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Shay Jones via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
Good quality breakfast. They are always packed and it's often a wait on the weekends. Oh yea.and they only accept cash. They have nice lil off menu specials.. that I always try. I go often and I will continue..
Dia Grissom via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
Went with a friend for brunch. There's a wait, so it might be worth calling ahead. We ordered the Ultimate Seaside Breakfast, and man was it. The catfish was fried and seasoned perfectly, the grits were fire, and even though I'm not a fan of cream cheese, the scramble was amazing. 5/5 will go back anytime.
Gallen Tista via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
Excellent Experience!
The food and service were absolutely amazing! I ordered the spud bowl and it was delicious. The food was piping hot when it came out, and everything was cooked fresh. Not only this, but the staff was very helpful and friendly. The atmosphere was also very welcoming. Thumbs Up has become the new breakfast go to for my family and I whe ... read more
alexandriasankey via tripadvisor.com - Oct 23, 2021
Hands down, one of the best breakfasts I have ever had! I had the chicken strips with Belgian waffle and eggs. My husband got the catfish and waffle. Everything tasted wonderful! The restaurant was very busy, but the service was excellent! I would absolutely recommend this restaurant, but make sure you bring your appetite!
Tracy James via google.com - Oct 21, 2021
The food was excellent and came very quickly ... read more
mario rodriguez via google.com - Oct 20, 2021
Excellent food and service!
Angie Geter via google.com - Oct 17, 2021
Very good we from Indianapolis and it was good service 👍 ... read more
Felicia Caldwell via google.com - Oct 17, 2021
Very popular spot. Definitely worth the short wait. My eyes were bigger than my stomach ... read more
Aaron Young via google.com - Oct 17, 2021
Thumbs Up Diner is a down home, neighborhood diner serving up classic fare with southern flair. The service is warm and friendly. The Skillet Heap with chopped veggie sausage was delicious and filling. Added bonus, they have sourdough toast. They are cash only, so bring bills or you can use the ATM they have in the back. This was ... read more
Shaun Young via google.com - Oct 17, 2021
Best catfish I've had in a long while. Our waiter Rashad was really nice, food came out really fast and hot. The only draw back Is the cash only house rule which is a big inconvenience if you want to order more food to go but I understand the reason behind it after out waiter Rashad explained. There's an 1Hr wait so make reservation ... read more
Deborah Meite via google.com - Oct 15, 2021
Cash Only Establishment. Let me lead lead that 😅 Very good! Came with a friend for breakfast. I had the double dipped French toast, and she the veggie sausage Omelets. Bother were super tasty! Staff was friendly and masked, which I always appreciate. Place was clean. Parking was a little tricky, but not a problem. Would definitely r ... read more
Gabriel V via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
10/5 The food is incredible. Service is friendly. Not sure what else you could ask for.
Arthur Natella via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
My good friend and I went here during our recent stay in Atlanta. We would talk to locals and Uber drivers who would make recommendations and three of the five we had recommended this place so we went. Food is yummy. Great southern hospitality and "Shorty" our server was sooo nice. She's a sweetheart and really treated us "non lo ... read more
D 94 via google.com - Oct 8, 2021
The food was sooo good. I was visiting ATL and decided to go here and I'm glad I did.
Erika Solomon via google.com - Oct 4, 2021
Oooooooh Weeeee!! ❤️ ... read more
Willerm Delisfort via google.com - Oct 3, 2021
Excellent experience with joining the waitlist on Yelp. We were told when to check in and when we got to the restaurant, we were seated right away. The food was delicious and the portions are always large. Great service too. I love thumbs up. Always my gripe is the cash only policy, so I only come when I happen to have cash. I’m not ... read more
Nesha Z via google.com - Oct 3, 2021
Great place to have brunch very reasonable prices for big portions of food. The only thing I don't like much is the parking and that they only take cash. But other than than that I would recommend this place. I love the shrimp and grits meal and the omelet I had was so good.
Qadirah Abdur-Rahim via google.com - Oct 3, 2021
Always good food and great service at a good price.
Cheryl Williams via google.com - Oct 2, 2021
Soooo delicious!!!
Alena Young via google.com - Oct 2, 2021
The name says it all! There is nothing on the menu that I've tried that I didn't like. The Fried Basa Catfish on the Ultimate Seaside breakfast is amazing. And the homemade jams are good enough to slap whoever made it. LOL!!!Thumbs Up for sure!!!
