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Big City Bread Cafe

393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
+1 706-353-0029
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
“bread” (45 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I saw the menu I figured this would be a Panera Bread sort of place, but local. It was, but much MUCH better. I only had the bread that was on my sandwich (ciabatta), but it was great. The atmosphere was nice, especially the...More

Thank Huey L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thre of us ate that there this Sunday. Thoroughly enjoyed the food and outside seating. Employees were a joy. I definitely will go back.

Thank Jeffeatsandgoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether looking for breakfast or lunch, this is the place to sit back and relax or to actually enjoy a quick meeting. They have your standard bagel items with a few extras and some great options for lunch. You can quickly tell it is a...More

Thank Malik W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere and service were both amazing, but the menu and food were largely unmemorable. I can't remember what I had and none of the people in my party can either. We're assuming it was fine because we don't have any complaints, but it's almost...More

Thank LCF22974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with a wonderful shaded outdoor area. Fries are excellent. Have a really tasty mozzarella tomato sandwich on ciabatta bread. Great for Sunday brunch also

Thank Ellynn B
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had a good breakfast, and it was especially nice to eat it outdoors. The hash brown potatoes are crispy and deep golden brown. The buttery biscuits pair well with the raspberry jam. The coffee is good. This is a great place for breakfast!

Thank amspatton
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 26 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 15 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 25
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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