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Clark's Restaurant

1221-D Kelli Drive, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613
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Ranked #5 of 87 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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.
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English first
Athens, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very friendly people here, excellent menu selections, sort of out of the way so you will have to LQQk for it. (Not on main drag) however only a block off the I-65 expressway. One of the best Rueben sandwiches I have had in a long time. She have the catfish dinner, also excellent. This restaurant will be on our list... More 

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Bucyrus, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Lots of good seafood! I don't eat seafood, but my fiance does and he gave it the stamp of approval. I had the porkchop dinner (with garlic mashed potatoes and green beans) and it was delicious. Love the home cooking in this restaurant and the staff was extremely friendly and attentive.

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Athens, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food it is very fresh and cooked to order and the atmosphere is is nice they are clean and the people that works there they are nice and friendly

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Casual atmosphere and the service was very fast and prompt. The menu has a nice choice of selections. We chose a couple different shrimp dinners. The shrimp was good and they offered a nice variety of side choices. We were surprised that they do not serve alcohol. Easy to get on-off the interstate if you are driving through. Be sure... More 

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Athens, Alabama, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Clarks has become a favorite place to dine for my family. The establishment is always clean, service pleasant and timely, and the menu has everything from chicken fingers (my kids favorite because they're fresh) to Seafood Au Gratin that's out of this world. Lots of selection on the menu and everything we have ordered was made with quality ingredients. We... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

The prime rib was great! I have 2 complaints. They don't have a liquor liscense so no wine with dinner and they were sweeping and moping the floor while customers were eating an hour before closing time!!

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We rode over to this restaurant with some friends in the WWII replica command car that he built. We did catch a bit of attention, but thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. We had the prime rib and found it delicious. The sides were plentiful and quite good. Atmosphere is nice. My only complaint, and a very mild one at that, is... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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117 reviews 117 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I highly recommend this place for good food and atmosphere. I LOVE the Teriyaki Chicken dinner!! The side items are equally delicious. Their desserts are good enough to die for! So I recommend you try this quaint place just off Highway 72 in Athens East of I-65. You will NOT be sorry other than, sorry you did not try it... 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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