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Weaver D's

1016 E. Broad St.
Athens, GA, 30601, United States
TEL: (706) 353-7797

Soul food chef and cookbook author Dexter Weaver operates this neon-green cinderblock café in downtown Athens, overlooking the Oconee River. The casual, counter-service eatery has a few communal tables topped with red-and-white-checkered tablecloths, as well as a handful of outdoor picnic tables. The walls are lined with posters for locally born bands (and former patrons) such as the B-52's and R.E.M. (who named their 1992 album Automatic for the People after Weaver's now-famous slogan: Delicious Fine Foods - Automatic for the People). Specialties include the fried chicken and pork chops, served with traditional sides like sweet potato soufflé and collard greens.

Insider Tip:

Arrive early if you want to order the daily specials; they often sell out quickly, especially around University of Georgia football games (when the restaurant is even busier than usual).


Open / Closes
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Local Favorite
  • Lunch
  • No Reservations
  • Open Kitchen/Watch the Chef
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Parking Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: American Traditional


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