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About Permanently Closed - Common Quarter

This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - Common Quarter is a locally supported, seasonally driven, Southern Coast & Farm restaurant that focuses on comfort, human connection, savory food, gratifying drink and pleasantly memorable service.
Please sit deep and enjoy the experience.

1205 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30068
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Southern, Low Country

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Woodlawn Pkwy

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(678) 809-4040

Website:
http://www.commonquarter.com/

Executive Chef:
Jeffery Gardner

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Common Quarter - Permanently Closed Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on all time ratingsThis restaurant has not received enough recent ratings to display a current ratings snapshot
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (887)
Fit for Foodies (841)
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Special Occasion (401)
Great for Outdoor Dining (303)
Notable Wine List (233)
Kid-friendly (227)
Great for Brunch (214)
Hot Spot (200)
Romantic (195)
Vibrant Bar Scene (179)
Great for Lunch (121)
Late-night Find (48)
Good for a Date (32)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Local Ingredients (28)
Casual (26)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Comfort Food (20)
Seasonal (18)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Fun (15)
Worth the Drive (12)
Authentic (12)
Healthy (11)
Business Meals (10)
Great Beer (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Cozy (8)
Outstanding Value (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Organic (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Quick Bite (3)
Scenic View (3)
People Watching (2)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 2, 2017

Was looking for an experience that was new and unique; found it! Great service & staff illustrated kindness, was knowleable, attentive as well as prompt in taking care of all of our desires/needs. Thumbs up!

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Casual, Business Meals
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food4
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 28, 2017

We've been meaning to try Common Quarter for quite some time. When I heard it was closing/changing I made a reservation. It was such a wonderful experience. The food was delicious, our waitress was so sweet and helpful, and the children's menu and accommodations were done in such a classy way. It was so nice to be able to take our daughter to a nice restaurant where we felt she was actually welcome. I hope the new restaurant will keep some of these qualities.

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food5
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 22, 2017

This place is so great for brunch. Service is always great too

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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food5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 19, 2017

We are fans of Common Quarter, but also happy to see Muss and Turner coming to
East Cobb. Makes dining a little more interesting in this part of Cobb.
Food always delish, and staff top notch.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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food4
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2017

Food was tasty and well presented. However, too little food for the price. I had a cup of soup and a salad. I came home and ate more; I was still hungry. Can't remember that happening in any other restaurant .

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food3
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2016

We were there for New Year's eve. Our reservation was for 9:30pm which turned out to be great. Even though they were closing at their normal 10pm we were there until almost 11pm and no one tried to rush us. The food was amazing and our waitress suggested a great wine that was so reasonably priced we were shocked. Our waitress was very personable, made great suggestions and was engaging without being intrusive. We enjoyed the evening tremendously and look forward to going back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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food5
ambience4
service5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Excellent! You have to dine at this casual, fine restaurant! Great staff, food and drink!

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Great Beer, Business Meals, Outstanding Value, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients
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food5
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Another amazing NYE dinner experience! While we enjoy our visits through the year, CQ always makes NYE extra special for our family.

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food5
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 30, 2016

Fast friendly staff. Good location. Menu selection had enough variety without being overwhelming. Decor could be better. Adding table cloths would help soften the concrete floors. Good place for meeting friends and family. Maybe not for a romantic date.

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food4
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 29, 2016

The steak I had was SO good! Perfectly flavored and cooked. Delish! Also loved the braised greens as a side item. Our waitress, Sharon, was funny, fun and a pleasure to chat with.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2016

Just go---you'll love it. I didn't know what to expect having never been here. But Common Quarter exceeded anything I could imagine. From the moment we walked in, the service was amazing. Our server, Chase, was perhaps the best I've ever seen in any setting. He recommended three dishes, and we ordered two of those. He was exactly right--the food was amazing. All other restaurants could learn from what CQ is doing--I wish I experienced food and service half this good in other places. I'll definitely be back since I've found a new favorite!

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Authentic, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Outstanding Value, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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food5
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service5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2016

Had a fantastic family meal during Christmas Eve with my husband and my two young daughters. Food was great as well as service. Good kid's menu. We especially liked that it was a great atmosphere and even though it was fine dining, it was still kid and family friendly. Will definitively go back and try it for brunch.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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food5
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service5
value3

 
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2016

Great staff, very welcoming. Excellent food and very reasonable. Chicken schnitzel, pork shoulder and crab spaghetti were excellent. Mac and cheese side was stellar. They have a child's menu.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2016

Great food, great wine, and impeccable service. Will definitely be going back.

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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2016

CQ is the restaurant we recommend most to our friends

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food5
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service5
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2016

Fantastic menu. Great drinks and food

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 23, 2016

Our first experience was excellent! We will be back, soon.

Tags: Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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food5
ambience4
service5
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 23, 2016

GO, you must just go! Braden was our server...and he was AWESOME! Authentic guy with personality... like he enjoys what he does. I find that so important in a server!!!! The style in which they cater to you was amazing. They heard through our conversation that we were celebrating ... and then showed up with four glasses of champagne to get us going...on the house! The service just continued from there.

The table had the wings and the pimento cheese appetizers...lovely. Then entree's... two burgers, one philly, and one.....I had Braden chose because I couldn't! He brought me the pork shoulder! It was nothing less than spectacular! Really just good food, good people, fun atmosphere! An East Marietta must!!!! We are so lucky to have such fabulous chefs in Cobb County...watch out Atlanta!!!!

