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279 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2802
+1 706-353-7065
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
10 Jan 2017
“This is a great place. ”
9 Dec 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
££ - £££
279 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2802
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Nice space, good New Orleans style food. Other items as well. We always have good food and service here.

Thank travelerRoswell
Reviewed 9 December 2015

The restaurant was announced as closed by the owners. They will be missed! They carried on the tradition of Harry Bissetts. Now all we have is Georges Low Country Table if you like Cajun food.

Thank Mimickinga
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This was booked for my birthday and we were in a private room upstairs. We had two great servers and a good time was had by all. The menu has something for everyone and all said their food was delicious.

Thank 518ATLCouple
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We had a fabulous meal here in a lovely atmosphere. Our compliments not only go to the chef but to the lovely waitress, cocktail mixer and front of house Derian. She worked sooo hard but still had time to talk and advise.

1  Thank Juniewatts
NONA279, Owner at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Junie, thank you for your five star rating! It’s truly a delight to know how much you enjoyed your meal, and we’ll be sure to pass your warm remarks on to our staff. Please dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2015

After reading the reviews, I was not sure which dining experience we were going to get. We were seated in the back room which is a great place to relax and enjoy a meal. Our waiter was very attentive. (I did not get his name)...More

Thank ktsmalls
NONA279, Owner at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Thanks for your exceptional review, ktsmalls! It’s always a pleasure hearing from our guests and we’re thrilled to know how impressed everyone in your party was with their selections. We hope for the chance to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 22 September 2015

We came here on a visit to Athens and had a wonderful time. It was a Game Day, so the place was packed. However, the service was very attentive and we had no problem getting drinks and food at the bar (everyone wants to stay...More

1  Thank Emily35335
NONA279, Manager at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015

Emily, thanks for joining us at NONA for the game! We’re thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your visit and we’ll be sure to share your kind remarks with our staff. Please stop in again soon!

Reviewed 3 September 2015

When the new owners took over this Athens institution, we congratulated them on the good food and service. Since then, on many occasions, we returned to a steady decline in service and quality of food. We swore that we would not return after having to...More

1  Thank jetburd
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We have been loyal customers of Nona's for years. Today we were looking forward to having brunch at our favorite brunch location in Athens. What a disappointment when we were seated and handed the brunch menu on a typed sheet and a separate lunch menu....More

1  Thank Jerry M
NONA279, Owner at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

Jerry, We are sorry your favorite brunch item was not available. Brunch is still available on Saturday and Sunday and as delicious as ever. As the Owner, I chose the best sellers for the summer months and the fall menu will will be in place...More

Reviewed 21 August 2015

One of my favorite spots in Athens to eat. The menu is perfectly balanced with traditional offerings I would expect to find. I have eaten here on many occasions and always left happy with my choice.

Thank Charles B
NONA279, Owner at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2015

Thanks for the five stars, Charles! It’s truly a delight to know we’re one of your top choices in Athens and we appreciate your continued business and support. Please dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 13 August 2015

NONA, once Harry Bisssett's, serves steak and seafood in a New Orleans' style. The atmosphere is the nicest aspect of the restaurant: there's a lot of exposed brick and a sense of airiness even despite the narrow confines of the place. The food isn't bad...More

Thank Jim D
NONA279, Owner at Nona, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2015

Hi Jim, Thank you for your comments. Though we’re glad you enjoy the atmosphere of NONA, we regret to hear your recent experience left anything to be desired. We would never wish for a guest to feel unwelcome during their visit and we thank you...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-353-7065
  • E-mail
Continuing an Athens tradition in Creole and Cajun fine dining. What began in 1985 as Harry Bissett's New Orleans Cafe, lives on at NONA. Located across from the University Of Georgia's historic North Campus, is the most pleasant spot downtown for lunch or dinner. NONA features three distinct dining areas: the Bayou Room, the Atrium Balcony and the gorgeous upstairs Dining Room. Enter the restaurant through the warm and welcoming old style bar and sit in an atmosphere capturing a feel of Jazz and Mardi Gras. NONA offers dishes inspired by the rich culinary traditions of Louisiana. Delectable dishes prepared with only the finest of ingredients daily. Sample Oysters Rockefeller and Bienville, Shrimp and Grits or Sherry Crab Soup. Feast on delicious entrees such as the French Quarter Filet or Chicken Rochambeau. Chef William Shay and his accomplished staff offer daily specials that suit the most discriminating palate. Weekends are unique with our New Orleans inspired Brunch served Saturday and Sunday and are not to be missed. Be sure to check back often to learn of upcoming events and celebrations. We look forward to serving you!
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