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Mama's Boy

197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
+1 706-548-6249
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (77 reviews)
“biscuits” (232 reviews)
“french toast” (56 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
197 Oak St, Athens, GA 30601-3615
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mama's Boy is a very popular breakfast spot in Athens. At 9 am on a Sunday, the wait was short, but it looked very long by 11 am. The food was very good, nicely presented and very reasonably priced (about $8-10 for a breakfast entree)....More

Thank WaysideTraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

They do breakfast wonderfully. We had a goat cheese plate -- delicious. Fried green tomatoes and a plate of scrambled eggs, bacon, and grits -- simple food done deliciously. And the biscuit is big and wonderful. The servers are incredibly friendly and efficient. Excellent in...More

Thank 58DavidAthens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The little bit of a wait is so worth the delicious food you are served!! Everything from ice cold water, piping hot coffee to the gigantic cinnamon bun and the daily specials....there is not a thing to complain about. Only rave reviews and compliments to...More

Thank 147carlaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite place to go for breakfast in Athens! The biscuits and cheesy grits are fantastic. The breakfast entrees have never disappointed. I had gotten vegetable hash and a side of cheesy grits and biscuit. It’s a quaint, homey place. I would go...More

Thank amspatton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about this place and decided to try it. Good ole country cookin that did not disappoint. Get a cinnamon roll to start if you go !

Thank rickybobbyhawro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good food, but it's very popular so there usually a little wait. And also right on the greenway.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just tell you how AMAZING this place is. The biscuits were huge and soft with a perfect strawberry jam to go along side them. Then came dessert. The cinnamon role was the size of my head! 10/10!

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our brunch! Great food options-chef enjoys his work! waiter staff excellent! Recommend✔️+

Thank Mari Baribeau K
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

The portions are massive, and the good is yummy. There's a good variety, including low calorie options, as well as the regular comfort style food. This place also has espresso style coffee, and milk alternatives. Bring your appetite!

Thank Penny T
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

After a long college visit at UGA, including a hour walk in the freezing cold, we needed warm food. I’d heard about this place from friends, and we hit it just right and were seated in the Florida room Immediately. The service was perfect. Our...More

Thank GeorgiaGirl40
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Victor N | Reviewed this property |
The don't ... I recommend you taking your order to go.
27 May 2015|
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Response from Skippylou-7 | Reviewed this property |
It is usually very crowded inside and on the patio so I would not advise bringing a dog inside. The wait staff moves quickly and efficiently. I really enjoy going to this restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +1 706-548-6249
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