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1221-D Kelli Drive, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613
(256)771-7700
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Description: Clark's Restaurant is located just off I-65 and highway 72 behind Raceway...
Clark's Restaurant is located just off I-65 and highway 72 behind Raceway. We serve fine dining & comfort food at afforable prices. The atmoshpere is bright and cheerful with quiet music that allow you to converse with your guests. We have consistantly maintained a high 90s health rating for the 5 years we have been open. All our food is cooked fresh with the finest ingredients. We have children's items available.
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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 32
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  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, great service

Clark's is a bit of a hidden gem. It is tucked away in the back of a multi-business building at the end of a cul-de-sac, but is well worth the hunt. Serving a good selection of steaks, chicken tenders, salads, and sandwiches, Clark's is a must-experience. Good food, great service, and reasonable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
HisBaby
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Athens, Alabama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Two in the party ordered the prime rib. The waitress asked what side do you want and what salad dressing on the salad. After she walked off they realized she didn't ask how they wanted the prime rib cooked. When she came back she had the salads and at that time they asked her if they had a choice of... More 

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Livonia, Mi
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Fist I must say the service was good and the place was clean. I ordered the chicken parmesan. The chicken had a fishy taste. No kidding, I had to check to make sure it wasn't fish. I believe they fried it in the same oil they fry the fish in. The clam chowder was very thick, which is good, however... More 

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Athens, Alabama
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Clark's is a bit of a hidden gem. It is tucked away in the back of a multi-business building at the end of a cul-de-sac, but is well worth the hunt. Serving a good selection of steaks, chicken tenders, salads, and sandwiches, Clark's is a must-experience. Good food, great service, and reasonable prices. Don't miss this!

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were extremely disappointed. The food did not taste or appear to be made from scratch. Canned products were used. Will not return.

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Sheffield, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Athens for 3 years and just discovered Clark's. It was great. The atmosphere was great and the food was delicious. I had the mahi mahi with shrimp, cream sauce, mandarin oranges, pineapple, brown rice, and mashed potatoes. Everything was really good. Definitely recommend and definitely will be back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Husband had the spaghetti and meatballs & I had the parmesan chicken. Yum! The side salad was definitely above the average. Decor was nice and cozy. Only one criticism is their old-fashioned chintzy policy of charging an additional $1.00 for a side item substitute. We travel thru the area 2-3 times a year and will most certainly be back.

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Elkmont, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a chop steak dinner. The steak was not up to my standers, it was very very salty. I let the manager know n she got very rude with me n offered to wash the steak n record it. I told her know I can't eat salty food just take it off the check. She said she will charge... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by a nearby hotel. They have excellent food at reasonable prices. Excellent service. Use your GPS to find it. We enjoyed shrimp and scallop dishes that each had a different, but delicious sauce.

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Athens, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You will always have good food at Clark's. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is very good and fairly priced. One of the best places to eat in Athen's Alabama

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Mogadore, Ohio
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

First let me say I would eat here again. However... The garlic bread while good was woefully lacking when it came to garlic. The navy bean / bacon soup was in need of the bacon. The decor does not match the music. As the elderly couple at the next table said; this is bad elevator music. A little too bright.... More 

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Additional Information about Clark's Restaurant

Address: 1221-D Kelli Drive, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613
Phone Number: (256)771-7700
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1221-D Kelli Drive, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: (256)771-7700

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

Description

Clark's Restaurant is located just off I-65 and highway 72 behind Raceway. We serve fine dining & comfort food at afforable prices. The atmoshpere is bright and cheerful with quiet music that allow you to converse with your guests. We have consistantly maintained a high 90s health rating for the 5 years we have been open. All our food is cooked fresh with the finest ingredients. We have children's items available.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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