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Dirty Birds

Dirty Birds Athens voted the Best Sports Bar in Athens!

Dirty Birds opened their Athens, Ga. location in November of 2013 and has quickly established their reputation as the best Sports Bar and Grille in Athens. The restaurant is located at 312 E. Washington St. in the heart of Downtown Athens next door to the Hilton Garden Inn and less than a block from the Classic Center. The kitchen is open daily from 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. and features daily (Monday-Friday) $6 lunch specials from 11:30-3:00 and a Happy Hour 3:00-6:00 which includes $0.75 wings. With 22 High Definition Televisions, 2 Designer Pool Tables free to customers, and a full bar and dining room on each floor, Dirty Birds Athens boasts all of the amenities of a great sports pub, but if you take a closer look, you will find they are anything but your typical pub.

While the menu features many items you can find at most sports bars such as tasty appetizers, burgers, wings, and sandwiches, the kitchen staff at Dirty Birds Athens takes very special care to ensure that your meal is anything but typical. The burger patties are hand made daily with fresh ground beef or turkey. The chicken fingers and onion rings are battered by hand in house made beer batter when ordered. Their salads are made with fresh and colorful locally grown vegetables delivered multiple times a week, and their dressings are also made right there in the kitchen. Their Pulled Pork is slow roasted over night while marinating in beer right out of their own tap. Even the oil they fry with is unusual, substituting the typical canola or vegetable oil with gluten-free rice bean oil for a cleaner cook and better flavor. Oh, and their 30+ wing sauces...yeah, they are also made fresh from raw ingredients right there in the kitchen. Add to that some out of the ordinary signature items such as the loaded tots smothered in slow roasted pulled pork and cheese, and while your eyes and ears may tell you that you are in a sports bar, your taste buds might suggest you are in a 5-star dining establishment.

The differences don't stop in the kitchen however. The bar at Dirty Birds includes a full range of spirits and liquors as well as 24 beers on tap and even more in the bottle. While they ensure your favorites are available, they also feature a wide array of craft and micro-brew selections, including some locally brewed favorites.

With 9,000 square feet and two floors, Dirty Birds Athens is the perfect place to host your next event! The upstairs room features an open floor plan making it extremely versatile and the staff at Dirty Birds loves to go above and beyond to ensure your event is a great success. In it's first year, Dirty Birds hosted a wide array of events including wedding rehearsal dinners, charity fund raisers, sorority and fraternity socials and date nights, DJ dance parties, birthday's, corporate meet and greets, baby showers, and more. With their dedication to making every event a success, would be one-time event customers tend to come back to Dirty Birds for their hosting needs again and again, so get in touch with them soon to reserve your date!

Owned and operated by disabled veterans and only in their second year of operations, Dirty Birds Athens is already receiving accolades as "The Best Sports Bar in Athens." Dirty Birds Athens appears to be poised to replicate the success of the original Dirty Birds located in the beautiful Pacific Beach neighborhood of San Diego and become a mainstay in the impressive Athens restaurant scene.



  • High-speed Internet Access: Yes
  • Full Kitchen: Yes


  • Lunch: Yes
  • Dinner: Yes
  • Private/Group Dining: Yes
  • Full Bar: Yes
  • Reservations Accepted: Yes
  • Call Ahead Seating: Yes
  • Catering Services: Yes
  • Dining Style: Casual
  • Credit Cards Accepted: American Express,Mastercard,Visa,Discover,Diners Club


  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Onsite Restaurant/Food Vendor: Yes

Dirty Birds Meeting Facility

  • Total Sqft.: 9000.00
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Number of Booths: 5


Meeting Facility Rooms

No meeting rooms have been added

Dirty South Trivia at Dirty Birds Athens

    From: February 20, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
Trivia at Dirty Birds is hosted by Dirty South Trivia every Thursday Night upstairs from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Come enjoy great food and an extensive sel... View Details
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Details Happy Hour! Dirty Birds Every Monday-Friday from 3-6 p.m., Dirty Birds Athens hosts the happiest happy hour in Athens! Specials include $0.75 wings, $1 off Domestic More... 01/01/2014 12/31/2014