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The Varsity

61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
+1 404-881-1706
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“frosted orange” (377 reviews)
“onion rings” (1,125 reviews)
“chili dog” (788 reviews)
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American, Fast food
61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an unique fast food experience. I haven't eaten here for a few years but daughter want to eat there. I had the chili burger which was great. The chili doesn't over-ride the taste of the burger. The order of fries fries were plentiful...More

Thank MawBeck
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get it that this is a classic experience but food gave us heartburn. People who worked here were cool.

Thank Margret T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is an iconic Atlanta spot and has a beautiful vintage building. The one thing I could not get past was how terrible the food was. Myself and my friends came here because we had heard wonderful things from family/friends and even TV shows......More

Thank mam12t
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very lucky to arrive at 1:00 on a Monday afternoon. No wait and picked up chili slaw dogs fries, onion rings washing it down with some sweet peach tea. Clean environment and a tasty lunch. Glad I was able to stop.

Thank Travelinbob19
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No one hollering "whadda have?" But the chili dog and onion rings were as good as ever. Gave me indigestion but that's expected LOL

Thank gapch1024
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re visiting ATL, you must visit The Varsity. Opened in 1928, & it’s the largest drive-in restaurant in the world. Check out the menu before you go (hot dogs, slaw dogs, chili dogs, burgers, fries, onion rings, etc.) While in line, you’ll hear a...More

Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not for the health nuts but if you're looking for great chilidogs, awesome handmade onion rings and a Frosted Orange it's the place to go.

Thank nscott841
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family went here for lunch. I never been but always wanted to after seeing it on the tv show “Man Vs Food”. My wife and her parents been here countless time while they was in the area. The dining is clean and...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got guests from out of town and we brought them here - food was served fast. It was a little greasy - but affordable eats.

Thank allcurves
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers and the hot dogs are good. Peach and apple piescare great. Fun and different place to go eat fast food

Thank Daryl N
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Caleb W
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Response from Madalyn S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, AmEx is accepted.
Russell R
28 March 2015|
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Response from JCGIII | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, and not trying to be a wise guy, The Varsity is not the place for folks with dietary restrictions. Probably the only healthy item in the building is ice berg lettuce. Varsity is where one goes "off the healthy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 North Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30308-2166
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-881-1706
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