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The Grit

199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
+1 706-543-6592
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been here so many times and love the true Athenian atmosphere is provides. The food is always tasty and all of the staff is chill, if anyone is uncomfortable with the staff then they just aren't used to genuine human beings!

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don't know how we found this place, but it was one of the best restaurant surprises we've ever had! My husband frequented Athens so we ended up eating here quite often; and this was before we gave up products. I used to get the...More

Thank Maogun23
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lunch today at The Grit was not only tasty, it was an experience. I had the Mediterranean platter which had two falafels (I would have ordered this as a main course), hummus, pita bread, fresh vegetables (raw), a couscous salad (can't think of the name...More

Thank lawyerdaggett
Reviewed 5 days ago

An easy walk from our hotel, The Grit lived up to the hype it had been given. Vegetarian might not seen like the fare you are seeking, but be sure to try this place. We ordered a falafel sandwich, gyro and a grill cheese smelt...More

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there for brunch, and the food was excellent. The portion sizes were large, too. Our entire family enjoyed it.

Thank ramirez2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here twice now and plan on coming back! The food is delicious and you can't even tell it's vegan (so even if you're a meat lover, you can enjoy for here). It's a nice space indoors along with great seating outdoors. It's...More

Thank Val U
Reviewed 14 April 2017

we ate a early dinner. Niece is a fairly new vegatarian. i am not. she was not disappointed and I was able to eat an enjoyable meal.

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Recently was in the city and loved this place! I had a spinach feta lasagna that was outstanding. Full of flavor, outstanding value, great portion size. Service was excellent and staff was very knowledgeable of what was on the menu. Others at my table also...More

1  Thank RickyPaultexas
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I work nearby and stop in once or twice a week. I love that everything is so flavorful...the potato leek soup is beyond incredible and their tomato basil if very flavorful. The portions are huge and one of the cool things is the mashed potato...More

1  Thank Tinkwannabe
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped there during a recent trip to UGA. Hipster decor and an amazing stream of background music...Pixies, REM, etc. The food was excellent. I had a "Steak" Quesidilla that was huge for 7.75. Chips and homemade salsa. Great flavor. My kids had black bean burgers...More

1  Thank Mike S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-543-6592
  • E-mail