Parker's on Ponce

4.6
2862 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Owned by brothers John-Thomas and Christopher Scott, Parker's on Ponce is Decatur's first independently owned steakhouse. The Scott family has always been extremely involved in the local community, including local government. The restaurant is named after John-Thomas' 12 year old daughter, Parker. The whole family is often seen at the restaurant - it is not a business to them, but a home - and they treat guests of the restaurant as family as well.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
What 2862 people are saying
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NicoleK
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall4food2service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant but not too impressed by the food. It was fair.

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LoisG
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Service and food were very good. Ambiance would have been better if we were seated in the main dining area. Specialty salad and sides were excellent, but steaks and wine pour were a bit skimpy considering the cost. We will return

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JacquelineB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A friend of ours recommended Parker’s On The Ponce. We decided to celebrate our anniversary here and we were greatly impressed by the service, food and ambience. ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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MichaelP
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

A little disappointed in the steak, for $34.00 thought it should have been more flavorful and tender. Outback equivalent for more money. Ambience, service very good.

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vipCatAdvocate
Atlanta
24 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A bit overpriced and full of itself, but the food is very, very good.

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Rowe
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jerome was great, he waited on us a couple of times. always attentive and on time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great friendly svc

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vipHmacg
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Due to COVID, we chose to sit on the patio. The heater situation could be better: 1 large heater for 4 top tables and some table heaters on top of 2 tops. We asked for a 4 top and, as a party of 2, were denied. After an hour, when no one else was on the patio, we asked again for the larger heater and it was finally moved.
Eating dinner with a heater on your table is not great.

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UrquidaD
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I have pretty high expectations for steakhouses and at the price point of certain ones I feel like it's either a hit or miss, well this place was definitely a hit! Amazing food well worth the drive out to Decatur.

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JuneW
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there for lunch & ate outside in the sun. Our waiter was great! Food was great!

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BirthdayDinner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was a bit slow and indifferent. Portions very small given the relatively high price.

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DenyseL
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parkers on Pounce is always a good experience. Staff super friendly, food very excellent and we were on the patio with beautiful sunny weather!! Already want to go back!!

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TabiH
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great food and environment. Meal and cocktails were excellent. Service was just ok. Also the lack of recognition of our special event we were celebrating was a huge let down. I’ll give them another shot because the food was so delicious, but the customer service was a disappointment.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Friendly service. Will return again.

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Jamika
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I highly recommend Parker’s on Ponce! The staff, ambiance, and food was beyond my expectations of perfect. Eddie made sure we were well taken care of and our server, Jerome was attentive and friendly. We will be returning soon to try more dishes!

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Earl
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was above and beyond. Food was very exceptional. Dessert was very pleasing. The first cocktail we had was good but we ordered the same again and the second one knocked our socks off. Lol. I don't know what changed but it was a good make-up. Overall, I recommend. Erin, our server, was very knowledgeable about all the selections and gave great recommendations.

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tiwannas
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food, great service! Would definitely recommend!

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Hubert
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and excellent service. Great selection of menu items but not overwhelming.

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vipMichael
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot in Decatur. I had the scallops and risotto. It was fresh, full of flavor and a lil spicy. My college buddy had a steak and had no complaints. Whenever I travel to ATL, this will be on the agenda.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Took us 15 minutes to get greeted and another 45 minutes to get our order when everyone else around us got the order within 10 minutes. Will not be returning based on experience. Management greeted all tables except ours after they found out we had an issue, then they spoke.

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TRENELLSWORTH
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was Delicious! I had the lamb chops and my husband had the cowboy steak and for dessert we had the turtle cheesecake for my birthday. EVERYTHING was better than I expected! Will definitely come again!

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Joseph
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak I've had at that price point. Honestly everything was great. Would recommend and will go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time ! The food and atmosphere was amazing ! Will def be back.

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rac1959
Las Vegas
11 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice experience. Great service from Jeff. Enjoyed conversation and recommendations of the sommelier. Brussel sprouts and Mac and cheese were very good. Shared a KC strip which was very tasty.

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MarkR
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We've been Parker's patrons for years and love the place. This past experience the food was best ever, and our server was delightful. Service was a little slower than in past, I think they weren't prepared for the super full house they had that night.

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ShereeK
Austin
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parker's on Ponce is one of my favorite places for an outstanding meal, good vibe and ambience. So thankful it did not go out of business during the tough times. Will continue to support it at least monthly.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Andrew was very nice and the food was amazing.

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Foodenthusiast
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a terrific dinner at Parker's. Our waitress, Erin, was fantastic, as was the food and cocktails. There was live music and the pianist played beautifully. It wasn't too loud but added so much to the ambience. It was the perfect place to celebrate a birthday.

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EatsOutTooMuch
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The steak and lamb were overcooked and were too expensive for what you got, there are better places that are not as expensive. Don't get me wrong, I don't mind paying $60 for a steak, but it had better be great! The smoked salmon dip was a huge disappointment, we could barely taste any salmon (we didn't even finish it). The salads were good (but also more expensive than what you'd expect). The drinks were fine, everyone agreed that they were not particularly unique or interesting.

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JanetS
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We are please with the steaks we ordered. The Brussel sprouts we over fried but still tasty.

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KRamz
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Parker’s on Ponce for our couples dinner and family brunch time!

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DavidS
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Steak (prime) tasted great. However, it was inconsistently prepared (med rare to med well) - not even sure how you do that.

There isn't anything unique so what they offer should be a bit better than what was served (sweet potato was excellent, spinach, mushrooms not so much).

We'll give it another chance but a bit surprised and underwhelmed with our first visit.

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MaryG
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reserved a table outside and it was fabulous. Parker’s never fails to be a fun night out with great food. To top it all off their Parker’s martinis come with bleu cheese/truffle stuffed olives. Yum!

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vipAtlantaFoodie
Atlanta
48 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

We were the first to arrive for brunch. Our server was terrific but it took over an hour to receive our meal! The food was delicious but not sure what took so long for our food to arrive. They compensated us for the delay. thank you.

the smoked salmon dip and brussel sprouts were terrific and the crab cakes were delicious, too.

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AudreyS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous server with excellent recommendations. Steak was cooked exactly as ordered and was delicious! Will definitely return.

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JacquelineD
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The waitress was very knowledgeable a lot the menu
The manager made it a point to stop by to check on us
Most of the staff was kind
It was a nice experience

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Theresa
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went to dinner for my birthday. This was my first time eating at Parker’s. My steak was delicious 😋 And I received a gift-a delicious slice of cheesecake! I will return. Our server was Erin and she was very friendly and attentive.

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StefA
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We celebrated my husband's birthday and our waiter an waitress were amazing and the food was incredible. I was disappointed that as large as the place was, that they were sitting everyone crowded together side by side tables instead of spacing us out for a little bit of privacy. The opentable menu and the menu at Parkers is slightly different, but still amazing things to choose from. Thanks for an incredible Sunday evening. sa

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PrincetteD
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

My girlfriend and I ate at this restaurant, which she picked out. The atmosphere was very nice, the food was very delicious and the service was very well.

FAQs

Parker's on Ponce offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (404) 924-2230.

Parker's on Ponce is rated 4.6 stars by 2862 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.