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Big City Bread Cafe

393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
+1 706-353-0029
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
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393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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11 - 20 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2017

CAme here for breakfast and lunch. This place never disappoints. The food and the VIBE is wonder-ful.

Thank KDB21
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This bakery has grown from having yummy bread and pastries to providing meals. It is local and sources from good growers around Athens. More nouveau than down-home, it is a comfortable atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating. It is also dog friendly. I go...More

Thank SWeems
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had the omelette special and it was fair. Not much bacon in the omelette which was the downside. Grits were a bit runny, but tasted good. Will try again and look for something different on the menu.

Thank Peepye
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to forgo the regular donut stop to come here for a pastry and quick coffee and two Americano coffees. The raspberry bar was delicious (as you can tell my husband and I had already eaten it before I remembered to snap a pic) and...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 9 June 2017

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 5 June 2017 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 4 June 2017

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 23 May 2017

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 21 May 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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