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Thumbs Up Diner

573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
+1 404-223-0690
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“grits” (39 reviews)
“biscuits” (28 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ok, immediately entering the restaurant you are greeted with warm friendly smiles. Customer Service is everything! I ordered the Fish n Grits..it was absolutely amazing and the homemade jam was Ohh my to my taste buds. I left excitingly fulfilled but not overly stuffed, even...More

Thank Kei B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love their breakfast. Homestyle favorites made fresh to order. Always busy but not ridiculous wait times.

Thank Live_Love_Life_Trips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small restaurant has delicious food, big portions, wide menu selection and excellent service at reasonable prices located a short drive from the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Site.

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popular place - had to wait about 10 mins for a table but it was well worth it. An interesting range of tea and just about every possible type of eggs / omelettes imaginable. Veggie sausages on the menu - a rare occurrence! A great...More

Thank lara749
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visiting great friends in Atlanta and this restaurant was recommended for us by our friends. I'm glad it was. It's small and not flashy at all, but the breakfast was absolutely great! We sat at the counter on little spinning stools with no back. Ordered...More

1  Thank 06BB
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I loves the atmosphere small and cozy....Great place to meet friends and have a nice breakfast. I love the fact that they don't take Charge Cards or Debit Cards.....lol The food was amazing and you must try the chicken and waffles...

Thank carol5029
Reviewed 9 March 2017

After spending the morning at the MLK National Historic Site, we were ready for a hearty meal to carry us over into an afternoon of more sightseeing. The Thumb's Up Diners was busy when we entered but seating was available at a booth in the...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Well we had just flew in from Ft. Lauderdale into Atlanta and we needed somewhere to go for breakfast a friend had recommended going to thumbs up Diner near the airport but we wanted somewhere to go near our hotel. The first thumbs up we...More

1  Thank Brandnw
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent here, the smoked chicken was amazing and ohhhhhh I looooooved my shrimp and grits 5 stars!!!!

Thank Sky G
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A group of friends and myself took a friends recommendation and found this spot. There was about a 10-minute wait before we were seated, but the minute we were seated and ordered our food it was all worth the wait. The gentleman that took our...More

Thank Corycnote32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 404-223-0690
  • E-mail