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Mama's Boy

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197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything I've ever had here is great. It's not crowded everyday for no reason. The biscuits are monstrous and on point. They are easily a meal in themselves. Go check it out.

Thank Brad W
Athens, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been going to Mama's Boy for years and the food never disappoints. Their biscuits are out of this world. The pimento cheese burger is quite spectacular, too. You really can't go wrong with anything at this cozy, comfortable restaurant. If you go at a high traffic time, be prepared to wait. It's worth it! The owners are incredibly nice... More 

Thank Amy W
Athens, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love everything k have ever tried here. I have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner and every time have been so pleased with my meal. I highly recommend it!

Thank Cheryl V
Atlanta, Georgia
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We eat out a lot for breakfast and this easily rates in our Top 10. Very friendly service and even though there will likely be a wait the tables turn over quickly. The front patio is dog friendly with water bowls.

Thank littlerocky5
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mama's Boy is an Athens classic for a reason!! The veggie scrambler is amazing, and the grits are to die for. My friend had a cinnamon bun the size of her face, and it was delicious as well. Great food and pleasant atmosphere in the best city in the world. Hard to beat for sure.

Thank Emily W
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had brunch and were not disappointed. The grits with cheese are very tasty; the biscuit is huge and very good. I had the scrambled eggs with bacon and cheese, plus grits with cheese. Order the cinnamon bun; very large and tasty.

Thank Wagner V
Minerva, Ohio
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated my son's birthday for a second year in a row! Enjoyed a table in the back room (new since last year). Ordered the banana bread as an appetizer...fresh flavor and well blended taste. Salmon cakes with poached eggs and biscuits had our group smiling from ear to ear. Excellent service! Beverages offered while waiting - nice touch! I cannot... More 

Thank aomonet
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here for breakfast with a group of friends. So good! Will definitely return next time I am in Athens!

Thank sierrafr
Chattanooga, TN
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is awesome, always eaten breakfast here we love the food and the atmosphere! Be sure to try the cinnamon roll for the tables. The breakfast burritos are awesome but we've never had anything bad here. Great place for Athens, GA !

Thank dawgem
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do not know why they are number 1 , ordered the pork sandwich , it did not have much flavor , rather dry and tasteless and the beans had no flavor at all . I was expecting something better

Thank Byron P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $16
American, Vegetarian Friendly, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 706-548-6249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?