268 E. State Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
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Tuesday–Saturday 7:30 a.m.–8 p.m.*
Sunday Brunch 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Monday Closed

*Village Bakery's kitchen closes down at 7 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday. You can shop our bakery case and in the Market until 8 p.m.

Reminder: Our bake house, Della Zona, next door, is open for pizza night every Friday!

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Village Bakery & Cafe

Our Menu

Savory Morning Nourishment

  • Breakfast Pizza— $3.50
    Varieties change daily
  • Onion Bialy— Toasted $2.50, Toasted with spread $2.95
    Spreads: Light cream cheese; smoked trout; kalamata olive; vegan red pepper
  • Georgian Cheese Pastry— $2.95
  • Egg Cheese Sandwich— $4.50–$6.50
    On a biscuit or wheat toast
    Additions: tomatoes or red peppers; smoked ham
  • Wake-up Call— $5.95
     Baked polenta with seasoned onions, sauteed greens and cheddar. Comes with a choice of scrambled eggs or tempeh sausage and topped with our salsa fresca or chile garlic
  • Crumb's Bakery Granola— $4.95
    With milk, soy milk, or yogurt
  • Quiche— Slice $5.95
    Whole quiche (to go); ready to heat; $32 + $6 deposit
  • Frittata— Slice $5.50
  • Strata — Rice pasta baked with Laurel Valley cheeses, veggies and Snowville Creamery Creme Fraiche and High Bottom eggs. made with out ingredients containing gluten.  Slice 5.95

Sweet Morning Pastries

  • Scone— $2.75
    Two or more choices daily
  • Croissant— $3.95
  • Crumb Bun— $2.95
    Tender whole grain coffee cake flavored with vanilla and almond, with an oat crumb topping
  • Muffin— $2.95
    Flavors vary daily. 100% whole grain!
  • Cinnamon Dark Chocolate Twist— $2.75

Soups & Salads

  • Soup— Cup $3.95, Bowl $4.95, Pint (to go), $5.95
    Featuring two or more soups daily, brimming with seasonal flavors
  • Organic Green Salad— Side $4.50, Full $8
    Organic lettuces, sprouts, carrots, onion
  • Smoked Trout Salad— $11.95
    Organic lettuces, sprouts, roasted onion, Laurel Valley cheeses, hard boiled egg,
    smoked trout
  • Mediterranean Salad— $10.95
    Organic lettuces, sprouts, kalamata olives, onion, feta cheese, baked polenta
  • Esmeralda Salad— $10.95
    Organic lettuces, sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, roasted onion, baked tofu,
    whole roasted almonds
  • Call for salad specials of the day!


  • The Angler— $8.95
    Open-faced baquette with smoked trout spread, tomato, and white cheddar (Baked)
  • The Pesto— $8.95
    Open-faced baquette with almond and basil-kale pesto, white cheddar, tomato and onions (Baked)
  • The Karma— $8.95
    Open-faced baquette with red pepper tofu, greens, peppers, onion, kalamata olives, parmezano (Baked)
  • Egg Salad— $8.95
    On whole wheat bread, with lettuce
  • Baked Tofu— $8.95
    With roasted onions, tomato slices, sunflower greens, mustard and mayo on whole wheat bread
  • Village Bakery Veggie Burger— $8.95
    With tomato, sunflower greens, and chipotle mayonnaise on a focaccia bun
  • BBQ Tempeh— $8.95
    With roasted onions, homemade slaw and maple BBQ sauce on a focaccia bun
  • Salmon Melt— $11.95
    With farmstead gouda and asiago cheeses, lettuce, tomato, onion and a zesty homemade mustard on a focaccia bun
  • Plain Panini— $8.95
    With farmstead gouda and cheddar cheeses, onion and tomato slices on a wheat or rye bread (Grilled)
  • Smoky Panini— $9.95
    Gouda and cheddar cheeses, onion, tomato, smoky ham on wheat or rye bread (Grilled)
  • Houdini Panini— $9.95
    Gouda and cheddar cheeses, onion, tomato, sauerkraut, and tempeh sausage (Grilled)


  • Fair Trade Coffee— For Here $2.50, To Go $2.00/$2.50
    Cafe Mam light roast; Decaf breakfast blend; Silverbridge dark roast
  • Iced Coffee (Seasonal)— $2.00/$2.50
    Cafe Mam; cold brewed
  • Teas— $1.75
    Iced or hot; many Fair Trade choices
  • Hot Cocoa— $3.50
    Fair Trade, with whipped cream
  • Milk— $1.75
    Snowville Creamery's whole or 2%
  • Juice— $1.75
    Orange, cranberry, and apple. Local cider, in season
  • Village Iced Chai— $3.95
    Herbal Sage custom green tea chai, with soymilk and local honey, over ice.
  • Soda— $2.00
    Maine Root ~ Root Beer & Ginger Beer

Brownies, Cookies & Bars

Call ahead for special order cookie and brownie bite trays— $15 to $50.

  • Coconut Macaroon— $1.00
    Dairy, gluten and wheat free
  • Chocolate Meringues— $1.00
    Dairy, gluten and wheat free
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie— $1.50
    Whole grain
  • Oatmeal Cookie— $1.50
    Whole grain; wheat and egg free
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookie— $1.50
    Whole grain; wheat and egg free
  • Lemon Yogurt Cookie— $1.50
    With barley and spelt flours
  • Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie— $1.50
    Dairy and egg free
  • Tuscan Rosemary Pine Nut Bar— $1.50
    Egg free
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie— $1.50
    Whole grain
  • Apricot Date Bar— $1.50
    Whole grain and spelt flour; Egg free
  • Chocolate Almond Biscotti— $1.50
    Dairy free
  • Vanilla Hazelnut Biscotti— $1.50
    With spelt flour
  • Chocolate Chip Walnut Blondie— $2.50
    Wheat free
  • Mocha Fudge Brownie— $2.95
  • Triple Chocolate Brownie— $2.95

Wood Fired Oven Breads

Baked Daily: Tuesday-Saturday

athens ohio baguette
  • French baguettes
  • Batards - French loaf
  • French Galette - French round
  • Onion bialy  - Authentic onion roll fantastic with a schmear

Baked weekly on rotation:

  • Italian Whole Wheat -  with extra virgin olive oil
  • Country Wheat-  perfectly balanced wheat
  • Local Harvest with Shagbark corn meal
  • Spelt -Made with Starline Organics Spelt.
  • Sour Dough Rye
  • Starline Oat-  a soft and rich loaf with butter and a touch of sorghum molasses. 

Baked Saturdays

  • Saturday focaccia - resplendent with veggies and cheese


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