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Thumbs Up Diner

1617 White Way Rd. (Main St.) Send to Phone
404-768-3776 | Menu
MARTA: East Point
Breakfast dishes are the specialty, and include authentic grits, apple wood-smoked bacon and hefty omelets.
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Breakfast & Lunch daily

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Thumbs Up Diner Restaurant Review

: This is a buffed-up, bright and bustling version of Thumbs Up’s original breakfast joint. The 1920s building with its brick walls, big windows and red-leatherette bar stools is a bit more generously sized than the original location. Under the direction of Brian Cate, the menu focuses on the first-meal dishes, although one may order from a list of sides to compose a lunch, and there is a house-made barbecue sandwich. We like the Yukon, a generously proportioned omelet with smoked salmon, spinach and feta cheese. Heck, it's even good cold. The grits are the real McCoy: stone ground and properly seasoned. Their corn flavor is right on the money. Bacon isn't just bacon: it's apple wood-smoked bacon. And if you're minding the health issues, the ubiquitous (on a Southern breakfast platter) biscuit is available in whole-wheat. Other locations.

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