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Clayton Cafe

50 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4288
+1 706-782-5438
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“country ham” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
50 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4288
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a vacation home in Rabun county and a houseful of guests over New Years including a Scottish friend. Stopped in for lunch at the Clayton Café - glad we went with the fried shrimp suggestion. Excellent fresh shrimp in a light, obviously homemade, batter....More

1  Thank Diana_T_501
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in 20 minutes before closing 1:40. Open sign on door. Owner immediately said real loud we are closed. No sorry we are closed We walked down the street and found a great little pub Clark’s on main. Hostess was very nice service food is...More

1  Thank indigoxtreme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the owner! Friendly-never -met-a-stranger kind of local breakfast/ lunch spot with traditional southern cooking...but with flavor and taste and a surprisingly big item selection!! We try to get by there a few times a month- at least...

1  Thank Braden H
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Ate breakfast at this old fashioned looking diner. All food was good, service was friendly, and food was delivered fast. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank mstilesphotobug
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Frank from Mountain Aire Cottage and Inn highly recommended this cafe our first day in Clayton and we were hooked. Great home style cooking and atmosphere. We had lunch and went back the next morning for breakfast which was to die for. They have a...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stopped in for breakfast after checking for local breakfast recomendations. We made the right choice. The food was prepared just right and served from a very friendly wait staff. Next time up, we'll be back!

Thank georgiakimbo
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Our first time to try this restraunt for breakfast. Two eggs, baked ham, biscuit or toast, grits gravy or hash browns $6.30. Eggs cooked to perfection, generous portion baked ham absolutely delicious, hash browns golden crispy and a biscuit. Friendly fast service. Excellent service, food...More

1  Thank RobertCW85
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Clayton Café is a step back in time and if you like home cooking done very well, don't overlook this small eatery. It is open for breakfast and lunch. The fried chicken is fantastic. But so is the tilapia, pot roast, fried okra, fried...More

Thank Pittipats
Reviewed 5 July 2017

What a great place and awesome food at a fair price with great staff. This was my ever visit to the Clayton Cafe and it is now on my must visit list. I had the country ham biscuit and the ham is amazing. They allowed...More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great place for breakfast and a home cooked lunch. You can catch up with the locals here and enjoy food like grandma used to make.

Thank Alicia P
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Sandra G
6 July 2015|
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Response from PeabodyandSherman | Reviewed this property |
I remember it was fairly early when we got there on a Saturday morning, can't remember exact hours of operation. But they're only open for breakfast and lunch, only accept cash or check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4288
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Rabun County  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-782-5438
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