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Weaver D's

1016 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2833
+1 706-353-7797
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (29 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (10 reviews)
“cornbread” (7 reviews)
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1016 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2833
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Real home style food, served by Mr Weaver himself. Quirky and delicious, the catfish and sweet potato mash were particular highlights. Along with the huge free drinks included in the very modest price, and the photo opportunities. A great experience.

Thank barnsleyjohn
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Out looking for the R.E.M. bridge and had to stop by Weaver's. Had the fired chicken and it was good. Collars were ok. Wish they offer unsweetened tea but I didn't see any. Some history here. Would recommend you stopping by there if you are...More

Thank HenryA_Macon_GA
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We did not have the typical Weaver D's experience but we had a very special one. My daughter and I were in Athens on a Sunday when we got to Weaver D's. We did not realize that the restaurant was closed on Sundays when we...More

1  Thank Frankie754
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I eat here every time I visit.I like the fried chicken,squash casserole & fried corn. It is not fancy but the food is home made. You also get a corn muffin. They have other things besides chicken and a choice of several sides.

Thank pat m
Reviewed 25 July 2017

A bucket list destination since REM released Automatic for the People 30 years ago. Weaver D takes your order and money and you line up at Mrs. Weaver's stove where she dishes out excellent Souuthern soul cuisine. Fried chicken was perfectly executed and as good...More

Thank HK_proxyreviewer
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is a staple of downtown Athens that you don't want to miss. Some of the best soul food you'll ever try. The collard greens and sweet potato souffle are off the charts. A must stop every time you're in Athens, automatic!!

Thank jeffsibbo
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was there in January because I'm an REM fan. After eating there, I found out why the REM musicians love that place so much. The simple and tasty soul food served at a cozy place made it the southern experience I wanted to have....More

1  Thank Northon K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife and I were taking a walk from the Holiday Inn down Broad Street toward the river when we passed by a bright green restaurant with "Automatic for the People" on the sign. As children of the 1980s in Athens, GA we both automatically...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Ignore all of the other signs posted on the wall and stick to the board behind the cash register. Know what you want when you reach the front of the line and just order your chicken; they'll ask what sides you want when they make...More

Thank 944phyllisk
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Best fried chicken I have ever had! "Automatic for the people" I highly recommend this place! Had a full plate of good food for $9:73. That included my tea.

Thank BKadventure
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1016 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-353-7797
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