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Thumbs Up Diner

174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
+1 404-687-0999
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is way too much fun beginning with the decor and the food adds to the awesome experience. Our server was patient, friendly and helpful in selecting our meal as well as receptive to special request. She visited our table regularly to make sure...More

Thank Loyd E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had expectations for a good breakfast. I didn't want a huge meal, so I ordered a veggie bagel, which sounded good: toasted with cream cheese, spinach, mushroom, onions, tomato and banana peppers. When it arrived, I took one look at it and realized I was...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was slow not enough wait staff! Served me cold coffee then took it away and microwaved the cup and slammed it on the table! When I asked for the manager she said I am! We almost missed out flight waiting on their supposedly specialty...More

Thank mspepsip
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Three of us were cruising the Decatur Art FAir and decided food trucks weren't gonna get it done. We have eaten in the Thumbs UP in Douglasville and loved the food and pricing. We weren't disappointed. Turkey Reuben, Chicken Salad Melt. Yummy! Great fast service...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Have always loved This restaurant, but in a foodie town like Atlanta you sometimes move on. However, came back today for Mother’s Day brunch and glad we did. It is definitely an oldie but a goodie. Love the food and the pancakes are the best!

Thank JClay1967
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Thumbs up was another recommendation from a local & he certainly didn't steer us wrong! Service was friendly & very efficient. Food was freshly prepared & we had ALOT of it! Lots of menu items to choose from here & you can even build your...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Location, location, location... Easy to find, lots of seating, and pretty darned good breakfasts. With goood 'ol cathead (that means "big") biscuits. Give it a try!

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The Thumbs Up is a Cash Only diner with a flexible build your own meal style menu. This is helpful to those who do not want a standard locked in combo. You can go complex or simply order the Chicken and Waffle which is a...More

Thank urbanacheiver
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Good diner type breakfast place. Kind of neat how they set up the menu to be a built your own menu. I had the skillet with country sausage. Very filling and tasty. Had a couple of omelettes at the table as well both very well...More

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Very popular place and usually a line, but worth a visit... Pancakes are huge and delicious; nice menu choices, great service and busy... our entire meal for 2 was under $15.On the main street downtown...will definitely go back...

Thank katork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-687-0999
  • E-mail
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