Restaurants in Georgia
Housed within a Greek Revival mansion in the small town of Social Circle, the Blue Willow Inn is a traditional Southern, buffet-style restaurant.
The staff at this Southern-accented restaurant in Athens not only source the ingredients they cook and serve from their own Full Moon Farms, they also till the soil. That means a menu based less on chef Matt Palmerlee’s creative fancy than on what he saw in the ground that morning.
Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House, located between downtown Savannah and Tybee Island, looks like an upscale fish shack amidst the lush greenery of the marsh.
A contemporary interpretation of old-world Italian dining, Dolce Enoteca e Ristorante is designed with crystal chandeliers, large tapestries with modern prints, plush cream-colored banquettes, and black faux-snakeskin tables.
The quieter, more intimate sister restaurant to Bacchanalia, which is located in the same Westside complex, Quinones was opened in 2005 by acclaimed restaurateur duo Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison.
Don’t be put off by the simple décor; the main focus here is the food, which is why die-hard fans drive hours for the restaurant’s imaginative fall fruit–harvest preparations.
Dine on fresh local seafood.
In 1993, Delia Champion partnered with Cynthia Moor and Missy Speert to open the original Flying Biscuit Café, set amongst the 1920’s Craftsman bungalows of Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood.
Chef Matthew Roher dishes up Georgia white-shrimp risotto with fresh asparagus and tarragon at this 30-table spot.
The Hil is located on a working organic farm on the grounds of the Serenbe community, about 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta. The restaurant, named after its chef Hilary White, is a family affair.