We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thumbs Up Diner

573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
+1 404-223-0690
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“pancakes” (30 reviews)
“biscuits” (35 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (320)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in here today for a late lunch and had the best "Skillet Heap" that I've ever tasted. Loads of wonderful spuds topped by your choice of eggs fixed how you want them and a list of other ingredients, I chose bacon and diced ham....More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happens to visit M.L.Kings Home and the Civil Rights Museum and found by chance 10 min walk away a really yummy diner! Food service and charm all excellent in a real live Diner, very reasonable and delicious, well worth a visit!

Thank lyndahyman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our friends turned us onto this place. Its cash only, but they have an ATM on premises. They don’t take reservations so it’s first come first served which is nice. The service was fantastic, it’s like she read our minds on when we...More

Thank makeurowndstny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to the Martin Luther King Historical Park looking for breakfast and found this gem. Parking is limited, place is busy because the food is GOOD! Note, CASH ONLY

Thank nikOregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems everyone in Atlanta know Thumbs Up Diner. I found it while searching for a place for lunch near the Martin Luther King Historic District. Everyone there was enthusiastic about our choice but were also quick to remind us that the restaurant is cash...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with my girlfriend about a week ago, and after looking at Yelp and Trip Advisor pictures, we were on the fence about coming here. Wow! What a fantastic little gem! I couldn't believe how good the food was, and we had to...More

Thank ilikecyan
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We visited this place on Mother's Day around 9am, and as expected the place was crowded and had a wait list. Our party of 6 was seated in under 30 minutes. Our waitress was OUTSTANDING! She kept the refills flowing without being asked, she was...More

Thank Cee_Wanderlust
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

1st time here and I loved this place. I had fried fish with grits and eggs, my Son had Chicken and waffles. I like it because if you want you can get the same breakfast that you can make at home. We opted for a...More

Thank joe P
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to wait if your later in the morning getting here. They serve breakfast all day and at noon on a Saturday we had a 30ish minute wait but that said we would have happily waited twice that! Food was phenomenal environment was classic...More

Thank JC W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The wait was about 25min, but it went quick this location is small. The service pretty good. The food was good. A lot of food, the price was nice. Total of 3 pancake, potatoes, 2 order of bacon, coffee and sweet tea was about $23....More

Thank mnichole
Nearby HotelsSee all 175 hotels in Atlanta
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
3,350 reviews
.92 miles away
Hilton Atlanta
3,944 reviews
1.01 miles away
Motel 6 Atlanta Downtown
287 reviews
1.07 miles away
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
1,385 reviews
1.12 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
425 reviews
.30 miles away
181 reviews
.25 miles away
110 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
2,980 reviews
.31 miles away
Oakland Cemetery
1,030 reviews
.47 miles away
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta
666 reviews
.32 miles away
The King Center
316 reviews
.27 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from AlexisJCo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, at the two locations(East Point & Edgewood) I've been to, there was not a private dining area.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-1935
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Old Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 404-223-0690
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing