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The Grill

171 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2804
+1 706-543-4770
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“feta dressing” (12 reviews)
“fries” (60 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner
171 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The burgers are good. The shakes and malts are amazing. The service is awesome. In my opinion that makes a great place to eat.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The burgers and chicken fingers are awesome accompanied by fries and a flavored cola. Also, the breakfast menu is very satisfying.

Thank jalligood
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My husband and I travel to Athens from Ohio several times a year to visit family. It is a favorite place for family to meet for breakfast. It is kind of understood in our family that no matter how late you stayed out the night...More

Thank SuziMac8
Reviewed 2 October 2017

located downtown Athens. The grill gets packed late at night when the bars close. It is a fun lively place.

Thank jimD5096GQ
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Delicious 25 year old Burger/Sandwich Icon right on College Avenue. We had terrific cheeseburgers here. My daughter had the turkey burger which she said was VERY good. Grandson had the chicken fingers. No complaints from our party! Want to try a homemade Milk Shake next...More

Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Neat old diner downtown. Good food and service. Large menu of burgers, dogs and sandwiches. Fresh cut fries. A must stop

Thank homewood_traveler41
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here this beautiful cool afternoon in Athens. Hostess and server were both great and kept our glasses full. I had the mushroom swiss burger platter and hubs had regular burger platter. It was awesome and the platters were a great deal with the burger,...More

Thank Cadabby
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

From the delicious burgers, fries with feta dressing, and great shakes, The Grill is a long time Athens favorite. With a unique, fun atmosphere, and located in the heart of downtown, The Grill is a must for first-time visitors as well as locals.

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick breakfast - food was good but it's really a dated old diner which is part of the charm I guess, but the stained ceiling grossed me out. Really good service.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a classic Athens restaurant right near the Arch. Open 24 hours a day. The Grill has been an Athens icon the early 1980's. They serve great, old-fashioned, great-tasting hamburgers and match them with wonderful homemade french fries.

Thank cowbulls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 College Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-543-4770
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