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Mama's Boy

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

I ordered the burger with pimento cheese and fries-it was excellent-love the pimento cheese! My love ordered breakfast and it was served with the biggest biscuit I have ever seen. He tells me they are called "cat head " biscuits!! Never heard that before. Food was excellent and the service even better!

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Thank loisbolt
Buffalo, Wy
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Regrettably, this was a less than stellar experience. The food was mediocre, parking was severely limited, and it was a long, long, long wait for a table. You might think that with that many people clamoring for a meal it must be worth the wait, but not in my opinion.

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Thank Nancy M B
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with some friends that live in Athens, and I am so glad they took me here! The biscuits and peach French toast appetizer were delicious, and I really like the fact they do unlimited refills on iced coffee. Great breakfast spot!

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Thank klyvh
Bogart, Georgia
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210 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a very popular establishment with Athens natives, travelers and the college population. Menu is suitable for breakfast, brunch or lunch but breakfast is their specialty with the featured items being large biscuits and gravy. I had the breakfast scrambler (eggs mixed with pieces of bacon and cheese) and my wife had the breakfast platter of eggs and sliced... More 

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Thank texdawg89
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is definitely one of my favorite places to go with friends after a fun night in athens. the menu is limited, but the food is always good. the people change quite a bit because it is a college town, but everyone is very friendly - hey, its the south! one of my favorite things about this place is their... More 

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Thank Erin C
Atlanta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I'm in Athens, I make it a point to eat breakfast here. Their biscuits with raspberry jam is my favorite!!

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Thank SwedeHulaGirl
Edgewater, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Southern home cooking with a modern twist. Pulled pork hash was delicious, the biscuit was amazing, and the chuck loin special on focaccia was over the top.

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Thank Aquaman95
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here just says Southern Goodness! The menu is exactly you would expect with a few little delights here and there thrown in! But everything I personally had, as well as my wife, was absolutely fantastic. The biscuits were nothing but lovely, the cheese grits were done just right, and the sausage was surprisingly pleasant! I think it's pretty hard... More 

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Thank Taylor R
Marietta, Georgia
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our college student kept insisting we eat here. He was right. The food is really good! Big portions and the staff is very friendly. Get there early though because the place gets packed very quickly!

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Thank tcniemeier
Knoxville, Tennessee
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107 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little diner near the greenway and Dudley Park. Breakfast was good and the biscuits were wonderful. Add berry preserves and butter for a delicious blend of carbs!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:30
Monday
07:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Saturday
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?