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Adam's American Mediterranean Restaurant and Piano Bar
Adam's American Mediterranean Restaurant and Piano Bar

Adam's American Mediterranean Restaurant and Piano Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.adamsrestaurantandpianobar.com
  • Phone: (678) 745-0379
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday- Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30 pm.

    Open for private luncheons for groups of 20 or more.

  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Fusion / Eclectic, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Adam Kantback
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Adam's offers custom catering menus for your special event. Please contact us directly at #678-745-0379 or by email at adamsrestaurant@yahoo.com.

  • Entertainment: Live piano music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 7pm until closing.

  • Special Events & Promotions: Adam's offers private or semi-private dining spaces in our contemporary upscale restaurant. Whether you are planning a holiday party, wedding rehearsel dinner or a corporate event, let Adam's do the work while you enjoy your guests. Contact us today at # 678-745-0379 or by email at adamsrestaurant@yahoo.com.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Garnett Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Free public parking lot and street parking
A word from Adam's American Mediterranean Restaurant and Piano Bar
Adam's Restaurant and Piano Bar is an American Mediterranean steak house located in Historic Buford. Adam's offers a unique, upscale dining experience to fit almost any budget.

Adam’s is locally owned and professionally managed by Adam Kantback, who has over 30 years of culinary and restaurant experience. Studied and refined his passion for food in Sweden and Europe, Kantback brings an international menu to Historic Buford.

