Food is such a defining aspect of a town’s culture and experience, a way to truly dive into the life of a local. Well get those taste buds ready because Oconee has a variety of local hot spots to truly grasp the taste of Oconee. Whether it’s the local lunch grub spot to the intimate date night spot, we are here to welcome you to the table at one of our local eateries.

Craving a little piece of home? Krimson Kafe and Rachel’s Restaurant truly offers that small town freshness on their menus as if you were sitting back in your hometown.  Both located in the city of Watkinsville, you’ll be welcomed into their casual and cozy environment to try some kitchen favorites ranging from chicken salad and pimiento cheese at Krimson Kafe to meatloaf and fried chicken at Rachel’s.

Grab your significant other for a nice evening with exquisite food for a local date night spot. In the heart of Watkinsville, Chef Jose of Girasoles offers that Mexican-Mediterranean taste to Oconee, serving up a perfect fusion of his Mediterranean back ground with small town cuisine. Up the road, The Falls really encompasses the dinner with a view experience, providing fine dining with a serene nature environment surrounding you.

Fully Loaded Pizza as well as the new Doughby’s Pizza and More are known to have that game on for you. With flat screens that can been seen from every seat both inside and out, you are sure to help cheer on your favorite team with other fans over delicious pizza, hot wings, or a cold beer. Not watching the game? Then stop in to hangout on the porch or in the yard and enjoy some corn hole with your meal.

What’s that buttery smell? Start your morning like the locals do with a made from scratch, savory biscuit from a local Oconee breakfast kitchen. The hard part is picking which spot to get it from. Stop in at Suncatcher Café and enjoy a hot cup of joe with that biscuit while the locals catch up on the daily happenings. Golden Pantry is ready for you to grab and go with prepared biscuits or ask the sweet ladies to dress it up to your liking before heading out for the day. Then, there is always Stripling’s Country Store with their many breakfast choices which of course includes buttery biscuits.

No matter the time of day there is always something brewing at Pub on Main. Come check out what local brews they have on tap, try a plethora of appetizers, or lounge on the front lawn while listening to music & playing a few games. This perfect hang out is right on the main strip of downtown Watkinsville!

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