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The Varsity

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61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
+1 404-881-1706
10:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Varsity is a old time drive-in restaurant near Georgia Tech, but now more common Inside service. you step up to a counter and respond to"whatyahave". Chili dogs, onion rings, orange frosty, and heartburn are served up to many generations of Atlantans and visitors. Go!

Thank wendyat710
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must place to eat for great food. The chili dogs, fries, pies. All awesome. Have been every time i am in town.

Thank Nick M
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My kids simply refused to eat. We could have gotten better hot dogs at a gas station. I really don't get why people come here. The onion rings were great, but that was IT.

Thank Dmitri-Mary Y
Dacula, Georgia
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178 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the Varsity! I've grown up with the varsity and associate it with football games. Be sure to brush up on the lingo before you go so you know what you are ordering.

Thank DisneyDawgRN
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food only ok. Hot dog on a bun with greasy onion rings. Nothing more. But is definitely an Atlanta tradition. Usually packed with hungry customers. Just don't expect anything special. Worth a visit!

Thank MarcGrif
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy I only eat there once or twice a year. Cost not much. Try the chili dogs and onion rings. Well Worth it.

Thank AtlGaGirl1965
Knoxville, Tennessee
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131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favorite stops when I go down to Atlanta!!! This Atlanta staple never ever disappoints! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Chad B
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After watching a review of Varsity Hot Dog on TV I just had to try it. Parking is ridiculous the spot is down by a college and you have to fight to get into park. The joint was jam packed. Which should mean great food, or everyone saw the same program I did. When we reached the front and ordered... More 

Thank Debi B
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Varsity on our way home to Florida from a vacation in the mountains just to say we had been. It was very busy and crowded but we had no problem ordering or getting our food. The burger was average and decent along with the fries, but the onion rings were delicious. It was neat just to have... More 

Thank Taylor R
Paris, Tennessee, United States
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No bells and whistle here just old school yummy food! The onions rings are very good. Beware the red shaker on the table is not seasoning salt !!

Thank SweetW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 00:30
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-881-1706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?