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Thumbs Up Diner

) #55 of 3,330 Restaurants in Atlanta American, Cafe,
573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
+1 404-223-0690
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“grits” (40 reviews)
“biscuits” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like a better quality waffle house. Best pancakes EVER!! Very fast paced, yet good customer service.

Thank Carolina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to find a place to have breakfast while we waited for our tour of MLK birth home and the ranger recommended Two Thumbs Up. We walked there from the park, which was a good walk of maybe three blocks. We told the waitress...More

Thank SusanVM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Edgewood Ave location during this visit to ATL and yet again this establishment did not disappoint. Im not really a breakfast person, but I had a taste for cheese grits and they were delicious. Hubby had an omelet and their signature biscuit which...More

Thank MrsP2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Thumbs Up Diner after searching for "the best b'fast in Atlanta". As soon as we entered, and smelled the food, we realized we were in the right place. This is a real diner. Old school. Diner bar and random coffee mugs with a...More

Thank kbradford1966
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped by here on the way to Krog St to see art work. There was a wait but it was Sunday afternoon. Well worth the time. Staff was very friendly all the way around! You have to try the potatoes...OMG. The french toast are huge....More

Thank DeshawnP
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 5 at 2 on a Sunday. We waited for about an hour, which was to be expected, and it was well worth the wait. Everything we got was great: omelette (they are so generous with the cheese!), skillet heap (potatoes...More

Thank 3rh0
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I first dined at Thumbs Up in East Point, then I dined at the Thumbs Up on Edgewood. Both times I got the same meal and was more than satisfied. I got the Seafood breakfast(fried catfish, shrimp & grits, and eggs). Here's their secret weapon,...More

Thank AlexisJCo
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food is great. I would definitely recommend the shrimp and grits. Make sure you take cash though as they do not accept credit cards.

Thank MsTamu
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor while looking for breakfast on our way to the zoo! This is a neat little place to eat! I had the steak and eggs breakfast and it was wonderful, my boyfriend did the build your own and never...More

Thank Meghan M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Staff runs tight ship, but good service for a big group we went with. HUGE portions and one of the best omelettes I've ever had - loved the housemade biscuits as well. Definitely happy to have followed an online review and check it out!

Thank grudolph7
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7 August 2017|
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Response from AlexisJCo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, at the two locations(East Point & Edgewood) I've been to, there was not a private dining area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 404-223-0690
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