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Court Street Diner

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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
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun diner

Easy walk from OU. Took daughter for breakfast. Very good location on court st in middle of shops and bars. We had to wait about 15 min even though there were 4 empty tables because they hadn't been cleared yet. Not sure if they were short staffed or this is normal. Food is what you'd expect... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Cleveland
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Cleveland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Easy walk from OU. Took daughter for breakfast. Very good location on court st in middle of shops and bars. We had to wait about 15 min even though there were 4 empty tables because they hadn't been cleared yet. Not sure if they were short staffed or this is normal. Food is what you'd expect. Good greasy breakfast. Will... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Three of us ate there and two of us tried a chicken salad entree, as suggested by the waiter as they are known for their chicken salad. My chicken salad club sandwich was very good; my daughter's chicken salad was not. My son's hamburger was very good. We had saved room for dessert, but they no longer bake their own... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Stopped for breakfast, nothing special. Coffee was hot. Mostly typical diner food, came complete with flies. We had the waitress leave a couple of menus so we could swat at the flies. None of the six of us cleaned their plate. Burp!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Came with my daughter and 3 other friends. I had a great burger. The meat and the toasted bun were so tasty. Someone else had chicken strips, the breading was homemade and the chicken fresh and not your typical processed chicken.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

It's a typical Diner atmosphere and food. With that said I don't get some of the reviews that are negative. Since the typical Diner is a greasy spoon and not a five star restraunt. Where you can grab a burger and fries or some breakfast. So if your looking for vegan or vegetarian or fine dining there's better options available... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This place is fine. The food was okay, but there are tons of better places to go. Don't let the faux old time diner appearance confuse you, this shares very little with an actual diner other than its external appearance.

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Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

No real diner closes at 9pm. Court Street does. The staff consists of students who would rather be anywhere else but there. The turkey burgers taste like old shoe leather. Weak coffee. Very good French Fries. Central location. No vegan or locally grown breakfast meats.

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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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Cleveland, Ohio
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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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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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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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