Guide 2 Athens: Chris Lloyd of Hilltop Grille

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Guide 2 Athens: Chris Lloyd of Hilltop Grille


Wife, Katie Lloyd. Daughters Molly Lloyd and Sara Alias {son-in-law Andrew and grandkids
Eleanor, Andrew and Mary Elkin}. Born in Tampa, moved around while father Buddy was a
Colonel in the Air Force. Ended final years of childhood in Atlanta bringing Chris to UGA for College. Graduated and returned to Atlanta. Decided to move to Athens while the kids were still
young. Retired from Interstate Johnson Lane to open Hilltop Grille 20 years ago and later Maker
7 Coastal Grill.

UGA Ties:

Graduated class of 1978. Wife, Katie, graduated 1980. Father, Buddy Lloyd, SAE and swim team
captain. Father-in-law, Jack Davis, SAE and cartoonist.

Food & Libations:

Hilltop Grille and Marker 7 Coastal Grill


Dick Ferguson’s and Onward Reserve

Outdoor Fun:

Golf and walking my dog Gladys

Local Causes To Support:

Interfaith Hospitality and The Athens Symphony

Instagram Accounts To Follow:


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