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Clark's Restaurant

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1221D Kelli Dr, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613-2701
+1 256-771-7700
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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Locust Fork, Alabama
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best way to describe Clark's is - Simply Outstanding. My wife and I stopped at Clark's while passing thru Athens on a Friday night about 6:15. We were met at the door by a most gracious hostess. We were seated promptly and were greeted by a wonderful server. I ordered the rib-eye. My wife the chopped steak. We both... More 

Thank Bill P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on our way home from vacation & arrived at the Hampton Inn & Suites (also a great find) late and hungry. We saw Clark's next door & it was crowded so checked the menu online and thought it looked worth a try for a to-go. My husband ordered the 10 oz ribeye (med) with baked potatoe, & asparagus... More 

Thank Becky S
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nicest place I've found to eat in town. The place looks nice and service was good. I had the chicken parmesan. It was very good. I wouldn't mine coming back for super when/if I need a nice place to eat at in Athens.

Thank Paul880123
Gardendale, AL
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We were visiting friends who live in the area and they recommended Clark's. Reminded me of a meat & three, but better. The selection was broad with daily specials. They have a friendly staff who go out of their way to make sure you are satisfied with your dining experience. The food was very good and judging from the long... More 

Thank Fraizmo
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Business lunch there today. Food is always excellent! They offer daily specials with fresh vegetables as well as a diverse menu. The Service was ,as always, Excellent.

Thank mark y
Lexington, Kentucky
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I am a true believer in local places to support small business and the families who run them. This is one of those places! Without TripAdvisor, I wouldn't have known about it. We were headed home from vacation and checked out the app for lunch close by a gas station. This is on the street behind Raceway gas, perfection!! I... More 

Thank Alou722
Athens, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Food was awesome! Food was very fresh. The burgers are huge. Service was also great. Highly recommended

Thank Erin P
Avon, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Restaurant was within walking distance from motel. Tastefully decorated and arranged. Had multiple dinner options and all personnel were friendly and helpful. It appeared that many customers were local repeat business. Rating this excellent isn't intended to make this a 5 star restaurant. It appeared to be a family business than offers a good option to chain restaurants which we... More 

Thank Fred P
Athens, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Only had lunch here but it was very good. Very pleasant atmosphere with soft music. Ruben sandwich was excellent and may be better than Callahan's in Destin. Hope to go back for dinner. Check hours of operation because they have odd hours.

Thank Lynn G
Madison, Alabama
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Our family visited Clark's for Sunday lunch for the first time in at least 5 years. FYI, usually it is too crowded. We had the Prime Rib lunch special and this meal is very good including side salad, rolls, potato choice and veg of the day for $9.95. The service was also very good. Note: the other lunch special was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221D Kelli Dr, Behind Raceway I-65 & Hwy 72, Athens, AL 35613-2701
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 256-771-7700
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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