First, Mac our server was fabulous! Love his energy and recommendations! I haven't been in Atlanta in a while but James remembered me and made me feel like family. If you are in Atlanta, this is a must but make a reservation!
Amazing waitress, food selection, ambiance.
We had dinner before a play at the FOX theater. The staff was extremely helpful in getting our orders out quickly so we would not be late. Be sure to make a reservation. The food as very good and presentation was a work of art. I highly recommend the Crispy Beef. We plan to go back to try other menu items.
We made reservations for 5 for afternoon brunch and we were seated right away. Our server, Hayes, was amazing and very attentive. He knew the ingredients of every cocktail, entree and dessert. The pound cake was "to die for"... Everyone was quite pleased with their food and drink selections. I will definitely return!
Always a great place to eat. I have dined with different guests here and not one person has walked away disappointed.
Wonderful restaurant with excellent food and service! Loved the entire meal and will definitly be back when we can! Great service and portions sizes were great.
This place came highly recommended. Food was delish but service not quite on par. Waitress asked my friend and I if we wanted a drink. We were looking over the drink menu and couldn’t decide what to get. She stated she’d give us a few minutes to decide and return. Well instead she decided to take it upon herself to put in a drink order for us without our authorization while I went to the ladies room. I returned and told her thank you but I was under the impression you were going to return to place our order. She basically got argumentative with me and said that if I didn’t take the drink that it would come off her tab and she’d have to pay for it. She stated this was the policy the owner has in place. Wow! Then she said she wasn’t trying to make me feel bad but to give the drink a chance and that I may like it. Well she evaded my table the entire night and took the drink back after she finally understood that I didn’t order it nor did I want it.
As I said, food was good but service wasn’t where it should’ve been. I got the lobster fried rice and my friend the duck.
Our group was dining with a cousin from out of town and wanted to show them something unique to Atlanta. Poor Calvin's delivered it all. Fantastic food, ambiance, service and over experience. Will definitely be back there again soon!
Enjoy my brunch on Saturday the food was delicious and our waitress was excellent very bubbly.
The service was impeccable and the food was amazing. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her birthday brunch! There were so many options to choose from that we have no choice but to come back again so that we can try everything!!
Great dinner while visiting Atlanta on business. I had the Mango Jalapeño cocktail which was more spicy than sweet but definitely good. For dinner, I had to go with the Lobster fried rice, which lived up to the hype that I had created in my mind. My colleague enjoyed the lobster Mac and cheese with a basil roll, which she enjoyed. We also tried the sangria, which was serviceable but not my favorite. Service was attentive without being overbearing.
Fabulous food ad good service. Its always busy so be sure to book ahead!
We went to Poor Calvin’s because it was rated number 1 on Yelp...and here is why: The food was AMAZING. Our waiter was so knowledgeable. He described the food in such detail, making sure we didn’t miss out on the wonderful flavors. Desert won the fight as we were stuffed, the red velvet cake is not to be missed, though.
We asked our friends who were from ATL if they’d hear of Poor Calvin’s, they didn’t... SO we felt like we discovered an awesome place that we will be sending them to!
Our dinner was fabulous! We had a wonderful lychee martini to start. Both our meals were outstanding. I had the grouper in curry sauce and my friend had the seafood stir fry. As I said, both were delicious. I also liked the restaurant space itself. I will definitely return to this restaurant!
The food is ALWAYS DELICIOUS. Our waiter was nice and gave great suggestions. He was extremely busy. I love the food at Poor Calvin's.
Request the waiter Lola! She is the best thing that ever happen at Poor Calvin’s!
The food and service were stellar! Lola was a hoot! We thoroughly enjoyed everything about our visit and next time we are in Atlanta, we will be back! We ordered the Pad Thai and the Crispy Beef. Very large portions. Delish! Loved the free Uber ride back to our hotel too. Such a nice perk!
Poor Calvin's never disappoints. I try to go twice a year to keep the food from getting old. Be sure to make a reservation I made one for 11:30 am, right when they opened. By the time 12:30pm rolled around, the place was getting packed. I forgot to mention it was in the middle of the work week. I can only imagine a weekend.
Amazing food. I come here every time I’m in Dallas.
Great food, outstanding service never disappoints
Have never had a bad meal at Poor Calvin's. Been coming here since it first opened its door and the food and service is just as good.
I had the tofu stir fry. It was delicious and lots of food. I had leftovers for two nights. The fried spring rolls were the best! Spicy and well-filled. Kids liked the lobster Mac and cheese. Recommend this restaurant.
Outstanding food and service. My wife and I ate here for our 1st wedding anniversary. We will definitely go back!
I was meeting a friend for dinner to catch up and the meal was phenomenal and James always has great customer service and he’s very personable.He is always the familiar face that we see when we come to. Poor Calvin’s for over the years.It has always been one of the restaurants that we would like to always share with our friends and colleagues that may be traveling and or new to the area.
Great food and service. Generous portions. I love the grilled cheese!
Lots of fried food options.
Love this place! Always great service and wonderful food
I absolutely love this restaurant. Herein lies the problem because so does everyone else.
Please make a reservation as this restaurant is busy but definitely worth it. The food is always amazing and the service is prompt.
Really good service and crispy beef is great !
Great. Service was good. Love the staff. Very friendly and engaging.
Friend visiting Atlanta.
best service anywhere. Hayes was knowledgeable and on top of his game. Food is fun and flavorful
Yummy! We’ve been here several times and it’s always yummy. The bartender was terrific. They had a special Uber deal that returned us to our hotel free of charge
The best meal I've ever eaten. Absolutely wonderful.
Fabulous experience! Perfect drinks, food, and service!
Sylvia was great
The food is so good and we eat out a lot. I've not had a bad thing there. And to beat it all, a great selection of wines that are 1/2 price on Mondays.
Just fantastic!! We had the “chef surprise” and Calvin actually delivered it to us!! So delicious and creative!!
Food was really good! Heavy but flavorful
Enjoyed the crab cake grilled cheese sandwich and the Sangria is on point. Very nice location with complimentary parking (which is always good). A little small but other than that, a great place with a great menu.