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The Varsity Athens

1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
+1 706-548-6325
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (68 reviews)
“chili dog” (64 reviews)
“chilli” (30 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
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Reviews (219)
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Gotta eat here. Dogs, fries, rings and a Varsity orange. Heaven. And fried pies for dessert. Don't miss it.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked the onion rings, the hot dogs and burgers were ok. Friendly staff and low prices. Maybe not the best fast food joint put there, but I've had worse.

Thank EduBega
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to eat here just once to sample what we have heard was a MUST stop for good burgers and fries! They were delicious and not disappointing. Couldn't have this meal very often but it WAS really, really good. Staff are super friendly, tea was...More

Thank 2Italylovers
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Varsity in Athens has been there for years. Not quite as good as the one in Atlanta, it is also not as crowded. The food is the same, to me it is not quite as fresh as in Atlanta, because it's not as busy....More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you like chili steaks, a big orange drink and fried onion rings, the Varsity of the place to go. We always try to eat there whenever in Athens.

Thank Jodi C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

i now wish had read some recent reviews before we tried the varsity in Athens today for the first time Boy were we disappointed. The only reason i gave them i star was the french fries were good. luke warm and way overdone double burgers,...More

Thank tml1230
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The burgers were a gross mess. If you like Krystal burgers, then this is your place. Not a good place to eat if you want to enjoy your food. Too much grease in the burgers & fries. Will not go back to again.

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Passong through Athens so we thought we'd give it a try. The food was awful. The service was good. Very pleasant lady refilled our drinks. They do have the good shaved ice.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Stayed in in Athens on a road trip and noticed The Varsity on our way to the hotel. Having seen the one in Atlanta on food channels Diners Drive-ins and Dives we were anxious to give it a try. I love hot dogs and it's...More

Thank ch468
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you like hot dogs and onion rings this is the place. My choice, 2 chili red cheese dogs with pimento cheese, a side of rings and a large coke. YUMMO! this place started in downtown Atlanta and has a couple of branches. Being a...More

Thank backhoe409
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6325
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