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About Epicurean Cafe
Epicurean Cafe is a Contemporary American restaurant where we offer our guests a quality food and wine experience in a casual, yet refined atmosphere. We are located in the historic Knox House, on the Town Green in Downtown Duluth.
Epicurean Café is locally owned and managed by Chef Omar Powell.
Duluth, GA 30096
American, Contemporary American, French
Hours of Operation:
Please Request Inside or Patio Dining!!
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-3:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Closed Sunday and Monday ( Subject To Change for Special Events and Holiday's)
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Offsite catering is available. Email Epicureancafeatl@gmail.com for quote.
Parking is available in front of the restaurant. Additional parking can be found just behind the restaurant in the parking lot on Hill Street.
Private Party Facilities:
Epicurean Café is happy to accommodate large groups and special events. We regularly host wedding related dinners and luncheons. Epicurean Café also hosts several corporate lunches, dinners and parties each month. Private dining is available for groups of up to 40. We have several special event menus and can accommodate a wide range of special menu requests.
Front Room Max 25 guest/
Covered Patio Max 40 guest/
Open Deck Max 25 guest
Private Party Contact:
Yana Lee-Fong: (678) 799-6176
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Epicurean Cafe Ratings and Reviews
This was our first time at this restaurant.
We Loved the food. My husband had what he called “the best Caesar Salad ever”, I had the fried green tomatoes - which I shared with my husband as there were too many (4), for me.
He had the Shrimp and grits and I had the Scallops with corn mash & brussel sprouts- 4 nice size scallops. The scallops were meant to be an appetizer but I had them as a main course.
We loved the atmosphere - very nice small room with just 2 tables other than us.
We had a really amazing server, Jamie, and she was very good. Very attentive and knowledgeable about what we might enjoy.
We’d go back here again for sure.
The only negative and it’s nothing to do with the restaurant is that there is limited parking around the area. We were in my husband’s Jeep and forgot my handicap sticker so with the arthritis, recovering still from a small stroke it was hard to walk the 1/4 mile up a little hill from the street beside the restaurant. So just be prepared to drive around a while to find a spot, if we hadn’t forgotten the sticker we could have parked right in front! But the only minor issue is the lack of parking.
Once again we had a great experience at Epicurean! The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable and the food is simply the best! We were on our way to the Aurora Theater in Lawrenceville and our server, Todd , made sure that we had an unhurried dinner with plenty of time to get to our destination on time. Yana Lee-Fong and Chef Omar Powell have a winner on their hands. This restaurant is Duluth's little gem!
Another great night at this restaurant. We made a reservation and were seated promptly when we arrived. Our server Anna was attentive and very nice. The service was fairly quick as we were trying to catch a show at the Red Clay Theater. The food was amazing. We had the steak and fries and the Chipotle glazed chicken. Both were cooked to perfection and tasted phenomenal. We will definitely be back.
Great food and atmosphere. Went for Family/friends dinner before a show at the Red Clay Music Foundry. Salt and Pepper Shrimp are delicious, but HOT!!! To be fair, the staff went out if their way to warn about the heat! Southern staple Shrimp and Grits were delivered with a very good, but different curry sauce. Beouf Bourguignon was as good as you’ll find. Good, not too expensive wine list and attentive, friendly service. Heartily recommend...
We had our holiday team lunch at Epicurean Cafe. The setting is an old, Victorian-type house that is very beautiful. There are private rooms tucked throughout the place. The service was good, although a bit slow for a work-day lunch. The food has a Mediterranean theme, with hummus, coconut-curry sauce, kale, etc. The portions were huge. Overall, we had a great time.
Though the kitchen took awhile to deliver our food, the waiter was very experienced and kept us updated. The atmosphere was cozy enough to have a great conversation while we waited, almost like European dining, so we didn't mind the passing time. Once the food was delivered everything was excellently prepared -- halfway between fancy and foodie. If you are not in a rush, this is a great dining spot to try out in the Gwinnett area.
The enchanting restaurant in old town Duluth has the intimate decor of a simple turn of the century home. With an emphasis on freshness and flavor, the chef creates his food so that each ingredient has a purpose; nothing is left to chance.
Fresh rolls with citrus butter, served first, were a hint of the delights to come.
Watermelon Feta Salad and a Persimmon Orange Salad, both generously portioned, were delicious. The feta cheese was a salty contrast to the fresh watermelon. A work of art in itself, the persimmon salad had thin slices of persimmons, oranges, and other colorful vegetables topped with matchsticks of smoked gouda and a sweet and tangy dressing. A nice pop of cracked black pepper near the bottom of the dish was a tantalizing surprise and really enhanced the flavor of the whole dish.
The Salt and Pepper shrimp advertised on the menu as hot (spicy) were served atop sauteed onions and peppers in a spicy, sweet and tangy sauce. The jumbo shrimp were perfectly cooked and plump with a light crispy saltiness. We didn't eat the habanero peppers in the sauce, but they added a nice heat that was not too spicy for us.
The Fried Green Tomatoes are not your grandma's, they're much better. The breading had a wonderful salty crunchiness (every tomato needs salt), but it didn't end there. Among the slices of crisp fried tomatoes was creamy brie, and bits of bacon. Served with a balsamic reduction. Fabulous!
Entrees included Seared Salmon with garlic mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach and a beurre blanc sauce; also a fresh Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Shrimp Risotto. The chef's shrimp risotto was remarkable; smooth and creamy but not overcooked with plump pieces of shrimp, the flavor was amazing with subtle hint of thyme and other herbs, but no spices or herbs were visible. Very well executed, and absolutely exquisite.
This was our first visit to the Epicurean Cafe, but it won't be our last. And we'll be bringing friends.
The menu is fantastic, appears to offer something for everyone. We chose the beef brisket with sweet mashed potatoes, the tomato bisque (both off of the menu) and then the specials: persimmon salad and the grilled octopus with okra. Everything was beautifully presented, great value, and incredibly delicious. It's the first time we have been since the restaurant changed from The Park Cafe to its new Epicurean Cafe. Chef Omar Powell really has his act together in that kitchen! We'll be back.
We've always enjoyed dining here. It's a beautiful setting and the service was great as usual. Unfortunately the rack of lamb that two of the guests had was not good at all. It was mostly fat and gristle, very little meat, and impossible to eat. The duck and steak dishes the other two of us had were great, though.
The trout special was perfect - filets cooked well and served with both fresh pea risotto and veggies dressed with beure blanc sauce. The veggies were not your typical cauliflower. broccoli, carrot blend but rather bok choy, a variety of fresh peppers and grape tomatoes. Yum.
Great lunch, while shopping in Old Town Duluth we had lunch here. Great service, very attentive staff, owner was very friendly. Had lunch special: Kale Salad, Tomato Soup and Pork Tacos - everything was delicious. My Mom enjoyed the Fried Green Tomato Sandwich. Location is in a cute house with individual rooms. Definitely would come back
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