Five and Ten

4.8
243 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
We are a farm-to-table restaurant located in the heart of Athens, GA offering an elevated approach to traditional American cuisine. We have an extensive wine list, artisanal cocktails, and a menu that changes seasonally. Chef Hugh is a James Beard Award winner, a Top Chef contestant, and a Top Chef judge, a celebrated author of six cookbooks, and a devoted father of two.

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Experiences

  • Ramen Night

    Multiple dates available

    Every Tuesday we offer our take on Ramen, featuring house made broth, veggies from local farms, and vegetarian options. Order a small bowl for $10, or a large for $16, and enjoy it with one of our seasonal cocktails or a bottle of wine from our extensive bottle list. Our full menu is also available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 243 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipFoodie
Baltimore
108 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oh how I wish I lived closer to Athens!!! This restaurant is stellar in every way: the facility, a beautiful home; the staff, friendly, welcoming and so knowledgeable; the food and drinks, INCREDIBLE!!!! I may have to take a monthly trip from Alpharetta just so I can try everything on the menu. Don’t change a thing, Five and Ten…you’ve really got it going on!!

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DorisK
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambience. Excellent but unobtrusive service. Good food, especially deserts: almond cake and pavlova

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MatthewS
New England
9 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall amazing experience! Came for an anniversary dinner, and Five and Ten did not disappoint! The service, the food, everything was on point! All of the staff truly made the night a very special one, and grateful for all that they did for us. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience last was excellent. From the friendly and attentive staff to the exemplary cuisine, we could not have enjoyed our dinner more. Thank you!!!

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Mycena
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was divine and creative. The service was excellent.

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GregH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best. Can't leave Athens without eating here. Incredible service, incredible food -- a model dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lived up to our lofty expectations in every way.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, spirits, service & ambiance :)

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vipManhattaner
Orange County
14 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Totally professional staff. They know not to overlap courses. The work as a team and have fluidity with bringing new plates as previous courses are being removed. They know the menu and can explain the preparation process. The food is absolutely exquisite. First time to Athens in 40 years. Outside of one of my favorite French restaurants in London and a now failed Jonathan Waxman restaurant in the west Village, this might have been my favorite meal. Oysters were divine. Bacon marmalade on the pimento cheese was a legitimate delicacy. The vittello tonnato could be the star of the entire menu. The mussels were cooked perfectly and the broth did not overpower them. Not many times I would order catfish at a fine dining establishment but, after some local persuasion, I did and it could not have been a better choice. Portions of every dish, small and large were perfect. Cornbread..... oh dear God. I was born in Athens and raised in the South. Best ever. The desserts were amazing... we tried the Creme Brûlée and the Pavlova. Lastly, someone should commend Mr. Acheson for carrying a white Burgundy by the glass on the menu. Fantastic. Be proud, Athens. You’ve got a gem.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing staff. Great aura. Whenever i go back to Athens i am definitely eating there again

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Mark
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always. The food and drinks were both extremely creative and tasty.

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ALEXJ
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible experience. Delicious dinner. Could not recommend enough.

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Drew
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed a birthday dinner with my family. The drinks were very well crafted and a great start to the meal. We started with a few small plates before the entrees. The scallops were fantastic, the green salad was well dressed and had a nice balance. The beet salad was visually stunning. The duck breast special was flavorful and moist. The least favorite dish was the braised lamb as it was a bit tough and didn't seem like it had enough braising time. Overall a wonderful dining experience.

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Nancy
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, the porch tables are wonderful ambiance. Pricey, but worth it.

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JulieJ
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was outstanding. Everything we had was delicious. My friend who is gluten-free & vegan was very happy with her vegetable plate. Really enjoyed the Old Fashion during happy hour. We sat outside- although the noise from the street could get loud it didn’t deter from the wonderful meal we had.

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CathyP
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our visits to 5 & 10 over the last 20 years are always outstanding. Bob was our server, and service was exemplary as was the food. Highly recommended always.

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EatYourVeggies
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a lovely time and everything was delicious!

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PrincessLaelia
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely the best restaurant in Athens!!!! Always my first choice for a special celebration!

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MandyB
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and staff was professional and knowledgeable. Setting was lovely.

