The Varsity

Hot Dog Joint, Burger Joint, and American Restaurant
61 North Ave NW (at Spring St NW), Atlanta, GA 30308, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–11:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–12:30 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.6/10

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  • frosted orange
  • onion rings
  • chili dogs
  • burgers
  • slaw dogs
  • french fries
  • cheeseburgers
  • chili cheese dogs
  • good for a quick meal
  • milkshakes
  • family-friendly
  • good for groups
  • trendy
  • landmarks
  • great value
  • desserts
  • good for a late night
  • off-menu items
  • lively
  • casual
  • Bev R.

    Onion rings!

    Bev Rogers · 3 weeks ago
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  • Terri

    Fun late night fattening fare!!!! We had great service! !!

    Terri · March 22
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  • Moe D.

    Don't be afraid of the pimento cheese burger. It is the best item on the menu.

    Moe Dexler · March 21
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  • D C.

    Classic Atlanta institution and the largest drive in in the world. Chili dogs and onion rings.

    D Craft · March 21
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  • Simon P.

    It's everything you want in a hot dog

    Simon Phillips · February 18
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  • Jamia S.

    Chili cheese slaw dog... and I don't even like hot dogs!

    Jamia Staggers · February 9
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  • Tariq J.

    Good food for trying to sober up after a long night out, great after hours spot, or for family lunch.

    Tariq Jibri · January 28
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  • D C.

    Hot Dogs!!!!!!! Mmmmm. Chili Cheese!

    D C · January 8
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  • Brandon K.

    nuff said..

    Brandon Krautter · December 23, 2014
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  • Melanie L.

    Get a pimento cheeseburger. It's not on the menu but it's heavenly.

    Melanie Long · December 23, 2014
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  • stepher

    Cash only at the drive-ups.

    stepher · December 11, 2014
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  • Melissa S.

    All of it!

    Melissa Smallen · December 10, 2014
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  • Jamil W.

    9 chill dogs , 3 chill burger , and one frosty orange . 48.25 $ is worth it

    Jamil Williams · December 1, 2014
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  • Tiffany D.

    EVERYTHING

    Tiffany Davis · November 29, 2014
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  • 🍻 Jackson 📢 .

    The onion rings, FO, and peach pie... Too good

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  • Brigham W.

    Chili burger and onion rings are pretty good. Atmosphere is definitely not to my liking

    Brigham Watson · November 25, 2014
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  • Jeff J.

    "FO"... It's simply the best orange drink on the planet Onion rings !!

    Jeff Johnson · November 14, 2014
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  • Johnny M.

    Atlanta greasy food mecca. Everyone should go at least once & don't let crowd deter you.

    Johnny Mac · November 12, 2014
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  • Brie N.

    The food here is nasty

    Brie Nunn · October 2, 2014
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  • Natalie C.

    With the babe

    Natalie Caster · September 28, 2014
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  • Danielle F.

    Chili dogs

    Danielle Fink Godejohn · September 17, 2014
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  • JUSTPLAINOLEDON

    I could get used to this

    JUSTPLAINOLEDON · September 12, 2014
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  • Jonathan P.

    Getting the chili dogs and orange drink :D

    Jonathan Poserina · August 31, 2014
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  • Justin O.

    The chili dog is absolutely delicious and I don't like chili dogs. Cheap but still an institution well worth visiting.

    Justin Ordoveza · August 29, 2014
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    TV Food Maps · August 26, 2014
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  • Kathryn I.

    Grilled pimento cheese is a solid vegetarian option.

    Kathryn I · August 24, 2014
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  • AgentBob a.k.a B.

    Stopping in for annual oil change

    AgentBob a.k.a Bob Southard · August 18, 2014
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  • Dana M.

    Over 20 min in line to order food. Food decent. Wouldn't recommend.

    Dana M. · August 16, 2014
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  • Steven F.

    Food is greasy and prepared quickly ... But it's all about the legend of Varsity !!

    Steven Flynn · August 15, 2014
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  • Calvin C.

    An Atlanta staple for super greasy burgers hot dogs and fries

    Calvin Carlson · August 15, 2014
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  • Beau T.

    I have eaten approximately 1200 naked dogs in my life SO FAR. One time, I ate 12 of them in a sitting. Tip: eat some naked dogs and try to catch up.

    Beau Teague · August 14, 2014
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  • Ciara S.

    I had a delicious burger and amazing onion rings today. Oh yeah, don't forget to order a Variety Orange drink! ;)

    Ciara Sprague · August 9, 2014
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  • Keith L.

    Always a stop for us when visiting Atlanta. I recommend onion rings and frosted orange.

    Keith Ladd · August 8, 2014
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  • Amanda

    Onion rings!

    Amanda · August 8, 2014
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  • Amy B.

    The atmosphere was cool. Simple food done right.

    Amy Brown · August 7, 2014
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  • Laura M.

    The chili cheese and chili slaw dogs are great! Make sure you get the orange drink

    Laura Michael · August 7, 2014
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  • Susan N.

    The onion rings are the best! My favorite thing to do here is to eat in our own vehicle at the drive-in part of the restaurant!

    Susan Nash · August 7, 2014
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  • Alex G.

    The burgers and hot dogs are classics. Try the Orange Sherbet. What'll Ya have?

    Alex Gonzalez · August 7, 2014
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  • A S.

    Try the chili slaw dogs. The onion rings may be dripping with grease but they are the best onion rings you'll ever eat.

    A Shoemaker · August 7, 2014
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  • L B.

    O. M. G. The onion rings are amazing. Fries are good, rings are unbelievably amazing.

    L Butlr · July 28, 2014
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  • L B.

    It's a nice cozy spot, about the size of a medium sized airport ;)

    L Butlr · July 28, 2014
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  • Andrew M.

    Hot Dogs and Varsity Orange

    Andrew Monroe · July 26, 2014
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  • Emily B.

    Great with family.

    Emily Bergquist · June 28, 2014
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  • Tom B.

    Frosted Orange - YUM!

    Tom B. · June 18, 2014
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  • Sammi L.

    Don't come here. Not worth it. The frosted orange shake is good. Everything else is cheap and gross.

    Sammi Lang · June 12, 2014
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  • Richard R.

    The onion rings are fantastic!

    Richard Reinhardt · June 3, 2014
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  • Focus Pointe Global

    Five chili dogs, four regular dogs and a cheeseburger is Obama ordered when he visited the Varsity! Will your kids follow his footsteps? Want more tips? Check out Kid Friendly Summer Fun - Atlanta!

    Focus Pointe Global · May 30, 2014
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  • Lauren G.

    Delicious meal and a fun experience. The onion rings are awesome!

    Lauren Guillen · May 26, 2014
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  • Stacey B.

    Great onion rings!

    Stacey Bell · May 26, 2014
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  • Dinchaka P.

    Varisty~Frosted Orange

    Dinchaka P · April 29, 2014
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