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Hal's - Buckhead

4.7
2659 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
A restaurant that triumphs in taste over trend, Hal's is not the typical highbrow restaurant so often equated with food of this quality. It is a place of white table cloths, flowers, warm brick, & candlelight.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Bar opens at 4:00pm
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Phone number
(404) 261-0025
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Helton Silva
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Valet parking is complimentary. Self-park private lot also available.
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Public transit
Piedmont & Habersham
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Entertainment
Piano Bar featuring a wide variety of music.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Accommodations for both small & large parties! Optional audio/visual connections. Restaurant buy-outs are available. Please call or email for details and availability.

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What 2659 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was great. Server Tom was perfect. The place is loud, but we didn't mind it after a cocktail.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Mussels were excellent! Steaks cooked to perfection! Service was awesome! We highly recommend Hal's. Look forward to coming back next time we are in Atlanta.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

It was very enjoyable as always. Our waiter was great and added to our experience. It was my wife’s birthday and she loves Hal’s.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

I have never had a bad meal at Hal's. The food and service is exceptional, but I forgot how noisy it is upstairs when it's packed. We had a table of eight celebrating a birthday and you could barely hear the person seated next to you.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

We went to Hal’s for a Birthday Celebration. Upon arrival, they were going to seat us downstairs without telling us that patrons were allowed to smoke in the attached bar. I can’t believe a restaurant today still offers smoking that can affect the dining area. Including cigar smoking.

I asked about the smoking as they were bring us to a table and asked to be moved to the upstairs dining area.

The food and service were outstanding, but I would not return to this restaurant as the noise level was the worst I have ever had in a restaurant. And I eat out very often. I guess the tin ceiling and brick wall makes this a sound tunnel. I could not hear the other members of my table of four four most of the evening. When I walked outside, my ears were ringing as if I just walked out of a rock or country concert.

It’s a pity. This restaurant is not conducive for a great environment for a nice dinner due to its excessively high noise level. (And smoking if one is seated downstairs).

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food and decor at Hals is always great. The night I went they had a guy playing the piano that looked like Elton John. The place is good for any occasion.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Awesome food great stewks

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Bachelor Party

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Hal's never disappoints. Simply the best steakhouse in ATL.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Always, always awesome at Hal`s!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

In town from NYC and Hal’s was one of the greatest restaurants experiences I’ve ever had. Get the lobster special app. The 22oz ribeye is as good as it gets.
Ten stars if it existed......

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Everything was great. We enjoyed our food as always and the service was fantastic

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Manager was fantastic, was able to push reservation and still got a seat right away. Very friendly had a great time.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was amazing!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Had the rack of lamb as usual, daughter had filet, wife grouper. They and the wines were great. Our waiter was a pro. We ate upstairs for the first time, and it was great op there.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

This was our first visit to Hal's after hearing about it for years. The visit was worth the wait! The server and all of our food selections (crawfish tails, escargot, lobster bisque, steaks and bread pudding) were all fantastic. The place was incredibly loud and energetic but it was 7:30pm Saturday night. All in all, a fantastic dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Hal's is a great restaurant and lots of fun! Terrific staff and service - highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Food and service were outstanding. Everything from the appetizer to cocktails to steaks and sides were perfectly cooked. Only complaint was an extremely loud table near us that made it difficult to converse without shouting - not Hal's fault though.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

It was our anniversary. Great food and AWESOME SERVICE by Bobby & his assistants.... Hal’s Rocks! Just can’t beat the Filet.....unmmm and the Cheescake!

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

The only draw back to the dining experience was the smoke from the bar transcending into the dining area. At a minimum, Hal's should prohibit cigar smoking, and ultimately consider moving to a smoke free environment.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We had a wonderful evening at Hal's! Great food and great service!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food and service was exceptional. Very loud restaurant.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Old school, clubby steakhouse for sure! They even allow smoking inside at the bar. Fortunately we were seated well away so this didn't bother us. Can't say I would've felt the same if we were in one of the closer tables! Steak was excellent. Wonderful, extensive wine list. Lots of high-end steakhouses in Atlanta to choose from and this is another solid one!

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Good food, terrible atmosphere. Too loud, too crowded. Not a good experience.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Everything was great, but they didn't seat us for almost an hour after our reservation time.

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1.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Experience is not for everyone… If you enjoy a loud chaotic environments, overpriced food and drinks then you would love it

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Hal’s is consistent every time and the best steak house in ATL.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We went to Hal’s to celebrate our honeymoon. Service and food was amazing as always!!!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Food was good, wine service was a little slow, great atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The sea bass special was great as well as the escargot appetizer.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Hal’s is phenomenal. Hands down, the best steak in Atlanta.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

It was my husband’s birthday and they sat us in the front of the restaurant near the window in a nice and quiet area. Our server was Jeff and was very attentive and personable. The food never disappoints and we both ordered filets that were exactly as we requested. The meat melts in your mouth. We were both very full and decided to skip dessert and order coffee. The next thing we knew was that Jeff came over with a beautiful birthday dessert (brownie and ice cream) for us to share. It was a very thoughtful and generous gesture and topped off another wonderful experience at Hal’s.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Enjoyable in every way!

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great service, good food (steak was a bit salty), fun time with piano playing throughout the restaurant. We normally go to Chops while we are in town, but decided to try something new. Great choice!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Astounding flavor of all food items, but will pay for whay you get :) A special occasion hot spot as best steak, sea bass, and crab around.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great food and better service.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Awesome service, great steak. Worth a visit when in town

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great food, great service. Made 4 people from out of town feel right at home!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The food was super and the experience was just as memorable.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Truly an Atlanta institution. So good! Have been going for over twenty five years. Whenever I want steak, this is the place I go. If I want to celebrate something special, again this is the place. Enjoy the food, the staff and just being in the very comfortable atmosphere. Love it.

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