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Casa Nueva

Mexican, American
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4 W State St, Athens, OH 45701
740.594.8691
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Today
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the better places in Athens

There are not a lot of good resturaunts in Athens, mostly a town of pizza , sub and fast food places but hey its a college town so what do you expect? Casa Nueva has had consitantly good food every time I have been there and there is plenty on the menue even for those of us who dont eat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2012
riskman
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Nevada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Nevada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

There are not a lot of good resturaunts in Athens, mostly a town of pizza , sub and fast food places but hey its a college town so what do you expect? Casa Nueva has had consitantly good food every time I have been there and there is plenty on the menue even for those of us who dont eat... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

As long as you get the food fresh it is AMAZING...However, I have had dishes that seem like they have been sitting under a heat lamp way too long. I do promise it is worth the wait, and you will more than likely wait...Its usually an hour at least. My favorite things are; black bean dip, guac, jasmine rice, empanadas,... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I have now experienced breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Casa Nueva. I truly appreciate quality, local, and fresh food. This place is worth the wait - EXCELLENT dining experience! This is equal or better than restaurants I have dined at in Chicago or New York. If visiting Hocking Hills Region or Ohio University check this quaint little place out. All... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Don't get me wrong, the food was ok, but when I asked folks where to eat in Athens, this came up more than once, so we went. I really don't understand why. The lunch burrito was small and skimpy on the filling, and overall just ok. It was served with some bland rice and that was it. The atmosphere was... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

My husband took me to Casa Nueva for my birthday at the recommendation of some friends. We went during the week at lunchtime. It was a bit busy, but we were seated quickly. Our server was awesome. Usually when I tell a server I cannot eat gluten I get a blank look or a suggestion that I order a salad... More 

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sanibel
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87 reviews 87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Wonderful change of pace from all the ordinary places. Great hospitality, our server John did a nice job of answering any questions we had about the items on the menu as well as being very prompt.

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Hocking Hills, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I've gone here more than once and everytime it seems like the wait is too long to get the quality of food that is offered. The restaurant itself is nice. it is worker owned so there's defineately that Athens "hippie-vibe" the permeates the town. If I'm in Athens and want to eat, there's other places that I'd go to before... More 

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Always busy, always a wait. Always fun. Great live music. Athens is lucky to have Casa, I hope it's always around. Love the rice salad and a bowl of veggie chili, the best.

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OHIO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Friday night, packed, long, expected wait. Fine. Margaritas were great. Service inconsistent. We did have a table of 8. One order, missed. Wasn't offered any discount, didn't ask, either. A couple entrees over done, sauce burnt on the plate. Good ingredients, though. Fresh. We went with some regular patrons who love the place. Recommend. We would like to go again... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Relax and set a spell. Don't expect to get in and out quickly, especially when OU is in session. But there's lots to enjoy here from the local brews on tap to their seasonal salsas and other menu items featuring local produce and meats. It's not your standard Mexican or Tex-Mex by any means. But if you approach it with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 W State St, Athens, OH 45701
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 740.594.8691

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?