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The Foundry Athens

) #50 of 325 Restaurants in Athens $$ - $$$ American, ,
295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601-2610
+1 706-549-7051
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“melting point” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601-2610
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The Foundry is the restaurant on site at the Graduate motel in downtown Athens. They apparently recently changed their menu, so what you may find listed online will probably be the old one. The new menu is sparse to say the least, hence my rating....More

Thank Buckeye_boy_614
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We come here often and it's always the same...bad service and greasy food. We want to love this place but we just can't. Tonight we were here for a performance and the first 2 hours we were here, we only saw our waitress twice. I...More

2  Thank 0wlie
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We rolled in as they were closing. We were at the Graduate where the Foundry is located. Son had mac and cheese and I got the burger with some amazing sauce on it. The drinks were strong and cold and a band was playing. Wish...More

Thank BrissleGirl66
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Came while I was attending a conference. A large group - around 100 people. Great music, and adult beverages.... I will be back!!

Thank OleBig
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great selections of drinks and short order items. Great jazz music tonight was a special treat with a packed house. Very nice place to visit while in Athens.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very cool old metal Foundry that is now a bar/restaurant/live music venue. Anything involving the grits is great and the Mac & cheese is killer. Respectable selection of craft brews on tap. Try anything by SBC and the Tropicalia from Creature Comforts is a great...More

Thank Aquaman95
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Food was good. Musical group was good. Had a great time. Very nice venue. Met some really nice people!

Thank RapunzelProductions
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We liked our dinner at The Foundry so much the first night that we ate there again the following night! I had the Bistro Steak w/ mushroom grits, and it was superb! Very tender and flavorful, and the grits were the perfect accompaniment. The following...More

Thank MemphisLawyer
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Came here to listen to a pretty well known musician. I understand they also have a lot of more local talent much of the time. The price to reserve a table was reasonable for concert venue standards, but expensive for a local college bar scene....More

Thank ML_ATL2013
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Avoid this venue at all costs if you are looking to have a good time in Athens. We were asked to pay $22 each for a "no name" artist on a Tuesday night in Athens. We were having a fine time until we were asked...More

Thank Sheryl S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 E Dougherty St, Athens, GA 30601-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-549-7051
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Listen to celebrated musicians in the Melting Point where you can Eat. Drink. Listen Closely. Menus prepared by Chef martin Smetana!
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