Che' “Shortcake” Verdell via google.com - Sep 29, 2021
Some of the best grits ... read more
Smoking Waters via google.com - Sep 27, 2021
My breakfast was great. Shorty was an excellent waitress.
Ariesa Griffin via google.com - Sep 26, 2021
Omg the food wass sooooo good. You gotta get the double dipped french toast❤❤❤❤❤ ... read more
jennifer jones via google.com - Sep 26, 2021
Sat at the bar and had brunch on a Saturday. Expect a wait for it is worth it....friendly service and yummy food! Split the Southwestern Eggs and a pancake. Plenty of food and lots of flavor.
Lianne Stewart via google.com - Sep 26, 2021
Just Off The Train!
First time visiting Thumbs Up after an all night train ride from Philly! Thumbs Up was recommended by fellow travelers, and it was a total hit! Had the fried pork chops with a side of sausage gravy. We will be back soon! Excellent wait staff, who took care of our two tables! I give them a Thumbs Up!
Maps48352330888 via tripadvisor.com - Sep 17, 2021
I went here today with my family. I only been here once before a very long time ago. Angelica was our server. She was very attentive & made sure we had everything we needed. The price & food was great. I’ll definitely be back.
Jameela Gibson via google.com - Sep 16, 2021
Outside dinning would be nice
Outside dinning would be nice ... read more
Todd Williams Sr. via facebook.com - Sep 13, 2021
This was my first time eating at this restaurant when I touched back down in Atlanta to visit family and friends. I must say that this food was amazing! I can't remember the name of the skillet dish I ordered, but it has scrambled eggs, potatoes, chicken sausage, shrimp, cheese, and a spicy sauce. The dish also came with a wheat bis ... read more
Mia W via google.com - Sep 13, 2021
Good food. Good service. But need to let people pay with a card.
Joseph Dean via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
Good service and food was fresh and delicious. No long wait ... read more
Lavera Woods via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
We were 2 for breakfast the wait was 45-60 mins. But it was ok we found a bench outside and talked the time away. Excellent customer service from all the workers that’s rare these days. The food was simply amazing! Coffee was very hot and good. I had a turkey bacon and chicken sausage omelette with extra cheese. My friend had French ... read more
Barbara Jackson via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
Yummy! Local joint. Just what I needed to start the day.
Yummy! Local joint. Just what I needed to start the day.
Simone Cifuentes via facebook.com - Sep 9, 2021
Very nice service gave a large tip because of it. The food was flawless. We had a wonderful time. Left full and happy. Will definitely go again when I'm in town!
Lea Anthony via google.com - Sep 8, 2021
There is no better place for breakfast in Georgia. Hands down THUMBS UP!
Bethany Hayes via google.com - Sep 8, 2021
You can't lose with Thumbs Up Diner. I frequent the location in Edgewood. It's a locals favorite eatery with a full breakfast menu. Another one of my favorite brunch spots. The staff makes you feel at home and food will ensure your return. The food pricing is the best I've seen in this area. It is a "cash only" Diner but they have an ... read more
Jabarrus Jones via google.com - Sep 7, 2021
Very friendly and clean place!!!
Very friendly and clean place!!!
Angel Maxwell via facebook.com - Sep 6, 2021
This is where me & the girls meet every month since retiring. Today was our first time back since covid struck last year. Always excellent food & service; & we're always remembered by staff even after 1.5 years!
DEIRDRE' CHAMBERS via google.com - Sep 6, 2021
Very generous portion sizes! I recommend!
CLARRISSIA LINDSAY via google.com - Sep 4, 2021
Overall great!!! Best breakfast spot
Overall great!!! Best breakfast spot ... read more
Keifer Cook via facebook.com - Sep 3, 2021
The food is great, the atmosphere is incredible, and the people are a must see and watch. Very entertaining!
SSG Ealey via google.com - Aug 31, 2021
If I had my choice I'd eat here once a week. The service is the best I've had since I've been here in Georgia. One of the services called me by my name after I was seated that was huge for me, and he pronounced it correctly. I was alone but ended up having conversation with the person sitting next to me, we ended up exchanging phone ... read more
Alana M Carrington via google.com - Aug 29, 2021
Only if I could eat here everyday ... read more
Yakaus Meiloy via google.com - Aug 28, 2021
Super fantastic Place ... read more
Sherry/Jada Williams via google.com - Aug 28, 2021
I always try to stop at thumbs up when I am in town. The staff and food are great. My wife and I used to go there a lot when we were dating many years ago. Brings back good memories.
