The hidden gems of the Augusta region

(WJBF) – A hidden gem is something you value but may not be recognized by others.

Augusta has many hidden gems of its own.

Whether it’s a restaurant that offers great food, a company that provides great service, or someone who does great things in the community, a hidden gem is something that you feel gets a lot less appreciated than it’s worth.

Here is a list of some of the things in Augusta that people consider hidden gems.

  1. eat sandwiches

If you’re downtown late at night and see a line form Knuckle Sandwiches, just know there’s a reason for it. Located on Broad Street, this place is a must if you live in Augusta. Stop eating the famous “PBR-BQ sandwich” and more.

2. Arsenal Taprom

You can find the Arsenal Taproom on Monte Sano Street, and people say they have the best grilled cheese sandwiches in town. They also have over 150 beers from around the world, tater tots, and more.

3. happy home

If you are a fan of Korean food, Happy House might be right up your alley. They have a wide selection of Korean grills, noodles, hot pots, and more. You can find it on Deans Bridge Road.

4. Wasabi Express

Wasabi Express is a Japanese steakhouse that also specializes in Vietnamese food and seafood. If you stop by, make sure you get hungry, as they have a huge selection of items to choose from.

5. Dead media holdings

If you’re a collector of items from the past, Dead Media Collectibles might have just what you’re looking for. They specialize in laser discs, VHS, Betamax, tapes, and more. They also buy, sell, and trade comics, movies, and games.

6. man’s house

Humanitree House is Augusta’s first freshly squeezed organic and vegan juice joint. Founded by a local couple, the business also serves smoothies, raw and vegan salads, soups, acai bowls, and more.

7. If you chat now

If you are looking for something fun and different to do, follow Le Chat Noir. The local theater is always doing something fun and exciting. Whether it’s stand-up comedy, plays, film festivals, or “Tipsy Spelling Bee,” Le Chat is a fun place to stop, have a drink, and enjoy.

8. irrigation cap

Authentic Mexican food lovers should definitely stop by. Lots of people are reaching out to us about Taqueria El Rey, and how you should try it.

9. Scott Russell

If you are a fan of good food and support local business, follow Scott Russell. Is Instagram an account?6 bytes“Did Russell go to local restaurants to try their food and take a picture with the food. His web series, ‘Love Augusta’, showcases local businesses as well. Russell’s goal is to always highlight all things local.

10. Dili Village

The Village Deli might not be a hidden gem to some, but so many people got in touch with it, we had to put it on the list. They have been around since 1988 and have won over the locals with their good food and service. Stop by and have a quick meal with friends at Augusta’s favorite.


These are just some of the many hidden gems in Augusta. So if you see something on the list you’ve never heard of, you might want to put it on your radar.

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