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“Interesting Place to Visit and Known for their Burgers!”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of The Pool Room

The Pool Room
Ranked #7 of 71 Restaurants in Dawsonville
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jasper, Georgia
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“Interesting Place to Visit and Known for their Burgers!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is an interesting location full of NASCAR history. The food was average but it was fun to go there at least once. My husband had a burger that had some history and I wasn't in the mood for a burger so had chicken tenders. The chicken tenders were just your average tenders but he said his burger was really good. I took a photo of his burger and half my fries were added to his basket as they were not included and we weren't terribly hungry.

The place is pretty run down, with ceilings with water stains and pretty old and could use some updating/cleaning but it was fun with all kinds of articles about racing. Service was good and the server was attentive.

  • Visited October 2013
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Loganville, Georgia
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“THE Spot for NASCAR Fans to Eat a Burger”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

If you’re looking for a place where the locals go, are a NASCAR fan, or just looking for a good burger, eat at the Pool Room in Dawsonville. The diner is full of NASCAR memorabilia, mostly from Bill Elliott’s family – car fenders hanging from the ceiling, trophies, etc. The specialty is the Bully Burger – a slaw hamburger, very tasty, but you’ll have to finish it with a fork; mine fell apart. Our party of three ordered fried pickles, fries, and the burgers. A great place to stop after a day of hiking or leaf watching in the North Georgia Mountains. Amicalola Falls State Park, the Len Foote Hike Inn, and the approach trail to the Appalachian Trail are nearby.

  • Visited October 2013
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Over the years the service has slowed down quite a bit. Still great food if you are looking for a classic hamburger and fries.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Jeffrey H
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PA
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“Best Burger Ever!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

I asked a local where was the best place in town to get a sandwich. She replied "Do you like burgers?" he sent us right over to The Pool Room. The prices are great but the food is better. It was truly the best burger I have ever eaten!!

Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“A Tast of NASCAR's past.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

After hiking up to the Hike Inn and spending the night my three buddies stopped in at The Pool Room in Dawsonville, GA. It's owned by Bill Elliot and anyone who knows anything about NASCAR knows who Bill Elliot is, we just missed him "he was here 15 minutes ago". We went for the Bubba Burger and the ambiance. the burger was great the ambiance left me wanting, bill you could have done so much more.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Kerry G
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