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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 good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
“biscuits” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love the food here. It is friendly for families and dogs. The food is great, and the patio eating is very beautiful and shady.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I ordered the special and got an all vegetable platter. I guess there must have been 2 specials on the board. But I didn't get the meat and 2 sidesMore

Thank vickypudelski
MaryDee15, Owner at Big City Bread Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

I apologize that you did not get what you thought you ordered. Did you happen to speak to anyone about the mix-up? I would rather know that our staff apologized for the mistake and made it right for you, which should be expected. If you...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We drove up to meet our daughter for lunch. This was the second time in a few months that we had tried to get in here for lunch. The daily specials are very good. Salad is generous and fresh. Incredible house made soup! We missed...More

Thank CondosOnTheBeach
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
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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