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Hot Rod's Diner

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American,
294 N Cherokee Rd, Social Circle, GA 30025-2850
+1 770-464-3464
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“onion rings” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Diner, American, Grill, Soups
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
294 N Cherokee Rd, Social Circle, GA 30025-2850
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to eat here! It’s right by the house, offers great milkshakes and the blue plate specials are good eating! The servers are kind and the place is adorable. We will continue to call this place a favorite!

Thank Christina L
gregcavender, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Christina. We are still here due to great customers like yourselves. We appreciate our regulars. We look forward to serving you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there today. She had the Greek Salad with Gyro meat. I had the Blue Plate special.......meat loaf, collards and fried okra. Not sure even Mom was a better cook than here.

Thank Ed C
gregcavender, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow Ed.... thank you for the kind words and great review. Thanks for checking us out. We truly appreciate the business.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Hot Rods again today and it just gets better. 50s diner atmosphere with home cooked fresh food. Had blue plate special (yes really is on a blue plate) country fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy , black eyed peas and cornbread. Sampled some gumbo...More

Thank r0n1951
gregcavender, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Ron for the kind words and for your patronage. We truly love what we do and its great customers like you that keep us going. Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review of what we do here at Hot...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a very good lunch first visit here located behind Willow inn. Great atmosphere and good food. Would stop here again a great old time diner setting. The brownie sundae was awesome!

Thank Cathy W
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for the great review Cathy and especially for dining with us. We are family owned and operated and thrive due to great customers like yourself. We are grateful.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Loved this place! Food, and the staff!💕 always friendly and willing to please!! A wonderful little eatery in Social Circle!

Thank ninaluvs4
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks guys! We really appreciate you and our other loyal customers that have kept this family owned business going strong for over 5 years now. We are grateful and look forward to having you back soon. 😎

Reviewed 17 August 2018

Remember when you went to the local diner in the 50s and 60s. The atmosphere and the food was good home cooked from a great fresh hamburger to chili to a Blue Plate Special. That's Hot Rods. The staff truly takes pride in what they...More

Thank r0n1951
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you Ron. It is always our pleasure to serve you. We appreciate you taking the time to review us and especially the kind words. We really do love what we do and hope to be doing it for a long time. We look forward...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had lunch there last Friday - tried to stop the week before but it was so crowded we had to leave as we didn't have time to wait that day. We enjoyed our lunch; I had the chicken salad croissant with onion rings (YUMMY)...More

Thank TLSmallwood_13
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for dining with us and for the kind words. We appreciate the feedback and look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

My husband and I ate lunch here while passing thru. Cute 50s decor - very young waitresses. There was a jukebox at the table with oldies music but don't know how much it was to play a song. I ordered a beef hot dog with...More

Thank Norma W
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for the nice review Norma. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 April 2018

As soon as you arrive you are greeted and if you have to wait it is an indication of the quality of the food and service. I went for the chicken tenders options with a milkshake. I have yet to find anyone that does milkshakes...More

Thank hermes2009
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for the great review and for supporting this family owned business. We truly appreciate it. Please let us know if there is any way we can improve.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Food is good as well as service. Go there for blue plate specials. Visit there 23 or three times a month for lunch or dinner.

Thank Gary M
Greg C, Owner at Hot Rod's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks Gary. It's our regular customers like you that keep us going. Thanks for the great review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Diner, American, Grill, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 N Cherokee Rd, Social Circle, GA 30025-2850
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Social Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 770-464-3464
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We are a classic 50's diner, serving handcrafted black angus hamburgers, black angus hot dogs and "Super Dogs", hot wings, gyros, hot sandwiches and Philly cheesesteaks, hand dipped milkshakes, premium ice cream desserts as well as our daily offering of meat and veggies with our "Blue Plate Special". We are making the American diner experience, great again. The dining room is adorned with 50's memorabilia covering the walls, a long counter and a soda fountain and servers who love what they do. We are opened 11am-8pm Monday through Thursday, 11am-9pm Friday and Saturday. We are closed on Sunday.
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