Douglas Sherline via google.com - Aug 25, 2021
Diner nella periferia di Atlanta. Propone un menù molto vasto, con cucina Southern. Molto buono il p
Diner nella periferia di Atlanta. Propone un menù molto vasto, con cucina Southern. Molto buono il pesce gatto fritto, ma anche gli shrimp & grits. Servizio veloce e cordiale. Prezzi giusti.
luigixv80 via tripadvisor.com - Aug 25, 2021
Nice vibe… excellent food! Especially the catfish : )
Nice vibe… excellent food! Especially the catfish : ) ... read more
Yolanda Bessard via facebook.com - Aug 21, 2021
Great service and great food!
Kaitlyn Crutcher via google.com - Aug 20, 2021
The food was delicious and it was alot. That biscuit OMG 😋😋😋. When I visit again I am definitely going back.
Teresa Speakes via google.com - Aug 18, 2021
I like the atmosphere. Food was good. Service was good. CASH ONLY. I had the seaside breakfast it w
I like the atmosphere. Food was good. Service was good. CASH ONLY. I had the seaside breakfast it was amazing we also had waffle n chicken strips n French toast. Bathroom was clean too.
Brandi Mechelle via facebook.com - Aug 16, 2021
I love this spot ... read more
Zayd Burns via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
Delicious ... read more
Melissa Elrod via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
Food is always fantastic here. If you are going during a busy time, be sure to send someone ahead to get your name on the waiting list. This location only takes cash, but they have an ATM.
Teesha P via google.com - Aug 16, 2021
If ur in atlanta and need a greasy delicious breakfast after a long night or something wholesome before church. Visit thumbs up ... read more
Jeremy L via google.com - Aug 14, 2021
Always good food and good people ... read more
Eyes On Health CPR TC, LLC via google.com - Aug 12, 2021
very good customer service.
very good customer service.
Terri Tho via facebook.com - Aug 10, 2021
Food is good but the wait is long.
Rosa Lamb via google.com - Aug 9, 2021
food was great. service a little slow. probably short staffed.
Walker Griggs via google.com - Aug 9, 2021
Great home and cozy vibe. Makes you feel at home. Great speedy service ... read more
Erroll Cayald via google.com - Aug 8, 2021
Great food, friendly staff. Bring cash, they don't accepts any other forms of payments.
Magenta via google.com - Aug 8, 2021
Good food. Excellent service with large crowd. A+.
Lawrence Moore via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
The food was absolutely delicious 😋 ... read more
Lakeia Watson via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
The food was great and the service was wonderful as usual.
Kineta Maull via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
Hell yes!
Nicole Hoefferle via google.com - Aug 7, 2021
The food was amazing. The service was even better. Our waitress was warm and welcoming. Food came quickly and was fresh. So glad we didn’t eat hotel breakfast today. Oh and the catfish was perfect.
Deniele S. via google.com - Aug 5, 2021
We are on vacation from Ohio and had a late breakfast here on our way to Zoo Atlanta. The food and
We are on vacation from Ohio and had a late breakfast here on our way to Zoo Atlanta. The food and service were both fantastic. Very clean and nice decor. Highly recommend - definitely a thumbs up!
Shannon Nichols Szyperski via facebook.com - Aug 4, 2021
Great food, great service my go to breakfast spot after a 12 hour shift.
Sonia Black via google.com - Aug 3, 2021
A must-visit in Atlanta. Cash only so be prepared. Grab a brunch, drink an Uptown, and walk to the MLK Historical Park. You won't be disappointed.
Carl Van Stryland via google.com - Aug 3, 2021
take out was fast breakfast was great
take out was fast breakfast was great ... read more
Zaban Rooks via facebook.com - Aug 2, 2021
Another day another primo breakfast at Thumbs Up. Rashad is my server today...very easy on the eyes AND more importantly he was professional, accurate, very knowledgeable of the menu and personable. I am never disappointed. I had the Fried Pork Chops combined with the Ultimate Seafood Breakfast. One chop was fried and the other w ... read more
C via google.com - Jul 31, 2021
love love love ... read more
Olivia Kempf via google.com - Jul 28, 2021
Great food. Quick service ... read more
Travis Moore via google.com - Jul 26, 2021
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