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Mama's Boy

197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (80 reviews)
“biscuits” (245 reviews)
“french toast” (57 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:30 Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best breakfast ever!!! It’s part of the Athens experience to eat here. Best biscuits with fried chicken! Also amazing waffles!!! You can’t go wrong. So incredible. I prefer the Falls location because it’s less crowded and you don’t feel like you need to finish up...More

Thank Abigail M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious, fresh, perfectly prepared food! Wonderful menu selection, attentive staff and management... A wonderful overall experience!

Thank JMPur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food, especially the biscuits, delicious. Service friendly and quick. We take guests because Mamas Boy is unique and offers delicious breakfasts and lunch.

Thank PMH531
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama's Boy serves a hearty, delicious breakfast for a reasonable price. The biscuits are really good and the jam is the best.

Thank kimberlysbunting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stopped in for breakfast after the swim meet. BISCUITS!!! and JAM!!! thick bacon biscuits and gravy Fantastic breakfast spot!!

Thank SCMDJKWhite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love a Deep South breakfast which seems to have been picked up and appreciated by millennial as observed in Atlanta, Athens, Macon, NOLA and Tallahassee

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've heard great things about this place so I was looking forward to it but it was a big let-down. I can't see why people think this place is so great unless they only order take-out and never dine in. FOOD: I can't give the...More

2  Thank Huey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our breakfast was so yummy and our server was very friendly and helpful! So glad we tried this place-will certainly go back! Make sure you try the grits-so yummy!

Thank Leigh Ann W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are in town to tour campus. Asked our hotel staff where a great local place to eat breakfast and was directed here. The hotel shuttled us over (very easy). We were told we would have a 25 minute wait for a table but honestly...More

Thank micheles80
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have to say that I was more than a little disappointed with Mama’s Boy restaurant as I had heard that this restaurant cooked up some of the finest breakfasts available. I just didn’t find anything on the menu “super appealing” or even very delicious...More

2  Thank YellowGremlin
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Questions & Answers
1 April 2017|
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Response from Victor N | Reviewed this property |
The don't ... I recommend you taking your order to go.
27 May 2015|
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Response from Skippylou-7 | Reviewed this property |
It is usually very crowded inside and on the patio so I would not advise bringing a dog inside. The wait staff moves quickly and efficiently. I really enjoy going to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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