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Athens Restaurants:

Give Yourself a Treat

Athens, Georgia, is one of the South's freshest culinary hotspots, with a cast of new chefs and restaurants joining Top Chef and James Beard winner Hugh Acheson, who helped put Athens on the map with restaurants such as Five and Ten and The National. Rave restaurant reviews for Athens continue to grow, with Seabear Oyster Bear named one of the best restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveler. home.made is also making headlines. 

Athens restaurants hit every culinary point of view and budget just right; there's no shortage of chefs manning mexican, pizza, and burger joints and taking great pride in bringing new flavors to the table.

And of course, Athens is also known for its craft beer, with Terrapin, Creature Comforts, and Southern Brewing Companies offering tours and tastings of inventive takes on flavor combinations. Akademia hopes to join the ranks in 2017, and Copper Creek brew pub continues to do great things with their beers.

We've put together a foodie itinerary to whet your appetite for a getaway to Athens.