The Varsity

at 61 North Ave, Atlanta, 30308 United States

"What'll Ya Have?!" The official page of The Varsity Restaurants. An Atlanta Institution for over 85 years.

The Varsity
61 North Ave
Atlanta , GA 30308
United States


The World's Largest Drive-in sits on more than two acres and can accommodate 600 cars and over eight hundred people inside. On days of Georgia Tech football games up to 30,000 people visit The Varsity. It sells more than two miles of hotdogs daily, a ton of onion rings, 2500 pounds of fresh cut potatoes, 5000 homemade fried pies, and 300 gallons of chili, all of which are made from scratch daily. The downtown Varsity is also the world's largest single outlet for Coca-Cola. There are 8 Varsity locations. Atlanta, Gwinnett, Kennesaw, Alpharetta, Athens, Dawsonville, 2 inside ATL airport. Plus 6 food trucks. ***The Varsity is an equal opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The Varsity complies with all applicable federal and state laws governing non-discrimination in employment in all areas and locations.***

How To Get to The Varsity

From Marta: On the North-South Line, get off at North Ave. station and go west on North Ave. until you see The Varsity on the right.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 10:30- 22:00
  • Tuesdays: 10:30- 22:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:30- 22:00
  • Thursdays: 10:30- 22:00
  • Fridays: 10:30- 00:00
  • Saturdays: 10:30- 00:00
  • Sundays: 10:30- 22:00


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Company Rating

450223 Facebook users were in The Varsity. It's a 1 position in Popularity Rating for companies in Fast Food Restaurant category in Atlanta, Georgia

149818 FB users likes The Varsity, set it to 1 position in Likes Rating for Atlanta, Georgia in Fast Food Restaurant category

The Varsity Gwinnett will be closing at 8pm Monday 8/25 to Friday 8/29 for remodeling

Published on 2014-08-22 16:10:03 GMT

The Varsity North Avenue sold the second most The Coca-Cola Company beverages in the WORLD last year. That's because it's the perfect refreshing drink to accompany a burger and fries.

Published The Varsity on 2016-05-16 18:59:37 GMT

College students, can I get a #StudyBreak?

Published The Varsity on 2016-05-03 23:00:00 GMT

Ah, spring. Spring into love and onion rings with us!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-29 15:45:00 GMT

We dare you not to smile.

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-28 18:15:00 GMT

"It’s a memory of being with my grandfather and going to The Varsity as a boy for a cheeseburger...— it’s simple and fast food, but it’s good. The Varsity is a special place in this city.” Linton Hopkins, chef-owner of the acclaimed Holeman and Finch Public House

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-23 00:28:14 GMT

Did y'all know that we've had the same address since 1928? It's okay, though - we won't tell anyone if you have to Google Maps us. ;)

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-22 21:52:00 GMT

This year's spring colors are red and green. We recommend both.

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-19 20:56:00 GMT

Cam Newton, chillin' at The V!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-18 20:16:30 GMT

Do you need some motivation to finish your taxes? Our team is ready to make you a sweet treat or share a smile of encouragement!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-18 14:46:34 GMT

Moving? Be sure to grab Varsity swag to add to your décor and remind you of your favorite Atlanta memories.

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-15 15:33:31 GMT

Did y'all know that Burt Reynolds is a fan of The Varsity? He's one of the many famous Hollywood stars to be passionate about our hot dogs!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-14 18:33:01 GMT

It's Monday, but that's no reason to be sad! Visit us for lunch today and we'll make you smile - plus you'll get a hat!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-11 18:16:49 GMT

Come see Alison LaMons at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival - last day!

Published The Varsity on 2016-04-10 14:47:52 GMT

Happy Anniversary Tom and Margret!

Published The Varsity on 2016-03-24 11:41:25 GMT

Hump Day lunch!

Published The Varsity on 2016-03-23 13:24:02 GMT

3.14 = enough fried pies for you and a friend (maybe…). Come celebrate #piday with us!

Published The Varsity on 2016-03-14 15:39:19 GMT

Glorified, peach pie, FO!

Published The Varsity on 2016-03-09 17:45:27 GMT

Published The Varsity on 2016-03-07 15:22:42 GMT

Extra day? How about an extra dog?

Published The Varsity on 2016-02-29 18:00:28 GMT

What a beautiful day to be downtown! #weloveatl

Published The Varsity on 2016-02-27 20:14:50 GMT

Flashback Friday giveaway time! The drive-in THEN and NOW! Guess the year of the black & white photo and win a free meal! Don't forget to LIKE and SHARE

Published The Varsity on 2016-02-26 16:15:12 GMT


Published The Varsity on 2016-02-25 17:08:00 GMT

These beautiful handmade mugs are back in stock! Like and share this post for a chance to win one! Shop now!

Published The Varsity on 2016-02-24 19:53:34 GMT

Now serving the NEW Triple Stack Cheese Burger at all locations!

Published The Varsity on 2016-02-17 14:59:31 GMT

Come eat like a President today!

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