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Universal Joint

109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
+1 706-782-7116
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (222 reviews)
“arugula salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered Burgers, for the price we could have eaten at Fortify, and had a five star meal. Meal was average. Nice ambience though with outside seating. A little too long of a wait with a 3 year old though.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is consistent and a local favorite. I love most everything on the menu. Convenient and caters to locals and tourists. Variety of food selections, great salads, variety of mixed drinks, craft beers, and draft beer. Pretty good service. Plenty of outdoor seating and dog...More

Thank altheable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent this restyled 1950’s gas station place whenever we are in town. It offers a wide selection of draft and great pub food.

Thank W D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While shopping and discovering Clayton ,we stopped into the Universal joint for some beverages. WE DIDN'T eat ,so I can't judge the food ,but I was impressed with the service and having owned a gas Station and garage at one time ,I was particularly intrigued...More

Thank dascamp48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best salad I have ever had: shrimp, quinoa, arugula with citrus dressing. Hubby had the burger w/cheese and bacon and fries. Shared the hummus and olive tapenade plate as an appetizer. Service was prompt and friendly, food was perfection. If you're in town, do not...More

Thank AboveTheRestCabins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you lay eyes on this place you know it’s gong to be good, friendly and fun. As we walked thru the patio , past the stage where they do music on certain nights, you arrive be at the hostess stand. We were...More

Thank Jedeye M
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The U Joint is one of the most popular restaurant in Clayton. Great service, full bar with many beers. The sandwiches are unique and delicious. Highly recommend it/

Thank Brettmover
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We ate here over Labor Day Weekend. The restaurant was packed and the average wait to get a table was 40 minutes. If you like eating al fresco, this is your place. There was live music, cold drinks, and a corn hole game to keep...More

Thank WinStorm
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Really great atmosphere and fun place with an old time feel. Outside and inside seating. Friendly staff and good food.

Thank Jctraughber
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Been going to UJ for several years and have really enjoyed it. Things ain't the same! Went late afternoon on Labor Day hoping to beat the crowd. Staff was 'at best' cool and evasive. Hostess asked if we wanted to be inside or out and...More

Thank Richard L
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Josephine A
February 21, 2017|
Response from Nancy M | Property representative |
Thank you so much! We try very hard to provide the best food and service! The skinny fries were an experiment and we didn't like them either! Our wings will always be fresh and cooked to order. We have considered onion rings... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Rabun County  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-782-7116
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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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