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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” (70 reviews)
“biscuits” (228 reviews)
“french toast” (57 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:30 pmAll hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to Mama's Boy in the past and when we were recently in Athens we made time for breakfast. The food is good and the biscuits are great. This place a very little style or ambiance but it offers a unique menu of...More

Thank GreatDayToBeAlive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the new location for brunch/lunch recently. I didn't want anything too heavy so I got the chicken salad sandwich which was pretty good. Although the people I was with got breakfast items which all looked really good. The place got pretty busy...More

Thank CaseyH_01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to a second location for Mama's Boy, since I haven't gone there in so long because I couldn't afford the wait. On Old Macon Highway, the room was so loud I couldn't hear myself talk. I love their food, but...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is so good! Just like Mama makes but better. Try the eggs cooked any way that you can cook them. And the mimosas are divine. Perfect for a girls' lunch or for guys' get together.

Thank D3425LTjoannec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of bang for your buck; good food...but be ready to wait. It's popular for a reason. Hearty options abound.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Went for brunch on a Saturday morning around 10:30. Had to wait about 35 minutes outside for a table for two. It was a little chilly, but they had one stand up heater to take the edge off. I ordered the BLT with fried green...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 7 December 2017

You'll have to wait for a table but it'll be worth the wait :) Mama's Boy has a delectable menu , amazing prices for what is on that menu and great taste. the servers are courteous, the decor is interesting, the food is piping hot...More

Thank Asmah H
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is truly a must place to go, although the wait line can be a little long at times. The food is all home made, just like mom's. I can see this is rated number 1 in dining within Athens. Nothing fancy, just like you...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We went on Tuesday morning with a three year old. Most of the table ordered the Tuesday only pancakes, in this case blueberry with a bourbon sauce. All were very pleased with the delicious meal. The cheesy grits were over the moon yummy and the...More

Thank Teresaepfeil
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Small- med size restaurant with great menu. Lots of awesome options to please anyone who loves southern cuisine. I sampled the fantastic biscuits with apple butter and the fried chicken brined in sweet tea. Yum.

Thank travelbugzzz
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, 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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