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Big City Bread Cafe

393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
+1 706-353-0029
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“bread” (55 reviews)
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Closes in 22 min
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is great. Add to that an outdoor dinning experience that is amazing and a terrific staff. Don't forget desert and coffe

Thank Donald D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place. I could go back every day until I sampled everything on the menu. The food is fresh and so good. We were lucky enough to have good weather and be able to sit outside. They are dog friendly which is so cool....More

Thank melissapatterson64
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The food is yum, yum, yum here! You have to place your order at the counter and they will bring your plates to your table. We chose to eat outside in the nicely shaded courtyard with our dog. They have bowls scattered about the courtyard...More

Thank theatretoni
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is an extremely popular place for breakfast; inside dining and patio (very shaded) dining; we have had many great dishes, oatmeal is great (not on menu), breads are awesome, and omelette are impressive; We tried dinner here and really enjoyed it; seems this place...More

Thank FrankS268
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We tried their scrambled eggs, caprese flatbread, french toast and chocolate croissant. Everything was a pleasure, especially the caprese flatbread with basil. The breads they make are super delicious, and the coffee was also great. Service was quick, seating area was clean and tidy, and...More

Thank Mur_Js
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch after main lunch crowd gone. Found a nice table outside. Had their special fir the day if rye bread with turkey ,tomatoes , arugula, and Tzatziki sauce. It was very good. Our son had the hamburger which was very good as well....More

Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Twice now we have stopped for brunch on a Sunday forenoon. The dining area outside and the whole atmosphere is so much like a typical cafe' in Europe. Love it!! Looks like anything on the menu is tops. We had omelettes with side items. Perfect...More

Thank papakil0
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

How can you go wrong with grilled cheese on sourdough? Cute little cafe with outside seating and excellent pastries. They also have a good wine list (and wine specials on Wednesdays). Parking is a challenge, but worth it.

Thank M L
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with friends for an early lunch. Split the blt and the mozzarella basil sandwich with a friend. Both were excellent. Hummingbird cake was also very good. Cool atmosphere and plenty of room. Great choice!

Thank merem0b
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We had an excellent dinner here last night. For the price the food is exceptional and it has the best outdoor space in Athens. I am always amazed at how small the dinner crowd is when other restaurants are so crowded. Big City has become...More

Thank tennistom07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 N Finley St, Athens, GA 30601-2482
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-353-0029
  • E-mail
A local family owned and operated restaurant two blocks out of downtown Athens serving affordable but high quality ingredients utilizing locally farmed produce and meats. All breads and pastries made in-house daily. Fabulous outdoor seating on an expansive courtyard. Welcoming to families with young children.
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