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The Varsity

61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
+1 404-881-1706
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“frosted orange” (371 reviews)
“onion rings” (1,057 reviews)
“chili dog” (800 reviews)
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American, Fast food
61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
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Reviewed yesterday

Huge place run in with traditional methods to accomplish modern crowds. Fast food as you may imagine it in an idealistic 50's setting... eat in or drive up. Worth checking out if you are in the area.

Thank chrismatic
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I thought we would beat the crowd by going at 11:30 am, i was wrong. There was quite the crowd when we arrived. Chili dogs are simple and cheap but taste great. Also got the orange drink and onion rings. We sat in the CNN...More

Thank Ghiatrain
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you visit Atlanta, you must stop by the VARSITY! The history is incredible and the food is great, too. Such a large and efficient establishment it is amazing!

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on Sat night around 7pm. What a mistake! There must have been 150 people in line waiting to order. There are probably 12-15 registers but still it was a madhouse. It took us about 25 min to reach the head is the line....More

Thank pttpw
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Varsity is a place that everyone should experience at least once. The place is huge and the service is excellent. We had the hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fries and Onion Rings. The food was OK as most fast food would be. It is definitely a...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered to go, got two boxes and back at the hotel realized that one burger was missing. Fries and onion rings just greasy, the „famous“ Varsity Orange is just too sweet. Only highlight was the slaw dog, which tasted really good.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For an Atlanta institution, I was surprised by the disappointing experience on our first trip there. They messed up our order, never apologized, and didn't greet us with the "typical greeting" (that I was looking so forward to!) The napkin holders on the tables were...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to eat and history of Atlanta an indigenous place in Atlanta not an franchise so really nice great place to go when visiting Atlanta

Thank duane c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to bringing my daughter back to the restaurant that I used to visit as a teenager. Still great food. She loves the hamburgers this much as I do.

Thank Kellie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Should have known better when we walked in and there were trays of premade hamburgers and hotdogs. Staff was not friendly or understanding that it was our first visit. Nobody else in line but they acted like we were a burden. Will never go back....More

Thank Pimanee
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Caleb W
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Response from Madalyn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, AmEx is accepted.
Russell R
28 March 2015|
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Response from JCGIII | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, and not trying to be a wise guy, The Varsity is not the place for folks with dietary restrictions. Probably the only healthy item in the building is ice berg lettuce. Varsity is where one goes "off the healthy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
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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