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Mama's Boy

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197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
07:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:30
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mama's Boy catered our graduation party for 65 people without a single hitch -- very prompt, courteous, friendly, and DELICIOUS !!!! wouldnt hesitate to recommend and use again!

Thank Karen O
Athens, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere. All types of people dine here: business people, college students, families. You always feel welcome, it's not pretentious, but it is clean with great staff, and great tasting food. You feel special.

Thank Majsztrik
Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here a few times both on GAME DAY and on week days for breakfast or brunch. We have never been disappointed with the food or excellent service. The portions are huge and the menu is full of local fresh flavor. Our only complaint is that the parking is practically nonexistent, and on busy times they really don't... More 

Thank Christina P
Athens, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious food, great ambiance, attentive servers. The prices are good, too! I had a breakfast plate with a biscuit, eggs, and bacon. The biscuit was big and fluffy and everything was cooked to perfection!

Thank ComicStripComedyShow
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have had breakfast here several times for business meetings and personal meet-ups. The food is fresh and generally consistent. There is a special each day, which is often better than the main standards. My only complaint is parking. I would have been here 10 plus more times, but could not find a legal parking spot.

Thank SoutheastJack
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here numerous times and never fails to have the best food without a doubt. The biscuits are simply the best! Food is fresh with many options. Drinks are served in mason jars. They are always very crowded. They take a limited number of call aheads. Plan on a long wait but it definitely is worth it!!!!

Thank Ellynn B
Guyton, Georgia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are sure to stop in for breakfast at Mama's Boy anytime we come to Athens. We love it! The food is awesome! My husband LOVES the biscuits and gravy. I've had the Georgia Peach french toast as well as the Low Cal breakfast plate. Both are delicious and filling.

Thank rosher13
Augusta, Georgia
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been wanting to try this place for a while, but every time I ended up in Athens, the line was too long. Yesterday, my timing was better and I got a seat right away. Service was quick and friendly and I had the pimento cheese burger and fries. I'm normally not a fan of pimento cheese (yes, sacrilege for... More 

Thank David P
Bexley, Ohio
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Mama's Boy a number of times and always been glad that I went. That being said, parking is a major hassle: the lot in front and in back always gets full, so be prepared to park up the street behind the restaurant and walk! Everything at Mama's Boy is delicious, so I won't try to tell you... More 

Thank Buckeye_boy_614
Naples, Florida
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806 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute place and very popular. And the food is WOW. Everything a southern breakfast place should be and more. Even had some healthy items. Has vegetable hash to "Chocolate Cake for Breakfast"! Peach French Toast is wonderful as is Pulled Pork Hash (loved the sauce!) And the biscuits are great and big. Good price point.

Thank cordyroy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6249

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