A smallish city about 30 miles outside of Tyler, Texas, Athens is in Henderson County, which allows alcohol usage, as opposed to Tyler, which is in the dry Smith County. Various steel mills, mines, and other such industrial necessities are located in and around Athens. Though its city limits don't spread too far, multiple major highways run through it, and it has many excellent restaraunts.Usually, anything you can't get in Athens, you can get in Tyler, and vice-versa.
Hey man, know any good restaraunts in Athens, Texas?
Yeah, there's a good place called Roma Italian Restaraunt or something. Try the Chicken Parm or the Cordon Bleu.