Ohio October 18, 2017
The One Town In Ohio With The Most Scrumdiddilyumptious Restaurants
If you had to pick an Ohio town with the best restaurants, what town would you pick?
The small city of Athens, Ohio isn’t just a quaint college town with a beautiful campus. It’s also hiding some of the most delicious restaurants in the state—all in one place. From massive burritos to scrumptious international cuisine, you’ll have a hard time deciding where to eat lunch here. Take a look:
With a population of a little more than 25,000, this beautiful college town has no shortage of delicious places to eat.
The following are just a few of the many amazing restaurants you'll encounter in this southeast Ohio town:
1. Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this beloved Athens eatery features the area's best Mexican cuisine, made with fresh, local ingredients. On the weekends, business really picks up, so expect a wait. If the wait is too long for you, we suggest grabbing a seat on the bodega side. Casa Nueva is located at 6 W State St., Athens, OH 45701.
2. Bagel Street Deli
You'll never eat a bagel the same again after you experience what a bagel can truly be, thanks to this unique deli in Athens, which features several signature bagel sandwiches. Bagel Street Deli is located at 27 S Court St., Athens, OH 45701.
3. Big Mama's Burritos
Where the seating is limited and the burritos are more than satisfying, this local favorite is especially popular among Ohio University students. Big Mama's Burritos has two locations in Athens. Pictured is the South Court Street location.
4. O'Betty's Red Hot!
Chili, goat cheese, avocado, bacon, coleslaw—anything goes on a hotdog here. O'Betty's Red Hot! is located at 15 W State St., Athens, OH 45701.
5. Restaurant Salaam
For some of the most delicious, authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, visit Restaurant Salaam. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, making it perfect for a date night. You'll find Restaurant Salaam at 21 W Washington St.,
Athens, OH 45701.
6. OMG! Rotisserie
Where the sides are just as satisfying as the signature rotisserie chicken, OMG! Rotisserie features some of southeast Ohio's best soul food. Pictured is the Quarter Chicken (breast and wing) with mashed potatoes, gravy and slow cooked green beans with a corn bread muffin. You'll find it at 139 Columbus Rd., Athens, OH 45701.
If you really want to impress your date, Zoe is another popular date night choice. Featuring upscale American cuisine and seafood, you'll find a wide variety of options here. (Pictured is the Filet Mignon.) Zoe is located at 24 E State St., Athens, OH 45701.
Have you ever been to this town? If so, what’s your favorite place to eat while you’re here? Let us know!