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ATLANTA (June 3, 2014)  –  Now open for business, hungry customers in Athens can enjoy J. Christopher’s breakfast, brunch or lunch traditional entrees or seasonal specials, as well as a selection of specialty coffee drinks. Located at 1650 South Lumpkin Street, across from Five Points Bottle Shop at the corner of South Lumpkin and South Milledge,  J. Christopher’s is a casual neighborhood restaurant featuring great food in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. This opening marks the first J. Christopher’s location in the Athens area.


J. Christopher’s menu features traditional favorites along with mouth-watering signature items for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Breakfast and brunch specialties, include the Billy Goat Omelet  (spinach, portabellas, sun-dried tomato and Goat cheese), made-from-scratch white sausage gravy, Eggs Christopher (think eggs Benedict), hot off the griddle Blueberry Crunchcakes and Chocolate Chipcakes, and delicious skillet creations like Turkey & Avocado. Belgian waffle fan? J. Christopher’s has those too. Lunch entrees include salads, sandwiches and warm selections like burgers and Grilled Quesadillas. J. Christopher’s also offers an array of specialty, gourmet coffee drinks.


“We are excited to open our first J. Christopher’s location in Athens,” said Barry Lennon, operating partner of J. Christopher’s, and UGA graduate. “Whether you want bacon and eggs, a salad, a sweet treat, or simply want to try something different that you can’t get anywhere else, we offer a wide array of entrees that are sure to please the pickiest of eaters. We pride ourselves not only on serving delicious food, but also on our ongoing support of the communities where we live and work.”


J. Christopher’s is a proud supporter of its local communities, holding fundraising drives throughout the year to support charitable organizations, including Susan G. Komen for the Cure our Adopt-a-Family holiday drive, in addition to our Make-a-Wish support. To further reinforce its civic support, military, fire and police personnel – and a guest – receive 50 percent off of their meal when they show their Military ID. Starting in June, on the 11th day of each month, Veterans will also receive 50 percent off, along with a guest.


This opening represents the 23rd J. Christopher’s location in the southeast. The Athens location features booth, table, bar and outdoor seating. Each J. Christopher’s location is unique, hosting artwork ranging from the traditional to pop culture. If you are interested in hosting a meeting, or are looking for catering for your event/office, contact the general manager, Chris Santarufo, at 706-850-3520. 

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