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Thumbs Up Diner

174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
+1 404-687-0999
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Location, location, location... Easy to find, lots of seating, and pretty darned good breakfasts. With goood 'ol cathead (that means "big") biscuits. Give it a try!

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The Thumbs Up is a Cash Only diner with a flexible build your own meal style menu. This is helpful to those who do not want a standard locked in combo. You can go complex or simply order the Chicken and Waffle which is a...More

Thank urbanacheiver
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Good diner type breakfast place. Kind of neat how they set up the menu to be a built your own menu. I had the skillet with country sausage. Very filling and tasty. Had a couple of omelettes at the table as well both very well...More

Thank Victor K
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Very popular place and usually a line, but worth a visit... Pancakes are huge and delicious; nice menu choices, great service and busy... our entire meal for 2 was under $15.On the main street downtown...will definitely go back...

Thank katork
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Attentive courteous service. Reasonable prices. Extra fast meal delivery for ravenous toddlers. Wide menu selection with plenty of choices for vegetarians as well as for meat eaters. Some distinctive house specialties (fried grits and grilled veggie bagel were two we tried.) Bottomless coffee mugs. On...More

Thank RobWNC
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We found Thumbs Up just walking around Decatur and we're so glad we did! We enjoyed a delicious breakfast sitting at the counter. It was a great alternative to the hour wait for a table!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I've had acceptable breakfasts here in the past but today was an off day. The Southwestern Special was tasteless except for the Pico de Gallo and guacamole, even Cholula hot sauce couldn't perk it up. The breakfast potatoes likewise were tasteless and arrived only slightly...More

Thank Drew K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This dinner is a very small, cozy place to do brunch. It's CASH ONLY so remember that. But when I looked at the menu, I couldn't figure out what I wanted but I decided to get the French toast, eggs and turkey bacon. I ordered...More

Thank ChambersKEC
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family. Clearly where many locals go for breakfast. All the tables outside were full with people and pets. Pets got water bowl and we're welcome. Food was very good. Portions just right. Must try French toast!!

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for Sunday brunch. I chose to create my meal and had the catfish and fried grits. My husband had the potatoes with eggs and sausage. We shared the pancakes. The catfish and grits were good. The pancakes didn't taste done on the...More

Thank workingmom65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-687-0999
  • E-mail
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