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Cali N Tito's

1427 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605-1343
+1 706-227-9979
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (77 reviews)
“tostones” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1427 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605-1343
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this hole in the wall and it is a must for lunch every time I'm in Athens. Tip: It's Cash only and you can BYOB for $2.00. They serve NO alcohol. They have Burritos, Empanadas, delicious Fish Tacos and more. I usually get...More

Thank BlueBeachGlass
Reviewed 2 days ago

A student recommended an unusual place as in someone might not like the outside look of the place. We enjoyed a short 8 minute or so walk from the Univ of GA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel to this place - restaurant. This restaurant...More

Thank familyfun001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always had a great meal here. Beef sandwich, Yucca fries and the Amazing Empanadas. Well worth the drive. Best Cuban I've ever eaten. Either location. Go Early before the games!!

Thank Jeffeatsandgoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The chicken sandwich I got was amazing, and it could have fed me twice. There's a reason this is one of the most recommended places in town. It's cash only, but there's an atm next door.

Thank worktravel776
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food!! Can't wait to go there again! Atmosphere is wonderful! They have quick service, will make suggestions including Specials y best fish tacos ever

Thank calyrn
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is not fine dining, but it is all very good. The service is prompt and I have yest to be disappointed with a dish.

Thank SoutheastJack
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I will come back here until I get everything on this menu--it's genuinely different and delicious! Open air dining--bring your dog--super casual and doesn't take plastic! You can bring your own adult beverages and pay a 2.00 drinking fee--brilliant!

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Service is very good, food is good (great Cuban sandwich and good wings), atmosphere is a little crazy...very loud and kids riding tricycles all over the place while servers are trying to bring food to your table. Kids seem to enjoy it, but if you...More

Thank emmeehan
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of our UGA son and glad we followed his lead. A Saturday crowd was there but they moved the ordering line pretty well and it was certainly worth the wait. Delicious options starting with the beef empanadas, and salsa/chips.. Main...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This place serves up Latin food that is the real deal. A must try while you are in Athens. I highly recommend the Arroz and fish tacos. You can also take in your own beer to drink with your meal.

Thank Marcia_Wanderlust
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Do you take reservations?
6 February 2016|
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Response from Buddy P | Reviewed this property |
All of the above is true. No reservations are needed for easy and quick ordering and seating.
Dick M
Do you accept credit cards?
24 April 2015|
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
No. They do not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1427 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605-1343
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-227-9979
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