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Mama's Boy

197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (77 reviews)
“biscuits” (232 reviews)
“french toast” (56 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our brunch! Great food options-chef enjoys his work! waiter staff excellent! Recommend✔️+

Thank Mari Baribeau K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The portions are massive, and the good is yummy. There's a good variety, including low calorie options, as well as the regular comfort style food. This place also has espresso style coffee, and milk alternatives. Bring your appetite!

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a long college visit at UGA, including a hour walk in the freezing cold, we needed warm food. I’d heard about this place from friends, and we hit it just right and were seated in the Florida room Immediately. The service was perfect. Our...More

Thank GeorgiaGirl40
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here was AMAZING! My favorite dish was the Shrimp and Grits. The place was clean and the staff was super friendly.

Thank Diana A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been hearing about MB for years but never wanted to fight the crowds. When their Watkinsville store opened we gave it a try and were blown away by how good the food and service was. Since the first of the year we’ve eaten here...More

Thank W M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Athens for several days with family members and visited a number of local establishments. The five of us came here for our Monday morning breakfast and left with full bellies. Everyone enjoyed their meals which included the Biscuits & Gravy, Pork Tacos, the...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food! Very fun atmosphere and great staff. We enjoyed a Sunday breakfast while visiting UGA. Had to wait 40 mins but was still worth it.

Thank FSParks12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mama’s Boy has achieved a great deal of hype and praise from loyal locals. With good reason as a breakfast and brunch staple near downtown Athens compared to limited places with little options or generic chains. This primary location is small and parking limited, there...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting UGA law school and had breakfast at this gem. The staff was attentive and very friendly. The cheese grits were amazing and excellent coffee.

Thank 3greens2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can see why this restaurant is #1 on Trip Advisor! Cute and quaint this restaurant was booming when I arrived yet I was seated immediately. My waiter arrived immediately with the menu and gave me just the right amount of time to make my...More

Thank joycew127
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Victor N | Reviewed this property |
The don't ... I recommend you taking your order to go.
27 May 2015|
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Response from Skippylou-7 | Reviewed this property |
It is usually very crowded inside and on the patio so I would not advise bringing a dog inside. The wait staff moves quickly and efficiently. I really enjoy going to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6249
  • E-mail
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