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197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
07:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I drove from Commerce, Georgia just to try their famous fluffy giant biscuits. it was so worth it. Although we were not able to eat there due to the waiting time being more than an hour ( that says a lot) we decided to order to go. Make sure to try their Peach toast and their honey... More 

Thank Victor N
Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've visited Athens many times, but I had never tried Mama's Boy. The food was filling, but it wasn't too much, the staff were friendly and attentive, and I didn't have to wait too long to be seated or to receive my food. It's really all you'd want in a breakfast place. The prices are a little high, but definitely... More 

Thank Hannah L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great find on TripAdvisor. This place was delicious and the service is top notch. My husband had the peach filled French toast and of course I had a bite 😉and it was a good as it looked. The breakfast biscuits are just as delicious and the serving sizes are huge. Added this one to my favorites.

Thank Erin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food Fast service Got right in 11:30 am Wed. Try the pulled pork potato hash and the French toast.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Athens, Georgia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent bisquits, grits, cinnamon rolls. Good locally roasted coffee. Go hungry, and expect to wait.

Thank marybethtawfik
Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go almost every Tuesday for breakfast with some friends from church. Food is always good and the entire staff has always been friendly. Ask for the poppy-seed butter to go on your biscuit. It's not on the menu, but it's a must have if you are having breakfast.

Thank Jason M
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent! Very casual atmosphere with all walks of life. Food and service was wonderful and check won't break you.

Thank jkburger
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything you eat here taste so good.Excellent food for the price.Customer Service is excellent.My only wish is that there was more parking.

Thank Joy F
Buford, Georgia
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86 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by 2 co-workers. Ordered for the 1/2 French toast with peach, nuts and cream...rather dry and flavorless for appetizer. Ordered Scrambler with Grapefruit juice, the juice was the best, eggs scramble and biscuit are ok, grits with cheese could improve, very bland. This a college town eatery with a lot of people going in/out. Our server Robert was kind... More 

Thank CarlosRodriguezAledo
Brevard, North Carolina
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305 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff local hangout awesome flavors. Good coffee and eats. It is a social gathering place very family friendly and Pet friendly outside. Nice outside area for family with small children. Sopt by you will be glad you did.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6249

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Columbia, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?