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Collegiate Grill

220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
+1 770-297-6554
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheeseburger” (12 reviews)
“chili dog” (11 reviews)
“fries” (47 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Burgers, Fries, Shakes... food prepared the way it was when I was young! Great food and service that brings back great memories.

Thank tonysV3303CQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice premium wieners, good snap once bitten, hardy meaty chili with beans, crisp cold sweet onions all piled high atop a fresh, grilled bun served hot, right off the grill. Service was attentive and pleasant. The joint was clean on a busy Saturday. GREAT LUNCH...More

Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greasy and wonderful, they have incredible burgers, fries, and shakes. Great little diner in the heart of the Gainesville square

Thank taylord256
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit here, took daughter after school. Awesome milkshakes, great flavorful burgers, and very good chili dogs. Wife really enjoyed the chili cheese fries. Staff is super friendly. Everything freshly made to order. Great.

Thank rustybob64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hamburger and fries were very very good! Love this out of way diner. Nice people operate the Collegent Grill. 10 of 10 good!

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the place to go if you’re watching your calories or very health conscious. If you’re looking for a Varsity style bite, then this is your place!

Thank daniele3513
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

All these years and still going strong. This place is a hidden hometown treasure. Great food great service and great traditions.

Thank Stacy P
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I am a Gainesville native but have only been here once before this visit mostly because I try to eat healthy. However, on Saturday night my son really wanted a grilled cheese and we were already on the square, so we went to the Collegiate....More

Thank EVH831
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Service great, great hamburgers, and "REAL" fresh cut french-fries!!!!! The Collegiate grill is an icon of Gainesville.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you like hand dipped milkshakes, hamburgers, or hot dogs, this is the place to visit. Service is quick and all the employees are friendly. But don’t expect China or silverware. Everything is wrapped and brought out on paper. It’s in a very old building...More

Thank momdamato
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2016|
Response from deb0324 | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only. There are other restaurants around the square that have outdoor seating where dogs are welcome but unfortunately the Collegiate doesn't
27 December 2015|
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Response from cmas116 | Reviewed this property |
According to several websites, it looks like Collegiate Grill is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
21 December 2015|
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Response from AprilFNP | Reviewed this property |
They have regular burger and fries and such. Not really a gluten free kind of place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Main St SW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3708
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-297-6554
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