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About Cutler's

We offer guests and area residents two great places to dine! For the ultimate in Athens fine dining, Cutler’s Restaurant is the city’s most popular eatery offering a menu focused on simple dishes prepared with the finest local ingredients. Cutler’s has garnered a long-standing reputation for the greatest steaks and freshest seafood in town! For something on the lighter side, Bunch of Grapes Tavern is a classic tavern offering lighter fare, cocktails, wine, beer, and more.

331 Richland Ave.
Athens, OH 45701
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
St. Rt. 682

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(740) 593-6661

Website:
http://www.ouinn.com/

Entertainment:

A rotation of local artists perform on Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30

Executive Chef:
Michael McIntosh

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Cutler's Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.9

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

I took my son here for his birthday and the food was excellent (filet with asparagus/Brussels sprouts). We had great service, someone was playing the piano, it wasn't overly loud and I was pleased with the entire evening. We will back again.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great little gem in Athens!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Cutler’s has earned a reputation for reasonable prices, friendly and professional service, a very good food. It was our pleasure to enjoy dinner there on a Friday night!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Very Excellent meal and celebration for wedding anniversary

Tags: Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 11, 2017

The entrees and accompaniments were creative and quite good, particularly the salmon. Dessert , an apple crisp with caramelized toasted pecans topped with ice cream and warm caramel sauce, was spectacular. The only negative tho was the somewhat rapid-beat music which was annoying and stressing. Service was very good.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on August 7, 2017

I came here to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday and could not have been more impressed. The service was phenomenal from the friendly hostess to our helpful server. The food was great and really matched the great atmosphere. Thank you to the whole Cutlers Crew for making this special occassion that much more special.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Wonderful meal and a great waitress. A hidden gem. The entire staff was extremely nice.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Romantic, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2017

My wife and I spent a great evening with dinner at Cutlers. Our first experience and will be back! The food is amazing and the service is fantastic! They treated us as we were the only two dining that night. There is a piano player that was awesome also! Played everything from Beethoven, to Pink, to everybody loves Raymond. All 3 courses and the wine was some of the best that Athens provides.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Went to dinner there for my daughters graduation, expected a regular menu, and was told that it was buffet only. Totally misrepresented the dining experience. Thought I was going to a steak house for dinner, not a Golden Corral. Especially when they told me it was $60 per person for over cooked terrible looking food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Graduation lunch

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 1, 2017

We make sure that we eat at least one meal here when we are in town. Food is always excellent and service the same. Loved the eggplant and portobello mushroom dish.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Fine dining choices in Athens are limited. With a nice selection of beef and seafood, Cutlers delivered a nice dinning experience. Crab cake appetizer and fried oysters were good. Really enjoyed some of the different craft beers they had to offer. We will be back.

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 17, 2017

We had excellent service at Cutler's. The bartenders were friendly, as was our server, who was very happy to accommodate my dietary restrictions with excellent suggestions. There was live entertainment, as it was a Friday night, which was a nice touch. We started with the cheese and charcuterie plate, which was delightful. My husband enjoyed the scallops special, as well. I had a modified version of the eggplant parmesan, and I wanted to love it but the eggplant fillets were a little dry & over cooked, and the breading had no flavor. I am chalking it up to a one-off or simply a poor entree choice on my behalf, and I certainly plan to go back for another try because it really was a very nice experience overall.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 14, 2017

It was great

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 13, 2017

Our server Emily was great. The crab cakes were wonderful and so was the fish of the day.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Great new chef Food is much improved Will go back again

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 10, 2016

We enjoyed the food, staff and the the live musician.
A very nice experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 10, 2016

Very nice, calm atmosphere. Great place for special occasions. Great food!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 9, 2016

This could have been a real nice meal but the kitchen and staff just were not up to the challenge. The drinks and salads were the best part. The salmon was dry, the steak was cold, the pasta was gluey, and I don't think the chicken matched the description on the menu. Without a really nice restaurant in Athens to celebrate a special occasion, this has to do. Maybe next time it will be better.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 9, 2016

We had two excellent meals. It takes a lot for me to say that! It was perfect. Had the special, swordfish. The sides were even excellent. Cooked perfectly. Wonderful service.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Outstanding Value, Cozy, Casual, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 22, 2016