Kantback previously owned and operated three restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina – “Adam’s at Ballantyne,” “The Bridge Café, “ and “La Bibliotheque,” – all of which received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award 15 years in a row.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "I was the one who suggested we try this place. I have to say the food was good but the service was awful. We were a party of seven and our bill was $385. Service should have been top notch but right from the beginning things took a wrong turn. After filling five water glasses our server had to refill the water pitcher, oops no ice. Have some refreshing bath water. Next comes the bread. Tasteless but pretty when skillfully cut into cubes. Salad please but with ranch dressing. Ok oops no ranch. Ranch is the number one selling salad dressing since 1992 when it overtook italian. Next. I am having soup and salad (you pick the dressing) for my meal. Oops came out with the appetizers. Not too bad. My sister's meal came out after we were all done."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Really enjoyed Adam's. Unfortunately there wasn't any music the night we went. But the service was excellent. Food was very good. Would definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We came for restaurant week, never heard of the place before, and I think we left with mixed feelings. Some things were delicious - the duck breast and the bread pudding were both phenomenal, and the frog legs were pretty great. Others adequate, the pork tenderloin, tasted fine but very dry, the salmon cakes, again were good but not great. Same with their signature strawberry pretzel cheesecake, it was good. Then some things totally missed the mark. The risotto next to the duck breast tasted like paste, the ratatouille veggies were heavily undercooked, and that's not a good thing to do to eggplant. I'd say it was worth the $21.21, but I do think it could be better."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "This place is perfect. From making reservations (Sean is top notch) to the bar to dining. Will be back for a piano evening plus whatever night suits our fancy. I could make the She-crab soup my meal. Beats Charlestons! Great job, everyone!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "My wife and went there for our anniversary dinner. We were heartily greeted by their maitre d', Sean, and seated quickly. The ambiance was very romantic, dimly lit, and timeless. The pianist was definitely skilled, but his strong point was a "Billy Joel" style of music. A jazzy piano would have been a better match for the Ambiance and Occasion. However, the live music was pleasant and not too loud. The service was excellent and the food was much, much better than expected. ...really amazing in presentation and taste! Definetly try their Crab Cakes! We will come back here on a subsequent parent's night out!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My food was pretty good but my husbands was very full, he had a fish special. In addition my daughter had some pasta that the waitress said wasn't spicy, I tried it and it was very spicy. Rather then taking it back the waitress said next time I can ask them to not make it spicy. Also the waitress was very off she wasn't there half the time and the rest of the time she was hovering. After we finished we had to ask twice for our check. The owner though was very friendly. We probably won't be back."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Adam's Restaurant is a wonderful place to eat and we had a good time except for one thing - we were seated next to the kitchen where the wait staff went in and out. It's hard to have a romantic dinner with all the commotion. Our server was great! We never had to ask for refills or anything. Food was delicious, things like fish were perfectly cooked and portion sizes were enough that we went away stuffed. However, the scallops entree was supposed to have a vegetable serving, but instead it had a half dozen spinach leaves as a garnish. I recommend this restaurant, but don't let them seat you next to the kitchen!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I dined here last night and had an awesome experience. Our waiter delivered outstanding service and the food was amazing. We loved the ambiance....very romantic. We would definitely come back again!!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "I actually used Siri for the first time to find a place for dinner, and this place was one of the tops on the list. We got there and it is located in historic neighborhood. Greeter was very friendly as was the wait staff. Food was excellent. And plenty of it."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food and service were great! This is truly a hidden gem in Buford. We will definitely go back again."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I have now been there 3 times and it does not disappoint. The food is very good for the price. The atmosphere is a lot of fun with the piano bar. The piano man is fantastic! The service is on the relaxed side but if you are not in a rush then they will take care of you! This is a great local find, a true gem!!! I can't wait to go back again..."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Great food! Great service! This is now my favorite local restaurant."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We made a reservation on Tuesday for a table with a view of the Piano bar. We were seated in a back area with a view of 3 walls. The service, and food were good."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I reserved a table and asked for a private table making them aware of my plans to propose after dinner. They did an amazing job accommodating my wishes in every regard, it went perfectly even the piano player played an Elton John song first (Her favorite artist :-). They even sat us at a huge table despite a huge waiting line soon afterwards and located us where we could hear the piano player easily who was excellent as well. My now Fiance' was so happy with everything and we will dine there every June 7th each year from now on. You cannot go wrong bringing your special peeps here to dine because the food is great and reasonable considering the quality. The scallops and grouper were excellent."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We absolutely loved everything about Adam's!! The service was wonderful, all of our dishes were delicious, and the pianist was over the top fantastic! We will definitely add this to our short list of favorite places!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great dinning experience. Prompt and pleasing service. Will be back."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The service is wonderful! You can really tell that the manager puts heart and soul into the dining experience from food to leaving the restaurant! "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Always a great meal and hit the piano bar for fun and sing along! Several visits and never disappoint."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had 6 adults in our party. Piano player was excellent. Great food, service and drinks. Atmosphere allowed us to carry on conversations."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had the most energetic and friendly waiter and the food was really great. A little pricey but great that its so close to our house. I will go back here with a group next time. