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Shade on State St.

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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994 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-2133 (Formerly Leghorn's)
+1 740-566-1009
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Athens, Ohio
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual dining, sports bar, and quick service. Very good food options. Good for groups of up top 10. Recommend for lunch especially.

Thank BJW45701
Piketon, Ohio
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a Wednesday afternoon. Had one hour for lunch, as we were in town for a meeting. Arrived at 12:10 pm. Greeted at the door and invited to "sit anywhere we wanted". After sitting at our preferred table and waiting about 10 minutes for our waitress, we placed our order for the slider platter and a bowl of... More 

Thank Roger R
Athens, Ohio
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a great place to meet with friends over food or beverages. They have a wide range of menu selections, the food is always tasty and the beverages are plentiful and refreshing. It seems to be busy every time I stop there and many people talk very positive about it. It seems that I run into friends whenever I... More 

Thank WJRothman
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Just when you think you ate the best wings, you discover Shade on State Street. Not only do they have a nice thin breading and hence, crunch, but the meat is moist and fresh tasting. No frozen wings here! The pizza was excellent too. We had "The Wise Guy" and the crust was a traditional style- a little thicker than... More 

Thank Cindy R
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I take our kids here regularly. It's perfect for families: the menu is huge and has something for everyone, the prices are really good, it has a relaxed environment and a patio for warmer weather, and the beer selection is great. Try the BBQ brisket pizza- it's delicious!

Thank Katherine H
Oakville, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went as a family of 5 and had no problems getting a table setup quickly. Lots of drink and food choices on the menu. We orders different options for sharing. The beef sliders on pretzel buns where excellent.

Thank Debbie S
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

First time here! Decided to stay away from campus since it was Homecoming weekend. Was still crowded here for dinner but didn't wait too long! Had all the different games on so was very happy to catch the games, have some drinks and dinner. Had their boneless wings. Flavor was great but a little on the small side compared to... More 

Thank TonyT
Bethesda, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Good place to go for lunch or dinner. Prices are reasonable and the food is good. Always seems to be crowded at dinner time.

Thank Sara S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This restaurant is off the campus of OU out in town on State St. Went there on a Sunday at 12n. We did not have to wait for a table. There is a patio for outdoor seating. Inside was very clean! Service was great. The menu had so many options it was hard to choose what to get. The portions... More 

Thank jhongell
Brewster, Ohio
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Husband and I ate here last night and enjoyed our meals. I had the Philly Steak & FF, hubby had a burger & FF. Everything was very good, but the boneless wings we got as an app, they were good, but we have had better...we got the Parm/Garlic. I also had a bloody mary....was ok, but needed to be a... More 

Thank Leslie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 994 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-2133 (Formerly Leghorn's)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-566-1009

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?