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Universal Joint

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Bar, Sushi, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Healthy
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109 N Main St., Clayton, GA
+1 706-782-7116
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Creative burgers, wings, well thought out menu with everything made in...
Creative burgers, wings, well thought out menu with everything made in house. A full bar including 16 draft beers featuring craft and domestic. Outdoor seating and live music Friday and Saturdays May through October.
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  • 84
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food

Great sandwiches, fabulous tater tots! I had a small issue with seating, but it was quickly resolved. I loved the pimento cheese plate with crustinis on the side. The portion size was plentiful. Good Gyro too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
njm54
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Georgia
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Georgia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Great sandwiches, fabulous tater tots! I had a small issue with seating, but it was quickly resolved. I loved the pimento cheese plate with crustinis on the side. The portion size was plentiful. Good Gyro too.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

In the area for a long holiday weekend with friends, we stopped in this restaurant for lunch while checking out this nice town. I ordered the Million Island Burger with fries. The burger was very good. It had a sauce similar to thousand island dressing on it. The burger was also dressed with tomato, lettuce, and chopped red onions. The... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We entered Clayton looking for something better than road food, we liked the place, the service was very friendly and the food good. A great place to share a beer or wine with friends

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

By far the best place we have eaten in a long time. Awesome burger and amazing rater tots, a must have try them while you there instead of fries. Yiyc we on regret it! Excellent service by staff through out our meal there. Amazing atmosphere with live outside music on Friday and Saturday. We will definitely be backbheteccacklillg next time... More 

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Dickson, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I was part of a car event which made Clayton, GA one of its destinations and we planned a lunch at the UJ. We had a tad over 20 people showing up all at once and the service was fantastic. The drive organizer planned our stop so they were ready for us and the food, beverages and the atmosphere were... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

When we need a burger fix - this is the place. Nothing fancy - Hard to find a better burger. Here's the beef. Most places use condiments to make up for the lack of good meat. Not the UJ.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Came across this restaurant by accident when visiting the Lake Burton area for first time, and was glad we did. Staff couldn't be nicer and food was very good. Had the hummus plate, pitas were nice and warm and vegetables were very ctisp. Went back a second time for dinner and was not disappointed. Would recomnend any time. We will... More 

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Seneca
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

First visit and I'll return to try something else off their unique menu. I tried a cheddar bacon burger and it was a two napkin burger. Btw, they provide good quality napkins which is rare to see.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

First time at Universal Joint and loved it! Did the Warrior Dash that afternoon and ended the night chillin at this great place. Food was awesome and the service was also. All the employees were super friendly. I would highly recommend Universal Joint to everyone and will defiantly come back next time we are in town!! Thanks for a GREAT... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were driving back to Chicago from a trip and stopped here for dinner. What a great find. Hip restaurant with great bar food and outdoor seating. Would definitely come back. Also, burgers are a great value compared to many places.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109 N Main St., Clayton, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-782-7116

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Sushi, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Healthy

Description

Creative burgers, wings, well thought out menu with everything made in house. A full bar including 16 draft beers featuring craft and domestic. Outdoor seating and live music Friday and Saturdays May through October.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?