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  • Quick, and casual, The Courtyard Café at the Georgia Center offers cafeteria-style hot lunch entrées, soup and salads.


Downtown Athens pulses from morning through night with a successful mixture of more than 55 popular eateries and 40 taverns and nightspots that play gracious host to our world-famous music scene and entertainment district. True to our name, Athens nurtures an eclectic culture of art, music, commerce, technology, and higher learning. For local restaurant options, please visit the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau online.

On Commencement Day, new this year, Bolton Dining Commons and Snelling Dining Commons will be open.

One of Athens' finest restaurants, The Savannah Room at the Georgia Center, offers a range of gourmet entreés, vegetarian and special selections, superb desserts and a full bar. 

Also in the Georgia Center, The Courtyard Café offers cafeteria-style hot lunch entrées, soup and salads. 

Georgia Java proudly serves Starbucks® coffee as well as a full line of specialty drinks and baked goods. 

Unwind at the Georgia Center's Dawg House Bar & Grill, offering a full bar and an extensive tavern menu; it's the ideal spot for watching the game, meeting with business associates or just catching up with friends.