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The Flying Biscuit Cafe - Candler Park

1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
+1 404-687-8888
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“biscuits” (117 reviews)
“turkey bacon” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We came on recommendation from friends who lived in Atlanta 20 years ago. It was just as good as they described, and when we arrived there was a 45-minute wait. Luckily, it's a cafe and bakery! We just ducked into the bakery section where we...More

1  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Flying Biscuit is a great little cafe my husband and I visited with friends enroute to the airport. I selected the "Very Berry Chicken Salad" that comes with grilled chicken, fresh strawberries, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, feta cheese, organic field greens with homemade raspberry...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Prior to departing from ATL we enjoyed lunch. Our guest from Houston suggested we dine here since he heard about it in Houston! Service was professional and outstanding. They readily rectified a couple of errors with perfection. I wholeheartedly enjoyed the Not Your Mamas Pimento...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The original Flying Biscuit was started by three gals around 1994 ish , who were always involved in quality, etc. Delia the last survivor of the trio sold to a franchise. I went with friends who went with me in the old days....Disappointed with food....stay...More

1  Thank Retiresoon54
Reviewed 26 June 2018

You will never be disappointed when eating at a Flying Biscuit! The food is excellent! Mary, our server today, was so very sweet. She let my husband borrow her umbrella to walk to our car in the pouring rain, then used another umbrella to walk...More

1  Thank Vquiltmaker
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I believe the name Flying Biscuit came about as they these tasty biscuits fly out of the kitchen. Yes, they are good and I recommend a stop to check it out for yourself. The McLendon location is not too large, so time your visit accordingly....More

Thank GerritSM55
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The food here is amazing! So many options it’s hard to pick. The high flyer is a lot of food, and has just about everything; eggs, sausage, biscuit, an oatmeal pancake with peaches, and grits (I swapped mine for an extra biscuit). I’m not a...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wanted to try this restaurant for years. Finally went and was not disappointed in the least. The food was amazing....strange to say about breakfast fare, right? I had the Chorizo Hash. Wow. Went back the next day (even though it's on the other side of...More

Thank 72,800,407
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The service wasn’t that great but the food made up for it! The biscuits and grits were definitely the highlight...the “moon potatoes” were tasty but a little starchy because they were undercooked. My boyfriend got the oatmeal pancake that was a little dense but overall...More

Thank ChelseaLatta
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is still our favorite breakfast place . . . pretty much in the entire world. We've been coming to the original place here on McLendon Ave. since they opened, and it is still the best: the best biscuits, the best grits and cheese grits,...More

Thank FMD126
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-687-8888
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In 1993, the first Flying Biscuit Café opened up in Atlanta, GA., and since its inception, the Candler Park & Midtown – the two "Original" locations have strived to give its customers everything from Southern favorites to vegan selections. By offering customers a healthy alternative, The Flying Biscuit Cafe is providing a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner choices for customers living a healthier lifestyle. The Flying Biscuit Cafe, located in Candler Park & Midtown, is an eclectic neighborhood restaurant nationally recognized for its natural, hip cuisine and charming atmosphere. USA Today claims, “The biscuits are the best.” Gourmet states, “Wonderful southern food.” Rachael Ray’s $40 a Day program broadcasts, “Great food, great value.” This Atlanta institution is well-known for its unique Southern fare including The High Flyer, Egg-ceptional Eggs, Love Cakes, and of course, the biscuits. The two "Original" locations were founded in Atlanta in 1993, and has been an icon ever since.
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