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Athens Cafe

607 E Tyler St Ste 106, Athens, TX 75751-2000
+1 903-675-5504
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“Go to breakfast”
1 week ago
“Its good for the area.”
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American, Mexican
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607 E Tyler St Ste 106, Athens, TX 75751-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going to the Athens Cafe for years. Mostly do breakfast but they are good any time of day. Mexican owned but the menu is American food forward. Consistently good food and good service, and the prices are reasonable. Another good old small town Cafe.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our service was very good. We ordered and the food came quick. There was only a few other tables. Very slow for a Friday evening. Food was average, nothing fancy.

Thank MYork9216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheeseburger and chicken friend steak were good to average. Not bad, just nothing special. I've been wowed by small town diners before and I was hoping to be wowed again.......I wasn't. If I lived here I'd eat here again, but probably won't make it back...More

1  Thank TTabo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This place was once a local favorite but it's gone way downhill. The food is quite mediocre and the staff is somewhat surly. I've heard its still good at breakfast though but I've never tried it then.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

You can always find the best local foods by talking with the locals, and while staying at the Best Western, when I approached a group of employees regarding who had the best breakfast in town, and it was a unanimous recommendation of the hometown Athens...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

First time here on Sunday about 10am. We chose the buffet and was very pleased with what was offered. Eggs cooked to order, crispy bacon, sausage pattys and links, waffles and pancakes, and a few other items. The grits were really nice and creamy, no...More

Thank JandZmom
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Friday night, but wasn't at all crowded. Restaurant interior could use a makeover. Was dated and rundown. Food was good. Service was maybe a 3 out of 5. Were seated quick as well as served fast. But had to wait a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Really good breakfast. Have gone there for breakfast for many years. Usually order from menu, but have eaten the buffet. Both are consistently outstanding. Good service too.

Thank skboals
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Yes, I eat here at least once a week, some weeks three or more times. Lunch is great, fast and the Sweet Ice Tea is always fresh. Daily lunch specials, like CFS, meatloaf, grilled pork chops all with vegetables and bread. The Fajitas (L7) is...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Service was awful. Food was so so. Would not return. A lot of local people. They have a buffet but it did not look appealing so we ordered off menu.

Thank Leah F
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 E Tyler St Ste 106, Athens, TX 75751-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 903-675-5504
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