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217 Hiawassee Avenue, Athens, GA
706-353-6847
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
If Athens were a restaurant, it would be White Tiger

Casual, eclectic and delicious. Oh, and you have to know how to find it! This place sums up Athens well. While the name sounds Asian, they actually serve up delicious BBQ and casual American cuisine. Order at the counter and take a seat at mismatched tables and chairs - either inside or out. Its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
TravellinDawg
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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Casual, eclectic and delicious. Oh, and you have to know how to find it! This place sums up Athens well. While the name sounds Asian, they actually serve up delicious BBQ and casual American cuisine. Order at the counter and take a seat at mismatched tables and chairs - either inside or out. Its also BYOB.

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I live about two and a half miles down the road from this joint and I can't believe today is the first day I have eaten there. I believe the reason to be because of my work schedule but man oh man am I glad I finally went. The patty melt and it knocked my socks off. I had a... More 

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Clovis, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is really a "hidden gem" in Athens. I've been coming for business like in the last 10 years and I can not believe that I've never came here to eat. Well... today my friend Kaitlin took me there for lunch. When we arrived in the car, I told her: What the hell is that??!!!!... from outside, it looks like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Nice old place, just make sure you find a place to eat inside or the Mosquitos will eat you alive in their outdoor tables. The food is tasty !

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Athens, Georgia
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I have been looking forward to trying White Tiger for a while, with a CIA trained chef and lots of excellent buzz, and finally made it for lunch. I had the barbecue and tried the Alice Burger. So disappointing! The barbecue plate had a small portion of vinegary pork, a course vinegary cole slaw and some tasteless mac and cheese.... More 

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Danielsville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I had a BarbQ sandwich and it was good. Friend had a chicken sandwich and liked it as well. Older building, but interesting! Off the beaten path!

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Athens, Georgia, United States
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119 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My friend Lee texted meet me at the White Tiger. I am a 30+ year Athenian but I had to go to Google Maps for directions because this one was a new restaurant to me. I wound around in a residential area and then there it was. Was I ever underwhelmed. A ramshacked old house with a bunch of picnic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were out walking around and stumbled onto this little place. I had never heard of it before but everything, and I mean everything, from the hand made burgers, smoked chicken, fresh made slaw, grilled asparagus, and grill pimento cheese sandwiches, was OFF the CHaRTs!!!! Best food in town, hands down!!!

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Athens, GA
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Step back in time--wide plank floors, probably original walls, dark. Who cares? Take forever to decide among all the tempting offers, give your order to the friendly, patient staff, and go outside to find a seat at one of the weathered wooden picnic tables. Kids, dogs, all ages, the only thing that matters is the quality of the food, which... More 

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Forsyth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Okay, so next to my recollection of first biting into a Krystal's burger when I was eight years-ld (which might have been the last time I had one), my Happy Burger experience at White Tiger was the most amazing and yummy burger experience ever. So good. Buttery. Oniony. Toasty. Savory. All of it. Delicious. Get one. Now.

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Additional Information about White Tiger Gourmet

Address: 217 Hiawassee Avenue, Athens, GA
Phone Number: 706-353-6847
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 Hiawassee Avenue, Athens, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 706-353-6847

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?