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The Varsity Athens

1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
+1 706-548-6325
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“onion rings” (67 reviews)
“chili dog” (60 reviews)
“chilli” (28 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

Chili-cheese-slaw-onion-mustar-ketchup-dawg, a side of onion rings, and a frosted orange. This place is an institution! The food would be mediocre in any other setting but at The Varsity it is fit for a King!

Thank Jenna D
Reviewed 19 February 2012

Not like the one in Atlanta but close enough to get the job done excellent dogs and Hamburgers and dont forget the rangs and frys and a bag of rags

Thank compassion691
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Dogs, rings, fries, large orange, cokes. Legendary in North Georgia.

Thank GAtibby
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Chili Dog! Chili Dog! Onion Rings! Diet Coke! Love it.

Thank GaHound
Reviewed 23 January 2012

Hotdog undercooked. Bun mushy. Onions not fresh. Fries tasted of old oil.

Thank Cochran68
Reviewed 14 January 2012

This iconic diner is a treasure. My husband loves the chili dogs and I love the glorified burgers and who doesn't like the onion rings and french fries!! The sweet tea is very sweet but the ice cream is great! I love that I get...More

Thank Christmas2010
Reviewed 20 November 2011

the food was legendary good, the service/lady taking our order had no clue, she got our order wrong twice and was not very knowledgeable. seating is very scarce.

Reviewed 19 November 2011

If you are looking for a high quality Angus beef patty with a fancy bun and fixings then the Varsity is not your place. However, if you want the best chili cheese dog or burger in the state of Georgia you have come to the...More

Thank D R
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Very greasy fries and onion rings. Hamburgers were not good, but the hot dogs were much better.

Thank Jls91
Reviewed 6 November 2011

The varsity has been serving classic daddy food for years both in Athens and Atlanta. My mom used to go to the varsity when she was a kids. Reason they have been open so long. Good, classic fast food. Nothing fancy just fast, good and...More

Thank bowenb3
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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