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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
“biscuits” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went early--before 9am on Saturday to avoid the crowds--such a sweet local place to have breakfast! In my group, all the egg dishes were delicious--the Eggs Benedict looked especially yummy! I had the quiche and it was perfect! Expect to pay about 10/person for...More

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is a fun lunch spot with a wide variety of fresh food options. We enjoyed the chicken salad and Tahini salad. We will be back!

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The options at this local haunt are many, and all that we sampled were awesome. You order at the cash register and the food is brought out to you - be ready with your order when you get to the register because the lines are...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visited Big City numerous times over the years. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and each meal has a separate menu and run for specific times during the day. They also have a nice assortment of in-house bakery items. The breakfast menu is heavy on...More

Thank Bulldog82
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Just a quick visit to have lunch with our UGA student. Great patio seating on a gorgeous day & thankfully, dog friendly as we had our golden retriever with us. The place was very busy for 2:00 on a Saturday but the wait to order...More

Thank Hokiemiller
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Do not miss it. Always great for vegetarian or meat eaters. Breakfast lunch or dinner. An Athens staple!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The menu is limited but there is something for everyone. You must try the homemade baked goods. They are just like what your mother made or better. We had table service at dinner.

Thank pat m
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have long enjoyed BCB for meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner - and have always had a great experience with yummy food, attentive service and a lovely atmosphere. I am writing today with many thanks for the wonderful food BCB enabled me to serve...More

Thank janettehill
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The night we were there they had seated a large crowd in the middle of the main dining room. For the noise level we encountered, it would have served other better had they place them in the area closest to the counter, which is were...More

Thank fivewcoupe
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I definitely enjoyed my meal at Big City Bread Cafe. I was pretty impressed that I could get served in under 20 minutes in a popular breakfast spot, although I don't love the fast that it's a single line going to the counter for service....More

Thank Quintin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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