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Five & Ten

Five & Ten opened at new location in the historic Hawthorne House on July 10, 2013. The restaurant is located at 1073 South Milledge Avenue and was built by architect, Fred Orr, in the early twentieth century. The original home was left mostly untouched, although a kitchen was added to the back of the building. There are many dining rooms, a spacious bar, a coffee bar, as well as patio seating at the new location.

The new restaurant offers parking and space for private events. The bar opens daily at 5 p.m. and dinner service begins at 5:30 p.m. The restaurant closes at 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, as well as Sunday, and is open until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Brunch is served on Sundays from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Reservations can be made for private parties such as, bridal luncheons, business meetings, corporate luncheons, or cocktail parties during the day or night

Five & Ten merges soul food with old world cuisine. This restaurant blends contemporary American food with French and Italian influences. This farm-to-table foodie spot has an eclectic menu featuring seasonal foods. Chef/Owner Hugh Acheson has developed a national reputation: he won the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Southeast in 2012 as well as the James Beard Award for Best Cookbook, "A New Turn in the South."  Five & Ten was a semifinalist for Best Wine Program in 2013.  The James Beard Awards are considered "the Oscars of the food world."

Acheson has appeared on Bravo TV as a cheftestant on Top Chef Masters and as a Top Chef judge.


PRIX FIXE!  A three-course prix fixe menu is available nightly for 5:30, 5:45, and 6:00 p.m. reservations, just $36 per person for food, or $15 more for wine accompaniments.



Silver Spoon Award, Georgia Trend, November 2013

Southern Living, August 2013: "100 Places to Eat Now"

Hugh Acheson, Best Chef: Southeast and Best Cookbook: A New Turn in the South. James Beard Awards 2012

Georgia Trend, August 2011:  Food critic Krista Reese writes, "If you don't like Five & Ten, you don't like food."  >>more

More press here.


  • Lunch: Yes
  • Dinner: Yes
  • Private/Group Dining: Yes
  • Full Bar: Yes
  • Reservations Accepted: Yes
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Catering Services: Yes

Athens Chefs Dinner

    From: April 21, 2014 - April 21, 2014
5&10 executive chef Jason Zygmont is organizing an Athens Chefs Dinner with notable chefs from Athens. Participants include the World Famous' Jar... View Details

Friends of 5&10 Supper Series

    From: May 07, 2014 - May 07, 2014
 5&10 tries to honor their local sphere every day, an effort that is reflected in menu items like their Woodland Gardens Farm Egg. In that s... View Details
Offer Title Company Offer Details Start Date End Date
Details Early Bird Prix Fixe- $30 Five & Ten

Only in a thrifty college town could diners even hope to experience a three-course meal from a James Beard finalist and Bravo TV Top Chef More...

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