• Creative food with a Southern accent •
“South Kitchen + Bar, a Southern-accented but non-cheesy restaurant with plenty of muscle in its flavors”
Hours & Location
Visit us at 247 E Washington St in Downtown Athens, GA. We are currently open for the following hours:
HAPPY HOUR (1/2 priced specialty cocktails)
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Monday-Saturday
4:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday-Thursday
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM Friday + Saturday
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturday + Sunday
“Best New Restaurant”
South Kitchen + Bar was awarded as Athens
Banner Herald’s Reader’s Choice best new
restaurant of 2014.
South Kitchen + Bar is an affordable casual dining experience that is best described as fresh, creative and contemporary. Chef Chris Benson’s flavor-obsessed menu combines his traditional culinary training with a passion for Southern cooking. It’s a perfect blend of comfort and cuisine with dishes varying from a muenster grilled cheese; to a deviled egg trio of masala curry, cayenne blue cheese and pimento-bacon; to our grilled rosemary pork belly with truffled mac + cheese and fried pickled okra. Our sophisticated but approachable drink menu reflects a kinship with sister restaurants Trappeze Pub and Highwire Lounge but maintains a unique Southern charm that we can call our own.
We’d like to invite you to join us for Dinner!