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Blue Sky Bar

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128 College Ave, Suite 2/B, Athens, GA 30601-2805
+1 706-850-3153
12:00 - 02:00
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Athens, Georgia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bartenders are friendly and drinks are well made. The outdoor seating area is nice when you can get a seat. The booths by the window are nice, too, so you can overlook Broad St and campus.

Thank SLDavis
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Down an alleyway and up a back stairwell, the perfect place! Stopped in while visiting friends and can't wait to go back. Excellent beer selection and a laid back vibe.

Thank Matt H
Athens, GA
Level Contributor
86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is a small bar with a huge selection of beers and drinks. It's not an undergraduate hangout and it's pretty chill. There are some TVs around, but they are not in your face. The outdoor seating is great too. A great place for happy hour. (By the way, this is a bar, not a restaurant, though it is possible... More 

Thank Ilya W
Augusta, Georgia
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

One of the few places with knowledgeable career bartenders. Great beer choices, classic cocktails, and creative cocktails. Excellent experience - quiet, low key, and affordable cocktails. 7$ old fashioned is very affordable, my wife and I were glad to find this place, no underage kids and amazing cocktails. Graham made excellent drinks and provided top notch customer service.

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Athens, Georgia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Had a cocktail called "The Moon Jockey" - I'm getting excited just thinking about it! and the Old Fashion - well get out your shakers mama...because this bar uses only the freshest mulled ingredients. The manager Gram is a walking beer dictionary.....with more than 200 different beers to choose from (no joke) - Gram can tell you the history and... More 

Thank snowless2013
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2013

It's located above another bar, and fairly small inside. I went on New Year's so of course it was utterly slammed in there. The music and crowds were loud, but the bartenders were fast. It feels kind of like a little hideaway, and there is a nice outdoor area. Pretty cool little place.

Thank Kate79068
Athens, Georgia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Lovely, unique hideaway with a view of the trees of north campus. A great way to feel like you're on campus when you're downtown having a grown-up beverage - GO!

Thank Shannon C
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2012

This bar is awesome. There is an outside area in the back and the drinks are pretty awesome here. I miss the Blue Sky Cafe but this place is a great replacement.

Thank jcsfla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 75
Bar, Pub
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 College Ave, Suite 2/B, Athens, GA 30601-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-3153
We are NOT a restaurant. We provide a selection of around 250 different craft and import beers, 5 of which are on tap. We boast a very creative and classic cocktail list, as well, with all our items discounted for happy hor (open to 9 pm). Our goal is to serve you your new favorite drink. Our location is somewhat tucked away in downtown Athens, however there are two methods of entry. Our front entrance is at the top of the stairs located to the left of downtown Taco Stand's front door, while the back entrance is located at the top of the stairs located on the back patio of Walker's Coffee and Pub. We would LOVE to host your next private event!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?