Sleep Inn & Suites
109 Florence Drive
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: (706) 850-1261
Fax: (706) 850-1113
Bars & Cafes
Hendershot's Coffee Bar is the kind of place you can head to with the whole family. There's some excellent coffee for the caffeine addicts, kiddie drinks for the little ones, and beer and wine for those craving something a tad stronger. In addition, quick bites like macaroni salad and redneck caviar ensure you don't go hungry. Yet another aspect that makes this coffeehouse and bar so popular is the musical events organized; there's lots of local talent to be encouraged. You could also stop by to check out the art displays.
Two Story Coffee is a haven for the city's coffee connoisseurs. The cafe offers a range of coffee blends from Counter Culture Coffee, each boasting a distinct flavor of its own. Every cup is brewed to order and served with a smile. Surrounded by the soothing aroma of freshly brewed coffee, Two Story is a place for conversation and, of course, a cup of their excellent brews.
The 40 Watt Club is a historic bar which dates back to the birth of punk rock. The bar is today used as a venue for various live music events and concerts, some of which are local and some national.
The National is a fine restaurant that explores the lesser celebrated cuisines of Europe. With regal chandeliers and a nifty ambiance, this place is ideal to catch that quiet Sunday lunch or a perky dinner dinner with friends or family. The menu offers quaint Greek and Mediterranean delicacies along with authentic Spanish flavors. The bar also has a good selection of wines to keep you in high spirits. So all food connoisseurs, head to this chic restaurant for a great experience. On Fridays and Saturdays, the venue is open till late at night.
Trappeze Pub has an impressive range of beers on offer. From real ales to Belgian brews, stouts and more, this pub knows how to spoil its patrons with choices. Their tacos and other scrumptious bbq specials complement perfectly with the drinks on the menu.
The World Famous has already become a staple for the fun and music loving people of Athens within a short span of time. This intimate venue hosts concerts by local as well as various national bands on tour. And while you are listening to the soulful original songs by the talented performers, you can sip on the handcrafted cocktails or gulp down the craft beers on offer. As for the food, the world food inspired kitchen dishes out delicacies like Crispy Chickpeas, The World Famous Falafel, Crispy Tofu Lettuce Wraps and much more. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
The Globe is a laid-back and relaxed Irish pub in downtown Athens. Dark wood floors, comfy couches and soft lighting lend the space a classic style and warm feel. The bar offers an impressive selection of scotch, wine and beer, alongside a mouthwatering variety of burgers, sandwiches and pub-style dinners. A few vegetarian and vegan options are available as well. Grab a seat inside and enjoy live music as you kick-back with a pint, or settle down at the patio outside for a bit of people watching. The scotch flights are especially good and a delight for lovers of fine spirits. Apart from music concerts, the bar also hosts events like wine tastings and film screenings for time to time. While the Globe may not be the most popular of downtown's many bars, it remains a great place to hang out with friends over drinks and conversation.
As the name suggests, an experience at Green Room Athens is as much about the performances as it is about the drinks. Situated in the Downtown Athens Historic District, this bar always has a fantastic line-up of performances you can enjoy while filling up on a Beast of Burden, Burning Down the House or Fat Tire Amber Ale. Bands like Kenosha Kid and The Desarios have performed here in the past.
The Melting Point hones many feathers in its cap. This wonderful bar is also a classic music venue and its stage has been graced by many popular, local bands. Not only do the drinks keep your spirits high during a performance but the food menu at this place also deserves a special applaud.