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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
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11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Gainesville, Georgia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times and have always had great food and service. Burgers are handmade to order and the French fries are made fresh. If you're by yourself you'll probably want the half order of fries because full portion is a bit too much for me. Love the old fashion decor and the wait staff is very efficient.

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Thank deb0324
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I will need a double cheeseburger. I meant that the burger did need a little salt and pepper. It was a huge Burger it was hot and juicy. My only suggestion and or complaint would be try putting the snow on the top of the patties. The weight of the patties press down on the slaw and it made my... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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1,056 reviews
846 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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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Dee S
Gainesville, GA
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119 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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 

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Hoschton, Georgia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

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Thank Walter W
Gainesville, Georgia
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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 

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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!

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Thank Paula L
Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews
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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

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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'

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
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?