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All 334 Athens Restaurants

Mama's Boy

197 Oak Street, Athens, GA 30601
706-548-6249
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Ranked #6 of 334 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Seafood, Vegetarian, Eclectic
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

What a cute hipster place to go eat! This place has such a good vibe and such a great staff! My meal was excellent; they have very authentic flavors and good portion sizes. The lunch specials are the perfect size- half a sandwhich, a cup of soup, and a garden salad. Very impressed and in the heart of the college... More

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Watkinsville
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I ate a late breakfast at Mama's Boy today and was not disappointed! I ordered the peach French toast and it was amazing. The half order was plenty for a good between meal. Service was excellent and even though they were packed out, the wait wasn't long at all. I had driven by a few times on earlier days but... More

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Patchogue, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Southern cooking that has a local feel... Super busy so if you can go on weekday do try. I have been on both weekday and weekend . The staff is friendly and the food tasty.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Excellent Southern Breakfast plus some creative tasty variations. We enjoyed the eggs benedict over fried salmon cakes. Brunswick Stew was superb - spicy and thick! Enjoy the red raspberry jam in squeeze bottles on the warm biscuits - yummy!

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Athens, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Mama's Boy's breakfast is consistenly delicious and inexpensive! The biscuits are amazing. The fish and grits on the weekly lunch menu is the best I have ever eaten. The food and service here are worth the wait and the fight for a parking spot. Every time my family meets in Athens for breakfast Mama's Boy is our first choice.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

went there before the GA/TN game and although had to wait an hour to be seated the breakfast biscuit was the best I've ever had. Looked like a 3 egg omelet overflowing a delicious home-baked biscuit.

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Athens, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Don't get me wrong. I still go - even though I hate the surroundings. The food is that good. Everything homemade. Biscuits? Amazing. A squeeze bottle full of raspberry jam. Yum. Vegan friendly! But the atmosphere? Dirty, tired, mismatched. BAD need of paint and decorating. Aside from this, there's always a line out the door.

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Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Love the food and service! I was with a group of 6 on a Sunday, game day weekend and to say the least there was a long line ahead of us. We were told 1 1/2 hour wait. We decided to stay and all of us were happy we did. We all sampled the Half French Toast on the appetizer... More

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great popular place in Athens for breakfast and lunch. Georgia french toast is good as well as the pork options they make (pork breakfast tacos, etc). Pimento Cheese options good as well. Get there a bit early before main meal times and you can beat some of the crowd.

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Richmond Hill, GA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My family and I ate breakfast here on Labor Day. Everything we had was delicious. We especially enjoyed the grits and the biscuits/jam. The restaurant was extremely busy and we had to wait a short time for a table, but once seated, our service was great.

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