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18 N Court St, Athens, OH 45701-2419
740-594-8700
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 8
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ahhh, Comfort Food

While we love the special foods of the holidays, sometimes you are ready to get back to your regular eats. Whether it be a delightful salad for a burger and fries, you cannot go wrong at the Court Street Diner. The portions are ample and the service is outstanding. A visit to Athens is not complete... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Deanna G
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

While we love the special foods of the holidays, sometimes you are ready to get back to your regular eats. Whether it be a delightful salad for a burger and fries, you cannot go wrong at the Court Street Diner. The portions are ample and the service is outstanding. A visit to Athens is not complete without a stop a... More 

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Hinckley, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Best description: BAD My son had a burnt hamburger. I had Alaskan Cod fish and chips dinner that had a very thick tasteless batter that ruined the fish favor. I got sick and was ill for about 11 hours after eating that meal and can blame that fish food. My wife had a wrap that was acceptable but nothing to... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's a fun diner with all the decor to go along with the retro feel of the building (trailer?). The food is standard diner fare. It's just very busy and crowded and loud. I guess that's a testament to the food, though. Breakfast there is great. Worth waiting if it's not too cold out (because you'll likely have to stand... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were in Athens for lunch at noon on a Friday. While busy, there was not a wait in large part because of the hustle shown by the waitresses. They were not only taking the orders, serving the food but also busing the tables. The food is very good and reasonable. I would definitely stop at this diner again!

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Troy, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stopped to eat here for lunch on a road trip to West Virginia. I had no idea it was right smack in the middle of a busy college bar street! It made for fun people watching as it was homecoming weekend for the university and everyone was out partying. The diner itself is very cool. I love all the... More 

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Cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What a great diner! Location is within walking distance of the campus. The diner is decorated like a 50's era diner. The food was good and the prices were very reasonable. Will definitely be back!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good selection of dinners, lunches, and breakfasts. It's a very nostalgic ambiance. Fun place to hang out with friends and family

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Highland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went to visit my daughter for parents weekend. The food was good, not great, but the portions were plentiful. The hamburger and fries and the Rachel sandwich were both very good. Service was ok; the server asked if we needed anything and I said silverware would be a nice touch. The wait staff are probably college students, so I didn't... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a classic diner in the middle of Uptown Athens. I try to eat breakfast here at least once every time I'm in Athens. The food is delicious, service is fast and friendly. I love the atmosphere, both inside and out. They also have some of the best milkshakes I've ever had! The prices are very reasonable, and the... More 

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Kimberly, Idaho
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Loved the atmosphere. The railcar 50's diner feel was fun. The server was nice but not overly attentive. The food was average diner fare but the chicken was rubbery. I believe it had been microwaved probably more than once. I seriously could not bite through it and it had the texture of gristle. To their credit, I complained and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 N Court St, Athens, OH 45701-2419
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 740-594-8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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