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South City Kitchen Midtown

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$$ - $$$
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1144 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3649 (14th Street)
+1 404-873-7358
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food, ambiance and service were spectacular. Best Southern Fried Chicken on the planet. Fried green tomatoes blend with cheese and tomato sauce to make this a delicacy found nowhere else. Top it off with Banana pudding creme brûlée and you have what one may ask for as a last meal on death row. The price is reasonable and the... More 

Thank Paul S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good food. Fried chicken was fantastic. Service was highly responsive. Seating a little cramped.

Thank Craig B
Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow such great fried green tomatoes! The homemade biscuits are to die for. Had the fried chicken-it was great but quite salty. Great service. Several had the shrimp & grits & loved those.

Thank Roitz
Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend and I heard about this restaurant and decided (since we were in Atlanta) to try southern food. Though I'm a vegertarian I knew I would find something on the menu. There were no tables due to the Saturday night crowd so we sat at the bar, which was definitely a great experience. Watching the bartenders work their magic... More 

Thank mikeycee0630
Douglasville, GA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family of 4 went last night before a play at the Fox. I think reservations are a must. They asked if we wanted to sit outside (covered) or inside. The furnace was so hot outside, we opted for inside. They have their dishes that are constantly available, and they have seasonal others. I ordered the fish, I can't remember... More 

Thank duncmelsmom
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of our guides recommended this restaurant and we headed there the same night. Luckily we made a reservation as the place was full even on a weeknight! We all had the buttermilk fried chicken (highly recommended) and it was simply DELICIOUS! Also, their thyme lemonade is fantastic. Will certainly visit again when in Atlanta.

Thank Snehal Y
Thornhill, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for a restaurant close to the hotel we were told to try South City Kitchen, and boy were we glad we did. From the southern hospitality to the minute you walk in to the fried green tomatoes, BBQ shrimp, to the southern fried chicken to the pecan pie. Need I say more. This is definitely a place I will... More 

Thank Jordan C
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Searched for a good soul food restaurant and South City Kitchen was one of the most highly rated. Called, but could not get in the first night of our trip - 2 hour wait on a Wednesday night. Made reservations for next evening and it was well worth the wait. Four of us had the southern fried chicken with mashed... More 

Thank antsonia
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditionally you would find Southern food in Atlanta consisting of collard greens, fried chicken, grits, and the like.... well, you will find all of those and more here at South City. The difference is that those traditional foods are both done well, but also have a slight twist that makes them more "fresh" than you might find typically presented. For... More 

Thank Chris B
Americus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service. Nice place for Thanksgiving meal. Fried green tomatoes are the best. Will visit again.

Thank Lucibell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 40
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1144 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3649
    (14th Street)
  • Public Transportation: MARTA Arts Center or Midtown stations.
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 404-873-7358
Celebrating over 18 year as one of Atlanta's favorite restaurants, South City Kitchen Midtown specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine with a sophisticated twist. Combining the energy of Atlanta with the warmth of a Southern home, the restaurant is nestled in an updated, historic bungalow on the city's famous Crescent Avenue. Dine on local Southern favorites such as shrimp and grits, buttermilk fried chicken, she-crab soup, fried green tomatoes and banana pudding while enjoying the view of our exhibition kitchen or the city skyline on one of the best patios in the city. This truly is dining the way the new South intended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?