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The Grit

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199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2400
+1 706-543-6592
Today
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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254 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying that neither my wife and I are vegetarian, vegan or anything close. But I will say we had a very enjoyable lunch there. My wife got the sirloin steak sandwich and I got the gyros. Both of our entrees were quite tasty and its was very hard to tell that there was no meat in... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

My family and I are new Nutriarian eaters (Dr. Furhman) and have been eating vegetarian and clean. The meals here are fresh, well flavored and delicious. The veggie burgers are made fresh daily and are wonderful.

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1 Thank Warren A
Orlando, Florida
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136 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

The location is in a part of a triangle street wise and it appears to look quite eclectic inside. We did get seated right away but our waiter was not overly enthusiastic. However, he was efficient. My husband had the Tofu Rueben and he proclaimed it delicious. It was served on beautiful marbled rye. i ordered the cheese and onion... More 

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Thank Tinkvasi
Tallahassee, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

I live for the GRIT! Every time I come to Athens, it is our first stop. How can you beat the organic, healthy tastes as well as the friendly waitstaff and fabulous location? I love the Golden Bowl but truly, I have never had a bad bite in the place. If you are inclined towards a plant-based food plan, run... More 

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Thank cathy s
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

If you are near Athens GA this is the place to eat especially if you are a vegetarian or vegan. Everyone in our group enjoyed their food and the service was excellent.

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Thank Zwheeler11
Atlanta Area
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223 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Ok, I'm not the biggest fan of Grit. Probably because I'm not a vegetarian. However, my meal was ok. But, if you like to eat healthy food, give it a try. You'll probably like it.

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Thank GaHound
Marietta, Georgia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

For fathers day my wife, my daughter and I went to The Grit Restaurant in Athens. Even though it was a second choice ( the Argentinian rest. one block away was supposed to be open at 11 but did not open till 12) the food and service were very good. It has the ambiance of a 70's diner, and I... More 

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Thank badnytrip
Athens, Georgia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Love the Grit - always have - been around forever. Great vegetarian dishes and always, always delicious. Favorite is the Golden Bowl or the monday curry (esp Massaman)

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Thank carolekv
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I am not a vegetarian, nor am I gluten free but the food was delicious! Good quick service and a fun place with a great atmosphere in an old building style right downtown. I Will go back often.

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Thank Nancy F
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Ate dinner here while at a conference. Friendliness and helpfulness were immediately evident. The service was fast enough for us to get fresh, hot entrees, and we enjoyed the hummus appetizer while we waited. The hummus was delicious and kept us busy. I also ordered the noodle bowl of the day, which was simply delicious. I'm not Vegan but was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?