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Matthews Cafeteria

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2299 Main St, Tucker, GA 30084-4702
+1 770-491-9577
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 20:00
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Somerset, Wisconsin
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this on the Diners, Drive-in and Dives list for places near my friends house. We went for lunch on a Monday. This was probably the best pork loin I've ever had. It is very old school southern dining, but very good. I had the strawberry shortcake for dessert. Lunch with one main dish, two sides and a drink... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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517 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been hearing about Matthew's Cafeteria for decades and yet for one reason or another never got there. I live out of town and found myself in downtown Tucker in lunch time on a weekday...so parked and enjoyed. I chose the smothered steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, and baby lima beans. I was very happy, sweet tea and easy... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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249 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The place was crowded for lunch - a good sign. Definitely the local favorite. Simple southern cooking on Tucker's main street, with a big parking lot and people milling outside. I wouldn't go expecting a foodie experience - just an experience in local culture. Stroll through downtown before or after.

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Georgia
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I don't understand these ratings the food was bland and the liver was like rubber. The fried chicken, which they are known for, was bland. Different strokes for different folks.

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Thank Erey10
Lilburn, Georgia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

No better place to get great food and have a great time while you eat. The staff is super friendly and nice and the I have never had a bad meal there ever!!!

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Orlando
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is some good, old fashioned southern food done well! Fried chicken was great! Family friendly, too.

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Thank GiginPopa
Brunswick, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visit at least 3 times during a 5 day visit. We love the pork chops and all the veggies. Everyone seems really nice.

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Thank mkspence375
Atlanta, Georgia
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116 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went to Matthews Cafeteria for lunch at the urging of my husbnd who had been there once and really liked it. I was born in the South, and I've eaten at local cafeterias all over the region, and I know what I like. I liked this! No pretentions, it probably looked much the same when it opened in the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went here on Sunday with family. We all had the turkey and dressing. Heavy salt, but otherwise, very good. I had the peach cobbler and others had the strawberry shortcake. That's why we keep coming back, all was very tasty, very Southern.

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Thank patstnt0721
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Their menu, which changes daily is found on the Internet. Wednesday is Country Fried Steak, only day of the week i is offered. Excellent food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
05:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 20:00
Thursday
05:00 - 20:00
Friday
05:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2299 Main St, Tucker, GA 30084-4702
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Tucker
  • Phone Number: +1 770-491-9577

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