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Matthews Cafeteria

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2299 Main St, Tucker, GA 30084-4702
+1 770-491-9577
Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 20:00
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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341 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is very good and the atmosphere is pleasant. The place is always packed and there is a line so get there early at lunch to beat the rush. You cannot go wrong with the daily special.

Thank Rlath82
Tucker, GA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family meets here every Friday morning for breakfast. We can have 2 or 3, but as many as 25+, usually around 10. We love it.

Thank Memoe1950
Grayson, Georgia
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668 reviews
561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I like the upgrade they did to the front of the restaurant with a few tables for outside seating. Went in for a late lunch, but the servers didn't smile or appear to even care that we came in. I would have tipped if the servers had been different. Friendly? Not today & the owners were in a back room,... More 

Thank katork
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to this place by a friend from Milwaukee where I'm from. So I took my friend from Georgia and we enjoyed our meal. We met the owner and chatted with him for a while. He told us about the food and the history. The food was very tasty and inexpensive. You pay by the item you purchase... More 

Thank Mklentz
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

All I can say is every tray and dish was full and now they are empty. Food is ridiculous or as my best friend says...."be as bad as you want to be!" Had a bit of everything since the family ordered fried chicken and I had the catfish. If you order any side, make it the Mac and cheese -... More 

Thank Kip S
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Matthews is that rare cafeteria boasting delicious food and friendly service. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner this is a place you will return to again and again!

Thank Gymjudge63
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Parking can be a challenge. We arrived for lunch at 2:00, one hour before closing, so I expected to see a few empty spots on the steam table. But food on the cafeteria line was as fresh, hot, and well-stocked as if they had just opened. I tried the cornbread dressing topped with pulled chicken breast meat and a light... More 

1 Thank 1LittleSister
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

And boy was I excited when I discovered they were. Roast pork and dressing with squash casserole. Servings were almost too big, but I survived. Love that they offer scallions on the side, just like my mom when I was a kid. Will definitely be back!

Thank Randall W
Decatur, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Matthews has been a staple in Tucker since 1955. Fantastic food and family friendly atmosphere! You will not be disappointed if you love country cookin.

Thank clk1003
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went for lunch after a work meeting and the food was awesome. Had enough to take home for dinner that night also! Great "home" cooking with lots of flavor

Thank Connie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2299 Main St, Tucker, GA 30084-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Tucker
  • Phone Number: +1 770-491-9577

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?