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Universal Joint

) #4 of 43 Restaurants in Clayton €€ - €€€ American, ,
109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
+1 706-782-7116
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tater tots” (40 reviews)
“burger” (188 reviews)
“fish tacos” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
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1 - 10 of 568 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here on our way through to Ashville after a recommendation by friends. When we arrived we were told there was a 15-20 minute wait as tables had been reserved. My husband had called 30 mins earlier to ask if we could reserve a...More

Thank NatCampsmore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Huge beer selection. The wait staff is very nice and attentive. The need brisket sandwich was awesome.

Thank NickmanUGA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner while visiting Clayton. It's a fun, cool restaurant. Great hamburgers and a good beer selection.

Thank Charity K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always enjoy being here! The food never disappoints and the atmosphere is awesome. We always make a point of visiting this place when in the area.

Thank BeaandBeth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in Clayton a couple times a year and this place has a great outside patio and a big stage for live music. This was the first and last time eating there. My chicken tacos were decent. And that's the only good thing I...More

1  Thank flamommy72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the U joint. Great hamburgers. I had a brisket sandwich on the waiters rec and it was fabulous. Wide menu. Well behaved doggies are welcome. It's a very casual 50/50 outdoor/ indoor joint with live music outside a few nights a week (I...More

Thank Beverly N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to brasstown bald and needed some lunch while passing thru Clayton . Saw a pack out restaurant and decided to try it . It did not disappoint ,the food was amazing & the staff and atmosphere was very cool.

Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been wanting to try Universal Joint for a while, based on reviews and the number of patrons that are always there. We were there for a very early dinner (late afternoon, really). They have a great selection of inventive burgers - and ours...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I'm in Clayton I go to the Universal Joint. There is usually live entertainment and always crowded. The food is really good. I always get a sandwich and the tater tots are so good. It's fun to eat outside and people always bring...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food , service and nice vibe im general. Menu has good options and prices are reasonable . I will go back

Thank Sandra Z
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Josephine A
21 February 2017|
Response from Nancy M | Property representative |
Thank you so much! We try very hard to provide the best food and service! The skinny fries were an experiment and we didn't like them either! Our wings will always be fresh and cooked to order. We have considered onion rings... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Rabun County  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-782-7116
  • E-mail
Creative burgers, wings, well thought out menu with everything made in house. A full bar including 16 draft beers featuring craft and domestic. Outdoor seating and live music Friday and Saturdays May through October.
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