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The Varsity Athens

1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
+1 706-548-6325
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (64 reviews)
“chili dog” (62 reviews)
“peach pie” (6 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Have heard about this place in Atlanta for years so was thrilled when we saw they had one in Athens too! Of course we were in Athens for a gymnastics meet and the kids were hungry after early competition. Wasn’t sure what all the hype...More

Thank HattieMags
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My Family and I go to the Varsity whenever we are passing through to go to the Mountains or football games you have to go early because it gets packed very easily. The atmosphere is nice it has several rooms with T.V.'s and the rooms...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

I go to The Varsity pretty much every time I pass it. A lot of people don't know about the pimento cheese, but they'll put it on anything. It's just melted cheese with a few pimentos in it. My favorite is a pimento cheese dog,...More

Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 4 March 2016

As a Southerner, I've heard about the legendary Varsity for years. When I was in town, I made sure to check it out and I wasn't disappointed. The atmosphere was just what I expected, comfortable and laid back. The chili dog and onion rings were...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

It's just good 'Ole fast food that taste great and has a different atmosphere. So... "What'll ya have"?

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Went to lunch while in town on a conference. Four of us went and had lunch. #1 with rings, add a fry, and a PC.... It just doesn't get any better. What'll ya have?

Thank OleBig
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a good place to stop before or after a Georgia game this is the place. I went here after the Georgia vs Auburn basketball game. I am a Auburn fan but I still love this place! The 2 Chilli dogs...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Every time I visit Athens, GA (at least 2x/month) I always eat lunch at the Varsity. Can't beat those hot dogs!

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The Chili Dogs here are outstanding and the peach pies are even better! I weekend recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Needless to say way disappointed. We grew up on "what'll ya have" in Atlanta with great service attiutude and good "grease" (yes there is such a thing). The Varsity Athens was the complete opposite of that. The front line service had no personality - the...More

Thank Karen T
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Janet K
22 August 2017|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All the Varsity's serve what are referred to as PCs. It is served with a cup of ice. Be sure to try it over ice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W Broad St, Athens, GA 30606-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-548-6325
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