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The Varsity

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61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
+1 404-881-1706
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am
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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Great historic location right next to the Georgia Tech campus. Great atmosphere and funny staff. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Thank kle8402
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an annual stop for me. Usually just driving through Atlanta it offers a convenient location and plenty of parking that is quick and easy to get to. You will find better hot dogs and burgers, but I enjoy watching all the people. The lines are usually three to four people deep and they just keep slinging those dogs... More 

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Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food as well as a fun place just to visit. Always busy but the experience is worth it. I am fortunate to have this in my home town and encourage all visitors to Atlanta to have this experience when in town. Chili dog and onion rings are my picks every visit

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Thank Joe M
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Varsity is an Atlanta/Georgia Tech icon. The dogs and burgers are nothing special but the onions rings are unique and the fries are really good and everything else is really good. The main thing is that this is an old school college eatery with lots of tradition and atmosphere going back to the 50's. This is NOT health food!!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great cheap eats diner, choose your room by your TV station, order at the counter and enjoy. Not healthy food, but satisfyingly bad for you! A great atmosphere for youngsters, and somewhat of an institution in Atlanta!

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Thank Holdsworth5
Decatur, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Varsity is the place everyone living in or visiting must try at least once. They have good food (burger,hot dogs,grilled cheese, onion rings, etc) and I have never had bad food or a bad experience at the Varsity. The service whether inside or outside is great and always with a smile in my experiences. Would not be a good... More 

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Thank donnalcamp
Florida
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109 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure what the hype is about, the food wasn't great. We can say we have been there and will leave it at that!

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Thank adawn96055
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Place is ok its an icon but the food is just alright its crowded and nothing spectacular about it other than its history....something to do

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Thank Ke K
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat at varsity. Love the grease food. Good location,close to every thing. Just a good place.

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Thank Don H
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Atlanta establishment, I l9 email the varsity. It's greasy and bad for you and that's why I love it. Hotdogs, chili dogs, chili burgers, cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings and ice cream. You better know what you want when you get to the counter, it's usually packed, and just shy of controlled chaos! I love it! It's not the healthiest, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-881-1706

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