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Universal Joint

109 N Main St, Clayton, GA 30525-4296
+1 706-782-7116
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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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 yesterday

Delicious! We were worried about finding decent food when we got into Clayton late one evening. We were heading to Highlands, NC the next morning and knew there would be lots of places to eat there but were worried about the food that night. Someone...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always packed (at least on weekends when we're typically there), and the reason's pretty simple: they hit high marks in every department: Atmosphere (5.0), love it - not stuffy, but really cool ambience, just a really neat vibe; Service (5.0) - always professional, friendly, attentive...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jboynsteph
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for approximately four years and I've never noticed underneath one of the TVs they have a "tonight special". I've never had anybody offer it to me and it may even be something new. Tonight it's fried hamburger steak with gravy mashed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank royalflushtodd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a tough hike down to the Chattooga River. They have a good tap list, I enjoyed the coffee porter. What’s more is that they had hummus AND a vegan black bean burger, which was good. Their outdoor space with the heat lamps...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Irishdudeguy88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere is very relaxing. The food is outstanding especially the burgers. The weekends you can sit outside and listen to a live band, play corn hole, drink beer and just relax.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bwbanchee1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t bother visiting other places in town for a good burger. These burgers awesome. Really good atmosphere. Definitely a bar scene but accessible to families also. Outside seating. Highly recommend!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank M1725TNrobertl
Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is by far the best spot to go to in downtown Clayton. Have been going there numerous times, and have not had a disappointment yet! Staff is always friendly and the food is amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian N
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Had already had a few beers by the time I arrived. Great spot, friendly service and a fire pit outside. Smashing evening - hope it’s not my last visit!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 275seanr
Reviewed December 1, 2018

After a day of touring the area both my husband and I wanted a quick bite before heading back to the inn and retiring for the night. We thought we had stopped at a burger place but we were so pleasantly surprised. The staff were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sha-Sha47
Reviewed November 30, 2018

This place is awesome! They offer inside and outside seating. There is almost always a wait. The food is a different experience than most. It has its own flare! I love the pulled pork sandwich with the mustard sauce and fries. I have never tried...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SharaPost151
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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
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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