The Marietta Diner revamped its front entrance and waiting area. In addition to creating an ample room for diners to wait in, it also added an extra story to the entrance to give the room a more open feel and enhance its visibility from the road.
Framed prints from newspapers and magazines line the wall,s as do flat-screen televisions that show the various times the diner has appeared on television, including local shows and nationally with Food Network chef Guy Fieri.
The diner is owned and run the Tselios family with son Gus as the manager and his parents, Maria and George, lending a hand. The diner typically serves about 2,000 people per day, Gus said.
The diner has been one of Cobb's hottest restaurant destinations for years due to its enormous and varied menu, large portions and a strong waiting staff. It also has racked up dozens of accolades, including two Best Of Cobb Life awards. The Marietta Diner is at 306 Cobb Parkway, just south of the Big Chicken.