Little Alley Steak - Roswell

4.7
2024 reviews
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Steakhouse
A top-notch charcuterie. A full decanting service with an impressive wine list. A bourbon collection you wouldn’t believe. The newest edition to historic Roswell, Little Alley Steak, rivals the greatest of steakhouses including Peter Luger’s in New York or Bern’s in Tampa.

Creators of top OTP hotspots, Hicham Azhari and Fikret Kovac are digging into the past to create a relaxed, late 1800′s-inspired space. The former antique shop has been transformed with refurbished brick, reclaimed wood and white subway tiles, track lighting fashioned from meat hooks and seating areas of booths and tables situated between low walls.

The menu is top-notch, the drinks are divine, the atmosphere is warm and lively, and the experience is one you shouldn’t miss.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Unfortunately very disappointing first experience at this restaurant after a raving recommendation from a friend. Arrived at 7:55 for an 8PM reservation on a Wednesday night for an Anniversary celebration dinner. Were told there would be a 10 minute wait. The bar was packed, so waited outside. Were seated at 8:20. Waiter greeted us immediately and took and filled drink order quickly, but then another waiter showed up to take over as our server for remainder of meal. 2nd waiter did a good job of explaining menu and then disappeared for over 20 minutes. After waiting patiently, we flagged down our original waiter who very promotly and cordially took our food order. Within minutes, our 2nd server showed up and apologized saying "I cut myself". He somehow knew that out food order had been taken by original server. We saw no sign (bandage, etc) of his being cut on either arm or hand and we had seen him in other areas of the restaurant during his absence. Salads arrived after 9PM and entrees by around 9:30, all delivered by other servers. Our original waiter checked back more often than our second waiter. Food was okay , but honestly nothing to rave about and overpriced compared to other fine steak houses in Atlanta. We did receive a complimentary dessert to share for the special occasion delivered by yet another server who did wish us a happy anniversary. Left the restaurant close to 10:30PM. There was no management visit to our table.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was excellent, restaurant was busy so was a little loud, and the servers seemed to be busy/rushed at times, but overall had a great experience celebrating my husband’s birthday.

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s
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress Andy deserves a raise. Her service was phenomenal and she was a great addition to our delicious meal!

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CC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Fantastic food and drink on a fantastic night in Roswell!

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KB
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server, Patrick, was outstanding! He was great at making recommendations and was super attentive. We enjoyed the entire evening.

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AB
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food, beverages, and deserts were great. The service atmosphere was great place for couples and families.

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KL
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Little Alley in Roswell inconsistently good. We love the charcuterie board at brunch and we’re always impressed with the staff. Sitting outside on a nice day feels like you’re on a street in Italy or Provence. Highly recommend seating out front on a sunny day!

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OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Had some issues but the manager more than made up for it.

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CB
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always. One of the best restaurants in the Atlanta metro area.

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KB
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

It truly pains me to say this because I have been a huge fan of Little Alley for years, but this is the third strike for me. After a previous poor experience at this location, and one at the Buckhead location, I brought my mom here for Mother's Day hoping they would step their game up and they just haven't. The crispy brussels and sautéed mushrooms were divine, but the tofu steak was the blandest thing I've ever been served at a higher caliber restaurant. I understand that this is a steak place, but if it's not even edible, don't put it on the menu(and certainly don't change $20 for it). Our wine glasses sat empty for the second portion of the meal, we were never approached about ordering another round. We did order a dessert and after about 20 minutes had passed, we tried to inquire about it, but the server gave my mom a rather rude brush off response and kept walking past our table. The table next to us also complained about the food and service(same server) and the manager proceeded to tell the table that the server was her best friend and it wasn't his fault. Unbelievable! Overall, there are just too many other great restaurants to choose from to have repeated mediocre experiences here.

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CP
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Little Alley is one of my and my wife’s favorite restaurants. It has been consistently exceptional at each visit over the past several years. We’ve had everything from date nights to 15+ person Easter brunches there and each visit is better than the last. I love Little Alley, the food and service are best in class.

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MB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time at Little Ally Saturday for dinner. Our server Walter was great. He was attentive and knowledgeable. Walter is a huge asset to Little Ally and deserves five stars.

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PR
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We used to rave about this place. Best steaks we've ever had but the last two times we've been there for lunch steaks have not been as tasty or tender as previously. We don't know if it's a factor of lunch versus dinner but definitely we've noticed a decline in the quality and preparation of the steaks. Side dishes and desserts are still wonderful but not enough to justify the price. I hope they can look and see what's going on because this was the best steakhouse we had ever been to previously.

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BG
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Little Alley brunch is reasonable and delicious. They are accommodating with families with babies. Would definitely recommend.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Good experience.

