Parker's on Ponce

4.7
2705 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 2705 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Lopesalot
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall2food1service2ambience3

This was one of the more boring meals I've eaten at a restaurant in a long time. From bland, dry dinner rolls to an unmemorable main course with bland seasonings. It's not that anything was wrong with any of the dishes per se, it's just that they were incredibly uninspired. I will say the chocolate cake dessert was fine, if gigantic.

The service wasn't particularly good either. Our iced teas were never refilled, and the waiter tried to play a charming, tired out service worker. But it wasn't particularly charming to be grumbled at for requesting a box, and each element of service was very slow-coming.

Overall, a really disappointing experience. I won't be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service! Fun Mother's Day

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Magic
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding dining and food service, a bit pricy but well worth it.

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JacquiceJ
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second time visiting Parker’s On Ponce and they did not disappoint. The shrimp and grits entree was delicious!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Food was amazing. Great date night!

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vipJulien
Atlanta
24 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as usual

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kbx441
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. Medium well filet perfectly cooked with great flavor. Mashed potatoes, broccoli and wine all very tasty.

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latashar
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Will definitely be coming again. Thanks for everything.

MW
MatthewW
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Waited 45 minutes for a table we reserved a week in advance. Lemon Drop was served with salt instead of sugar. When you pay top dollar you expect top service.

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LarryB
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Pace of the meal was just right. Highly recommend.

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ALbertm
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Even though we had a reservation, we had to wait to be seated. The atmosphere was a bit dull.

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vipDiamond
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent

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Justin30
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere! The food was great , I had the trout with cheese grits.

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AlisaD
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

I took my mom to Parker’s for her birthday and she thoroughly enjoyed it. She had the steak special and said that it was really good and tender. I had the crab cakes and they were delicious! The staff was great and very conscientious with COVID precautions and safety. Parker’s is one of my new favorite restaurants.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great.

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KAre
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Food is average at best but with high-end steakhouse pricing. The best part of the dinner was our wine. Won't be back.

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WAT123
Jacksonville
23 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Great food and service. Loud cold atmosphere. Huge Democrat party ongoing while there. Host said they have a lot of birthdays, anniversary and political gatherings in separate room. Lot of activities. Moms walking kids. Not a quiet romantic place. Had reservations but seated me 45 minutes late due to table holdover. Not their fault. I would have expected complimentary drink. Nothing.

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GaryK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a very nice meal with my wife to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Nice touch with the music to add to nice atmosphere along with the good food and service.

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TerryW
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We choose to dine at Parker’s on Ponce every year for our anniversary. The food is extraordinary; the service is impeccable and it is a quiet, romantic atmosphere. This year, they gave us a dessert for free. We topped off our meal with a delicious cheesecake. It was another great celebration at Parker’s on Ponce! Thanks!

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favoritelost
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall I love this place. Food is excellent and service always friendly. We sat on the patio and it was a perfect Covid de-stressor. The steak is always to
Perfection.

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Noni
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dining experience on a beautiful Monday evening outside! Excellent food, service and ambience

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Parker’s was nice

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vipJulien
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great, from host to server (Danny) but not forgetting a great pianist as well.

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EJ01
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience. The staff was pleasant and the food was amazing.

CJ
ChevonneJ
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the time I walked in, I was immediately greeted with a smile that I could feel through their masks. We had the opportunity to eat outside. The weather was Great and the food was even better. I ordered the NY Strip for lunch and it was so good that I ordered a second one for dinner. Marie was our waitress and she did a superb job. I will be back :)

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ShawnW
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall4food5service1ambience4

The food was fabulous. The ambiance was so nice! It’s the first time I had been there. I decided to take a client there for dinner.

The service did not match the vibe of the place. The server was not rude, but he was not warm or friendly. He was always in a rush when he came over to the table. He didn’t seem to want to be bothered, he was just doing a job. For those prices, the service should be much better. It’s the only reason I would pause before returning. Definitely not taking anymore clients there.
Hopefully he is reflective of all the service.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Waiter was terrible
He should find another job

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BillieM
Western NC
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parker's always delivers a wonderful dining experience. Steaks were outstanding and Jerome's fine table service made the evening a very enjoyable one. This was our first meal out since the pandemic began and we became fully vaccinated, so it was felt very special.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good service, great menu. I would return, but would order differently. Apps and dessert wonderful.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great atmosphere! Steaks were very good! Service friendly and prompt!

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Patri
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was impeccable! Atmosphere was friendly... not stuffy!

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vipDrea
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Not a good experience. It wasn’t staffed properly for lunch. Part of the meal came out cold, and it had to be sent back. Drinks were good, but I didn’t enjoy the whole dinning experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Once I was seated, a card wishing me a Happy birthday was on the table. It was hand written wishing me a happy birthday and offering me a free dessert as a gift. Our server was very attentive.

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vipTouristPhoenix
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for a low-key business lunch. Strong commitment to safety - servers wore masks, tables were distanced, etc. The food is always really good and the service is exceptional.

RJ
RickyJ
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good and ambiance is very nice. Good service.

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admchs
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First night out from Covid for 2 couples. Great food, excellent service. The background music was delightful.

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ErinP
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful date night! Everything was great!

TK
vipTKing
Atlanta
21 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience5

Thank you for accommodations! My daughter enjoyed her birthday celebration.

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hotlanta
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Live the service and the open air !

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vipFoodisjoy
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice meal - always reliable. Outdoor seating is wonderful.

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 4.7 stars by 2705 OpenTable diners.

Parker's on Ponce does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.mcssl.com/store/parkersonponce.

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.