Athens, Georgia: Automatic for the People Diner

Funky little eatery rose to prominence when its sign phrase, "Automatic for the People," was the title of a 1992 R.E.M. album. Run by Dexter Weaver.

Weaver D's

Address:
1016 E. Broad St., Athens, GA
Directions:
Weaver D's. Just west of MLK Pkwy, on south side of E Broad Street. Painted bright lizard green.
Phone:
706-353-7797
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Automatic for the People.

Automatic for the People Diner

Still there. Nice park next to it.

[HEG, 04/28/2014]

Weaver D's tiny roadside cafe was made famous when the band R.E.M. named their 1992 album "Automatic for the People," derived from the motto on the sign that hangs over the eatery's entrance: "Weaver D's Delicious Fine Foods Automatic for the People."

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