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Collegiate Grill

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American, Diner
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220 Main Street Southwest, Gainesville, GA 30501
+1 770-297-6554
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Gainesville, Georgia
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1,040 reviews
834 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

they know how to load up a chili dog here. bun is toasted on the grill then gingerly loaded with a good quality all beef weiner clowns to the left of me jokers to the right, mustard and ketchup, delicately placed chili wearing a crown of fresh cold Vidalia onions. they'll put slaw, which is pretty good considering Gainesville must... More 

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Castroville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Loved this place! Reasonable prices, great food, friendly staff! They were playing contemporary Christian music, and even have a sign that reads law enforcement personnel eat free! What a deal! Just the kind of business you want to support!

Thank Dee S
Gainesville, GA
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to a local craft fall festival fair and wanted to enjoy lunch inside at a local restaurant, so we went to the Collegiate Grill. We ordered hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and shakes. The shakes were very good and the other food was enjoyable as well. The only issue we had was that the floors, tables, seats were a... More 

Thank becsmith42
Hoschton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The food was really good. I had a small cheese burger and my husband had a large and they were delicious. We had fries and they were to die for. Will definitely go back.

Thank Walter W
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,040 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

open kitchen lines wall allowing customers to see their order's prepared. its fun to watch them create your food from the get go. excellent milkshakes, thick creamy in vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, orange and grape. only place i've ever even seen a grape milkshake offered. coca cola products are served here. the joint has been here almost 70 years and they... More 

1 Thank bbqman3341
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Collegiate Grill gives BACK to the Gainesville community and they're food is outstanding. We love the Collegiate Grill and cannot say enough good things about them. Please do visit them if you can. We need to support local businesses that support each other!

Thank Paula L
Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch at the Collegiate Grill in downtown Gainesville today. Still a great place for hot dogs, hamburgers and hand cut French fries. Also has awesome milk shakes. This place has old school charm and still great. It was great 50 years ago and is still great today

Thank p0rschy1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch and we were all very pleased with our burgers, fries and shakes. 'Teenager approved'

Thank Dustin-and-Traci
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

The locals when working near, head for a burger at the Collegiate. I've been going here over 30 years and its still the same place, same great burgers, sandwiches, dogs, kind of greasy fries- served in a classic diner with black and white tile floors and 50s decor. A cold coke, music in the background- good ole food. If you... More 

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North Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My wife and I had lunch here last Saturday. I had a small cheeseburger and chili cheese dog and she had a small cheeseburger. We shared a large fry. The burgers were great as was the dog. The large fry was LARGE. We could have shared a small.

Thank Craig A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Main Street Southwest, Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-297-6554

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