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Clayton Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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50 North Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525
+1 706-782-5438
06:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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Americus, GA
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal and enjoyed the fried chicken and the fried shrimp along with all of the Southern vegetables! The owners were courteous, and we enjoyed talking to them during our meal! This is a great place to stop!

Thank uncprimefactors
Clayton, Georgia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neat place clean with so many homemade dishes to choose from. Enjoyed the food and service it's a place you'll go back to!

Thank Candice D
Atlanta, Georgia
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197 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were interested in visiting this classic cafe, one of the oldest establishments in Clayton. We found it crowded for breakfast so waited nearly 30 minutes for our pancakes and omelet. Food was good but not exceptional; they did not have all menu items. Lunch menu has interesting southern items while breakfast is pretty standard. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank 2395Deb
Townville, South Carolina
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to stop for a traditional southern meal. You can tell by the crowd that it is well liked by the locals. Always clean and just what you'd expect.

Thank tomburriss
Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Have been going to Clayton for 15 years to ride motorcycles in the mountains & eat breakfast each morning except Sundays at the Clayton Café. Food always good, excellent service. Over the years have gotten to know Linda the owner, very funny lady! Have had the same server Doris for over ten years. Very nice people. The Café is quaint... More 

Thank Kaye M
Tallapoosa, Georgia
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch they had a lot to choose from. Meats and veggies but I ordered the Ruben sandwich. Nice local cafe.

Thank MGriffin_001
North Florida
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had big breakfasts with the works here before heading out of town. Obviously a very popular place, lots of regulars. We chose omelets, but pancakes looked really good too. An excellent way to end our visit to Clayton.

Thank MaggieLJP
Atlanta, Georgia
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

As soon as you walk in the door you are greeted warmly. You feel like you have walked into a very familiar and family oriented home place. Food delicious. We tried fried catfish, fried chicken breast, fried shrimp, mashed potatoes and gravy, cream corn, turnip greens and fried green tomatoes. Yep. All of that. Not one thing warranted a "not... More 

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Fruitland Park, Fl, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

what a wonderful place to have a good meal. Linda is the owner and makes a wonderful cake and works the register. There are two menus,,,one is handwritten the other is a regular menu. Enjoyed reading the handwritten menu, it took someone time to do this. Lunch hit the spot. I believe this is a breakfast and lunch place. Closes... More 

Thank Catherine N
Ellijay, Georgia
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Clayton Café is definitely the local place for lunch (and I think breakfast). They occupy a small place on Main Street and seem to always be packed. We ate lunch here and were totally happy with everything, other than being cramped. Guess that’s what happens when you go to the place that seems to be the lunch hot spot in... More 

Thank Tom A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 North Main Street, Clayton, GA 30525
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 706-782-5438

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?