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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 good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Good service, however, the fod was terrible. How do you mess up a bagel, yet they managed. Instead of toasted, they lathered it with some gross-tasting oil and appear to have fried it. Nasty. Also, no taste whatsoever except oily muck. The bacon was okay....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank wwalsh2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I heard nothing but great things about this chain but was very disappointed when I decided to meet with friends here. Our waitress was extremely rude and not accommodating. We had an issue with our ticket in which the manager got involved but never returned...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Ericka J
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited this place many times. A review is long overdue. The seafood breakfast special is everything! It not on the menu so be sure to inquire about it . The staff and service is great !

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank babeeyoung
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Loyd E
Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 22 June 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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!

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Linda T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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
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