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The Grit

199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
+1 706-543-6592
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not know was predominately vegetarian until we took a look at the menu. Decided to give it a try. Admittedly we did not know a lot of the ingredients but decided to stick around. My son enjoyed his sandwich which included seitan for protein....More

Thank TwoGrays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had breakfast here, and the food was really good. Great omelettes and quiche. However, our server was slow and forgetful.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent. There are great choices from spicy to mild. A nice mix of dishes for a reasonable price.

Thank Johnpaul M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I'm a meat eater, but I love the Grit. They have a larger menu with plenty of good options and a changing specials board with good options as well. They have tasty food at a very good price and good desert as well.

2  Thank M J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I tried several foods here, and the overall vibe of the place seemed a little amateur. The black bean chili was ok, but could have used more spices (aromatic like cumin, not necessarily hot like pepper). The black bean chili was a little too sweet...More

Thank Huey L
Reviewed 4 June 2017

There were 6 of us in our group so we were able to try many of the options on the breakfast menu. Blueberry pancakes were delicious...if you want "real" maple syrup they will add $1.75 to the bill....otherwise it's just the regular out of the...More

Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
Reviewed 21 May 2017 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 21 May 2017 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 20 May 2017

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 18 May 2017

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 944phyllisk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 09:30
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-543-6592
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