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Thumbs Up Diner

573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
+1 404-223-0690
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (34 reviews)
“biscuits” (40 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
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Reviewed yesterday

I was going to meet a dear friend for lunch but due to a meeting cancellation I finished early. He suggested we meet at Thumbs Up and I am so glad he did. It was terrific. The staff works hard in this small-ish establishment but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place here!! I'm craving it now. My boyfriend introduced me to this place last week and we invited his cousins with us. This is why I say I could have done better... I'm so indecisive when it comes to new places. Everything looks amazing,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Applebomb13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is great. This was our second visit and we would highly recommend Thumbs Up Diner. Excellent service and friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eusry
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I lived in Atlanta a few years ago and Thumps Up was always a go-to treat for my friends and I so when I went to ATL for a quick weekend I made time to go to one of my favs...I was deeply disappointed. Although...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gia2572015
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Big portions, great taste, and a friendly thoughtful staff. What’s not to like? My son and I ate there a couple of weeks ago and the table was barely big enough to hold all the food. My son’s order was supposed to have blueberry pancakes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 28KevinM
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

I called in an order. I got in my car and drove to the restaurant. I stood in the front waiting and no one said a word to me. After waiting about five minutes I mentioned to a waitress that I was there for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Galadriel14
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Breakfast was yummy. I had scrambled eggs with cream cheese - new to me - and it was very good. Coffee was hot and steamy and service was friendly and quick. I saw lots of good looking plates being delivered to other tables. Will have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Creekstone4505
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Just had a great breakfast here today. Delicious blueberry pancakes, eggs, multigrain biscuits and fresh peach jam. Coffee super good too. For sure worth the wait, but cash only at this place. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cookie_girl2014
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh and very good . We ate there three days out of five. It's always crowded but worth the wait. 30 40 minutes tops. We did a to go order and got mostly over cooked food it was still good but not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roncalilove11
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We had lowcountry skillet slam ( shrimp, chicken sausage, potatoes, eggs,)😽 Chili ( used white beans and chicken sausage so not what was expected). Fried fish sandwich mix greens, cheese, spinach, ). All good tasty and hugh portions great value.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank weilok
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8 August 2017|
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Response from AlexisJCo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, at the two locations(East Point & Edgewood) I've been to, there was not a private dining area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 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 - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 404-223-0690
  • E-mail
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