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went to Adam's for Mother's Day with hubby kids (ages 19 & 22). Started out with bread served with a variety of flavored butters which we all loved. Then She Crab Soup which was out of this world! I had the scallops served over risotto and spinach - delicious! My husband and kids all got filets. They were all very pleased with their steaks as well. To top it off, we even had dessert (which is unusual for us) - We all shared so we could all have a taste - bread pudding, creme brulee and chocolate mousse were all delicious. Unfortunately, our table was by the front window and as the sun was setting, it was glaring right onto our table which made it a little warm but other than that it was a very pleasant & comfortable atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Had reservations at3:30 Mother's Day Sunday,waitress was not engaging, never smiled, didn't explain special, brought bread with three spreads, didn't tell us what they were, ask for salt and pepper brought us two peppers, never came back,"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My first time at Adam's -- and I will go back. The atmosphere was fun and exciting. It was clean, food was amazing, service was world class. Usually when I order food at any restaurant, there are problems with requests. My chicken was exactly as I asked for it, tender and delicious. The cheesecake was homemade with pureed blueberry sauce -- divine! I will go back again and again."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We dined at Adam's for Mother's Day and it was an AWESOME experience! First, we had to change the reservation time at the last minute (just hours before) and they were VERY accommodating. Upon arrival, they sat us immediately. The waiter Matt was great - very nice and attentive. The maître d' Shaun was WONDERFUL! He came over to our table several times to check on us, and took the time to have a conversation with my elderly grandmother (including using a few German phrases - her first language). Then, proceeded to serve her a dessert of her choice "on the house". It was a GREAT dining experience, all the way around! We will return and tell friends."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food was very good. Our waiter was good but was a little anxious/nervous. Looked sweaty, brought wrong brand of beer, only asked one couple if they wanted dessert ( 2 couples)-other couple had to yell after him."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Adam's provides a restaurant where a couple or a group can dine and expect friendly and prompt service without feeling rushed. Our food was delicious... Very happy experience."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "We celebrated our anniversary in a very quiet, secluded area in the restaurant. Went early to avoid the crowds. Service was awesome - (Lance) and the food was Great. They even brought us a complimentary dessert - Ice cream with Scotch :) ... Owner checked in with us and everyone was so friendly. Highly recommend for any occasion. Pricey but WELL WORTH it "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "This restaurant is amazing in all ways, the chef gets a big Thank you from me and my wife, the food is cooked perfect, the Piano bar was fun, you can interact, bar is a great social hour. but what was truly amazing was the desert and staff. the crème Brule was probably the best thing I have ever eaten, and the staff went out of there way to make our dinning experience the most memorable. I will take ever chance to go back to this restaurant with all my family and friends in tow so they can experience the deliciousness...... "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Recent Saturday night visit found Adams busy but not slammed. Bar is always great but the two barkeeps seemed rushed to service everyone and were slow on refills and bringing the check. Meal brougt perfectly cooked filet. My trout was cooked beautifullyl but sauce was soooo salty I had to scrape it off. Waiter was knoweledgeable but kept making excuses for the kitchen being overwhelmed. It did not seem that busy with several empty tables in view. Adams has so much potential to be great. Chefs and manager need to step up quality control. For the price, I expect more. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We booked our anniversary dinner here because my wife had eaten here before for a business dinner meeting, and she really liked it. I agree. The food and service were very good, and the atmosphere was right for the occasion."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I was excited to try this restaurant after reading reviews and talking to friends. The food was great quality, the service was excellent and the ambiance was perfect! The piano man was belting out oldies but goodies and 2 hours flew right by. What a great find in Buford! Can't wait to go back soon : )"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Food was very good with good presentation. Drinks were just right and the service was excellent. Richard, our server, was always in sight and made sure our experience was enjoyable. Will definitely return soon. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Food was wonderful, service was great, entertainment was enjoyable. We will certainly be back. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "I had dinner her to celebrate my surprise engagement. Had made some prearranged request. The nailed every one, from the wine to the food. The service and ambience was awesome. I will definitely be back. Thanks to the staff for making my special day even better."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We absolutely love this place. Adam's is as good as any Buckhead restaurant without the Buckhead prices. The filet is one of the best I have eaten anywhere in the country. I hate to write such a good review because I don't want it to get too busy and lose the ability to have Adam's as a last minute choice, but for the owners they deserve a packed house because they put out a great product. The piano player also makes the place, he keeps it upbeat and lively. Definiately give the place a try and it will become your favorite too!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Drove up from Buckhead so it was around 45 minutes. Food was good and service was exceptional. They did a great job of making sure we were pleased with experience. We were!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Back for another great dinner and we were not disappointed. Brought a friend visiting us from California and the experience was outstanding. We always ask for a table near the piano and love the interaction. If you've never been to Adam;s, do yourself a favor and go soon."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The best place to go for an a date night in Gwinnett. Highly recommend the "Owners wife platter" YUMMO!!!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Wonderful food, especially the fried green tomatoes, flavored butter and bread and bread pudding to rival my husband's grandmother's. Their was a very talented singer/piano player on 3/7/14, but the music made it a bit difficult to have a conversation without having to raise our voices so we could hear each other. Overall, the experience was very good, but a bit pricey, which is why I would recommend Adam's for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Having eaten at this restaurant many time I was not disappointed by the food or waiter service, they were fantastic as always, but I was very disappointed by the hostess at the front. I specifically requested a booth as always but was told when I arrived that it was unavailable only to look at the empty booth for the next 90 minutes while my party ate their meal at a very crowded table. She seemed more interested in talking with her friend than actually looking at the computer to see my reservation."
    Dined on 2/22/2014