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Universal Joint

109 N Main St., Clayton, GA
+1 706-782-7116
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Ranked #6 of 45 restaurants in Clayton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Healthy, Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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.
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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144 reviews 144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Didn't expect to find this combo of good eats and a full bar in a smallish town -- happily surprised on all fronts. We shared a brisket dip and were pleased that we could purchase a side salad of arugula...allllmost felt healthy. Nice draft beer selection. Huge outdoor patio, but we were happy with the A/C inside. We were there... More

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Atlanta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I grew up in this town, so as a child we would get gas here. I love when people convert old gas stations into creative businesses! The food is always good and eclectic but the service can be iffy at times. For the most part, this is a great place to sit back, watch the traffic on Main Street and... More

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Trinity, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Had dinner with my family here last night and it was fantastic. Best hamburgers we've had in a long long time. You gotta try the Steinbeck!!!! Homemade pimento cheese and pickled jalapeños. French fries were wonderful as well. Definitely will try it again.

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Liked the old coke bottles used in the fence...My bacon, arugula, tomato sandwich on ciabatta bread was very tasty, as were the tater tots. My wife had a great chicken quesadilla which was so large she had to take half of it home. They have quite a varied menu and we will return to try the 1/2 pound burgers. Quite... More

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ne jersey
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Been to this place several times and always enjoyed the food. Service can be spotty so don't be in a rush.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have eaten at UJ 5 times over the last several months and it has been consistent: the food is always good; the service is always slow. Saturday was a new low re service. 5 of us arrived at about 2 to avoid the lunch crowd and ordered shortly thereafter. At about 2:40 we were told that we could not... More

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Clarkesville,GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a bar, not a family restaurant at all Depends what you're looking for- we dine for GOOD food, maybe a glass of wine- this isn't the place if u want a dining experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I came through Georgia ..and saw this unique place. I have to say I'm so glad she stopped. Great service, the food was AMAZING && we will be returning soon.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great little restaurant bar. Expected bar food, but it is so much better than that. The outside area is fun.

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Peachtree City, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It is a seat your self restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. We had a party of 8 and were lucky to get a large table within about 15 mins at around 6:45! We had the Hummus & Olive Tapenade for an appy which was fresh and enough to share. 3 of us ordered the Smokehouse burger with BBQ... More

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