Good Places to get Southern Food in Atlanta
Southern food is the staple of the Atlanta culinary scene. Southern people are known for their food and their hospitality and these restaurants serve up plenty of both. Below are profiles of some of the best restaurants that cater to the Southern cuisine that we all love.
Bobby and June’s Kountry Kitchen
375 14th Street Nw
Breakfast – Monday thru Saturday 6 am – 2 pm
Lunch – Monday thru Saturday 11 am – 2 pm
Dinner – Monday thru Friday 3 pm – 8 pm
Specialties: sliced pork barbeque, country fried steak, fried chicken
Bobby and June’s Kountry Kitchen is a restaurant with casual dress attire. Their entrees range from $5-$7 and they do take major credit cards. It is cooked authentically southern, with plenty of fried foods. It is a rustic restaurant with local blue collar patrons. Workers and Georgia Tech students eat here a lot.
The Colonnade Restaurant
1879 Cheshire Bridge Road NE
Lunch – Monday thru Saturday 11 am – 2:30 pm
Dinner – Monday thru Thursday 5 pm – 9 pm
Friday and Saturday 5 pm – 10 pm
Sunday 11 am – 9 pm
Specialties: fried shrimp, fried chicken, prime rib
The Colonnade Restaurant has a restaurant with casual dress attire. Their entrees range from $6-$15 and they do not take major credit cards, cash and check only. It is back after a fire nearly destroyed it. The Colonnade is ample spaced and brightly lit. Locals seem to love it and often spread the word.
Evans Fine Foods
2125 N. Decatur Road
Breakfast – Monday thru Friday 5:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday 5:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch/Dinner – Monday thru Saturday 11 am – 9 pm
Specialties: cobblers, country fried steak, chicken livers, meat loaf
Evans Fine Foods is a restaurant with casual dress attire. Their entrees range from $3- $9 and they do not take major credit cards. Georgia Journal rated it Best Chicken Livers in 1996. They are full of booths and friendly wait staff. To quote one southern comic “It don’t get no better than this”.
100 Hurt Street NE
Breakfast – Monday thru Friday 7 am – 10:30 am
Lunch – Monday thru Friday 11 am – 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Specialties: Meat loaf, Ribs, Catfish, Baked pork chops
Son’s Place is a restaurant with very casual dress attire. Their entrees range from $5-$6 and they do not take major credit cards. Creative Loafing rated this Best Soul Food in 1996. They are bright and cheerful and its good old fashioned soul food. Their homemade lemonade is to die for.
4912 Old Dixie Highway Forest Park
Daily – 6 am – 9 pm
Specialties: Fried green tomatoes, house smoked turkey, seafood, barbeque, steaks
Thomas Marketplace is a restaurant with casual dress attire. Their entrees range from $5-$7 and they do take major credit cards. There are great homemade cobblers with fresh fruit you just gotta try. They have great wait staff who may call you Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½honey’ or Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½sugar’, and its all good.