We are regulars at Cutler's when in town for football games and other occasions - probably 6-8 times a year. The menu is diverse, with ample portions and fairly priced. They were flexible with us on the time - having reservations just 15 minutes before closing. The manager did tell one of our party earlier that they would not serve that late, which was contradicted by someone else when I called to confirm. The bar being right next door is handy. Beer selection is average at best. Service was not quite as attentive as it usually is, but was friendly. Their lobster bisque is good and their pumpkin bread ham/swiss sandwich is unique and very tasty and filling. Good choice of salads. It has never been noisy when we are there, although it has never been busy, either. All in all, one of the better places in town to eat; quiet, relaxing, good menu, fairly priced, good portions.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 22, 2016

We stayed overnight at the OU Inn on Saturday while visiting our son who is a grad student at the university and had dinner at Cutlers. Very nice atmosphere and great food. We were very happy with our steaks and the sweet potato side dish in particular was excellent. There was live music (a single man playing and singing) but it was background only, you could still have a nice conversation. This was the first time we have stayed at the Inn and would definitely stay and eat there again.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 15, 2016

Pork belly was fantastic. Great service. Pork chops were dry

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Healthy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 12, 2016

The service was outstanding, the food was good, especially the fried oysters. They have a good wine and beer selection and the ambiance is delightful. My Tuna Ahi was cooked perfectly but was a little cold, otherwise it was a great evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 24, 2016

Dined many times at Cutlers when we are in Athens visiting OU. Our daughter always looks forward to an excellent meal there.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 26, 2016

The menu was small, though we did find out we could order from the bar menu, so that provided some additional choices. The food was mediocre. Definitely not worth the money. Don't expect to go back.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 13, 2016

The waiter forgot evertime we asked for something, another menu (didn't have enough), drinks, another fork and more. He also wasn't present during our meal. We had to search him out. That was frustrating.

The food was just ok. My mother ordered a filet mignon and it was cooked beautifully and tasted amazing. Everything else was so-so. We had a hard time finding something that sounded good to order.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 25, 2016

My server Vanessa made great suggestions, the food was great & eating outside on a nice warm evening topped it off

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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 18, 2016

I went to this restaurant with my wife for our anniversary. The food was excellent. The service was very good as well. Menu was pricy but worth it as our food was very well prepared. I would not go their daily but from what I experienced I would go again for a special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 15, 2016

Service and ambiance excellent!! 96 % of food GREAT!! I had salmon dinner, chopped salad, reisling, and dessert - all excellent!! My husband loved everything but his Ribeye, it was lightly smoked which gave it a very strange flavor. Only other complaint was coffee not super hot, but we will be back to try other dishes!! Overall extremely good!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 7, 2016

We went to Cutler's because some of the reviews said "romantic atmosphere". Nice place, but I wouldn't call it "romantic". We each ordered steaks...the food was GREAT. Our server was also great. But it's a restaurant attached to a hotel and they didn't do a great job of hiding that. As in, you kind of feel like you are in a hotel conference room that is set up as a dining room. Atmosphere was the only thing we were disappointed for, as we were there for our anniversary. If we had gone for a casual meal, it would have been perfectly suitable. No other complaints!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 5, 2016

Food was middle of the road. Dessert was fantastic. Service was incredibly slow. Took a half hour to finally order. Waited 20 inutes or drink refill. Had to do nothing to drink. My steak was very tasty but my wife's was not. Took over 20 inutes to pay my bill even.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on April 9, 2016

Our waitress was wonderful, very energetic and on top of it all! The food was delicious as well!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 2, 2016

Went to Mother's Day Week-end at Ohio University....I was the grandmother with my daughter and grandson who is the student at OU. Grandson was totally blown away by the great food and decor of the restaurant....said it was the best meal he has eaten at college. Proud to impress my grandson and show him a special good time.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on April 2, 2016

Had dinner and brunch here. Nice variety to the menu. Hard to choose! Great service. Will be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 27, 2016

We have always enjoyed our experiences at Cutler's and look forward to our next visit

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 12, 2016

Great meal and great ambiance.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2015

I recommend the chicken piccata but my mom got the crab and shrimp risotto and that was delicious as well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 18, 2015

I took my wife to Cutler's for our 10th anniversary dinner, and I had a really great time. The place wasn't noisy, was romantically lit, and the waitstaff was super friendly. The French onion soup was a delight, and the New York strip steak I had was mouthwateringly good. I'm currently salivating thinking about it, two days later.

Great place.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 11, 2015

I recently had dinner fro six at Cutlers for a special celebration. The service and staff was excellent. The food was good and the wine list was good. Best place in Athens for a special occasion when you want a wonderful atmosphere. Was there on a Friday evening and had wonderful live entertainment softly playing throughout our dinner. Exceeded my expectations.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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