Gameday Blend" available (FOR FRE!E!) downstairs in our lobby!!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“An Athens-only coffeeshop, the atmosphere is chill and the baristas love their craft.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Jittery Joe’s roasting location. Great coffee, cool old building and vibe. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Popular Italian restaurant in downtown Athens. Good pasta, salads and main Italian dishes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A family owned local brunch and lunch place located in the Cobbham Historic District in Athens. Built on an international foundation for inspiration and food, boasting an extensive selection of international recipes and delicacies.”
  • 5 locals recommend