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45 Macon Street, McDonough, GA 30253 (Formerly Chevy's Diner)
+1 678-583-8777
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Voted 2013 & 2012 Best Burger in Atlanta by AJC readers! 2013 World Food...
Voted 2013 & 2012 Best Burger in Atlanta by AJC readers! 2013 World Food Championships Competitor! Welcome to KirbyG's,(R) a cook-to-order family owned diner that began in 2008. We've trademarked a new name since then but we still strive to make your experience enjoyable. KirbyG's(R) is our tribute to the 1950s! So, take the Pit Crew challenge and stroll down memory lane. Put a name to a face, a quote to a star & a character to a movie. For the very brave, you may even attempt to find them on our walls. Patrons are treated to handpattied burgers such as Ike's "I Like Cheese" Burger, Ole Blue Eyes and The Duke. And, if a hamburger isn't for you, diners will find mouth-watering delectables such Desi's Fried Dill Pickles, Rock-a-Billy's Grilled Chicken, and the Whiz Kids Philly Cheesesteak. Topped off with a hand-spun shake or a cold microbrew, patrons will find that "The 50's Never Tasted Better!
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Good for:
Lunch
Dinner

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wheel Chairs and Walkers Beware

We were lucky and parked right out front. The curb there can be pretty intimidating. I'm not sure I will go back. I loved the 50's atmosphere, but the food wasn't impressive. I got a double meat burger with swiss, and carmelized onions and a side of deep fried green beans. The beans were a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
DaveM9780
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Jonesboro, Georgia
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Jonesboro, Georgia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were lucky and parked right out front. The curb there can be pretty intimidating. I'm not sure I will go back. I loved the 50's atmosphere, but the food wasn't impressive. I got a double meat burger with swiss, and carmelized onions and a side of deep fried green beans. The beans were a little over cooked and tasteless.... More 

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McDonough, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I keep going back for the live music. The food and service are just OK but the music is pretty cool. Especially for a town like McDonough. The food is truely average and now a little expensive since they have updated their menu. Not a bad place....but just not excited about it either.

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Stockbridge, GA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Neat 1950's atmosphere! One of the best burger's I have ever eaten. Service was a little slow at first, but after the wait staff realized they had overlooked us, they were especially attentive. Lots of neat shops nearby on the square.

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McDonough, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I took his uncle from Oregon here for lunch. This is the only place I've been where they make your burgers to order and the hamburger hasn't been frozen, it's nice and fresh. You get a nice amount for the money paid in a neat setting. They also have the old fashioned fountain sodas and milkshakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I had the burger with pepper jack cheese, bacon and caramelized onions. That was the juiciest burger ever! It was also seasoned to perfection. The sweet tater tots where delicious. I ordered mine without the suger on top. For my drink, I ordered a chocolate milkshake. It was very good, but came in a very small cup. I spent $13!... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This place is just great. The burgers, fries, sweet potato tots (not to mention the yummy marshmallow dip; ) ), and "knuckle sandwiches" are amazing. Never have a bad experience and I love the cute 50's spin on the menu!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I love this place! It's a unique place off of the McDonough Square! The place is decorated as a 50's diner with 50's memorabilia on the walls and music playing. The waitress was very friendly and the food was excellent! I had a "Lone Ranger" burger (a 1/3 pound burger) and it was cooked to perfection and the French fries... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nice family style restaurant with live music on the weekends. We went recently and everyone got burgers -all of which were very good. I especially like the fact that you can order a slider version of all the burgers listed which is perfect for me. The wait staff is friendly and the service is excellent.We had a waitress assigned to... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Place is awesome top to botttom... great hamburgers, live music on the weekends, nice atmosphere!!!!

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Augusta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The best burgers hands down!! We love this place, it's a must if you are in the area. You will be happy you did. Oh and you must get a shake after

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Macon Street, McDonough, GA 30253 (Formerly Chevy's Diner)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  McDonough
  • Phone Number: +1 678-583-8777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Voted 2013 & 2012 Best Burger in Atlanta by AJC readers! 2013 World Food Championships Competitor! Welcome to KirbyG's,(R) a cook-to-order family owned diner that began in 2008. We've trademarked a new name since then but we still strive to make your experience enjoyable. KirbyG's(R) is our tribute to the 1950s! So, take the Pit Crew challenge and stroll down memory lane. Put a name to a face, a quote to a star & a character to a movie. For the very brave, you may even attempt to find them on our walls. Patrons are treated to handpattied burgers such as Ike's "I Like Cheese" Burger, Ole Blue Eyes and The Duke. And, if a hamburger isn't for you, diners will find mouth-watering delectables such Desi's Fried Dill Pickles, Rock-a-Billy's Grilled Chicken, and the Whiz Kids Philly Cheesesteak. Topped off with a hand-spun shake or a cold microbrew, patrons will find that "The 50's Never Tasted Better!

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