Tags: Healthy, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Bar Seating, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 21, 2016

I love Muss & Turner (same group as Common Quarter) and I really want to love Common Quarter. The food is very good but the service is hit or miss. My daughter and I ate at CQ on Wednesday; the restaurant was busy but we had reservations and were seated promptly. Our server was very focused - just not on us! We had wanted to order an appetizer but were unable to get her attention. As I mentioned, the food was wonderful, I ordered the Coffee Braised Pork (yummy) with a side order of Collard Greens. The Greens were very good - but really needed some vinegar. Our server didn't come back to check on us until after we had almost finished our meal. When I mentioned needing vinegar she brought us a great one with rosemary and thyme - it absolutely made the Greens - but by then we had already eaten most of them. I will definitely return for the food - just wish that the service was on par!

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Seasonal
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food4
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service2
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2016

We have been big fans in the past but the quality has definitely diminished. Did the chef change? We were so disappointed this time we are not sure we will return.

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food3
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service3
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Fantastic service with great food and drinks. They were very accommodating for our fairly large group, and even looked up how to make the perfect Cynar Julep... nailed it! We will definitely be back. Be prepared, big portions may be enough to share!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Great after movie dinner...that night I went for their burger and garlic Parmesan fries. And then thechocolate peanut butter pie. Yum! Like the overall rustic casual feeling there.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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food5
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service5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2016

Followed recommendation from Trip Adviser and Open Table. Atmosphere is NOT intimate; very open seating area adjacent to bar, so noise level can be quite loud, especially with groups present. Food offerings were varied and our selections were well prepared and promptly served. Quality was good. They were busy (7:00 p.m. Saturday) but the service was equal to the challenge of a full house, although quite impersonal due to the demands on the servers.

Tags: Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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food5
ambience3
service4
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 16, 2016

The entrees were delicious and the service was exceptional. We asked for a quiet table because my husband is hard of hearing and we were immediately accommodated.

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals
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food5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 16, 2016

Everything from the drinks to the appetizers to the entrees to the desserts was spot on. Our waitress Shannon was amazing and made excellent recommendations. Will be going there again and often.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 16, 2016

After a mix-up with our salads, our server reacted immediately and we had a visit from the manager. Their reaction was appropriate, thoughtful, and showed genuine concern for our satisfaction. The attention and response were most appreciated -- we will go back.

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food4
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service5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 11, 2016

It was a great visiting Santa. Our girls loved it! He was very nice and actually took time to talk to them. So sweet! Brunch was very yummy as well! Thanks!!

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food5
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 10, 2016

My friend and I had a wonderful dinner. The salmon was a bit undercooked and the manager got involved and made everything right. The Brocoli was different - with raisins and almonds....delicious. The Sweet Potato hummus was also delicious and served with fresh pita and a nice assortment of vegetables. The Lump Crab Pasta looked amazing... Service was excellent. Manager was outstanding!

Tags: Organic, Healthy
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food5
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 9, 2016

Was seated but wait station. Cozy restaurant but not where we were. Soggy fries but good salmon.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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food4
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service5
value3

 
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Wonderful evening to celebrate husband's birthday. Wait staff mentioned the birthday before I did! Good food and fantastic music.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Our server, Chase, was delightful. The food here is so very yummy. We had She Crab Toast and Pimento Cheese appetizers. 4 entrees and two desserts. I will say that I could eat the Grown Up Grilled Cheese every day! The Lump Crab spaghetti was one of my favorites also. We will make this a regular destination.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2016

A little more than disappointed when our table was accidentally given to another guest so our only option was to wait or sit on the heated patio. I wouldn't have normally minded, but I had made a reservation ahead of time and asked for a private table for a well deserved date night, and it was a cold and rainy outside. So needless to say our first impression was not great.

Service and food was good, but not great. I was really expecting more based on other reviews and the website. I was the most pleased with my entree. It was good and made up for the initial impression.

Overall, good but not great. With so many great restaurants to try in the area, we will likely not go back for our occasional night out. Especially at that price point. Would maybe go back for the entree with friends or with the family.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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food3
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service3
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2016

The food was excellent! Our service was only average, could have been better. Just a note to management: our server never checked on us until the end of the meal. It was busy but shouldn't have been that busy... However not enough to prevent us from returning!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Late-night Find
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2016

We frequent Common Quarters often and always have a positive experience. Love the Brussels sprouts and the scallops when they are in season. I have enjoyed every entree and side I have ordered. I like the fact that they accommodate kids really well while maintaining the look and feel of a top notch restaurant. Common Quarter is a great treat in East Cobb.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Great neighborhood gem. We heard from a neighbor that there burgers were good. So we went back with the kids. Everyone order a burger and loved it. Generous portions. Had the veggie plate there in the passed that was very fresh and tasty. Kids Neal even cane with a scoop of ice cream.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 29, 2016

We were celebrating our anniversary. The staff was attentive and made sure we felt special. The food was delicious and our server, Chase, was helpful in describing the dishes.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Service was outstanding. The Turley on the wine list was a nice surprise. They don't have expresso on the menu which is strange for a restaurant like this.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2016

Never had a bad meal there. Always something on the menu to satisfy.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 13, 2016

Usually love Common Quarter and always have great service. Was disappointed this time, we had to flag our waitress down to order each time we wanted something & our water glasses stayed empty.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 13, 2016

The Sunday lunch menu is great AND they have the best burgers EVER. We enjoyed our first visit with our daughter after returning home from her honeymoon. Couldn't think of a better place to catch up.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Casual
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