|Seating capacity||800+ inside and 600 cars (Downtown location)|
|Other locations||Athens, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (Atlanta), Kennesaw, Norcross, Dawsonville ( Varsity Jr)–all in Georgia|
The Varsity in downtown Atlanta is our original, world famous location. This enormous restaurant sits on 2 city blocks and can accommodate 800 diners inside. Opened in 1928, this store quickly gained the reputation of being “the world’s largest drive in”.
Bain Capital Private Equity bought Varsity Brands for $2.5 billion in 2018. Varsity Brands’ annual revenues exceed $1.35 billion , according to the company. It has more than 4,000 full-time employees.
12,000 hot dogs
And that’s just the beginning of what makes The Varsity so special. Gordy family- owned and operated since 1928, The Varsity is a downtown Atlanta institution, and The World’s Largest Drive-in Restaurant.
Cash only !!! – Review of The Varsity , Atlanta, GA – Tripadvisor.
Varsity hot dogs and chili are made with 100%, locally sourced, quality beef . Plain hot dog with slaw served on a steamed bun.
Do you accept credit cards ? We accept Visa , Mastercard and American Express at all of our locations.
She stopped selling beer and added salads to the menu. She had a women’s restroom put inside; incredibly, the only facilities for women at the Varsity had been outside, a vestige of the days when most ladies stayed in their cars and used curb service.
Here’s a list of common Varsity “speak” that will have you ordering like a local in no time: Heavy Weight – hot dog with extra chili. Red Dog – naked dog with ketchup. Steak – hamburger with ketchup, mustard and pickle.
#Breaking: The Varsity will be closing their downtown restaurant on North Avenue for two weeks.
Varsity fans we heard you P.C is back starting July 1st! Try one free with any purchase tomorrow (while supplies last)! P.C is “Plain Chocolate” milk served over our signature shaved ice.
You can buy it by the can in restaurants and online.