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Mama's Boy

197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (74 reviews)
“biscuits” (233 reviews)
“french toast” (58 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped at the Oconee location on the way into town. We ordered "to go" at the counter and received free coffee while we waited. Our food took a little while and was obviously cooked when we ordered- it was hot, fresh and so good! Employees...More

Thank bmttrips
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don’t know if I will get crucified for saying this, but it wasn’t that great. We ordered what they recommended and while it was good, it was not worth the wait.

1  Thank Meghan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we go to Mama's Boy, we enjoy the food tremendously. We have had different types of burgers with sides there...yummy!

1  Thank S9641DTnancyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mamas Boy is hands down the best breakfast in Athens. Their new location is so much more spacious too. It’s an Athens staple so if you’re in town and can only get one brunch, this is your go to

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They normally have long wait times on weekends but I promise you it's worth it! The food is amazing and the staff is always friendly.

Thank rachelskinner16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Athens, skip the hotel breakfast and go to Mama’s Boy. If it is game day in Athens, get there early! The biscuits are amazing and huge. Everything is awesome. Highly recommended!

Thank Hank P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love their grits, however Sunday Feb 25 at the Oconee County location, the "cheese" grits were like water with a few short strands of cheese. I would not call them cheese grits and they were too too thin. I left most of the grits...More

1  Thank pwhitmirep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here because of the rave reviews. They now have a second location both of which are fairly close to the university of Georgia. We went to the newer one. The ambiance was College cafeteria-like and the acoustics were horrible with everyone’s conversations echoing...More

1  Thank Traveler-396
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has seriously fabulous coffee and biscuits! They are huge and crispy, buttery! We also had the vegetable egg scramble and the salmon cake with Hollandaise sauce and capers. The waiter was so sweet and efficient! The only negative was the tiny, difficult parking...More

Thank ramona0101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Athens early on a Saturday morning and stopped in mama's boy for breakfast .Surprisingly It wasn't very crowded. The waitress suggested the bbq and poached eggs and my kids and hubby ordered it. They raved about the flavor and there was plenty...More

Thank kuntrykruisers
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Victor N | Reviewed this property |
The don't ... I recommend you taking your order to go.
27 May 2015|
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Response from Skippylou-7 | Reviewed this property |
It is usually very crowded inside and on the patio so I would not advise bringing a dog inside. The wait staff moves quickly and efficiently. I really enjoy going to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6249
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