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Thumbs Up Diner

#87 of 3,249 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
Old Fourth Ward
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573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
+1 404-223-0690
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Bloomington, Illinois
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting great friends in Atlanta and this restaurant was recommended for us by our friends. I'm glad it was. It's small and not flashy at all, but the breakfast was absolutely great! We sat at the counter on little spinning stools with no back. Ordered coffee and looked at the menu. Our waitress was great! Very welcoming and was doing... More 

Thank Brian B
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loves the atmosphere small and cozy....Great place to meet friends and have a nice breakfast. I love the fact that they don't take Charge Cards or Debit Cards.....lol The food was amazing and you must try the chicken and waffles...

Thank carol5029
Charlotte, North Carolina
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending the morning at the MLK National Historic Site, we were ready for a hearty meal to carry us over into an afternoon of more sightseeing. The Thumb's Up Diners was busy when we entered but seating was available at a booth in the main dining room. We perused the menu and ordered; My wife went for the Fried... More 

Thank Jerry M
Miami Gardens, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Well we had just flew in from Ft. Lauderdale into Atlanta and we needed somewhere to go for breakfast a friend had recommended going to thumbs up Diner near the airport but we wanted somewhere to go near our hotel. The first thumbs up we went to it took a while to find but once we arrived there the lights... More 

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Berkeley, California
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent here, the smoked chicken was amazing and ohhhhhh I looooooved my shrimp and grits 5 stars!!!!

Thank Sky G
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A group of friends and myself took a friends recommendation and found this spot. There was about a 10-minute wait before we were seated, but the minute we were seated and ordered our food it was all worth the wait. The gentleman that took our orders was very helpful in suggesting and explaining anything that we had questions about. The... More 

Thank Corycnote32
Memphis, Tennessee
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First off, the big cups of coffee gives me life!!! The breakfast is delicious....I mean it was fast and friendly service for it to me crowded on a Saturday morning

Thank bey776
Lansing, Michigan
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Farmer's omelette and spuds were very good. Portions are huge! I barely finished the meal. Service was also fast & friendly.

Thank Nate D
Everett, Washington
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a breakfast and lunch place that has great food and efficient service. I ordered Pancakes and veggie sausage and was not disappointed. The coffee was hot and brewed well. Thumbs Up does not take reservations and I suggest that you be prepared to wait in line for service. This is particularly true on the weekends. I think you will... More 

Thank antoinel67
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went on a Saturday morning and sat at the counter. The staff was friendly and attentive. All three of us ordered the Skillet Heap, with various breakfast meats and egg varieties. I got mine with bacon and scrambled eggs. I've included a picture of it. The heap was delicious! And it definitely deserves it's name - you'll have a... More 

Thank Shaun M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 404-223-0690

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