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Collegiate Grill

220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
+1 770-297-6554
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheeseburger” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (31 reviews)
“fries” (39 reviews)
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American, Diner
220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Collegiate Grill is like a trip back in time to say 1959 or 1960. The burgers are super good, the fries are great and if your say in your 60s you'll feel kind of like your back in High School. Everything at the Collegiate...More

Thank mikebug4
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I became became excited from the moment I stepped through the door. Being from the UK you have a certain image of an all American diner. This is it! Brilliant surroundings with the added bonus of great burgers and fries.

Thank zoergeckodesign
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great burgers, fries and onion rings. If you love good burger/cheeseburger you need to go hsve one of these tasty burgers

Thank Josephine003
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a very cool place and the food is great. It's a must visit place if you are in the area. Love it!!!

Thank Trent-Missy C
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I ran into Collegiate Grill by accident on T A, had to give it a try. Really cool atmosphere, reminds me of my fathers old soda fountain in his drug store when I was a kid. Burgers were really good, chili dog excellent, extra thick...More

Thank rustybob64
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've been here a few times since moving to Gainesville. It's got a good feel to it and the burgers are awesome!

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is the best hamburger restaurant in Gainesville. The Collegiate has been at that location since the 1940's. If you want a good hamburger I recommend going there.

Thank Hall M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We come here every time we are in town. My husband and I were in town this weekend for my 40th reunion from GHS. The Saturday lunch was planned at Midtowne Café, which we went to later, but I have to eat at Collegiate at...More

1  Thank Jerri S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

If your a local in Gainesville then you know about the Collegiate and over the many years of eating here I have figured out their secret. Do a few simple things really well. The menu is not going to blow you away. Burgers, Dogs, Fries...More

Thank Okmoore
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It is fun to go to a place that takes you back in time both in atmosphere and taste. This is the place to experience both. The hamburgers are made the way they were when you were a kid. Try it, you'll like it.

Thank Jan G
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2016|
Response from deb0324 | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only. There are other restaurants around the square that have outdoor seating where dogs are welcome but unfortunately the Collegiate doesn't
27 December 2015|
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Response from cmas116 | Reviewed this property |
According to several websites, it looks like Collegiate Grill is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
21 December 2015|
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Response from AprilFNP | Reviewed this property |
They have regular burger and fries and such. Not really a gluten free kind of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-297-6554
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