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OT
Atlanta
74 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place steak is excellent, and a good vibe

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P
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My filet was the best I’ve ever had but you can’t order per your usual doneness. They undercook so go up one. My husband had a trio of steak that was not very good. Brussels sprouts and truffle fries great. I do wish they had lighter options on the side dishes and would have gluten free. Also it is extremely expensive so be prepared for that.

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PA
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing! Birthday celebration... best steaks ever had! Highly recommend

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AS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dined at Little Alley first time this week. Food was outstanding with excellent presentation. Our waitress Andy was professional and attentive without hovering. We even had a pleasant and unexpected surprise at the end of the meal. We’ll be back

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great pre-Mothers Day dinner! Excellent food & service!

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EG
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch here is always amazing. The fillet (and eggs) was so tender it could be cut with a fork!

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CB
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

I've never experienced such terrible customer service before at any restaurant. Mohammad was horrible! He wouldnt address the women in our group, had a terribly smart attitude, and made our experience the worst ever. To think, I was SO excited about trying this restaurant for birthday. What a complete waste of an evening. Cold food and a complete unprofessional wait staff for $300.

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L
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great steak and specials. Extensive bourbon/whiskey list. Sides are amazing as is service.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Andi provided great service with attention to detail. We’ll be requesting her our next visit! Oh, and the food was amazing, as always!

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Z
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been to their Buckhead location for my brothers birthday, so I knew to expect excellence. The Roswell, their original location, has a ton of charm and old world mystique. Very high end steakhouse. Expect to pay $100 per person. Its so worth it. The best meal I've had in a while. I give it 2 thumbs up.

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JP
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service as always. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice night out.

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OT
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Patrick provided outstanding service. Food perfectly prepared and even threw in a creme burlee dessert for free as part of my husband’s birthday celebration.

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RB
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Steaks were very good, ordered medium-well and came out around medium rare. The server guided us on how to order. Brussels sprouts were very good, didn’t like the sweet potato casserole much.

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D
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

We went to celebrate a birthday. We love the ambiance and the service at Little Alley. I ordered the bone in rib eye. I thought for the price that it was a good steak, but not a great steak. It just didn't have the flavor that other top steak houses have. My boyfriend ordered a bone in strip and again for the price, it was not very tender. We have better steaks that we get from Fresh Market and cook ourselves. This is the 5th time we have been there and it seems every time I end up with the same opinion. They do have a good wine list

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AJ
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

It was a Saturday night and they were super crowded. Had a reservation for 4 at 7:15 and were seated by 7:25. They sat us at the first booth on the bat side near the entrance. It was super loud and we could barely take to the other side of the table, partly because they were crowded and partly because we were on the bar side and near the entrance. The booth was very very tight and the table was narrow. I couldn’t even move my legs and or set my feet without stepping all over the person sitting across from me. I ordered the wedge salad and the porterhouse for $175 to share with others at the table. The salad was not a wedge, just a few pieces of wilted lettuce on a plate with sun-dried tomatoes. That was all. I complained and they brought me a side of bacon. What wedge salad doesn’t come with blue cheese or bacon? The porterhouse was underwhelming it was tough and had a chewy tendon vein running through the middle of the NY strip side that made it hard to eat. The filet side was not tender at all and over cooked. Very disappointed for what we got and the price tag. Was expecting a lot more. Overall it was a forgettable experience and I don’t think I will be going back anytime soon.

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D
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Little Alley is a good steak house. Service and ambiance are top notch. Where I fault it is two:
1) It's quite expensive. After a steak meal for 2 people with a bottle of wine (no dessert and only one salad to split as an appetizer,) the cost came to $225 plus tax. That's an awful lot considering how easy it is to make a good steak at home.
2) We had the garlic sautéed spinach. Barely tasted garlic, but I did taste a lot of salt. Everything quite salty, and I like salt, so if I say it's salty, it's pretty salty.

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E
London
14 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 3

Expensive but amazing steaks! We sat outside and an umbrella blew over in my lap.. not expecting that when you are paying $70 for a steak

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food and service.

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JM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was fantastic. Dinner and side were great. Bone Marrow appetizer was terrible. Barely any or none at all.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was fantastic and knowledgeable

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a pleasure dining here! Amazing food, service and atmosphere.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing food and service in the coolest atmosphere

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BM
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The shrimp cocktail was plump and very tasty, the strip steak I had was outstanding and cooked to perfection the lobster mac and cheese was out of this world. Also, the martini's at the bar were filled to the brim which is also a plus.

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C
Atlanta
35 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always a favorite. The food and service is always excellent. It is also loud which you just have to know before you go there. But that doesn’t take away from the food and service. Highly recommended.

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