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Casa Nueva

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4 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2510
09:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A college town classic! Interesting twists on southwestern food. Mostly locally sourced fresh ingredients. Worker owned coop so no tipping! Great beer selection and solid cocktails - specializing in margaritas of course. Constantly rotating specials - but the server recommendations and explanations are critical for first time visitors. Wait can be long, but there is a limited bar menu for... More 

Thank James C
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour, this place is home. Locally sorted foods and drink can satisfy and craving. This space also provides awesome dances, music and art.

Thank Kimberly J
Carmel, Indiana
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157 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casa Nueva is a fine employee owned restaurant. Great bar scene, lots of locals, students, parents, alums, visitors: quite a crowd. Menu is very diverse and full of surprises. Stunning place for Vegetarians and Vegans, along with meat eaters. While the menu is an eclectic mix, it is a majority mexican and very creative from dinners to desserts. Help is... More 

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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349 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late and wanted lunch. This is my favorite dinner spot in Athens. Lunch, not much. The menu is very limited. Order at the bar and pick up at the window. That is all ok. I ordered Nachos. They were bleh. Not great. Not the casa I know and love. Next time I'll wait until dinner time.

Thank Live2traveldaworld
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with Casa. Veggies change, seasonal items change but the quality, portions, staff, and flavors are consistently great! Thanks for great locally, worker, owned restaurant.

Thank annerie h
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best bar in town is the Casa Cantina and the adjoining restaurant Casa Nueva serves reliably delicious food unlike anything usually called Mexican. Use of local ingredients keeps the menu changing and guarantees freshness. Service is friendly and ambience is busy. Can be quite noisy so if you have a hearing issue ask to osit in the kitchen side. Enchiladas... More 

Thank Valentinadellanotte
Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food is high quality ingredients but isn't the most creative or flavorful. You can feel awesome about where your money is going though and you feel good after you eat it knowing its good quality healthy food sourced with as much local as possible.

Thank Fatgirleats
Bergen, Norway
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Since my father originally is from Athens and I still have family there, I have been going to Casa for years. I always remember our visits to Casa with fond memories but this last visit to the restaurant was a little disappointing. Food took forever and tasted just average. Came back however a second time (but just to the bar)... More 

Thank rialoha
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a different type of Mexican restaurant that anyone would love. Order what you want exactly how he way u want it. I had large nachos and they were excellent. The different salsas are tasty. This is not normally a place I would go but loved it. Good prices. Tip included in prices. Any good xtra tip goes... More 

Thank Keith H
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Case Nueva was a fine place to eat. Good service, very attentive and helpful (kept picking up things our young children threw on the floor before we could). Food was okay, but could have been better. Hash browns were dry, and a bit tough as a result—probably too long under a warmer. Otherwise things were fine. We would probably eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 W State St, Athens, OH 45701-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 740-592-2016

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