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The Varsity Athens

1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
+1 706-548-6325
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (64 reviews)
“chili dog” (62 reviews)
“peach pie” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

I know there is not too much to expect when you go to Athens "Varsity" Restaurant. It is known for hot dogs and also hamburgers. The menu included onion rings, ice cream and slaw on your hot dog and also chili. For the price we...More

Thank maureenmortenson
Reviewed 26 October 2011

The Varsity is a classic...my only complaint would be that it's overpriced for what you get. I think $20 for two adults and a toddler is a bit much when it's fast food, but you're paying for the experience as well and the food is...More

Thank ViriD
Reviewed 3 July 2011

Had the chillidog and chilli cheeseburger combo with onion rings and still cannot get the grease off my hands. Brown Old Grease at the bottom if the onion ring serving carton was a tell tale sign of the indigestion to come. Taste of the food...More

Thank rogersober
Reviewed 24 April 2011

If you're in a hurry, and in the mood for some decent diner food, Varsity is a good option. There are better burgers in town, but this is cheap and fast and waaaaaay better than any of the normal fast food restaurants.

Thank Debo019
Reviewed 23 April 2011

My son, a sophomore at UGA, took me to here to experience what he considered to be the best of Athens - The Varsity's slaw dogs and onion rings. AMAZING! I just may need to move to Georgia to have more often. The dog is...More

Thank robinanne2000
Reviewed 30 September 2010

Get out of the fast food joints and get you hotdogs, hamburgers, and much more at the Varsity. The varsity started in Atlanta but it is truely an Athena tradition. Good food, and great atmosphere. Really fun place before and after Georgia games. Several TVs...More

Thank bowenb3
Reviewed 13 July 2009

Go to "The V" for great chili dogs, hamburgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, pimento cheese sandwiches, and more served with outstanding onion rings or french fries. Definitely not health food fare -- but a little grease from The V every now and then isn't too bad!...More

Thank justpeachie
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Janet K
22 August 2017|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All the Varsity's serve what are referred to as PCs. It is served with a cup of ice. Be sure to try it over ice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6325
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