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Thumbs Up Diner

174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
+1 404-687-0999
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This dinner is a very small, cozy place to do brunch. It's CASH ONLY so remember that. But when I looked at the menu, I couldn't figure out what I wanted but I decided to get the French toast, eggs and turkey bacon. I ordered...More

Thank ChambersKEC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my family. Clearly where many locals go for breakfast. All the tables outside were full with people and pets. Pets got water bowl and we're welcome. Food was very good. Portions just right. Must try French toast!!

Thank AprilFNP
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for Sunday brunch. I chose to create my meal and had the catfish and fried grits. My husband had the potatoes with eggs and sausage. We shared the pancakes. The catfish and grits were good. The pancakes didn't taste done on the...More

Thank workingmom65
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I really like everything about this place. I built my own platter with the two fried eggs, ham, the potatoes with cheese, and a loaded bagel. Well, I cleaned my plate and my lady had chicken and waffles and was very happy with it too....More

Thank travelinman0war
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Note: This is a CASH only business, but they have an ATM in the restaurant. Lots of great food for breakfast, served all day from 7-3. They also have lunch choices available if you're so inclined. The French Toast is terrific. Home-made jam on the...More

Thank harphaulingdad
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The hostess didn't leave a good first impression, more interested in her phone than seating us. In fact, she just pointed towards our seats. The menu is centered around eggs, so keep that in mind. I ordered the pancakes. They were huge, delicious and filling....More

Thank SteelerPeach
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The food was just okay, but the service was horrible. We went for the arts festival and thought this would be a great place to stop... the location was great but the service was almost nonexistent. Every time we wanted a refill we had to...More

Thank mms30
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

5/25/17update: let's just say this place only has location going for it, service again was lacking, horrible. 1 refill of coffee cause waitstaff were chatting amongst themselves. Had to ask for check and food doesn't taste like their other restaurants. Last time I'll ever step...More

Thank AtlantaLuvTaTravel
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We got there about 8:30am and got a table outside. We had eggs, bacon, grits, toast and coffee. Everything was really good and the coffee was great. The waiter said they get a special blend made just for them.

Thank lkelly9988
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It is like stepping back into the past when you visit here. The ambiance is definitely retro and the portions are too. I always get the cheese omelet and a side of bacon, and it is always just the way I like it. Home fries...More

Thank jubileegoddess
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2527
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-687-0999
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