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Collegiate Grill

220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
+1 770-297-6554
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“slaw dog” (9 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (8 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
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American, Diner
220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed having lunch with my daughter there. I had Cheeseburger and fries. Sweet tea was fantastic. Todd T

Thank toddgin
Reviewed yesterday

It is GREAT!! Fresh burgers, not frozen. Homemade French fries, they usually cut them as they are ordered. The milkshakes are to die for. There is nothing on the menu that is not good. Staff is always friendly!! Once you have been there the first...More

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't come here for an extensive menu. Come here for burgers, fries and a shake. Definitely where Gainesville eats!

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While driving from North Georgia back to Atlanta I wanted a great but fairly quick and modest price stop for lunch and found it at the Collegiate Grill. Great for hamburgers and fresh cut fries....service was outstanding and the other guest were all very friendly!...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I went to the Collegiate Grill in downtown Gainesville which is just off the square for a friends BD Party. Her family rented for the evening just for her party. They brought in an Elvis impersonator, had DJ R&R music along with Elvis. The theme...More

Thank Stan A
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Have gone to this grill for over 50 years. Great high school hangout back in the day! Still has that hometown nostalgic atmosphere. Food can't be beat!!

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious hamburgers, hotdogs and fries. Homemade deliciousness and old fashioned atmosphere! Quick service. Locally owned. Clean, friendly.

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This place is wonderful! I always enjoyed it because the food is delicious and for a great price. It has a diner feel to it, and I just love diners. The staff is always so sweet. I loved hanging and eating here when I was...More

Thank mamajackson1219
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

They cook the hamburgers right on the grill like they did years ago & have "homemade" slaw. Hot dogs are good too. Just off the square in Gainesville.

Thank Pkgdyjy
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Like stepping back in time. The burgers are made on the same griddle as when the Collegiate opened and the owners have carefully preserved the authenticity of the place.

Thank Krystal M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I bring my dog?
23 October 2016|
Response from deb0324 | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only. There are other restaurants around the square that have outdoor seating where dogs are welcome but unfortunately the Collegiate doesn't
what are the hours open
27 December 2015|
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Response from cmas116 | Reviewed this property |
According to several websites, it looks like Collegiate Grill is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Do you have gluten free choices?
21 December 2015|
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Response from AprilFNP | Reviewed this property |
They have regular burger and fries and such. Not really a gluten free kind of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-297-6554
  • E-mail