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Valerie
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Patrick was an excellent server! Food was 5 stars!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you Ellie and Alma for making it such a great experience! Love being able to dine on the lawn.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tremendous cuisine with excellent service served on a gorgeous veranda in a restored massive former home. This is one of the jewels in the crown of Chef Hugh Acheson!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overpriced for the food received we dine out 3-5 times per week

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HannahJ
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

my husband and I went here to celebrate our 2 year wedding anniversary. we ate on the porch at 7:30 and it was beautiful, cool and breezy. we shared the pimiento cheese and oysters for appetizer. I had the scallops which were seared perfectly and my husband had the pork loin. we also shared a bottle of pinot Grigio and each had a cocktail. fantastic! our waiter Addison was very friendly and knowledgable about the menu. would recommend to anyone.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Awesome place to eat

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ChristinaC
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great! I would recommend Five and Ten for a special evening out.

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docjan1031
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Dinner was excellent, excellent proportion for not feeling stuffed but has become more expensive over time.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Oh 5&10 how I love thee! Definitely my favorite restaurant in Athens and it has become me and my daughters ‘date’ night spot.
As always, the food was on point. We had ensalata verde, hurrays app, chicken Kiev, roasted mushrooms and my all time favorite, the Halibut in the sashimi broth. You has previously had a similar dish with the flounder and it is phenomenal. Something I crave on the daily. I would love for it to be a staple on the menu. For dessert we enjoyed the crepe brûlée and the rhubarb tart, which was off the hook beautiful and delicious. 5 stars on the food!
Service. Hmmm. Where to even start. I do get it. I worked in the food industry for close to 15 years and I get that there are off nights. This was one of them.
First, we were seated and asked for our drink orders. I’ve been there in the past and the server/bartender is usually very happy to make a special mocktail for me. I am sober. The waitress was slightly frustrated by this request and pointed out the 4 non-alcoholic beverages on the back. I asked again and she just didn’t really seem to care or understand what I was asking. I could also feel her frustration. She did not ask if we wanted to start with any appetizers and as she was walking away I called here back to let her know what we wanted to start with. Again, frustration.
Not a great way to start. Then, we were kind of abandoned there for a bit. She eventually returned, still no drinks, with the appetizers in hand.
Another server returned with our drinks, a lemonade and what I realized was the hibiscus wine that was on the menu. Not what I had asked of her.
We were then left, for a good amount of time, empty dishes on the table and no one checking on us or returning to place our entree order. I had to flag down another server(our third at this point) to place the entree order. At some point, the original server returned and asked for our entree order and I had to inform her that we had already placed the order with someone else.

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Stewart
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Had reservations for 2 as a birthday dinner. The hostesses first tried to seat us at the worst, most hidden table in the restaurant. They accommodated our request to move, but put us in the back near the loud prep counter. Cocktails were good but they took about 20 mins to make. Our server comped one but the next one we ordered never came at all. I appreciate the gesture, but would have preferred timely drinks. We were also a little disappointed in the quantity of the appetizers (one tiny piece of bread with the burrata). Our entrees were good in terms of creativity and flavor but were both a little cold. I see the potential here, and would give it one more chance, but this particular experience was too mediocre for the price.

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LordRebel
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mary and Patrick were super helpful and pleasant! It was a great date night!

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Samantha
4 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Five and Ten to celebrate my graduation. The food and service was phenomenal (per usual). I highly recommend the ramps, mussels, cocktails, and other seasonal items!

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EllenP
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a fabulous dinner before our daughter's graduation from UGA. We were all so impressed - the good was outstanding. Loved it all. Thanks for making our day so special.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing! Service was impeccable and the food was delicious! I could not have asked for a better experience… Thank you!

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vipPatriciaW
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came for my daughters graduation celebration.
Everyone was so nice and the food was great. Our server Megan was amazing! Thank you for making it a great meal and celebration.

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JennaM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’m so glad I went here to celebrate graduation with my family. The servers made it such a special experience and the food and drinks were amazing as always.

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MatthewS
New England
10 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner!

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Jcoop
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came to celebrate our UGA grad and the experience couldn’t have been any better. Such a great staff and delicious food!

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vipMary
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

UGA Graduation dinner

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food was good. We had the lamb, scallops, and pasta. Everyone enjoyed their meal, but left still a bit hungry. Small portions with no filler like No bread. No salad. Just some peas or beans. Only reason for 4 instead of 5. Very expensive meal to leave hungry

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2489theresa
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New to Athens and this has quickly become one of our favorites! The chef has a way of introducing new and interesting varieties of plates.

FAQs

Five and Ten offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (706) 546-7300.

Five and Ten is rated 4.8 stars by 243 OpenTable diners.

Five and Ten does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.fiveandten.com/shop/gift-card.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.